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Sky Duels #3: Spitfires vs. Messerschmitts
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War Thunder continues our  weekend special:  “Sky Duels”– join and win valuable prizes.


Every weekend there will be a Sky Duels special – prove that you are a better pilot and earn unique prizes.

Spitfires vs. Messerschmitts

The event is on from

August 3rd 6am GMT (August 2nd 11pm PDT) to August 5th 6am GMT (August 4th 11pm PDT)



While flying any of these planes:

Spitfire Mk.I, Spitfire Mk.II, , Spitfire Mk.Vb, Spitfire Mk.Vc, Spitfire Mk.IX, Spitfire Mk.XVI 


 (premium planes included)

While flying any of these planes:

Bf.109E-3, Bf.109F-4, Bf.109K-4, Bf.109G-2, Bf.109G-6, Bf.109G-10 


(premium planes included)


You should get a certain amount of air kills:

10, 35 and 70 for Arcade Battles

4 and 20 kills for Historical 

3 and 7 kills for Full-real battles

Completing all the tasks you may get OVER 300 000 Silver Lions (rewards’ details can be checked in your Achievements)


  • +30% experience bonus for  Bf.109E-3, Bf.109F-4, Bf.109K-4, Spitfire Mk.I, Spitfire Mk.II

  • +40% experience bonus for Bf.109G-2, Bf.109G-6, Bf.109G-10, Spitfire Mk.Vb, Spitfire Mk.Vc, Spitfire Mk.IX, Spitfire Mk.XVI

70% special disount for talisman for following aircraft:

Bf.109E-3, Bf.109F-4, Bf.109K-4, Spitfire Mk.I, Spitfire Mk.II, Bf.109G-2, Bf.109G-6, Bf.109G-10, Spitfire Mk.Vb, Spitfire Mk.Vc, Spitfire Mk.IX, Spitfire Mk.XVI

Check new wallpapers featuring Spitfires and Bf-109's on the War Thunder Official Website.

"Sky Duels": Screenshot contest

Pilots! The duel goes on!
Take a screenshot of our weekend special's heroes – dominate the skies of  War Thunder! 
  • 1st place – 3000 GE
  • 2nd place – 2000 GE
  • 3rd place – 1000 GE

The Air war along the Western front began with intense clashes as Germany stormed acrossed Europe. From their first meeting in what was to be known as the Miracle at Dunkirk, to the coming Battle of Britain, to the Liberation of France and beyond. Spifires and BF109's clashed over the skies of Europe in duels recounted in newsreels and stories that still captivate the hearts and imaginations today.




Both very nimble fighters that served thier pilots well. Both sides with distinct advantages over the other, but so closely matched that testing of captured craft allowed for many variants during the war as it progressed. The Bf109 developed initially in secret was a serious contender for it's Allied counterpart. Carrying many variances of ordnance and other "Ruestzustand " field modifications to expand it's role.





The Spitfire on the other hand was more purpose built by variant.
However whatever role each found itself in, wherever and whenever these two Legends of the sky met, the battles were guaranteed to be a true test skill and bravery.





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War Thunder Team

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