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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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    Airspeed Oxford
    Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
     1937 
       
    Amiot 143
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
     1935 
       
    Amiot 354
    Fast Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber Aircraft
     1940 
       
    ANF Les Mureaux (Series)
    Light Observation Aircraft
     1933 
       
    Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
    Jet-Powered Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1944 
       
    Armstrong Whitworth Ensign
    Mail Service / Passenger Transport
     1936 
       
    Arsenal VB-10
    Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     1946 
       
    Arsenal VG-33
    Fighter Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Avro Anson
    Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
     1936 
       
    Avro Lancaster
    Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Avro York (Type 685)
    Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
     1944 
       
    Bell P-39 Airacobra
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1941 
       
    Bell P-63 Kingcobra
    Fighter
     1943 
       
    Bloch MB.150 (Series)
    Fighter Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Bloch MB.210
    Bomber Aircraft
     1935 
       
    Bloch MB.700
    Fighter Prototype
     1940 
       
    Boeing 307 Stratoliner (C-75)
    Passenger Airliner
     1940 
       
    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Breguet Br.690 (Series)
    Ground Attack / Dive Bomber Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Bristol Blenheim
    Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
     1937 
       
    Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
    Long-Range Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1943 
       
    Consolidated PBY Catalina
    Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
     1936 
       
    Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
    Fighter
     1938 
       
    Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk
    Fighter
     1941 
       
    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
     1941 
       
    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1943 
       
    Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
     1938 
       
    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Basic Trainer Biplane
     1932 
       
    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1942 
       
    Dewoitine D.500 (Series)
    Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
     1935 
       
    Dewoitine D.520
    Fighter Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Dornier Do 24
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat
     1937 
       
    Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
    Light Bomber / Night-Fighter
     1941 
       
    Douglas A-24 Banshee
    Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1941 
       
    Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
    Medium Bomber / Heavy Assault Aircraft
     1944 
       
    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Fairey Barracuda
    Torpedo / Dive Bomber
     1943 
       
    Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
    Reconnaissance / Army Co-operation Multi-Purpose Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache (Dragon)
    Transport Helicopter
     1941 
       
    Focke-Wulf Fw 190 (Wurger)
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1941 
       
    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1944 
       
    Gloster Gladiator
    Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Grumman F6F Hellcat
    Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1943 
       
    Grumman F8F Bearcat
    Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     1945 
       
    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Multirole Flying Boat
     1937 
       
    Grumman TBF Avenger
    Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Handley Page Halifax
    Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Hawker Hurricane
    Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin)
    Heavy Bomber
     1942 
       
    Junkers Ju 188 Rache (Avenger)
    Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber
     1943 
       
    Junkers Ju 52
    Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
     1932 
       
    Junkers Ju 88
    Medium Bomber / Multi-Role Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Koolhoven F.K.58
    Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Latecoere 298
    Torpedo Bomber Floatplane
     1938 
       
    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 25
    Maritime Patrol Bomber / Floatplane Aircraft
     1928 
       
    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Medium Bomber
     1938 
       
    Lockheed P-38 Lightning
    Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1939 
       
    Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
    Carrierborne Dive Bomber Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Martin B-26 Marauder
    Medium Bomber
     1941 
       
    Martin Baltimore
    Light / Medium Bomber
     1941 
       
    Martin Maryland
    Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
    Competition / Liason / VIP Transport Aircraft
     1934 
       
    Morane-Saulnier MS 405 / 406
    Fighter Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
    Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
    Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     1942 
       
    North American B-25 Mitchell
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
     1940 
       
    North American P-51 Mustang
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance
     1942 
       
    North American T-6 Texan
    Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
     1936 
       
    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
    Multi-Purpose Biplane
     1929 
       
    Potez 230
    Fighter Aircraft Prototype
     1940 
       
    Potez 630 (Series)
    Heavy Fighter / Multirole Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1942 
       
    Short S25 Sunderland
    Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
     1937 
       
    Supermarine Seafire
    Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Supermarine Walrus
    Air and Sea Search and Rescue Observation Amphibious Flying Boat
     1936 
       
    Vickers Wellington
    Medium Bomber Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Vought F4U Corsair
    Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
     1942 
       
    Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Dive Bomber Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber
     1941 
       
    Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    Basic Trainer Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Westland Lysander
    Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)
    Fighter Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Yakovlev Yak-3
    Fighter Aircraft
     1944 
       
    Yakovlev Yak-7
    Single-Seat Fighter / Advanced Two-Seat Trainer Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Yakovlev Yak-9 (Frank)
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     1943