What were some of the most famous planes in World War 2?
Answer 1 P-38 Lightning, F4F Wildcat, P-51 Mustang, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-29 Superfortress. Answer 2, Additional Input The B-25 "Mitchell" that flew the first bombing mission over Tokyo on the Japanese mainland, the P-39 Bell Aerocobra, the P-40 Warhawk [made famous by General Claire Channault's American Volunteer Group (the AVG) in China, prior to 7 DEC 1942], The US Navy's "gull-wing" Corsair, and the P-47 Thunderbolt.j3h.
Answer 3, Additional Input The aircraft mentioned above were all American. Other countries like Japan, Germany, Italy, Russia and the U.K. also manufactured very capable airplanes. The German made the famous Bf-109, Fw-190, and the first jet planes, including the incredible Me-262, which was literally years ahead of fighters of other nations. In the U.K., the Supermarine Spitfire is a legend, but let's not forget about the HWaker Hurricane and the Hawker Tempest. As for Japan, let's just mention the Zero, which scored many victories. World War 2 aircraft were really something for their age and time.
Also the spitfire and lancaster were some of the most famous british fighters and bombers.
Added Note: Germany also used the Stuka Dive Bomber.