Appendix V: First-Line Aircraft of the British and German Air Forces, June 1944 and January 1945
|1st June 1944||8,339||6,967|
|1st January 1945||8,395||6,638|
* Including first-line aircraft of the Dominion and Allied Air Forces under RAF control, and based on unit equipment (U.E.) of squadrons.
† The German figures, which are extracted from Luftwaffe records, are for actual strength. They include in each case a powerful force of transport aircraft—934 in June 1944, and 488 in January 1945.