A chat with Toby Barnes today had us discussing the difficulty in finding decent silhouettes for WWII fighter planes.
I have had a lot of google searches come to this site too - searching for WWII Fighter Plane Silhouettes.
So I thought i would share what sources I have seen.
I would stress that the best ones are often to be found in books - although some on the web are decent for cross-checking.
One always needs to be careful about provenance and accuracy with these - there is alot of variation in models - early Mustangs different from later ones etc.
The below site is very sound.(but the use of frames in the web design means that you need to look for the 'Plans 3-vues' on the side - never mind - it is worth it)
Plenty of 'secret Luftwaffe' projects here
focke wulf profiles
here are some nice cutaways if that is what you like
and if you are into more of the german plane schematics, this is an interesting book
So - that is pretty much what i have in my links list for silhouettes.
This wasn't really a post about any information design insight or such but some of the draughtsmanship above is pretty fabulous.
Leave any that I missed in the comments if you like.