Military Factory logo
Icon of F-15 Eagle military combat fighter aircraft
Icon of Abrams Main Battle Tank
Icon of AK-47 assault rifle
Icon of navy warships
Icon of military officer saluting
Icon of a dollar sign

WW2 Aircraft of 1944

The most critical year of the war - 1944 - provided some of the more impressive design developments concerning the air war.

WW2 Aircraft of 1944

The most critical year of the war - 1944 - provided some of the more impressive design developments concerning the air war.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 71 WW2 Aircraft of 1944 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
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi B7A Ryusei (Grace)
Aichi B7A Ryusei (Grace)
Torpedo Bomber / Dive Bomber
#2
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Reconnaissance Floatplane / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#3
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
Jet-Powered Fast Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#4
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar E.381 (Kleinstjager)
Arado Ar E.381 (Kleinstjager)
Rocket-Powered Parasite Fighter / Interceptor Proposal
#5
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar E.580
Arado Ar E.580
Single-Seat Jet Fighter Proposal
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arado Ar E.581.4
Arado Ar E.581.4
Proposed Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter
#7
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
Avro York (Type 685)
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
#8
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beechcraft XA-38 Grizzly / Destroyer
Beechcraft XA-38 Grizzly / Destroyer
Tactical / Heavy Attack Aircraft Prototype
#9
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell XP-77
Bell XP-77
Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#10
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 155
Blohm and Voss Bv 155
High-Altitude Day Interceptor Prototype
#11
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 238
Blohm and Voss Bv 238
Flying Boat Aircraft
#12
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 40
Blohm and Voss Bv 40
Fighter-Glider / Interceptor Aircraft
#13
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
Ground Attack / Tactical Bomber Proposal
#14
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Concept
#15
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
Boeing XB-39 (Spirit of Lincoln)
Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype Aircraft
#16
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing XF8B
Boeing XF8B
Carrier-Based Long-Range Fighter Prototype
#17
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Budd RB Conestoga
Budd RB Conestoga
Military Transport Aircraft
#18
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
Torpedo Bomber
#19
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss SC Seahawk
Curtiss SC Seahawk
Scout Floatplane / Air-Sea Rescue Aircraft
#20
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss XF14C
Curtiss XF14C
Carrier-Borne Fighter Prototype
#21
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Heavy Attack Aircraft
#22
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer
Douglas BTD Destroyer
Torpedo / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#23
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas Model 423
Douglas Model 423
Heavy Bomber Design Proposal
#24
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 332)
Douglas XB-31 (Raidmaster) (Model 332)
Super-Heavy Bomber Aircraft Design Proposal
#25
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
Experimental Pusher Bomber Aircraft
#26
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fieseler Fi 103R (Reichenberg)
Fieseler Fi 103R (Reichenberg)
Pilot-Guided Suicide Fighter
#27
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Achgelis Fa 269
Focke-Achgelis Fa 269
VTOL / Tiltrotor Fighter Concept
#28
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
Jet-Powered Medium Fast Bomber Concept
#29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
Jet-and-Rocket-Powered Fighter Proposal
#30
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Projekt Kamikaze Carrier
Focke-Wulf Projekt Kamikaze Carrier
Parasite Fighter Mothership Proposal
#31
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito (Mosquito)
Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito (Mosquito)
Night Fighter Aircraft
#32
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#33
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Tempest
Hawker Tempest
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Aircraft
#34
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#35
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel Lerche (Lark)
Heinkel Lerche (Lark)
Fighter / Interceptor
#36
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Horten Ho X
Horten Ho X
Flying Wing Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
#37
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-1
Ilyushin IL-1
Ground Attack Fighter Prototype
#38
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 287
Junkers Ju 287
Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Prototype
#39
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 388 (Stortebeker)
Junkers Ju 388 (Stortebeker)
Multi-Role Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#40
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 488
Junkers Ju 488
Heavy Strategic Bomber Prototype Aircraft
#41
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
Single-Seat Land-Based Interceptor Prototype Aircraft
#42
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Ground Attack / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter Aircraft
#43
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Dedicated Night-Fighter Aircraft
#44
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lavochkin La-7
Lavochkin La-7
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#45
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lippisch P.13A
Lippisch P.13A
Ramjet-Powered Interceptor Proposal
#46
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed XP-58 Chain Lightning
Lockheed XP-58 Chain Lightning
High-Altitude Interceptor / Close Air Support Aircraft
#47
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin-Baker MB.5
Martin-Baker MB.5
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter Prototype
#48
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet (Comet)
Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet (Comet)
Single-Seat Rocket-Powered Interceptor Aircraft
#49
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#50
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 328
Messerschmitt Me 328
Parasite Fighter Aircraft Concept
#51
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101
Messerschmitt Me P.1101
Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft Prototype
#52
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
Heavy Fighter / Bomber Destroyer Proposal
#53
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1106
Messerschmitt Me P.1106
Jet-Powered Fighter-Interceptor Project
#54
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-109
Mitsubishi Ki-109
Heavy Fighter / Bomber-Interceptor
#55
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-67 Hiryu (Peggy)
Mitsubishi Ki-67 Hiryu (Peggy)
Medium Bomber
#56
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Mitsubishi Ki-73 (Steve)
Long Range Escort Fighter Proposal
#57
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Nakajima G10N Fugaku (Mount Fuji)
Very-Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
#58
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor
#59
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Single-Seat, Single Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#60
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Polikarpov TIS
Polikarpov TIS
Heavy Escort Fighter Prototype
#61
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic XP-47J (Superbolt)
Republic XP-47J (Superbolt)
High-Performance Single-Seat Fighter Aircraft Prototype
#62
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic XP-72 Ultrabolt
Republic XP-72 Ultrabolt
Prototype High-Altitude Fighter / Interceptor
#63
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Saab B18
Saab B18
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Fast Reconnaissance / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#64
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Spiteful
Supermarine Spiteful
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#65
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
Long-Range Reconnaissance Bomber
#66
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the VL Humu
VL Humu
Fighter Prototype
#67
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vultee XA-41
Vultee XA-41
Dive Bomber / Low-Level Attack Aircraft
#68
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Westland Welkin
Westland Welkin
Twin-Engine High-Altitude Interceptor / Heavy Fighter
#69
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-3
Yakovlev Yak-3
Single-Seat Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#70
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga (Frances)
Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga (Frances)
Light-Medium Bomber / Dive Bomber / Torpedo Bomber / Night-Fighter
#71
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Yokosuka P1Y2-S Kyokko (Aurora)
Yokosuka P1Y2-S Kyokko (Aurora)
Night-Fighter / Night-Intruder Aircraft