Bombing accuracy

B-24 bombing Ploesti

Bombing accuracy of B-17 and B-24 groups in Europe. Bombing accuracy: With less than 50 per-cent cloud coverage an average B-17 Fortress Group could be expected to place 32.4% of its bombs within 1000 feet of the aiming point when… learn more

Hawker Sea Fury

Hawker Sea Fury

British Naval fighter-bomber Sea Fury. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Hawker Sea Fury Type: British carrier-based fighter-bomber. History The Hawker Sea Fury, the last British fighter aircraft with a piston engine, looks like a Hawker Tempest II.… learn more

Stuka

Snow camouflaged Junkers Ju 87 B dive bomber

Stuka, German diver-bomber Junkers Ju 87 History, development, service and dive-bombing tactics, specifications, pictures and 3D model (Part I). Junkers Ju 87 Stuka Type: Two-seat German dive-bomber. History of the Stuka Ever since the end of World War One, the… learn more

Ju 87

3d model of Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka (Trop)

Junkers Ju 87 dive-bomber Service performance, pictures, 3D model and video (Part II). back to Part I: History and specifications of the Stuka Animated 3D model of Ju 87B Stuka (Western Desert) Service performance of Ju 87 The Junkers Ju… learn more

Dive bombing tactics

Dive attack of a Stuka

Dive bombing tactics using the example of Stuka. back to Part I: German Ju 87 Junkers dive-bomber Following the tactics employed with the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka are described in detail; the dive-bombing methods used by the twin­-engined Junkers Ju… learn more

Avro Lancaster

3d model Avro Lancaster

Avro Lancaster bomber. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Avro Lancaster Type: British heavy bomber. History: Unquestionably one of the leading significance aircrafts of WW2, as well as one of the finest planes of aviation history, the Avro… learn more

Lancaster bomber Special Mk II

3d model Lancaster Mk II

Avro Lancaster Mk II and Special, the heaviest bombers in the European theatre of war, in action during WW2. History, service performance, pictures, 3D model, video. back to Part I: Avro Lancaster Bomber (and all specifications) 3D Model Lancaster Bomber… learn more

Do 335 Arrow

3D model Do 335

Dornier Do 335 ‘Pfeil’ (Arrow) fighter-bomber of the Luftwaffe. Dornier Do 335 Arrow (Pfeil) Type: German fighter-bomber, long-range fighter, heavy fighter, zerstörer (destroyer), night fighter, reconnaissance plane. History: In 1937, Dornier received a basic patent on an aircraft, with two… learn more

B-17 Fortress

3d model Boeing B-17G

High-altitude bomber Boeing B-17 Fortress. History, development, service, specification, pictures and 3D model. Boeing B-17 Fortress Type: High-altitude strategic bomber. History: In May 1934 the US Army Air Corps issued a specification for a multi-engined anti-shipping bomber to defend the… learn more

Ju 88 bomber

3d model Junkers Ju 88

German medium bomber Junkers Ju 88. History, development, service, specification, pictures and 3D model. Junkers Ju 88 Type: medium bomber, dive bomber, close support aircraft, night fighter, heavy fighter, torpedo plane, reconnaissance aircraft and pilotless missile. History: Regarding the range… learn more

Ju 52/3m

3D model of Ju 52/3mg9

German transport plane Junkers Ju 52/3m. History, development, service and dive-bombing tactics, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Junkers Ju 52/3m Type: Passenger and freight transport; also bomber, reconnaissance, mine countermeasures, casualties evacuation and glider tug. History Often called ‘Tante Ju’… learn more

Messerschmitt Bf 109

3D model Messerschmitt Bf 109 G

Most-built German single-seat fighter plane of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschmitt Bf 109 Bf 109 B,C,D,E,F,G,H and K-Series, S-99 and 199, Ha-1109-1112 Origin: Bayerische Flugzeugwerke, 1938 {renamed|relabeled} Messerschmitt AG; {very|really} {widely|extensively} subcontracted {throughout|all over} German-controlled… learn more

P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt

3d model Republic P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt

Early ‘Razorback’ versions of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt escort fighter. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Republic P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt Type: US escort fighter and fighter-bomber. History: The Republic P-47 ‘Razorback’ Thunderbolt was an out­standing fighter, both in… learn more

Lavochkin La-5, La-7

La-5FN

Russian fighter plane Lavochkin La-5 and La-7. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Lavochkin La-5, La-5FN, La-7 and La-7U. Type: Russian fighter plane. History: Though the 1938 LaGG-3 was not a particularly distinguished aircraft, several outstanding combat aircraft… learn more

Macchi C.205V Veltro

3d model Macchi C205V Veltro

Macchi C.205V Veltro, the best Italian fighter plane of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Macchi C205V Veltro Type: Italian single-seat fighter. History: The birth of the best Italian fighter plane of WW2, the Macchi C.205V Veltro… learn more

Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

J7W1 Shinden

Japanese canard type interceptor ‘Shinden’ (‘Magnificent Lightning’). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Kyushu J7W1 Shinden Type: Japanese canard type interceptor. History: As the war wore on, Japan’s need for a high-performance fighter to intercept the USAAF B-29… learn more

Tu-2

Tupolev Tu-2

Russian attack bomber Tupolev Tu-2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Tupolev Tu-2 Type: Attack bomber. History The Tupolev Tu-2 remained in produc­tion from 1942 to 1948. As a medium bomber it was second only to the Pe-2… learn more

de Havilland Vampire

3d model De Havilland Vampire

British jet fighter planes De Havilland Vampire DH 100. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. De Havilland Vampire DH 100 Type: British jet fighter planes. History: The de Havilland Vampire was the first true design for a British… learn more

Me 109 Gustav in foreign service

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G series in foreign service. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschmitt Bf 109 Gustav in foreign service. Type: German single-seat fighter. Foreign service and manufacture of the Bf 109 Gustav series was fairly widespread.… learn more

Yak-9U

Yak-9U

Russian Yakovlev Yak-9U fighter plane in Korea and WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Yakovlev Yak-9U Type: Russian fighter plane in Korea and of WW2. History: The Yak-9D played a leading role in wrestling air-superiority on the… learn more