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    World War 2 French Aircraft (1939-1945)

    The French suffered mightily at the hands of the Germans during World War 2 - its air service nonetheless put up a valiant fight.





    There are a total of (88) World War 2 French Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. This listing includes any Lend-Lease and captured systems as related to World War 2 and French airpower during the period as well as those in French service seen during the immediate post-war years.



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    A
     1 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Airspeed Oxford

    Airspeed Oxford
    Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
    A
     2 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Amiot 143

    Amiot 143
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    A
     3 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Amiot 354

    Amiot 354
    Fast Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber Aircraft
    A
     4 


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the ANF Les Mureaux (Series)

    ANF Les Mureaux (Series)
    Light Observation Aircraft
    A
     5 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)

    Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
    Jet-Powered Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    A
     6 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Armstrong Whitworth Ensign

    Armstrong Whitworth Ensign
    Mail Service / Passenger Transport
    A
     7 


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Arsenal VB-10

    Arsenal VB-10
    Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
    A
     8 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Arsenal VG-33

    Arsenal VG-33
    Fighter Aircraft
    A
     9 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Anson

    Avro Anson
    Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
    A
     10 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lancaster

    Avro Lancaster
    Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance
    A
     11 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro York (Type 685)

    Avro York (Type 685)
    Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
    B
     12 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-39 Airacobra

    Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    B
     13 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-63 Kingcobra

    Bell P-63 Kingcobra
    Fighter
    B
     14 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Bloch MB.150 (Series)

    Bloch MB.150 (Series)
    Fighter Aircraft
    B
     15 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Bloch MB.210

    Bloch MB.210
    Bomber Aircraft
    B
     16 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bloch MB.700

    Bloch MB.700
    Fighter Prototype
    B
     17 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 307 Stratoliner (C-75)

    Boeing 307 Stratoliner (C-75)
    Passenger Airliner
    B
     18 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Heavy Bomber Aircraft
    B
     19 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.690 (Series)

    Breguet Br.690 (Series)
    Ground Attack / Dive Bomber Aircraft
    B
     20 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Blenheim

    Bristol Blenheim
    Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
    C
     21 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer

    Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
    Long-Range Reconnaissance Aircraft
    C
     22 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina

    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
    C
     23 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)

    Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
    Fighter
    C
     24 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk

    Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Fighter
    C
     25 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
    C
     26 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    C
     27 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver

    Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
    d
     28 


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth

    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Basic Trainer Biplane
    d
     29 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito

    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    D
     30 


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Dewoitine D.500 (Series)

    Dewoitine D.500 (Series)
    Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
    D
     31 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Dewoitine D.520

    Dewoitine D.520
    Fighter Aircraft
    D
     32 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 24

    Dornier Do 24
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat
    D
     33 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston

    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
    D
     34 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-24 Banshee

    Douglas A-24 Banshee
    Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    D
     35 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader

    Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
    Medium Bomber / Heavy Assault Aircraft
    D
     36 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)

    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft
    D
     37 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless

    Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
    F
     38 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Barracuda

    Fairey Barracuda
    Torpedo / Dive Bomber
    F
     39 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)

    Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
    Reconnaissance / Army Co-operation Multi-Purpose Aircraft
    F
     40 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache (Dragon)

    Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache (Dragon)
    Transport Helicopter
    F
     41 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 (Wurger)

    Focke-Wulf Fw 190 (Wurger)
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    G
     42 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor

    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    G
     43 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gladiator

    Gloster Gladiator
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft
    G
     44 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat

    Grumman F6F Hellcat
    Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    G
     45 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F8F Bearcat

    Grumman F8F Bearcat
    Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
    G
     46 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)

    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Multirole Flying Boat
    G
     47 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger

    Grumman TBF Avenger
    Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
    H
     48 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Halifax

    Handley Page Halifax
    Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
    H
     49 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Hurricane

    Hawker Hurricane
    Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
    H
     50 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin)

    Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin)
    Heavy Bomber
    J
     51 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 188 Rache (Avenger)

    Junkers Ju 188 Rache (Avenger)
    Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber
    J
     52 


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 52

    Junkers Ju 52
    Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
    J
     53 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 88

    Junkers Ju 88
    Medium Bomber / Multi-Role Aircraft
    K
     54 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Koolhoven F.K.58

    Koolhoven F.K.58
    Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
    L
     55 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Latecoere 298

    Latecoere 298
    Torpedo Bomber Floatplane
    L
     56 


    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 25

    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 25
    Maritime Patrol Bomber / Floatplane Aircraft
    L
     57 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45

    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Medium Bomber
    L
     58 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning

    Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    L
     59 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon

    Lockheed PV-1 Ventura / PV-2 Harpoon
    Patrol Bomber
    L
     60 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)

    Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
    Carrierborne Dive Bomber
    M
     61 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder

    Martin B-26 Marauder
    Medium Bomber
    M
     62 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin Baltimore

    Martin Baltimore
    Light / Medium Bomber
    M
     63 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin Maryland

    Martin Maryland
    Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    M
     64 


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt  Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)

    Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
    Competition / Liason / VIP Transport Aircraft
    M
     65 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Morane-Saulnier MS 405 / 406

    Morane-Saulnier MS 405 / 406
    Fighter Aircraft
    N
     66 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)

    Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
    Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
    N
     67 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)

    Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
    Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
    N
     68 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell

    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    N
     69 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the North American P-51 Mustang

    North American P-51 Mustang
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance
    N
     70 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the North American T-6 Texan

    North American T-6 Texan
    Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
    P
     71 


    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)

    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
    Multi-Purpose Biplane
    P
     72 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Potez 230

    Potez 230
    Fighter Aircraft Prototype
    P
     73 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Potez 630 (Series)

    Potez 630 (Series)
    Heavy Fighter / Multirole Aircraft
    R
     74 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

    Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
    S
     75 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Short S25 Sunderland

    Short S25 Sunderland
    Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
    S
     76 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Seafire

    Supermarine Seafire
    Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    S
     77 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Spitfire

    Supermarine Spitfire
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
    S
     78 


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Walrus

    Supermarine Walrus
    Air and Sea Search and Rescue Observation Amphibious Flying Boat
    V
     79 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Wellington

    Vickers Wellington
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
    V
     80 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F4U Corsair

    Vought F4U Corsair
    Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
    V
     81 


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator

    Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Dive Bomber Aircraft
    V
     82 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance

    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber
    V
     83 


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee BT-13 Valiant

    Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Basic Trainer Aircraft
    W
     84 


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland Lysander

    Westland Lysander
    Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
    Y
     85 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)

    Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)
    Fighter Aircraft
    Y
     86 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-3

    Yakovlev Yak-3
    Fighter Aircraft
    Y
     87 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-7

    Yakovlev Yak-7
    Single-Seat Fighter / Advanced Two-Seat Trainer Aircraft
    Y
     88 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-9 (Frank)

    Yakovlev Yak-9 (Frank)
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft