INDEX OF NAVAL AIRCRAFT

 

 

Fleet Air Arm Aircraft Numbers 1939-1945

 

Wildcat F4F-1 production at the Grumman factory at Bethpage, Long Island, USA

Aircraft Numbers:


By the start of the War the number of aircraft in the service of the Fleet Air Arm was only 232, but as the war progressed the numbers expanded dramatically ending with 3,700 aircraft

 9/1939
4/1940
9/1940
4/1941
9/1941
4/1942
9/1942
4/1943
9/1943
4/1944
9/1944
4/1945
9/1945

232
264
310
374
387
446
546
578
707
993
1,196
1,336
959

Additional references and notes:

 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

 

Sturtivant, R. & Burrow, M (1995)

'Fleet Air Arm Aircraft 1939 to1945'  Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1995 ISBN: 0 85130 232 7 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Created 2-6-1999, Last Modified: 3-6-2005



 

Return to Home Page

 

This page is published by Fleet Air Arm Archive and is updated regularly.
2000-2005 All rights reserved for all information created for or on behalf of the Fleet Air Arm Archive
Contact details