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Viable turbojet technology during World War 2finally gave rise to the jet-powered aircraft as all of the major players continued to strive for aerial supremacy.

There are a total of [ 83 ] World War II Jets entries 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. 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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1
Picture of the Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Arado Ar 234 (Blitz)
Jet-Powered Fast Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
2
Picture of the Arado Ar E.555
National Flag Graphic
1943
Arado Ar E.555
Long-Range / High-Speed Jet-Powered Bomber
3
Picture of the Arado Ar E.560
National Flag Graphic
1945
Arado Ar E.560
Medium-Range Tactical Bomber Aircraft
4
Picture of the Arado Ar E.580 (Volksjager)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Arado Ar E.580 (Volksjager)
Single-Seat Jet Fighter Proposal
5
Picture of the Arado Ar E.581.4
National Flag Graphic
1944
Arado Ar E.581.4
Proposed Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter
6
Picture of the Arado Ar Projekt II
National Flag Graphic
1945
Arado Ar Projekt II
Nightfighter / All-Weather Fighter Proposal
7
Picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-15
National Flag Graphic
1943
Arado Ar TEW 16/43-15
Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
8
Picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-19
National Flag Graphic
1943
Arado Ar TEW 16/43-19
Multi-Role Aircraft Proposal
9
Picture of the Arado Ar TEW 16/43-23
National Flag Graphic
1943
Arado Ar TEW 16/43-23
Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft Proposal
10
Picture of the Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
Jet-Powered Night Fighter / Night Bomber
11
Picture of the Bell P-59 Airacomet
National Flag Graphic
1945
Bell P-59 Airacomet
Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
12
Picture of the Bell XP-83
National Flag Graphic
1945
Bell XP-83
Jet-Powered Escort Fighter Aircraft Prototype
13
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv Ae 607
National Flag Graphic
1943
Blohm and Voss Bv Ae 607
Flying Wing Fighter Design Study
14
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.188
National Flag Graphic
1946
Blohm and Voss Bv P.188
Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Proposal
15
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
National Flag Graphic
1944
Blohm and Voss Bv P.194
Ground Attack / Tactical Bomber Proposal
16
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.196
National Flag Graphic
1946
Blohm and Voss Bv P.196
Jet-Powered Ground-Attack / Ground-Support Aircraft Proposal
17
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.197
National Flag Graphic
1944
Blohm and Voss Bv P.197
Single-Seat, Twin-Engine Interceptor Proposal
18
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.198
National Flag Graphic
1945
Blohm and Voss Bv P.198
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor-Fighter Proposal
19
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.209.02
National Flag Graphic
1946
Blohm and Voss Bv P.209.02
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter Proposal
20
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.210 (Volksjager)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Blohm and Voss Bv P.210 (Volksjager)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter Proposal
21
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.211
National Flag Graphic
1945
Blohm and Voss Bv P.211
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Interceptor
22
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.212
National Flag Graphic
1946
Blohm and Voss Bv P.212
High-Altitude Jet Fighter Concept
23
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.213 (Miniatur-Jager)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Blohm and Voss Bv P.213 (Miniatur-Jager)
Lightweight Single-Seat Point Defense Interceptor Proposal
24
Picture of the BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
National Flag Graphic
1944
BMW Strahlbomber I / P.1
Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Concept
25
Picture of the Curtiss XF15C
National Flag Graphic
1945
Curtiss XF15C
Mixed-Propulsion Navy Fighter Prototype
26
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
National Flag Graphic
1944
Focke-Wulf Fw 3x1000C
Jet-Powered Medium Fast Bomber Concept
27
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw P.TSF (Turboprop Strike Fighter)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Focke-Wulf Fw P.TSF (Turboprop Strike Fighter)
Turboprop / Turbojet Powered Strike Fighter Proposal
28
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Focke-Wulf Fw P.VII (Flitzer)
Jet-and-Rocket-Powered Fighter Proposal
29
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Projekt II
National Flag Graphic
1943
Focke-Wulf Projekt II
Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
30
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
National Flag Graphic
1945
Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
Rocket- / Ramjet-Powered Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft Concept
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31
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Ta 183 (Huckebein)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Focke-Wulf Ta 183 (Huckebein)
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter / Interceptor
32
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Ta 283
National Flag Graphic
1945
Focke-Wulf Ta 283
Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft Proposal
33
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Volksflugzeug (Peoples Aircraft)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Focke-Wulf Volksflugzeug (Peoples Aircraft)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft Proposal
34
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Volksjager (I/II)
National Flag Graphic
1946
Focke-Wulf Volksjager (I/II)
Single-Seat, High-Speed Interceptor Aircraft Project
35
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
National Flag Graphic
1944
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
36
Picture of the Gotha Go P.60A/B
National Flag Graphic
1945
Gotha Go P.60A/B
Day Fighter / Interceptor Flying Wing Aircraft
37
Picture of the Gotha Go P.60C
National Flag Graphic
1945
Gotha Go P.60C
All-Weather / Nightfighter Aircraft
38
Picture of the Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (Peoples Fighter)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel He 162 Volksjager (Peoples Fighter)
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
39
Picture of the Heinkel He 178
National Flag Graphic
1939
Heinkel He 178
Jet-Powered Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
40
Picture of the Heinkel He 280
National Flag Graphic
1941
Heinkel He 280
Single-Seat, Twin-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter Prototype Aircraft
41
Picture of the Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Heinkel He 343 (Strahlbomber / Strabo 16)
Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
42
Picture of the Heinkel He P.1078B
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel He P.1078B
Jet-Powered Tailless Fighter / Interceptor / Night Fighter
43
Picture of the Heinkel He P.1078C
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel He P.1078C
Jet-Powered Combat Fighter Concept
44
Picture of the Heinkel He P.1079A (Zerstorer)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel He P.1079A (Zerstorer)
Bomber Destroyer / Night-Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft Proposal
45
Picture of the Heinkel P.1073 (Strahljager)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Heinkel P.1073 (Strahljager)
Single-Seat, Twin-Engine Jet Fighter Concept
46
Picture of the Heinkel P.1079B
National Flag Graphic
1946
Heinkel P.1079B
Single-Seat, All-Weather Heavy Fighter Proposal
47
Picture of the Henschel Hs 132
National Flag Graphic
1945
Henschel Hs 132
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Dive Bomber Aircraft Prototype
48
Picture of the Henschel Hs P.135
National Flag Graphic
1945
Henschel Hs P.135
Proposed Emergency Fighter Program Aircraft
49
Picture of the Horten Ho IX / Ho 229
National Flag Graphic
1945
Horten Ho IX / Ho 229
Jet-Powered Flying Wing / Fighter-Bomber
50
Picture of the Horten Ho X
National Flag Graphic
1944
Horten Ho X
Flying Wing Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
51
Picture of the Horten Ho XVIII (Amerika Bomber)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Horten Ho XVIII (Amerika Bomber)
Heavy Bomber Flying Wing Proposal
52
Picture of the Horten Ho.XIII
National Flag Graphic
1946
Horten Ho.XIII
Supersonic Fighter Proposal
53
Picture of the Junkers Ju 287
National Flag Graphic
1944
Junkers Ju 287
Jet-Powered Heavy Bomber Prototype
54
Picture of the Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
Jet-Powered Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
55
Picture of the Junkers Ju P.009 (Hubjager)
National Flag Graphic
1943
Junkers Ju P.009 (Hubjager)
Jet-Powered Interceptor Proposal
56
Picture of the Lippisch P.13A
National Flag Graphic
1944
Lippisch P.13A
Ramjet-Powered Interceptor Proposal
57
Picture of the Lippisch P.13B
National Flag Graphic
1946
Lippisch P.13B
Coal-Fueled, Ramjet-Powered Single-Seat, Delta-Winged Aircraft Proposal
58
Picture of the Lippisch P.15 (Diana)
National Flag Graphic
1946
Lippisch P.15 (Diana)
Jet-Powered Fighter-Interceptor Proposal
59
Picture of the Lippisch P.20 (Me 163)
National Flag Graphic
1943
Lippisch P.20 (Me 163)
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter Proposal
60
Picture of the Lockheed L-133 Starjet
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed L-133 Starjet
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
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61
Picture of the Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
National Flag Graphic
1945
Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
62
Picture of the Messerschmitt Bf 109 (JumoJet)
National Flag Graphic
1943
Messerschmitt Bf 109 (JumoJet)
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter Study
63
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me 262 (Schwalbe / Sturmvogel)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
64
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 328
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me 328
Parasite Fighter Aircraft Concept
65
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1092/2
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.1092/2
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter Proposal
66
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1092/3
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.1092/3
Lightweight Single-Engine Fighter Proposal
67
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1099
National Flag Graphic
1946
Messerschmitt Me P.1099
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Multirole Jet-Powered Fighter / Heavy Fighter Concept
68
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me P.1101
Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft Prototype
69
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me P.1101/92
Heavy Fighter / Bomber Destroyer Proposal
70
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1101/99 (Zerstorer)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me P.1101/99 (Zerstorer)
Twin-Seat Bomber Destroyer Proposal
71
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1106
National Flag Graphic
1944
Messerschmitt Me P.1106
Jet-Powered Fighter-Interceptor Project
72
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1110
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.1110
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter-Interceptor Proposal
73
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1111
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.1111
Jet-Powered, Single-Seat Fighter-Interceptor Proposal
74
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.1112
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.1112
Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
75
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.262 HG III
National Flag Graphic
1945
Messerschmitt Me P.262 HG III
Proposed Jet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor
76
Picture of the Messerschmitt Zerstorer Projekt II
National Flag Graphic
1942
Messerschmitt Zerstorer Projekt II
Bomber Destroyer / Interceptor Concept
77
Picture of the Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Nakajima J9Y Kikka / Kitsuka (Orange Blossom)
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
78
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
National Flag Graphic
1946
Nakajima Ki-201 Karyu
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
79
Picture of the Northrop XP-79
National Flag Graphic
1945
Northrop XP-79
Bomber-Rammer / Bomber-Interceptor
80
Picture of the Republic P-47 (Turbobolt)
National Flag Graphic
1946
Republic P-47 (Turbobolt)
Jet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft Concept
81
Picture of the Ryan FR Fireball
National Flag Graphic
1945
Ryan FR Fireball
Mixed-Power Fighter Aircraft
82
Picture of the Vought V-340
National Flag Graphic
1946
Vought V-340
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Carrierbased Fighter Aircraft Proposal
83
Picture of the Vultee XP-81
National Flag Graphic
1945
Vultee XP-81
Mixed-Power Fighter Prototype Aircraft

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