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Curtiss SO 3 C Seamew, USA, 1939 , Sea reconnaissance and ASW aircraft 

 

 
 

Fairey Firefly F.I, United Kingdom, 1939 , Carrier-based fleet reconnaissance fighter 

 

 
 

Heinkel He 114, Germany, 1939 , Sea based Reconnaissance aircraft 

 

 
 

Aichi D 3 A Val, Japan, 1940 , Torpedo bomber 

 

 
 

Arado Ar 196 A3, Germany, 1940 , Naval reconnaissance- and combat aircraft 

 

 
 

Arado Ar 231, Germany, 1940 , Sea reconnaissance aircraft based on submarines 

 

 
 

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, USA, 1940 , Carrier based scout bomber 

 

 
 

Douglas TBD 1 Devastator, USA, 1940 , Torpedo bomber 

 

 
 

Fairey Barracuda Mk II, United Kingdom, 1940 , Carrier based torpedo bomber / dive bomber 

 

 
 

Grumman F 4 F-4 Wildcat, USA, 1940 , Carrier based fighter aircraft 

 

 
 

Grumman TBM 3 / TBF Avenger, USA, 1940 , Carrier based torpedo bomber 

 

 
 

Vought F 4 U Corsair, USA, 1940 , Carrier based fighter bomber 

 

 
 

Brewster SB2A Buccaneer, Australia, 1941 , Carrier based scout-bomber 

 

 
 

Grumman F 7 F Tigercat, USA, 1941 , Carrier based fighter bomber 

 

 
 

Hawker Sea Hurricane Mk II C, United Kingdom, 1941 , Carrier based fighter interceptor 

 

 
 

Supermarine Seafire Mk III, United Kingdom, 1941 , Carrier based fighter interceptor 

 

 
 

Blackburn B 37 Firebrand, United Kingdom, 1942 , Carrier based fighter bomber 

 

The Firebrand was build upon request of the RN. First it had the Napier Sabre engine, but it had to be changes to Centaurus because of the Sabres being used in Typhoons. 68 were build.

 
 

Grumman F 6 F-5 Hellcat, USA, 1942 , Carrier based fighter bomber 

 

 
 

Miles M 25 Martinet, United Kingdom, 1942 , Carrier based trainer 

 

 
 

Airspeed AS 39 Fleet Shadower, United Kingdom, 1943 , Carrier-based sea reconnaissance aircraft 

 

This highly specialized aircraft was designed to shadow enemy fleets from aircraft carriers, mostly at night. To achieve this, endurance, slow cruising speeds, good field of view and a comparable small size had to be combined.

 
 

Consolidated PB4Y Privateer, USA, 1943 , Sea surveillance aircraft 

 

 
 

Douglas BTD Destroyer, USA, 1943 , Torpedo- and dive bomber 

 

 
 

Goodyear F 2 G Corsair, USA, 1943 , Carrier based fighter bomber 

 

 
 

Douglas A 1 J Skyraider, USA, 1944 , Carrier based ground attack aircraft 

 

The Skyraider was designed during WWII, but was too late to see action. It remained the last and one of the most successful ground attack planes, which could compete with the jet driven bombers of its days. The SPAD was able to get a higher bombload more accurate into the target than any jet. of that time

 
 

Grumman F 8 F Bearcat, USA, 1944 , Carrier based fighter 

 

       

 

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