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This is a list of jet aircraft that were developed during the Second World War:


Allies

 United Kingdom

Experimental and test

Operational

 United States

Experimental and test

Operational

 Soviet Union

Experimental

  • Sukhoi Su-5 – combined propeller/thermojet propulsion. 1 built, first flew 6 April 1945. Grounded after piston engine failure.

Operational

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250 – mixed power fighter using a motorjet engine creating jet thrust at the rear and also turning a propeller at the front. 10–20 estimated built. Overtaken by pure jet aircraft.

Axis

 Nazi Germany

Experimental and test

  • Fieseler Fi 103R – piloted V-1 flying bomb.
  • Heinkel He 178first aircraft ever to fly under turbojet power, 27 August 1939
  • Heinkel He 280 – first jet fighter, cancelled in favour of Me 262.
  • Henschel Hs 132 – dive bomber. Factory overrun by Soviets before flown.
  • Horten Ho 229 – fighter/bomber. First jet powered flying wing.
  • Junkers Ju 287 – multi-engine bomber; proof-of-concept flown 16 August 1944; captured by Soviets before definitive design built.

Operational

 Kingdom of Italy

Experimental and test

Projects

  • Reggiane Re.2007 – turbojet fighter
  • Campini Caproni C.A.183bis – piston-thermojet engined high-altitude interceptor

 Empire of Japan

Operational rocket aircraft

  • Kuugisho/Yokosuka MXY7 – "Ohka" Suicide Attacker – prototype jet version (Models 33, 43 & 53) of rocket-powered kamikaze aircraft was constructed but never entered service.

Experimental and test

  • Nakajima Kikka – turbojet interceptor, similar but smaller than Me 262, prototype flown.

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