One of the AAR's, Joc or Meklore or someone, listed aircraft losses which some people thought might be a bit high, so for what it is worth here are some numbers.
Germany lost about 20,000 aircraft in combat missions from May 43 to April 45.
Germany lost about 6,000 aircraft to non combat operational losses (ferry flights and training flights), but remember those training losses are not all represented as basic training was in aircraft not in the game.
Also, about 4000 to 5000 German aircraft were lost as combat operational flights that returned to base but then the aircraft was written off instead of being repaired.
What this means is that the Germans lost about 337 aircraft a week in the west up till late February '45 when the Luftwaffe was largely destroyed.
The United States has some very different numbers, so i suspect it is different accounting of operational/non-operational. Here is what I have.
About 30,000 losses operationally, but that includes write-offs. Maybe 31,000. Training losses were much heavier in the United States, but i suspect part of that was ferry flights getting folded in with the stats.
'43 flak/fighter losses were even, '44 2:1 flak, '45 4:1 flak losses/fighter losses.
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