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

There are a total of [ 41 ] WW2 South African Aircraft 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. Return to the World War 2 Aircraft by Country Index.
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1
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
National Flag Graphic
1937
Airspeed Oxford
Military Combat Crew Trainer Aircraft
2
Picture of the Avro 621 Tutor
National Flag Graphic
1933
Avro 621 Tutor
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
3
Picture of the Avro Anson
National Flag Graphic
1936
Avro Anson
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
4
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Avro York (Type 685)
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
5
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
National Flag Graphic
1937
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
6
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
National Flag Graphic
1940
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
7
Picture of the Bristol Beaufort
National Flag Graphic
1940
Bristol Beaufort
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
8
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
National Flag Graphic
1937
Bristol Blenheim
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
9
Picture of the Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
National Flag Graphic
1935
Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Twin-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
10
Picture of the Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Advanced Biplane Trainer / Aerobatics Aircraft
11
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
National Flag Graphic
1941
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
12
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
National Flag Graphic
1936
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
13
Picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
National Flag Graphic
1941
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
14
Picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
National Flag Graphic
1946
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
15
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
1942
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
16
Picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
National Flag Graphic
1941
Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
17
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
18
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
19
Picture of the Fairey Battle
National Flag Graphic
1937
Fairey Battle
Three-Seat, Single-Engine Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
20
Picture of the Fairey Swordfish
National Flag Graphic
1936
Fairey Swordfish
Torpedo Bomber / Anti-Submarine / Reconnaissance / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
21
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
National Flag Graphic
1944
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
22
Picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
National Flag Graphic
1935
Gloster Gauntlet
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
23
Picture of the Gloster Gladiator
National Flag Graphic
1937
Gloster Gladiator
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
24
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
National Flag Graphic
1940
Handley Page Halifax
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
25
Picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
National Flag Graphic
1931
Hawker Fury (I / II)
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
26
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
National Flag Graphic
1937
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
27
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
National Flag Graphic
1932
Junkers Ju 52
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
28
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
National Flag Graphic
1936
Junkers Ju 86
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
29
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
National Flag Graphic
1939
Lockheed Hudson
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
30
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
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31
Picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
National Flag Graphic
1941
Martin B-26 Marauder
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
32
Picture of the Martin Maryland
National Flag Graphic
1940
Martin Maryland
Twin-Engine Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
33
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
34
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
National Flag Graphic
1936
North American T-6 Texan
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
35
Picture of the Northrop A-17 (Nomad)
National Flag Graphic
1935
Northrop A-17 (Nomad)
Gound-Attack Monoplane Aircraft
36
Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
National Flag Graphic
1938
Short S25 Sunderland
Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
37
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
National Flag Graphic
1938
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
38
Picture of the Vickers Warwick
National Flag Graphic
1939
Vickers Warwick
Multirole Heavy Bomber Aircraft
39
Picture of the Vickers Wellesley
National Flag Graphic
1937
Vickers Wellesley
Light Bomber Aircraft
40
Picture of the Vickers Wellington
National Flag Graphic
1938
Vickers Wellington
Medium Bomber Aircraft
41
Picture of the Westland Lysander
National Flag Graphic
1938
Westland Lysander
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft

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