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Planes of the Battle of Britain

Planes of the Battle of Britain

Principal planes used by Great Britain

PlaneTypeMaximum speedWeapons
SpitfireFighter361 mph8 x .303 machine guns
HurricaneFighter328 mph8 x .303 machine guns


Principle planes used by Germany

PlaneTypeMaximum speedWeapons
Messerschmitt 109Fighter357 mph2 x 7.9 mm machine guns
1 x 20 mm cannon
Messerschmitt 110Fighter*349 mph2 x 20 mm cannon
4 x 7.9 mm machine guns
1 x 7.9 mm free mounted machine gun
Junkers 87 (Stuka)Bomber217 mph1 x 1,102 lbs. bomb
4 x 110 lbs. bombs
Junkers 88Bomber292 mph5,510 lbs. of bombs
Heinkel 111Bomber258 mph5,510 lbs. of bombs
Dornier 17Bomber270 mph2,210 lbs. of bombs
Dornier 215Bomber311 mph2,215 lbs. of bombs

*The Messerschmitt 110 was also used as a fighter/bomber and as an escort for bombers.

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