Top speed: 360 MPH
Flying range: 391 miles
The Hurricane wasn't as fast or acrobatic as the Spitfire but it was tougher and more reliable. A Hurricane could be badly shot and still limp back to base, to be patched up for another mission. One Hurricane cut through a German bomber's tail with it's wing! Top speed: 329 MPH
Flying range: 600 miles
Top speed: 441 MPH
Flying range: 1,137 miles
The 109 was a great fighter plane-small, light with a shell firing cannon-but it had a short range. by the time pilots arrived in Britain, they only had 15 minutes to fight before heading back to refuel.
Top speed: 354 MPH
Flying range: 413 miles
GERMAN MESSERSCHMITT ME 262:
JAPANESE MITSUBISHI A6M ZERO:
Designed to be launched from aircraft carriers, the Zero was light and could fly great distances without refueling. Early models had folding wing tips to make it easier to store side-by-side. The Zero could also carry a heavy bomb.
Top speed: 331 MPH
Flying range: 1,845 miles
Q1.Which plane's engines were expensive?
Q2.Which plane could easily outpace BF 109s?
Q3.Which plane is a great fighter but has a low flying range?
Q4.Which plane cut the tail of a bomber with it's wing?
Q5.Which plane had folding wing tips and could carry a heavy bomb?
Q6.Which plane was the most famous RAF plane?
Reference: The Usborne Second World War Sticker Book
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