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WW2 Pacific War Fighter Aircraft (1939-1945)

The battle for the Pacific and Southeast Asia during World War 2 required a special breed of aircraft and pilot.

WW2 Pacific War Fighter Aircraft (1939-1945)

The battle for the Pacific and Southeast Asia during World War 2 required a special breed of aircraft and pilot.

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There are a total of 37 WW2 Pacific War Fighter 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. Conceptual and prototype designs evolving during the war are also included in this listing.





#1
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell P-39 Airacobra
Bell P-39 Airacobra
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#2
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing P-26 Peashooter
Boeing P-26 Peashooter
Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#3
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
Monoplane Fighter
#4
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
#5
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CAC Boomerang
CAC Boomerang
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
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#6
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#7
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
#8
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Firefly
Fairey Firefly
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
#9
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Fulmar
Fairey Fulmar
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#10
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F3F
Grumman F3F
Carrier-based Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#11
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F4F Wildcat
Grumman F4F Wildcat
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrierborne Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#12
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#13
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
#14
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawanishi N1K-J Shiden (George)
Kawanishi N1K-J Shiden (George)
Fighter Aircraft
#15
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-100
Kawasaki Ki-100
Fighter Aircraft
#16
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Kawasaki Ki-102 (Randy)
Ground Attack / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter Aircraft
#17
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Kawasaki Ki-45 KAIc Toryu (Nick)
Dedicated Night-Fighter Aircraft
#18
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Aircraft
#19
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (Tony)
Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien (Tony)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#20
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Lockheed P-38 Lightning
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#21
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
#22
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#23
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
Interceptor
#24
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
#25
1942
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Picture of the Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Reconnaissance Aircraft / Night-Fighter / Heavy Fighter
#26
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-27  (Nate)
Nakajima Ki-27 (Nate)
Fighter
#27
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#28
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo)
Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki (Tojo)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#29
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate (Frank)
Single-Seat, Single Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#30
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#31
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic P-43 Lancer
Republic P-43 Lancer
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
#32
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#33
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Seversky P-35
Seversky P-35
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircarft
#34
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Seafire
Supermarine Seafire
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#35
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#36
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
#37
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vultee P-66 Vanguard (Model 48)
Vultee P-66 Vanguard (Model 48)
Trainer / Fighter Aircraft