Planes of the Battle of Britain

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Principal planes used by Great Britain

Plane Type Maximum speed Weapons
Spitfire Fighter 361 mph 8 x .303 machine guns
Hurricane Fighter 328 mph 8 x .303 machine guns


Principle planes used by Germany

Plane Type Maximum speed Weapons
Messerschmitt 109 Fighter 357 mph 2 x 7.9 mm machine guns
1 x 20 mm cannon
Messerschmitt 110 Fighter* 349 mph 2 x 20 mm cannon
4 x 7.9 mm machine guns
1 x 7.9 mm free mounted machine gun
Junkers 87 (Stuka) Bomber 217 mph 1 x 1,,102 lbs. bomb
4 x 110 lbs. bombs
Junkers 88 Bomber 292 mph 5,510 lbs. of bombs
Heinkel 111 Bomber 258 mph 5,510 lbs. of bombs
Dornier 17 Bomber 270 mph 2,210 lbs. of bombs
Dornier 215 Bomber 311 mph 2,215 lbs. of bombs

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

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