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

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

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

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

DH Mosquito FB

3D model FB VI

British fighter-bomber and anti-shipping strike aircraft De Havilland Mosquito FB. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. De Havilland Mosquito FB Type: Fighter-Bomber, anti-shipping strike aircraft, night fighter. History: In quite similar way that the Beaufighter had been distributed… learn more

Me 210

3D model Me 210

German High-Speed Bomber Messerschmitt Me 210. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschnmitt Me 210 Type: High-speed bomber, attack and reconnaissance aircraft. History: The Me 210 had been supposed to be the successor to the Me 110 Zerstörer;… learn more

Pe-2

Model Petlyakove Pe-2

Russian attack bomber, heavy fighter and ground attack Petlyakov Pe-2 and Pe-3. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Petlyakov Pe-2, Pe-3. Type: Attack bomber, dive bomber, heavy fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance aircraft. History: In a long operational career… learn more

Avro Manchester

3d model Avro Manchester

British heavy strategic night bomber Avro Manchester. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Avro Manchester Type: RAF heavy strategic night bomber. History: Rolls-Royce’s decision in 1935 to produce a very powerful engine by fitting two sets of Peregrine… learn more

Hs 129

3D model Hs 129B-3/Wa

German close support and ground attack aircraft Henschel Hs 129 Henschel Hs 129 Type: Close support, ground attack and anti-tank aircraft. History: Even though there had been several models of professional close support and ground attack planes in World War… learn more

Ju 87G Tank Buster

German anti-tank and ground attack aircraft Junkers Ju 87G Type: anti-tank and ground-attack aircraft. History: The last combat variant of the Ju 87 Stuka and successor of the Junkers Ju 87D was the Ju 87G series. This Stuka variants were… learn more

Bristol Blenheim

Miodel of standard Blenheim I bomber

British three-seat light bomber, heavy fighter and night fighter Bristol Blenheim Bristol Type 142 Blenheim Type: Light bomber, heavy fighter night fighter. History: It had been that papers tycoon Lord Rothermere that requested the Bristol corporation to develop him a… learn more

Fw 58 Weihe

3D model of Fw 58 B

German twin-engined utility aircraft Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite). Type: German twin-engined utility aircraft. History: Kurt Tank‘s Fw 58, preferred to Arado’s Ar 77 design, became the… learn more

Martin Maryland

3D model of Martin 167 Maryland

US-build light bonber Martin Maryland and Baltimore Martin 167 Maryland, Martin 187 Baltimore. Type: Light bomber or reconnaissance bomber. History: Designed as the US Army XA-22 attack bomber, the Martin 167 was not adopted but immediately attracted a big French… learn more

Mitsubishi G4M Betty

3D model Mitsubishi G4M Betty.

Japanese medium and torpedo bomber Mitsubishi G4M Betty Mitsubishi G4M Betty G4M1 to G4M3c and G6M. Type: Japanese land-based naval torpedo bomber and missile carrier. History: Nicknamed the ‘Flying Cigar’ on account of its shape and because the fuel tanks… learn more