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Aircraft Technical Information
Below are the designations, code names and a short descriptions about some of the many aircraft types that served in the Pacific during WWII. Also a quick overview aircraft serial numbers. This section is designed as an overview only. Check the links section for additional technical sources.
USAAF
United States Army Air Force
Fighters Bombers Transports Observation

P-35
P-38 Lightning
P-39 Aircobra
P-40 Warhawk
P-47 Thunderbolt
P-51 Mustang
P-63 Kingcobra
P-61 Blackwidow

A-20 Havoc
A-24 Dive Bomber
A-26 Invader
B-17 Flying Fortress
B-24 Liberator
B-25 Mitchell
B-26 Marauder
B-29 Superfortress
B-32 Dominator

C-47 Dakota
C-46 Commando
C-54 Skymaster
UC-64 Norsman
DC-5 (C-110)

L-3, L-4, L-5
O-47

USN
United States Navy
Fighters Dive & Torpedo Seaplanes Bombers
F2A Buffalo
F-4F Wildcat
F-4U Corsair (FG)
F-6F Hellcat

TBD Devastator
TBF / TBM Avenger
SBD Dauntless
SBC Helldiver
SB2U Vindicator

PBY Catalina
PBM Mariner
OS2U Kingfisher
J2F Duck

PV-1 Ventura
PB4Y-1 Liberator
PB4Y-2 Privateer

Other
TDR-1 Drone

IJN
Imperial Japanese Navy
Fighters / Recon Bombers Seaplanes Transport

A5M4 Claude
A6M Zeke
A7M Reppu
J2M Jack
N1K George
C5M Babs
J1N1 Irving
E14Y Glen
E8N2 Dave

G3M Nell
G4M Betty
B5N Kate
B6N Jill
D3A1 Val
D4Y2 Judy
P1Y1 Frances

E7K
A6M2-N Rufe
F1M Pete
E13A Jake
M6A1 Seiran
E16A Paul
N1K1 Rex
Flying Boats
H6K Mavis
H8K Emily

Ki-54 Hickory
Ki-57 Topsy

Suicide / Other
MXY7 Baka/Ohka
J8M1 Shusui
K5Y1 Willow

Recon
C6N1 Myrt

JAAF
Japanese Army Air Force
Fighters Bombers Recon  

Ki-27 Nate
Ki-43 Oscar
Ki-44 Tojo
Ki-45 Nick
Ki-61 Tony
Ki-84 Frank
Ki 100

Ki 21 Sally
Ki 48 Lily
Ki 49 Helen
Ki-51 Sonia
Ki-67 Peggy

Ki 46 Dinah
 
RAF
RAAF
RNZAF
Commonwelth Air Forces
(in addition to other aircraft types imported from the United States)
Fighters Bombers Other

CAC Wirraway
CAC Boomerang
Supermarine Spitfire
Bristol Beaufighter
DeHaviland Mosquito

Bristol Beaufort
Lockheed Hudson
Vultee Vengence
Avro Anson

Short S23 Empire
NEIAF
Netherlands East Indies Air Force
(in addition to other aircraft types imported from the United States)
Fighters Bombers Seaplanes / Other
Brewster Buffalo Martin B-10 Doriner Do24
 
Other Foreign & Civilian Imports
Junkers Ju 52 Junkers W34 Ford 5-AT

 

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