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    World War 2 Jet Aircraft (1939-1945)

    Viable turbojet technology finally gave rise to the jet-powered fighter aircraft during World War 2 as all of the leading nations strove for aerial supremacy.





    There are a total of (59) World War 2 Jet Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. Project aircraft (primarily German) are also showcased to reveal the breadth of designs pushed during the period. Rocket-powered forms are excluded from this listing.





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    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
    Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
    Type: Jet-Powered Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar E.555
    Arado Ar E.555
    Type: Long-Range / High-Speed Jet-Powered Bomber
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar E.560
    Arado Ar E.560
    Type: Medium-Range Tactical Bomber
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar E.580
    Arado Ar E.580
    Type: Single-Seat Jet Fighter
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar E.581.4
    Arado Ar E.581.4
    Type: Proposed Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar Projekt II
    Arado Ar Projekt II
    Type: Nightfighter / All-Weather Fighter Proposal
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-15
    Arado Ar TEW 16/43-15
    Type: Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-19
    Arado Ar TEW 16/43-19
    Type: Multi-Role Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-23
    Arado Ar TEW 16/43-23
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
    Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
    Type: Jet-Powered Night Fighter / Night Bomber
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell P-59 Airacomet
    Bell P-59 Airacomet
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv Ae 607
    Blohm and Voss Bv Ae 607
    Type: Flying Wing Fighter Design Study
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.188
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.188
    Type: Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Proposal
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
    Type: Ground Attack / Tactical Bomber Proposal
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.196
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.196
    Type: Jet-Powered Ground-Attack / Ground-Support Aircraft Proposal
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.209.02
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.209.02
    Type: Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter Proposal
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.212
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.212
    Type: High-Altitude Jet Fighter Concept
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.213 (Miniatur-Jager)
    Blohm and Voss Bv P.213 (Miniatur-Jager)
    Type: Lightweight Single-Seat Point Defense Interceptor Proposal
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
    BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
    Type: Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Concept
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
    Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
    Type: Jet-Powered Medium Fast Bomber Concept
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
    Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
    Type: Jet-and-Rocket-Powered Fighter Proposal
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Projekt II
    Focke-Wulf Projekt II
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
    Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
    Type: Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft Concept
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Ta 183 (Huckebein)
    Focke-Wulf Ta 183 (Huckebein)
    Type: Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter / Interceptor
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Ta 283
    Focke-Wulf Ta 283
    Type: Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Gotha Go P.60A/B
    Gotha Go P.60A/B
    Type: Day Fighter / Interceptor Flying Wing Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Gotha Go P.60C
    Gotha Go P.60C
    Type: All-Weather / Nightfighter Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (Peoples Fighter)
    Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (Peoples Fighter)
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 178
    Heinkel He 178
    Type: Jet-Powered Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 280
    Heinkel He 280
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
    Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
    Type: Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He P.1078B
    Heinkel He P.1078B
    Type: Jet-Powered Tailless Fighter / Interceptor / Night Fighter
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He P.1078C
    Heinkel He P.1078C
    Type: Fighter Concept
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He P.1079 (Zerstorer)
    Heinkel He P.1079 (Zerstorer)
    Type: Bomber Destroyer / Night-Fighter / Interceptor Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Henschel Hs 132
    Henschel Hs 132
    Type: Single-Seat Jet-Powered Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Horten Ho IX / Ho 229
    Horten Ho IX / Ho 229
    Type: Jet-Powered Flying Wing / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Horten Ho X
    Horten Ho X
    Type: Flying Wing Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Horten Ho XVIII (Amerika Bomber)
    Horten Ho XVIII (Amerika Bomber)
    Type: Heavy Bomber Flying Wing Proposal
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 287
    Junkers Ju 287
    Type: Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Prototype
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
    Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
    Type: Jet-Powered Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju P.009 (Hubjager)
    Junkers Ju P.009 (Hubjager)
    Type: Jet-Powered Interceptor Proposal
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Lippisch P.13A
    Lippisch P.13A
    Type: Ramjet-Powered Interceptor Proposal
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Lippisch P.13B
    Lippisch P.13B
    Type: Coal-Fueled, Ramjet-Powered Single-Seat, Delta-Winged Aircraft Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
    Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
    Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
    Type: Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me 328
    Messerschmitt Me 328
    Type: Parasite Fighter Concept
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1099
    Messerschmitt Me P.1099
    Type: Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Multirole Jet-Powered Fighter / Heavy Fighter Concept
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101
    Messerschmitt Me P.1101
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
    Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
    Type: Heavy Fighter / Bomber Destroyer
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1106
    Messerschmitt Me P.1106
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter-Interceptor Project
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1110
    Messerschmitt Me P.1110
    Type: Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter-Interceptor Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1111
    Messerschmitt Me P.1111
    Type: Jet-Powered, Single-Seat Fighter-Interceptor Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1112
    Messerschmitt Me P.1112
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.262 HG III
    Messerschmitt Me P.262 HG III
    Type: Proposed Jet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
    Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
    Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
    Type: Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop XP-79
    Northrop XP-79
    Type: Bomber-Rammer / Bomber-Interceptor
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee XP-81
    Vultee XP-81
    Type: Mixed-Power Fighter Prototype Aircraft