List of aircraft of the French Air Force during World War II

Aircraft of the French Air Force and Naval Aviation during the Battle of France in 1940 and aircraft of the Free French Air Force (FAFL).

The list is not complete and includes obsolete aircraft used for training as well as prototype and pre-production aircraft.

List is in alphabetical order by manufacturer or designer.

Aircraft of the Battle of France, 1940

Amiot

ANF Les Mureaux

Arsenal

  • Arsenal VG-33 light wooden-built fighter for rapid production, only few built and used.

Besson

Blériot-SPAD

Bloch

Breguet

  • Bre.XIX biplane light bomber
  • Bre.270 observation
  • Bre.482 heavy bomber, single complete prototype destroyed in German air-raid in 1942
  • Bre.521 "Bizerte" - flying-boat
  • Bre.691 twin engine light ground attack bomber
  • Bre.693 Bre.691 with different engines
  • Bre.695 Bre.693 with larger engines

CAMS

  • CAMS 37 ship-borne flying boat
  • CAMS 55 maritime reconnaissance flying boat

Caproni (Italian)

Caudron

Curtiss (American)

de Havilland (British)

Dewoitine

Douglas

Farman/SNCAC

Gourdou-Leseurre

Hanriot

Koolhoven

  • FK.58 fighter, about 13 pressed into action in May 1940

Latécoère

Levasseur

  • PL.10 torpedo bomber
  • PL.101 torpedo bomber
  • PL.14 torpedo bomber floatplane
  • PL.15 torpedo bomber floatplane

Lioré et Olivier

Loire

Loire-Nieuport

SFCA Maillet

  • Maillet 201 liaison

Martin (American)

Mauboussin

Morane-Saulnier

Nardi (Italian)

Nieuport-Delage

North American (American)

Potez

Romano/SNCASE

Salmson

SNCAO

SNCASE

Vought (American)

  • V.156 carrier-borne dive bomber

Wibault-Penhoët

Aircraft of the Free French Air Forces, 1940-1945

See also

References

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