What was the fastest airplane in France in World War II?

What was the fastest airplane in France in World War II?

The Dornier Do 335 was one of the fastest propeller-driven aircraft ever flown. The Germans claimed that a pilot flew a Do 335 at a speed of 846 km/h (474 mph) in level flight at a time when the official world speed record was 755 km/h (469 mph).

What aircraft did the French use in ww2?

Farman F. 222 which was the main production variant of the Farman F. 220 aircraft series which served as a bomber with France during the Battle of France.

How many planes did France have in ww2?

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Continental France Total
August 30, 1939 1,250 2,000
February 1940 1,550 2,400
May 1940 1,550 2,500

Did France have planes in ww2?

France started rearming much later than Germany, but it was not fatally late. The mistake was the planes the French decided to build. The RAF and Luftwaffe fought the air battles of 1940 largely with planes conceived in the early thirties or upgrades of these designs. For France, this was the Amiot 340, M.S.

What was the best fighter plane during World war 2?

The Focke-Wulf FW-190 was widely believed to be the best fighter aircraft of World War II. As the war went on the FW-190 was manufactured in no fewer than 40 different models. The appearance of the new aircraft over France in 1941 was a rude surprise to the Allied air forces.

What was the best fighter of World War II?

These Were The 10 Best Planes Of WW2

  • 6 Focke-Wulf FW-190 – Best Fighter.
  • 5 Boeing B29 Superfortress – Best Long-Range Bomber.
  • 4 Supermarine Spitfire – Best British Fighter.
  • 3 Avro Lancaster – Best Heavy Bomber.
  • 2 North American P51 Mustang – Best Allied Fighter.
  • 1 De Havilland Mosquito – Ultimate Multi-Role Aircraft.

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