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Assembling B-25 bombers at North American Aviation, Kansas City, October 1942.

Total Production

Type of aircraft Total 1940¹ 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945²
Grand total 295,959 3,611 18,466 46,907 84,853 96,270 45,852
Combat aircraft 200,443 1,771 8,395 24,669 53,183 74,564 37,861
Very heavy bomber 3,740 - - 4 91 1,147 2,498
Heavy bomber 31,685 46 282 2,513 9,574 15,057 4,213
Medium bomber 21,461 52 762 4,040 7,256 6,732 2,619
Light bomber 39,986 453 2,617 5,954 11,848 12,376 6,738
Fighter 99,465 1,157 4,036 10,721 23,621 38,848 21,082
Reconnaissance 4,106 63 698 1,437 793 404 711
Support aircraft 95,516 1,840 10,071 22,238 31,670 21,706 7,991
Transport 23,900 164 525 1,887 6,913 9,925 4,486
Trainer 58,085 1,676 9,294 17,237 20,950 7,936 1,352
Communication 13,531 - 252 3,114 4,167 3,845 2,153

¹July–December ²January–August

Recipients of U.S. aircraft production

Type of airplane Total Army Air Forces Navy-Marines Other U.S. British Empire Soviet Union Other nations
Grand total 295,959 158,880 73,711 3,714 38,811 14,717 6,126
Combat aircraft 200,443 99,487 56,695 8 27,152 13,929 3,172
Very heavy bombers 3,740 3,740 - - - - -
Heavy bombers 31,685 27,867 1,683 - 2,135 - -
Medium bombers 21,461 11,835 4,693 8 3,247 1,010 638
Light bombers 39,986 7,779 20,703 - 8,003 3,021 480
Fighters 99,465 47,050 27,163 - 13,417 9,868 1,967
Reconnaissance 4,106 1,216 2,453 - 350 30 57
Support aircraft 95,516 59,939 17,016 3,706 11,659 788 2,954
Transports 23,900 15,769 2,702 267 3,789 703 670
Trainers 58,085 34,469 13,859 3 7,640 85 2,029
Communications 13,531 9,155 455 3,436 230 - 255

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