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    WW2 Aircraft of 1945

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/5/2015

    The air war of 1945 brought about desperation for the Axis powers and determination for the Allies - the war, in full, would be over in September.





    There are a total of (68) World War 2 Aircraft of 1945 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1945
    Aichi M6A Seiran
    This oft-forgotten Aichi aircraft design was classified as an attack floatplane, designed exclusivel... [Read More]
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    1945
    Arado Ar E.560
    The Arado E.560 series of developmental high-speed jet bombers saw a large evolution on paper. Desig... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar E.560

    1945
    Arado Ar Projekt II
    The Arado Ar Projekt II was a proposed jet-powered fighter of considerable size. It carried a basic ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
    Project NJ-1 "Nacht Jager 1" ("Night Hunter 1") was put forth by the Arado concern of Germany during... [Read More]
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    1945
    Bachem Ba 349 Natter (Adder / Viper)
    The Bachem Ba 349 Natter (translated to "Adder" though also known as the "Viper") was one of the lat... [Read More]
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    1945
    Bell P-59 Airacomet
    The Bell P-59 "Airacobra" became the first viable military jet-powered aircraft for the United State... [Read More]
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    1945
    Bell XP-83
    In 1942, with World War in full swing across Europe and the Pacific, work began on an American turbo... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell XP-83

    1945
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.212
    A major strategic oversight on the part of the German Air Ministry was not pursuing large four-engin... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.212

    1945
    Consolidated B-32 Dominator
    Consolidated Aircraft Corporation held an existing relationship with the United States military in d... [Read More]
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    1945
    Curtiss XF15C
    World War 2 (1939-1945) showcased both the pinnacle of the propeller-driven aircraft design and the ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow)
    The Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (or "Arrow") was one of the more interesting examples of a twin prop-driven... [Read More]
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    1945
    Dornier Do P.256 (Project 256)
    Dornier of World War 2 Germany was forced by the Air Ministry to focus its production strength on bo... [Read More]
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    1945
    Douglas C-74 Globemaster
    World War 2 (1939-1945) pushed the American military to require all sorts of aircraft types and avia... [Read More]
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    1945
    Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    Throughout World War 2 (1939-1945), the United States Navy pushed its ever-growing stable of carrier... [Read More]
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    1945
    Fairey Spearfish
    Fairey Aviation, founded as early as 1915, had been designing, developing and building warplanes sin... [Read More]
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    1945
    Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
    The "Super Lorin" stood as one of the many "paper airplane" projects undertaken by German aviation d... [Read More]
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    1945
    Focke-Wulf Ta 152
    The Focke-Wulf Ta 152 was a short-lived, high-level interceptor fielded by the German Luftwaffe in t... [Read More]
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    1945
    Focke-Wulf Ta 183 (Huckebein)
    By late in World War 2, German authorities had already made a stout commitment to the production of ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Focke-Wulf Ta 283
    The deteriorating late-war situation for Germany in World War 2 (1939-1945) was brought about, in pa... [Read More]
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    1945
    Focke-Wulf Ta 400 (Amerika Bomber)
    The early wartime commitment to fighters and medium bombers came back to haunt German warplanners du... [Read More]
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    1945
    Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
    Goodyear was one of the companies charged with large-scale production of the classic, war-winning Vo... [Read More]
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    1945
    Gotha Go P.60A/B
    The Gotha P.60 was a highly-modified version of the famous Horten Ho 229 "flying wing" appearing in ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Gotha Go P.60C
    The Gotha Project 60C nightfighter was another late-war "paper airplane" design attempt intended to ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Grumman F8F Bearcat
    In many ways, the Grumman F8F Bearcat was the pinnacle of United States piston-engine fighter design... [Read More]
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    1945
    Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    The Hawker Sea Fury was developed out Hawker's Typhoon and Tempest aircraft designs utilized by Brit... [Read More]
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    1945
    Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (Peoples Fighter)
    The He 162 Volksjager (the "People's Fighter") was developed as a quick solution to stem the tide of... [Read More]
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    1945
    Heinkel He P.1077 (Julia)
    1944 proved a critical year for Germany and its fabled Luftwaffe. Once a master of the skies, advanc... [Read More]
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    1945
    Heinkel He P.1078B
    The various fighter programs of wartime Germany in World War 2 produced a bevy of fantastical design... [Read More]
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    1945
    Heinkel He P.1078C
    Germany's Emergency Fighter Program was enacted in the middle of July in 1944 in response to the All... [Read More]
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    1945
    Heinkel He P.1079 (Zerstorer)
    One of the greatest threats to The Reich in the latter stages of World War 2 (1939-1945) was the bom... [Read More]
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    1945
    Henschel Hs 132
    The Henschel Hs 132 was another in the long line of ambitious German jet-powered designs under devel... [Read More]
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    1945
    Horten Ho IX / Horten Ho 229
    The Horten Ho IX (or "Horten Ho 229" - sometimes wrongly designated the "Gotha Go 229") maintains a ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Horten Ho XVIII (Amerika Bomber)
    The Horten H.XVIII existed as a proposed jet-powered bomber for the German Luftwaffe during World Wa... [Read More]
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    1945
    Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)
    This famous Howard Hughes flying boat aircraft - formally designated by Hughes Aircraft as the H-4 "... [Read More]
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    1945
    Junkers Ju EF 128
    The Emergency Fighter Program (EFP) brought about by the German Luftwaffe during the latter stages o... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju EF 128

    1945
    Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
    What became the last Junkers wartime submission to the German Air Ministry during World War 2 (1939-... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)

    1945
    Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK
    The "escort carrier" was adopted by the United States Navy during World War 2 (1939-1945) to provide... [Read More]
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    1945
    Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
    The Japanese benefitted greatly from the alliance struck with Nazi Germany during World War 2 (1939-... [Read More]
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    1945
    Kawasaki Ki-100
    Despite being produced in severely limited numbers (thanks in large part to the Allied bombing campa... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki Ki-100

    1945
    Kawasaki Ki-108
    The Ki-102 heavy fighter was introduced late in the Pacific War by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Se... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki Ki-108

    1945
    Kawasaki Ki-91
    The Kawasaki Ki-91 represented a rare four-engine heavy bomber initiative of the middle-to-late war ... [Read More]
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    1945
    Kayaba Katsuodori
    Aircraft propulsion by way of the "ramjet" had been on the minds of aeronautical engineers for some ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kayaba Katsuodori

    1945
    Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
    The unorthodox Kyushu J7W Shinden ("Magnificent Lightning") was a "wonder-weapon" of the Empire of J... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)

    1945
    Kyushu Q1W Tokai (Eastern Sea) / (Lorna)
    The Kyushu Q1W "Tokai" (translating to "Eastern Sea" and codenamed "Lorna" by the Allies) was an ant... [Read More]
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    1945
    Lippisch Gleiter Bombenflugzeug (GB)
    Part of the German problem heading into the middle-to-later years of World War 2 (1939-1945) was the... [Read More]
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    1945
    Lockheed C-69 Constellation (Model L-049)
    The Lockheed Constellation series of aircraft was a successful design that initially began as a mili... [Read More]
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    1945
    Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
    The Lockheed P-80/F-80 Shooting Star is undoubtedly the world's most successful first generation jet... [Read More]
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    1945
    Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
    The Mansyu Ki-98 was a mid-war entry attack-minded aircraft development by the Japanese and original... [Read More]
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    1945
    Messerschmitt Me P.1110
    The Emergency Fighter Program (EFP) was begun in July of 1944 by the German Luftwaffe to help produc... [Read More]
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    1945
    Messerschmitt Me P.1111
    Messerschmitt AG of World War 2 Germany managed three of the more iconic aircraft used operationally... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1111

    1945
    Messerschmitt Me P.1112
    Messerschmitt's last turbojet-powered aircraft submission of World War 2 (1939-1945) became its P.11... [Read More]
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    1945
    Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
    Japanese engineers developed many fine fighter designs during the height of World War 2 including th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)

    1945
    Mitsubishi J8M (Shusui)
    The Empire of Japan and the nation of Germany had maintained a relationship since Prussian authoriti... [Read More]
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    1945
    Mitsubishi Ki-83
    The Japanese held a talent for developing excellent twin-engined aircraft during World War 2 (1939-1... [Read More]
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    1945
    Nakajima G8N Renzan (Rita)
    The Nakajima G8N Renzan (or "Mountain Range" - codenamed "Rita" by the Allies) was a heavy bomber de... [Read More]
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    1945
    Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
    The Messerschmitt Me 262 "Schwalbe" jet-powered fighter was a wartime breakthrough in the field of m... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)

    1945
    Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
    The Nakajima Ki-115 Tsuguri ("Sword") was a simplistic single-seat, single-engine suicide fighter ai... [Read More]
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    1945
    Nakajima Ki-87
    Even as early as 1942, Japanese Army engineers were fleshing out a new high-altitude fighter design.... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima Ki-87

    1945
    Northrop XP-79
    The concept of the flying wing had been around since the dawn of flight and made more so intriguing ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop XP-79

    1945
    Rikugun Ki-202
    The alliance between Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War 2 (1939-1945) allowed for the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rikugun Ki-202

    1945
    Rikugun Ki-93
    The heavy fighter as a military aircraft class was a constant throughout the inventories of the air ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rikugun Ki-93

    1945
    Ryan FR Fireball
    The Ryan FR Fireball fighter was something of a unique creation in the annals of US Navy aviation. T... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Ryan FR Fireball

    1945
    Saab J21
    Sweden elected to remain neutral during the fighting of World War 2 (1939-1945) but this did not mea... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Saab J21

    1945
    Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
    Because of the deteriorating war situation for Japan amidst the relentless Allied bombing campaign o... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)

    1945
    Tachikawa Ki-94
    Many aircraft in development by Japan at the time of the surrender of 1945 were ended in whatever st... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Tachikawa Ki-94

    1945
    VL Pyorremyrsky (Whirlwind)
    The nation of Finland went to war twice with the Soviet Union during World War 2 (1939-1945). The fi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the VL Pyorremyrsky (Whirlwind)

    1945
    Vultee XP-81
    The Consolidated Vultee XP-81 was a proposed long-range, high-altitude fighter design that was to be... [Read More]
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    1945
    Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
    The Yokosuka MXY7 Ohka (translated to "Cherry Blossom") was a single-seat, pilot-guided suicide figh... [Read More]
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