Aviation of World War II
Warplanes in Accordance to Lend-Lease Terms to the USSR
Boris Safonov (on the right) and Britain pilots from 151-th Wing Kennet Vood and Charlton Hou at autumn 1941.
On some data German air industry and industry of the occupied countries (from 1 of September, 1939 and up to the end of WWII) were made 113,515 planes of all types. Against Germany was at war: 582,000 planes were made in the Soviet Union, Great Britain and USA (total): the ratio approximately 1:5.
In Soviet Union during WW2 were supplied in accordance to Lend-Lease terms: fighters — 13,981, bombers — 3,652, flying boats — 206, observation aircrafts — 19, transport aircrafts — 719, training aircrafts—82. Total 18,659 aircrafts.
These data are received from various sources, where often differ and are not final. However they give representation about the size of that help, received in the Soviet Union at World War II.