This is a list to show what aircraft could be added to War thunder, this list does not include aircraft in the Release tree. This list is subject to change, aircraft will most likely not be added (Before the end of beta). This list may contain aircraft that were in service before WW2, But still in service by Dec.7th 1941. This list does not include prototypes. This list also does not contain unarmed aircraft. Nor purpose built trainers.

General Motors FM Wildcat:
Top Speed: 330 mph at 15,300 ft (531 km/h at 4,663 m)

Range: 830 Mi (1,337 Km)

Service Ceiling: 35,600 ft (10,851 m)

Rate of climb: 58 ft/s (18 m/s)

4 x .50 Cal M2 Machine guns (425 rpg) with 2 x 250 lb bombs or 6 x HVAR's


Goodyear F2G Super Corsair: 
Built by Goodyear, the F2G was powered by the Pratt & Whitney R3600. The aircraft would see a limited production of 5 F2G-1's and 5 F2G-2's before the war ended. With the war over the use of the F2G disappeared as the F4U-4 and F8F had better performance. The F2G also featured a bubble canopy.
Performance & Armament:
Top Speed: 431 mph at 16,400 ft (694 km/h at 5,000 m)
Range: 1,955 Mi (3,146 Km) with drop tanks
Service Ceiling: 38,800 ft (11,800 m)
Rate of climb: 73.5 ft/s (22.4 m/s)
4 x .50 Cal M2 Machine guns (400 rpg) or 6 x .50's with
8 x HVAR's or up to 2 x 1,600 lb bombs


Curtiss SOC Seagull: 
A observation aircraft built in the mid 30's, the aircraft would end up being used till the end of the war. 322 were built and saw 10 years of service. The other aircraft of similar role at the time were the OS2U and the SO3C.
Performance & Armament (SOC-1 Float):
Top Speed: 165 mph at 5,000 ft (266 km/h at 1,500 m)
Range: 675 Mi (1,086 Km)
Service Ceiling: 14,900 ft (4,540 m)
Rate of climb: 15 ft/s (4.6 m/s)
1 x .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun with
1 x rear flexible .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun with
Up to 650 lbs of bombs or depth charges


Curtiss SO3C Seamew: 
Designed to replace the SOC it ended up suffering performance problems, although the SO3C was faster, it was only by a mere 10 kmh. The aircraft served from 1942 till 1945 with 795 built.
Performance & Armament (SO3C-2 Float):
Top Speed: 172 mph (277 km/h)
Range: 1,150 Mi (1,851 Km)
Service Ceiling: 15,800 ft (4,815 m)
Rate of climb: N/A
1 x .30 Cal M1919 AN Machine gun with
1 x rear flexible .50 Cal M2 AN Machine gun with
2 x 100 lb bombs or
2 x 325 lb depth charges


Curtiss SC Seahawk: 
The last observation plane to be used by USN in combat. The SC Seahawk was a clear improvement over previous float planes. Introduced in 1944, it was finally retired in 1949. They produced 577 of the SC.
Performance & Armament (SC-1 Float):
Top Speed: 313 mph at 28,600 ft (504 km/h at 8,700 m)
Range: 625 Mi (1,006 Km)
Service Ceiling:  37,300 ft (11,370 m)
Rate of climb: 42 ft/s (12.7 m/s)
2 x .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
2 x 250 lb bombs or
2 x 325 lb depth charges


Vought SB2U Vindicator: 
A dive bomber built in the mid 1930's, it saw action in the very early stages of the war. The SB2U was used by VMSB-241 in the battle of midway. The aircraft saw service between 1937 to 1945, however from the end of 1943 they were used as trainers. 260 SB2U's were built.
Performance & Armament (SB2U-2):
Top Speed: 251 mph (404 km/h)
Range: 630 Mi (1,014 Km)
Service Ceiling:  27,500 ft (8,382 m)
Rate of climb: 22.3 ft/s (6.8 m/s)
1 x .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun with
1 x rear flexible .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun with
1x 1000 lb bomb or 500 lb bomb
(SB2U-3)
1 x .50 Cal M2 Machine gun with
1 x rear flexible .50 Cal M Machine gun with
1x 1000 lb bomb or 500 lb bomb


Naval Aircraft Factory SBN: 
Originally designed by Brewster, they were unable to produce the SBN. This was because they had their hands full producing the F2A. The Navy decided to license produce the SBN themselves. 30 production SBN-1's were built and served from June 1941 till August 1942 due to a lack of parts. The VT-8 used the SBN before the TBD Devestator's.
Performance & Armament (SBN-1):
Top Speed: 254 mph (409 km/h)
Range: 1,015 Mi (1,633 Km)
Service Ceiling:  28,300 ft (8,600 m)
Rate of climb: N/A
1 x rear flexible .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun with
Up to 500 lbs of bombs


Brewster SB2A Buccaneer: 
Developed from the earlier SBA (SBN), the SB2A had a more powerful engine, a internal bomb bay, and more firepower. The SB2A was used to train bomber pilots, probably due to it being obsolete. 771 Buccaneer's were built for the United States and United Kingdom. They served from 1942 till the end of WW2.
Performance & Armament (SB2A-2):
Top Speed: 274 mph (441 km/h)
Range: 1,675 Mi (2,696 Km)
Service Ceiling:  24,900 ft (7,590 m)
Rate of climb: N/A
2 x Nose .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
2 x Wing .30 Cal M1919 Machine guns
1 x twin rear flexible .30 Cal M1919 Machine guns with
Up to 1000 lbs of bombs

Consolidated TBY Sea Wolf: 
A torpedo bomber that competed with the TBF Avenger, the TBY had better performance as well as on-board radar, however by the time it entered service all torpedo squadrons were using TBF's and the TBY was sent to a training role. 180 TBY's were built before VJ day. It served from 1944 to 45.
Performance & Armament (TBY-2):
Top Speed: 306 mph (492 km/h)
Range: 1,500 Mi (2,414 Km)
Service Ceiling:  27,200 ft (8,290 m)
Rate of climb: N/A
1 x nose .50 Cal M2 Machine gun with
2 x wing .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
1 x .50 Cal M2 Machine gun in dorsal turret with
1 x .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun in ventral mount with
2000 lbs of bombs or 1 x Torpedo


Martin PBM Mariner
A flying boat designed to complement the PBY, the PBM would serve in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Korea. The PBM entered service in 1940, and retired in 1956. It was more heavily armed then the PBY but could carry the same payload as it (PBM-1). The PBM had bomb bays in the engine nacelles, and had 5 turrets, some versions also included radar.
Performance & Armament (PBM-3D)
Top Speed: 211 mph (340 km/h)
Range: 2,240 Mi (3,605 Km)
Service Ceiling:  19,800 ft (6,035 m)
Rate of climb: 7.6 ft/s (2.3 m/s)
(PBM-1)
5 x .50 Cal's in nose, dorsal, tail, and waist positions with
4000 lb's of bombs
(PBM-3)
5 x .50 Cal's in nose, dorsal, tail, and waist positions with
8000 lb's of bombs
(PBM-3C)
2 x twin .50 Cal's in the Nose and Dorsal with 
3 x .50 Cal's in the waist and tail with
8000 lbs of bombs
(PBM-3S)
1 x twin .50 Cal's in the Nose with 
3 x .50 Cal's in the waist and tail with
8000 lbs of bombs
(PBM-3 through -5)
3 x twin .50 Cal's in the Nose, Dorsal and tail turret with 
2 x .50 Cal's in the waist with
8000 lbs of bombs


Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
A naval variant of the B-34. Its differences were it had longer range, replacement of the bombardier with forward firing guns, rockets, and a radar. The PV-1 entered service in 1943 and served till 1946. the PV-1 mainly fought in the pacific both as attackers and night fighters.
Performance & Armament (PV-1):
Top Speed: 322 mph at 13,800 ft (518 km/h at 4,206 m)
Range: 1,660 Mi (2,670 Km)
Service Ceiling:  26,300 ft (8,020 m)
Rate of climb: 37 ft/s (11.3 m/s)
2 x nose .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with 
3 x nose gunpod .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with
1 x twin .50 Cal M2 Machine guns in dorsal turret with
1 x twin .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun in ventral mount with
8 x HVAR rockets with
3000 lbs of bombs or
6 x 325 lb depth charges or
1 x Torpedo or
3 x Bat Bombs

 

 

Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon
Developed from the PV-1, the Harpoon had a increased wing area. The PV-1's is 551 ft², while the PV-2's was 686 ft² and the wing redesigned. This increased the bomb load, the range, and had a better take off. However the top speed was lowered due to the fact the used the same engines. The PV-2's 5 x .50 Cals were standard, they started service around 1944. 469 PV-2's were built.
Performance & Armament (PV-2)
Top Speed: 282 mph at 13,900 ft (454 km/h at 4,237 m)
Range: 1,790 Mi (2,670 Km)
Service Ceiling:  23,900 ft (7,285 m)
Rate of climb: 27 ft/s (8.2 m/s)
5 x nose .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with 
1 x twin .50 Cal M2 Machine guns in dorsal turret with
1 x twin .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun in ventral mount with
8 x HVAR rockets with
4000 lbs of bombs or
6 x 325 lb depth charges or
1 x Torpedo or
3 x Bat Bombs
(PV-2D)
8 x nose .50 Cal M2 Machine guns with 
1 x twin .50 Cal M2 Machine guns in dorsal turret with
1 x twin .30 Cal M1919 Machine gun in ventral mount with
8 x HVAR rockets with
4000 lbs of bombs or
6 x 325 lb depth charges or
1 x Torpedo or
3 x Bat Bombs

Consolidated PB2Y Coronado: 
A very heavy flying boat it carries a massive payload. The PB2Y served in the Pacific theater with both the US and UK. It was used as a Anti-Submarine aircraft, bomber, transport, and hospital aircraft. 217 were built, they entered service around 1941 and were retired at wars end.
Performance & Armament (PB2Y-5):
Top Speed: 194 mph (310 km/h)
Range: 1,070 Mi (1,720 Km)
Service Ceiling:  20,500 ft (6,250 m)
Rate of climb: 9.5 ft/s (2.9 m/s)
3 x twin .50 Cal Nose, Dorsal and tail turret with 
2 x .50 Cal waist turrets with
12,000 lbs of bombs, depth charges or
2 x Mk.13 Torpedoes

 

 

Consolidated PB4Y Privateer: 
Developed from the B-24 Liberator the PB4Y replaced the twin tail with a single tall vertical tail. The aircraft also had blister waist gunners. The PB4Y served from 1943 till 1954, 739 were built.
Performance & Armament (PB4Y-2):
Top Speed: 300 mph (482 km/h)
Range: 2,820 Mi (4,540 Km)
Service Ceiling:  21,000 ft (6,400 m)
Rate of climb: 19.7 ft/s (6 m/s)
6 x twin .50 Cal Nose, two dorsal, waist and tail turret with 
12,800 lbs of bombs, torpedoes or depth charges

  Aircraft/Loadout : us pumpkin bomb 6,300 pounds of freedom      
  Aircraft/Loadout : Lockheed P2V2 and P2V5 Neptune      
  Aircraft/Loadout : Yak-2/Yak-4/BB-22      
  Aircraft/Loadout : Lancaster model change (adding H2S radar)      
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