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

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

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

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

F4F Wildcat

US Navy naval fighter Grumman F4F Wildcat. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Grumman F4F Wildcat Type: US naval fighter plane. History: Developed as a biplane to carry on Grumman’s successful F3F models of single seat carrier fighter… learn more

Spitfire Mk XIV

3d model Supermarine Spitfire XIV

British fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIV Type: British fighter plane. History: The combination of the Spitfire and the Rolls-Royce Griffon aero-engine had already proved successful and operationally… learn more

Yak-7

3d model of Yakovlev Yak-7.

Russian fighter plane Yakovlev Yak-7. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Yakovlev Yak-7 Type: fighter plane. History: The Yak-7 is an excellent example how the demands of a war situation can alter the development of an aircraft. In… learn more

Spitfire Mk V

3D model Spitfire VB

British fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire V. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V Type: British fighter plane. History: With the exception of the first two variants of the Supermarine Spitfire (the Mk I and 2),… learn more

Morane-Saulnier M.S.406

Model of M.S.406C-1

French single-seat fighter. Morane-Saulnier M.S.406 Type: Single-seat fighter. History: Following their unique unbroken selection of parasol monoplanes Morane­-Saulnier designed the M.S.405 privately to satisfy a 1934 requirements of the French air force Armee de l’Air. In contrast to similar fighter… learn more

P-38 Lightning

3D model P-38 J Lightning

US long-range fighter and fighter-bomber Lockheed P-38 Lightning Lockheed P-38 Lightning Type: US long-range fighter, fighter-bomber, photographic reconnaissance aircraft, night fighter. History: The P-38 Lightning shot down more Japanese aircraft than any other fighter plane. In April 1943 a P-38… learn more

Yak-9

3d model Yakovlev Yak-9

Most important Russian single-seat fighter of the Second World War Yakovlev Yak-9. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Yakovlev Yak-9 Type: Russian long-range fighter plane of WW2. Some fighter-bombers, tank busters and escort fighters. History: The Yakovlev fighters… learn more

P-80 Shooting Star

3d model Lockheed Shooting Star jet trainer T-33

First US jet fighter Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star. Type: US jet fighter. History: The Lockheed company was starting early with the development of a jet fighter. Although, the first draft was rejected, but nevertheless the Lockheed… learn more

Hawker Typhoon

3D model Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B

British fighter-bomber Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B Type: British fighter-bomber. History: The Hawker Typhoon ‘s early life was almost total disaster. Though the concept of so big… learn more

Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2

3d model Supermarine Spitfire Mk I A

British fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2 from the Battle of Britain Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2. Type: British fighter plane. History: Possibly the most famous combat aircraft in history, the Supermarine Spitfire was designed by the… learn more

Hawker Hurricane

3d model Hawker Hurricane I

British fighter plane and fighter-bomber Hawker Hurricane Hawker Hurricane I to XII, Sea Hurricane IA to XIIA. Type: British fighter planes; later, fighter-bomber, tank buster and ship-based fighter. History: Until well into 1941 the Hawker Hurricane was by far the… learn more

P-35 Seversky

3D model Seversky P-35

US fighter in the Philippines in 1941 and Swedish plane Seversky P-35 Type: US fighter plane. History: This aircraft was the inspiration for the 1938 Italian Reggiane Re2000, which was designed by Roberto Longhi. Like the Italian aircraft, however, the… learn more

Polikarpov I-15 and I-153

3D model Polikarpov I-15 Chato

Russian fighter and fighter-bomber Chaika (Chato in Spain) Polikarpov I-15, I-15bis, I-153 Chaika (Chato in Spain) Type: Russian fighter and fighter-bomber biplane. History: One might jump to the conclusion that these Polikarpov I-15 biplanes were superseded by the I-16 Rata… learn more

F4U Corsair

3D model F4U-1 Corsair

US Navy carrier-based fighter-bomber Vought F4U Corsair Type: US Navy carrier-based fighter-bomber. History: F4U Corsair production continued for more than ten years, and the type remained in service until 1965. Total production was 12,571 aircraft. The Vought F4U Corsair was… learn more

Spitfire Mk IX

3d model Spitfire IX

British Supermarine fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Type: British fighter plane. History: The year 1942 saw the tide of battle begin to turn in favour of the Allies, and a contributing factor was the increased adaptability of the Spitfire.… learn more