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WW2 South African Aircraft (1939-1945)

As part of the British Commonwealth during World War 2, the South African Air Force saw its fair share of combat actions.

WW2 South African Aircraft (1939-1945)

As part of the British Commonwealth during World War 2, the South African Air Force saw its fair share of combat actions.

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There are a total of 39 WW2 South African 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. Return to the World War 2 Aircraft by Country Index.





#1
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
Airspeed Oxford
Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
#2
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro 621 Tutor
Avro 621 Tutor
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
#3
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro Anson
Avro Anson
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
#4
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
Avro York (Type 685)
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
#5
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
#7
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Beaufort
Bristol Beaufort
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
#8
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
#9
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Twin-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
#10
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Advanced Biplane Trainer / Aerobatics Aircraft
#11
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#12
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
#13
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
#14
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#15
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
#16
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
#17
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
#18
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Battle
Fairey Battle
Three-Seat, Single-Engine Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
#19
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Swordfish
Fairey Swordfish
Torpedo Bomber / Anti-Submarine / Reconnaissance / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
#20
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#21
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
Gloster Gauntlet
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#22
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Gladiator
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#23
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
#24
1931
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
Hawker Fury (I / II)
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
#25
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
#26
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
Junkers Ju 52
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
#27
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
Junkers Ju 86
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
#28
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
#29
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
#30
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
Martin B-26 Marauder
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
#31
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin Maryland
Martin Maryland
Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#32
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
#33
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
North American T-6 Texan
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
#34
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
Short S25 Sunderland
Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
#35
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#36
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers Warwick
Vickers Warwick
Multirole Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#37
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers Wellesley
Vickers Wellesley
Light Bomber Aircraft
#38
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers Wellington
Vickers Wellington
Medium Bomber Aircraft
#39
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft