The Arsenal was one of a series of fast French light fighter aircraft under development at the start of WWII, but which matured too late to see extensive service in the Armée de l'Air during the Battle of France.
Heinkel He 113 "Super Fighter" which saw action in the Battle of Britain. The German propaganda claimed it flew in the B of B, but they never built more than the one prototype shown in commercial registration markings.
When war was declared, the Morane-Saulnier remained the spearhead of the French fighters. This aircraft, which however dated from 1937 was totally outclassed by the had no other benefit than maneuverability. In September twelve groups were still flying on
The Macchi Saetta (Italian: both Arrow or Lightning), or was a World War II fighter aircraft built by Aeronautica Macchi in Italy, and used in various forms throughout the Regia Aeronautica (Italian Air Force).