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WW2 Navy Aircraft (1939-1945)

Carrier warfare took center stage in the Pacific during World War 2 where the distance between battlefronts was often times vast.

WW2 Navy Aircraft (1939-1945)

Carrier warfare took center stage in the Pacific during World War 2 where the distance between battlefronts was often times vast.

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There are a total of 114 WW2 Navy Aircraft (1939-1945) 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.


This listing includes carrierborne, shipborne, land-based navy, flying boat, and floatplane / seaplane aircraft of the war.





#1
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi D3A (Val)
Aichi D3A (Val)
Carrier-Borne Bomber / Dive Bomber
#2
1941
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Picture of the Aichi E13A (Jake)
Aichi E13A (Jake)
Naval Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft
#3
1944
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Picture of the Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Aichi E16A Zuiun (Paul)
Reconnaissance Floatplane / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#4
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aichi M6A Seiran
Aichi M6A Seiran
Submarine-Based Attack Floatplane Aircraft
#5
1939
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Picture of the Arado Ar 196
Arado Ar 196
Shipborn Reconnaissance Floatplane
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell XFL Airabonita
Bell XFL Airabonita
Carrierborne Interceptor
#7
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beriev Be-2 / MBR-2
Beriev Be-2 / MBR-2
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#8
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn B.20
Blackburn B.20
Flying Boat Prototype Aircraft
#9
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn B.44
Blackburn B.44
Floatplane Fighter Prototype
#10
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn B.48 / YA.1 (Firecrest)
Blackburn B.48 / YA.1 (Firecrest)
Carrier-based Naval Strike Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#11
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn Ripon
Blackburn Ripon
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#12
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blackburn Roc (B-25)
Blackburn Roc (B-25)
Navy Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
#13
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
#14
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 222 Wiking (Viking)
Blohm and Voss Bv 222 Wiking (Viking)
Long Range Reconnaissance / Transport Flying Boat
#15
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 238
Blohm and Voss Bv 238
Flying Boat Aircraft
#16
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
#17
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 314 Clipper (C-98)
Boeing 314 Clipper (C-98)
Long-Range Flying Boat Aircraft
#18
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing F4B / P-12
Boeing F4B / P-12
Carrier-Borne Pursuit Fighter Biplane Aircraft
#19
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing XF8B
Boeing XF8B
Carrier-Based Long-Range Fighter Prototype
#20
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
Monoplane Fighter
#21
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
Carrierborne Scout Bomber Aircraft
#22
1941
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Picture of the Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
Carrier-Based Dive Bomber
#23
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CANT Z.501 Gabbiano (Gull)
CANT Z.501 Gabbiano (Gull)
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#24
1936
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Picture of the CANT Z.506 Airone (Heron)
CANT Z.506 Airone (Heron)
Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Floatplane
#25
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
Consolidated PB2Y Coronado
Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
#26
1936
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Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
#27
1944
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Picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
Torpedo Bomber
#28
1943
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Picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#29
1938
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Picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver
Curtiss SBC Helldiver
Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
#30
1944
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Picture of the Curtiss SC Seahawk
Curtiss SC Seahawk
Scout Floatplane / Air-Sea Rescue Aircraft
#31
1942
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Picture of the Curtiss SO3C Seamew
Curtiss SO3C Seamew
Reconnaissance / Observation Floatplane
#32
1935
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Picture of the Curtiss SOC Seagull
Curtiss SOC Seagull
Scout / Artillery Spotting Recoverable Biplane Floatplane
#33
1944
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Picture of the Curtiss XF14C
Curtiss XF14C
Carrier-Borne Fighter Prototype
#34
1945
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Picture of the Curtiss XF15C
Curtiss XF15C
Mixed-Propulsion Navy Fighter Prototype
#35
1946
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Picture of the de Havilland DH.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet
de Havilland DH.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet
Twin-Engine Long-Range Fighter
#36
1942
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Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#37
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dornier Do 18
Dornier Do 18
Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#38
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dornier Do 214 (P.192)
Dornier Do 214 (P.192)
Long-Range Flying Boat / Transport Aircraft Proposal
#39
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dornier Do 22
Dornier Do 22
Reconnaissance / Bomber / Torpedo Floatplane Aircraft
#40
1937
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Picture of the Dornier Do 24
Dornier Do 24
Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat
#41
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer
Douglas BTD Destroyer
Torpedo / Dive Bomber Aircraft
#42
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless
Douglas SBD Dauntless
Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
#43
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas TBD Devastator
Douglas TBD Devastator
Navy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#44
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
Prototype Heavy Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#45
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Albacore
Fairey Albacore
Naval Torpedo Bomber Biplane Aircraft
#46
1943
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Picture of the Fairey Firefly
Fairey Firefly
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
#47
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Fulmar
Fairey Fulmar
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#48
1937
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Picture of the Fairey Seafox
Fairey Seafox
Navy Reconnaissance Floatplane
#49
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Spearfish
Fairey Spearfish
Torpedo / Dive Bomber Aircraft Prototype
#50
1936
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Picture of the Fiat Br.20 Cicogna (Stork)
Fiat Br.20 Cicogna (Stork)
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
#51
1926
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fiat Cr.20
Fiat Cr.20
All-Metal Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#52
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fieseler Fi 167
Fieseler Fi 167
Torpedo Bomber Biplane Aircraft
#53
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fokker T.VIII
Fokker T.VIII
Maritime Patrol / Torpedo Bomber Floatplane Aircraft
#54
1945
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Picture of the Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
Carrier-based Low-Altitude, High-Performance Fighter Prototype
#55
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F3F
Grumman F3F
Carrier-based Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#56
1940
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Picture of the Grumman F4F Wildcat
Grumman F4F Wildcat
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrierborne Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#57
1943
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Picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#58
1945
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Picture of the Grumman F8F Bearcat
Grumman F8F Bearcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#59
1937
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Picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)
Grumman Goose (G-21)
Multirole Flying Boat Aircraft
#60
1936
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Picture of the Grumman J2F Duck
Grumman J2F Duck
Amphibious Floatplane Utility Aircraft
#61
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
Grumman TBF Avenger
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#62
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
Shipborne Navy Fighter Prototype
#63
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman XTB2F-1 (G-55)
Grumman XTB2F-1 (G-55)
Twin-Engine Carrierborne Navy Bomber Aircraft
#64
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman XTSF-1 (G-66)
Grumman XTSF-1 (G-66)
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Carrierborne Torpedo Bomber Proposal
#65
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
Carrierbased Fighter-Bomber
#66
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Sea Hurricane
Hawker Sea Hurricane
Carrier-Borne Fighter Aircraft
#67
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel He 115
Heinkel He 115
Anti-Ship / Maritime Patrol Floatplane
#68
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel He 51
Heinkel He 51
Fighter / Floatplane / Ground Attack Aircraft
#69
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heinkel He 59
Heinkel He 59
Reconnaissance / Attack Floatplane Aircraft
#70
1945
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Picture of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)
Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)
Heavy-Lift Transport / Flying Boat Prototype
#71
1932
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Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
Junkers Ju 52
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
#72
1946
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Picture of the Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
Heavy Flying Boat / Transport Proposal
#73
1938
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Picture of the Kawanishi H6K (Mavis)
Kawanishi H6K (Mavis)
Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#74
1942
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Picture of the Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
#75
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi K-200
Kawanishi K-200
Long-Range Jet-Powered Flying Boat Aircraft Proposal
#76
1943
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Picture of the Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu (Rex)
Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu (Rex)
Floatplane Fighter / Interceptor
#77
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Latecoere 298
Latecoere 298
Torpedo Bomber Floatplane
#78
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Letov S.328
Letov S.328
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#79
1928
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Picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 25
Liore-et-Olivier LeO 25
Maritime Patrol Bomber / Floatplane Aircraft
#80
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
#81
1939
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Picture of the Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
Carrierborne Dive Bomber Aircraft
#82
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin AM Mauler
Martin AM Mauler
Carrierborne Attack Aircraft
#83
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin JRM Mars
Martin JRM Mars
Flying Boat Aircraft
#84
1941
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Picture of the Martin PBM Mariner
Martin PBM Mariner
Maritime Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#85
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Miles M.20
Miles M.20
Low-Cost Monoplane Fighter Prototype
#86
1937
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Picture of the Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
#87
1940
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Picture of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#88
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrier-Based Fighter Aircraft
#89
1941
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Picture of the Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
Reconnaissance Biplane Floatplane Aircraft
#90
1941
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Picture of the Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
Navy Land-Based Medium Bomber Aircraft
#91
1942
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Picture of the Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
#92
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima B5N (Kate)
Nakajima B5N (Kate)
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber
#93
1943
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Picture of the Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#94
1944
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Picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
Prototype Heavy Fighter / Interceptor
#95
1941
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Picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell
North American B-25 Mitchell
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
#96
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Northrop N-3PB Nomad
Northrop N-3PB Nomad
Reconnaissance / Bomber Floatplane
#97
1929
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Picture of the Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
Single-Engine, Twin-Seat Multirole Biplane / Basic Trainer Aircraft
#98
1945
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Picture of the Ryan FR Fireball
Ryan FR Fireball
Mixed-Power Fighter Aircraft
#99
1936
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Picture of the Saunders-Roe A.27 London
Saunders-Roe A.27 London
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#100
1939
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Picture of the Saunders-Roe A.36 Lerwick
Saunders-Roe A.36 Lerwick
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#101
1938
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Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
Short S25 Sunderland
Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
#102
1935
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Picture of the Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)
Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)
Flying Boat / Amphibious Transport Aircraft
#103
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Sea Otter
Supermarine Sea Otter
Amphibious Maritime Patrol Floatplane Aircraft
#104
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Seafang
Supermarine Seafang
Naval Fighter Prototype Aircraft
#105
1942
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Picture of the Supermarine Seafire
Supermarine Seafire
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#106
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Stranraer
Supermarine Stranraer
Reconnaissance Flying Boat Aircraft
#107
1935
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Picture of the Supermarine Walrus (Seagull)
Supermarine Walrus (Seagull)
Search and Rescue / Reconnaissance Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft
#108
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
#109
1940
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Picture of the Vought OS2U Kingfisher
Vought OS2U Kingfisher
Shipborne Reconnaissance / Scout Floatplane
#110
1937
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Picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator
Vought SB2U Vindicator
Dive Bomber Aircraft
#111
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought V-340
Vought V-340
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Carrierbased Fighter Aircraft Proposal
#112
1944
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Picture of the Vultee XA-41
Vultee XA-41
Dive Bomber / Low-Level Attack Aircraft
#113
1942
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Picture of the Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
#114
1941
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Picture of the Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
Submarine-borne Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft