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List of military aircraft of the Luftwaffe

Aircraft of the German Luftwaffe, 1935-1945. The Luftwaffe was officially announced 1 March 1935, although training and development had been proceeding in secret since 1925.

List (still incomplete) in numerical order of designations assigned by Reichsluftfahrtministerium (abbreviated RLM):

  • Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil, mail-plane + bomber + reconnaissance + night-fighter
  • Dornier Do 18, bomber + reconnaissance flying-boat
  • Dornier Do 24, transport + reconnaissance flying-boat
  • Dornier Do 26, transport + reconnaissance flying-boat
  • Heinkel He 37, fighter (biplane)
  • Heinkel He 38, fighter (biplane)
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 40, glider interceptor
  • Heinkel He 43, fighter (biplane)
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz (Goldfinch), trainer (biplane)
  • Heinkel He 49, fighter (biplane)
  • Heinkel He 51, fighter + close-support (biplane)
  • Junkers Ju 52 Tante Ju (Auntie Ju), transport + bomber
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 56 Stösser (Falcon Hawk), trainer (parasol monoplane)
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe (Kite), transport + trainer
  • Heinkel He 59, reconnaissance (biplane seaplane)
  • Heinkel He 60, ship-borne reconnaissance (biplane seaplane)
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 61, helicopter (prototype)
  • Arado Ar 64, fighter (biplane)
  • Arado Ar 65, fighter/trainer (biplane - re-engined Ar 64)
  • Arado Ar 68, fighter (biplane)
  • Arado Ar 80, fighter (prototype)
  • Junkers Ju 86, bomber + reconnaissance
  • Junkers Ju 87 Stuka, dive-bomber
  • Junkers Ju 88, bomber + reconnaissance + night-fighter
  • Junkers Ju 90, bomber (prototype)
  • Arado Ar 95, coastal patrol + attack (biplane seaplane)
  • Arado Ar 96, trainer
  • Heinkel He 100, fighter
  • Fieseler Fi 103 (V-1), pilotless bomber or flying bomb
  • Siebel Fh 104 Hallore, medium transport
  • Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon), trainer + transport
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109, fighter (later versions designated as Me 109)
  • Messerschmitt Bf 110, heavy fighter + night-fighter
  • Heinkel He 111, bomber
  • Heinkel He 111Z, glider-tug (2 × He 111)
  • Heinkel He 112, fighter
  • Heinkel He 113, (alternative designation for He 100)
  • Heinkel He 115, general-purpose seaplane
  • Henschel Hs 123, ground-attack (biplane)
  • Fieseler Fi 126 Storch (Stork), military cooperation
  • Henschel Hs 126, reconnaissance (note duplication of number)
  • Henschel Hs 129, ground-attack
  • Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann (Young Man), trainer (biplane)
  • Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister (Young Champion), trainer + aerobatics (biplane)
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 138, flying-boat (early versions designated as Ha 138)
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 141, reconnaissance (asymmetric)
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 142, reconnaissance + transport
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 143, glide bomb (prototype)
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 144, transport
  • Focke-Wulf Ta 152, fighter (derived from Fw 190)
  • Focke-Wulf Ta 154 Moskito (Mosquito), night-fighter
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 155, high-altitude interceptor (formerly Me 155)
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 159, fighter (prototype only)
  • Heinkel He 162 Volksjäger (People's Fighter), fighter (jet-engined)
  • Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet (Comet), interceptor (rocket-engined)
  • Fiesler Fi 167, ship-borne torpedo bomber + reconnaissance (biplane)
  • Heinkel He 177 Greife (Griffon), long-range bomber
  • Heinkel He 178, jet-engined experimental aircraft
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 187 Falke (Falcon), heavy fighter
  • Junkers Ju 188, bomber
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 189, ground-attack
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Wurger (butcher-bird), fighter
  • Arado Ar 196, ship-borne reconnaissance + coastal patrol (seaplane)
  • Arado Ar 197, naval fighter (biplane - derived from Ar 68)
  • Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor, transport + maritime patrol-bomber
  • Siebel Si 204, transport + aircrew trainer
  • Messerschmitt Me 209, fighter + speed-record aircraft (prototype)
  • Messerschmitt Me 209-II, fighter (prototype - completely different to Me 209)
  • Messerschmitt Me 210, heavy fighter + reconnaissance
  • Dornier Do 215, bomber + night-fighter
  • Dornier Do 217, bomber + night-fighter
  • Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl), night-fighter
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 222 Wiking (Viking), transport flying-boat
  • Focke Achgelis Fa 266 Drache (Kite), transport helicopter (prototype)
  • Gotha Go 229, fighter (flying-wing)
  • DFS 230, transport glider
  • Blohm und Voss Bv 238, flying-boat (prototype)
  • Arado Ar 234 Blitz (Lightning), bomber (jet-engined)
  • Arado Ar 240, heavy fighter + attack
  • Gotha Go 242, transport glider
  • Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe (Swallow), fighter + attack (jet-engined)
  • Messerschmitt Me 263, interceptor (rocket-engined)
  • Messerschmitt Me 264, long-range bomber (prototype)
  • Focke Achgelis Fa 266 Hornisse (Hornet), helicopter (prototype)
  • Heinkel He 274, high-altitude bomber
  • Heinkel He 280, fighter (jet-engined)
  • Junkers Ju 288, bomber (prototype)
  • Junkers Ju 290, long-range bomber (prototype)
  • Messerschmitt Me 290, maritime patrol + bomber + reconnaissance
  • Henschel Hs 293, glide bomb (rocket-powered)
  • Messerschmitt Me 309, fighter (prototype)
  • Messerschmitt Me 321 Gigant (Giant), transport glider
  • Junker Ju 322 Mammut (Mammoth), transport glider (prototype)
  • Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant (Giant), transport (powered Me 321)
  • Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow), fighter-bomber (push-pull engine configuration)
  • Bachem Ba 349 Natter (Adder or Viper), interceptor (rocket-engine)
  • Junkers Ju 388 Störtebeker, reconnaissance + night-fighter
  • Junkers Ju 390, long-range bomber
  • Arado Ar 396, trainer
  • Messerschmitt Me 410 Hornisse (Hornet), heavy fighter + reconnaissance
  • Arado Ar 440, heavy fighter + attack
  • Junkers Ju 488, bomber



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