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WW2 Aircraft of 1940

1940 saw continued gains by the Axis powers - across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific - much of it made possible through air support.

WW2 Aircraft of 1940

1940 saw continued gains by the Axis powers - across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific - much of it made possible through air support.

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There are a total of 50 WW2 Aircraft of 1940 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.





#1
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi D3A (Val)
Aichi D3A (Val)
Carrier-Borne Bomber / Dive Bomber
#2
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Amiot 354
Amiot 354
Fast Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber Aircraft
#3
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar 240
Arado Ar 240
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#4
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar E.530
Arado Ar E.530
High-Speed Bomber Proposal
#5
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arsenal VG-33
Arsenal VG-33
Fighter Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro Manchester
Avro Manchester
Twin-Engine Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#7
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell XFL Airabonita
Bell XFL Airabonita
Carrierborne Interceptor
#8
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell XP-52 (Model 16)
Bell XP-52 (Model 16)
Twin-Boom Single-Seat Heavy Fighter Proposal
#9
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn B.20
Blackburn B.20
Flying Boat Prototype Aircraft
#10
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bloch MB.700
Bloch MB.700
Monoplane Fighter Prototype
#11
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 138 Seedrache (Sea Dragon)
Blohm and Voss Bv 138 Seedrache (Sea Dragon)
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#12
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.111
Blohm and Voss Bv P.111
Asymmetric Maritime Patrol / Long-Range Reconnaissance Aircraft Proposal
#13
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 307 Stratoliner (C-75)
Boeing 307 Stratoliner (C-75)
Four-Engine Passenger Airliner / VIP Transport Aircraft
#14
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bolkhovitinov S (Sparka)
Bolkhovitinov S (Sparka)
High-Speed, Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Bomber Prototype Aircraft
#15
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
#16
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Beaufort
Bristol Beaufort
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#17
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Caproni Vizzola F.4
Caproni Vizzola F.4
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Prototype
#18
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Caproni Vizzola F.5
Caproni Vizzola F.5
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter
#19
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Caproni-Campini N1 (CC.2)
Caproni-Campini N1 (CC.2)
Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
#20
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
#21
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss XP-53 (Model 88)
Curtiss XP-53 (Model 88)
Lightweight Monoplane Fighter Proposal
#22
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas XP-48
Douglas XP-48
Lightweight Single-Seat Point Defense Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#23
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Albacore
Fairey Albacore
Naval Torpedo Bomber Biplane Aircraft
#24
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Fulmar
Fairey Fulmar
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#25
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fiat Cr.25
Fiat Cr.25
Multirole Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#26
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 189 Uhu (Owl)
Focke-Wulf Fw 189 Uhu (Owl)
Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
#27
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F4F Wildcat
Grumman F4F Wildcat
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrierborne Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#28
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
Shipborne Navy Fighter Prototype
#29
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
#30
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
Light Fast Bomber / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#31
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Koolhoven F.K.58
Koolhoven F.K.58
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#32
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin Maryland
Martin Maryland
Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#33
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 261
Messerschmitt Me 261
Long-Range Reconnaissance Aircraft
#34
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich DIS (MiG-5)
Mikoyan-Gurevich DIS (MiG-5)
Proposed Long-Range Escort Fighter / Heavy Fighter
#35
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Miles M.20
Miles M.20
Low-Cost Monoplane Fighter Prototype
#36
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#37
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
Ground Attack / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#38
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pashinin I-21
Pashinin I-21
Single-Seat Monoplane Fighter Protoype
#39
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Petlyakov Pe-8 (TB-7)
Petlyakov Pe-8 (TB-7)
Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#40
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Petlyakov VI-100
Petlyakov VI-100
Heavy Twin-Engine Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#41
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Potez 230
Potez 230
Single-Seat, Single Engine Fighter Aircraft Prototype
#42
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Reggiane Re.2000 Falco I (Falcon I)
Reggiane Re.2000 Falco I (Falcon I)
Single-Seat Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#43
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Renard R.37
Renard R.37
Single-Seat All-Metal Monoplane Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#44
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic P-44 (Rocket)
Republic P-44 (Rocket)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Pursuit Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#45
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Rogozarski IK-3
Rogozarski IK-3
Fighter
#46
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-1 / Su-3
Sukhoi Su-1 / Su-3
High-Altitude Fighter Aircraft
#47
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tucker XP-57 (Peashooter)
Tucker XP-57 (Peashooter)
Bomber Interceptor / Fighter Proposal
#48
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher
Vought OS2U Kingfisher
Shipborne Reconnaissance / Scout Floatplane
#49
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Westland Whirlwind
Westland Whirlwind
Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#50
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)
Yakovlev Yak-1 (Krasavyets)
Single-Seat Fighter Aircraft