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  • Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    Close Air Support platforms provide a much needed "punch" to frontline operations - supporting friendly "boots on the ground" through guns, bombs, rockets and missiles.





    There are a total of (156) Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. Also includes platforms converted for the CAS role.





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    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the AEG C.IV
    AEG C.IV
    Type: Fighter Biplane Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the AEG G.IV
    AEG G.IV
    Type: Tactical Medium Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Aeromarine 39
    Aeromarine 39
    Type: Naval Trainer Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Aeromarine 40
    Aeromarine 40
    Type: Flying Boat Trainer Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the AGO C.II
    AGO C.II
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the AirCo DH.10 (Amiens)
    AirCo DH.10 (Amiens)
    Type: Twin-Engine Medium Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the AirCo DH.2
    AirCo DH.2
    Type: Biplane Scout Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the AirCo DH.4
    AirCo DH.4
    Type: Light Day Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Airco DH.5
    Airco DH.5
    Type: Biplane Scout / Light Bomber Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Airco DH.9
    Airco DH.9
    Type: Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros B.II
    Albatros B.II
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros C.I
    Albatros C.I
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros C.III
    Albatros C.III
    Type: Two-Seat Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros C.V
    Albatros C.V
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros C.X
    Albatros C.X
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros D.I
    Albatros D.I
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros D.II
    Albatros D.II
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros D.III
    Albatros D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros D.V
    Albatros D.V
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Albatros D.Va
    Albatros D.Va
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Anatra D-Series
    Anatra D-Series
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Ansaldo A 1 Balilla (Hunter)
    Ansaldo A 1 Balilla (Hunter)
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Ansaldo SVA (Primo)
    Ansaldo SVA (Primo)
    Type: High-Speed Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar 195
    Arado Ar 195
    Type: Biplane Torpedo Bomber
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar 68
    Arado Ar 68
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Armstrong Whitworth Atlas
    Armstrong Whitworth Atlas
    Type: Army Liaison Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8
    Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8
    Type: Multirole Biplane Aircraft
     
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Avia B.534
    Avia B.534
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Aviatik B.I
    Aviatik B.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Aviatik C.I
    Aviatik C.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Aviatik D.I (Berg D.I)
    Aviatik D.I (Berg D.I)
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1913
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 504
    Avro 504
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 523 Pike
    Avro 523 Pike
    Type: Short-Range Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 529
    Avro 529
    Type: Long Range Heavy Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 531 Spider
    Avro 531 Spider
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 566 Avenger
    Avro 566 Avenger
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype Aircraft
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing Model 40
    Boeing Model 40
    Type: Mailplane Transport Biplane
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing-Stearman Kaydet
    Boeing-Stearman Kaydet
    Type: Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Boulton Paul P.3 Bobolink
    Boulton Paul P.3 Bobolink
    Type: Prototype Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.14
    Breguet Br.14
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance / Fighter / Bomber Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.5
    Breguet Br.5
    Type: Bomber / Escort Fighter / Night-Fighter Biplane
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Jupiter
    Bristol Jupiter
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Scout
    Bristol Scout
    Type: Biplane Fighter / Fast Reconnaissance Scout
     
    1911
    Thumbnail picture of the Burgess-Wright Model F Flyer
    Burgess-Wright Model F Flyer
    Type: Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Caproni Ca.3
    Caproni Ca.3
    Type: Heavy Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Caudron G.4
    Caudron G.4
    Type: Heavy Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated PT-1 Trusty
    Consolidated PT-1 Trusty
    Type: Primary Trainer Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss JN-4 (Jenny)
    Curtiss JN-4 (Jenny)
    Type: Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss NC (Nancy Boat)
    Curtiss NC (Nancy Boat)
    Type: Long-Range Flying Boat Biplane Aircraft
     
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss P-6 Hawk
    Curtiss P-6 Hawk
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Type: Basic Trainer Biplane
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the DFW C.V
    DFW C.V
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the DFW T.28 Floh (Flea)
    DFW T.28 Floh (Flea)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Dorand AR
    Dorand AR
    Type: Observation Biplane
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Albacore
    Fairey Albacore
    Type: Naval Torpedo Bomber Biplane
     
    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Flycatcher
    Fairey Flycatcher
    Type: Naval Biplane Fighter
     
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the Fiat Cr.1
    Fiat Cr.1
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Fiat Cr.20
    Fiat Cr.20
    Type: All-Metal Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Fiat Cr.32
    Fiat Cr.32
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Fiat Cr.42 Falco (Falcon)
    Fiat Cr.42 Falco (Falcon)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Fieseler Fi 167
    Fieseler Fi 167
    Type: Torpedo Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Fokker C.I
    Fokker C.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Fokker D.VII
    Fokker D.VII
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
    Gloster Gauntlet
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster Gladiator
    Gloster Gladiator
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Gotha G.IV
    Gotha G.IV
    Type: Strategic Heavy Biplane Bomber
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F2F
    Grumman F2F
    Type: Carrierborne Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F3F
    Grumman F3F
    Type: Carrier-based Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman FF
    Grumman FF
    Type: Carrierborne Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt CL.II
    Halberstadt CL.II
    Type: Escort Biplane Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt CL.IV
    Halberstadt CL.IV
    Type: Ground Attack / Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt D.I
    Halberstadt D.I
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt D.II / D.III
    Halberstadt D.II / D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt D.IV
    Halberstadt D.IV
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Halberstadt D.V
    Halberstadt D.V
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Hanriot HD.1
    Hanriot HD.1
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Hansa-Brandenburg B.I (Type D/FD)
    Hansa-Brandenburg B.I (Type D/FD)
    Type: Biplane Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (Type LDD)
    Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (Type LDD)
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Hansa-Brandenburg D.I (Type KD)
    Hansa-Brandenburg D.I (Type KD)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Hansa-Brandenburg W.12
    Hansa-Brandenburg W.12
    Type: Floatplane Biplane Fighter
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
    Hawker Fury (I / II)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Nimrod
    Hawker Nimrod
    Type: Naval Biplane Fighter
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Henschel Hs 123
    Henschel Hs 123
    Type: Dive Bomber / Close-Support Biplane Aircraft
     
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Keystone XLB-3
    Keystone XLB-3
    Type: Prototype Light Bomber Biplane
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Knoller 70
    Knoller 70
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Levasseur PL.4
    Levasseur PL.4
    Type: Carrier-based Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the LFG Roland C.II (Whale)
    LFG Roland C.II (Whale)
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the LFG Roland D.II (Shark)
    LFG Roland D.II (Shark)
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the LFG Roland D.VI
    LFG Roland D.VI
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Lloyd C.II
    Lloyd C.II
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Lohner C.I
    Lohner C.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the LTG FD.1
    LTG FD.1
    Type: Floatplane Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the LVG B (Series)
    LVG B (Series)
    Type: Unarmed Reconnaissance Scout / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the LVG C.II
    LVG C.II
    Type: Reconnaissance Fighter / Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the LVG C.V
    LVG C.V
    Type: Reconnaissance / Fighter Biplane Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the LVG C.VI
    LVG C.VI
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the LVG D.III
    LVG D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard
    Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Martinsyde G-series (Elephant)
    Martinsyde G-series (Elephant)
    Type: Biplane Light Bomber
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
    Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Floatplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport 11 (Bebe)
    Nieuport 11 (Bebe)
    Type: Fighting Scout Biplane Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport 16
    Nieuport 16
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport 17
    Nieuport 17
    Type: Fighting Biplane Scout Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport 27
    Nieuport 27
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport 28
    Nieuport 28
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport Nighthawk
    Nieuport Nighthawk
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Nieuport-Delage NiD 52
    Nieuport-Delage NiD 52
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Packard-Le Pere LUSAC-11
    Packard-Le Pere LUSAC-11
    Type: Biplane Fighter / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Pfalz D.III
    Pfalz D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Pfalz D.XII
    Pfalz D.XII
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Pfalz D.XV
    Pfalz D.XV
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Phonix C.I
    Phonix C.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Phonix D (Series)
    Phonix D (Series)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Polikarpov I-5
    Polikarpov I-5
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
    Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
    Type: Multi-Purpose Biplane
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Ponnier L.1
    Ponnier L.1
    Type: Scout Biplane Prototype
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Ponnier M.1
    Ponnier M.1
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Potez 25
    Potez 25
    Type: Reconnaissance Bomber Biplane
     
    1912
    Thumbnail picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
    Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
    Type: Reconnaissance / Artillery Spotting / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8
    Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.8
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
    Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler B.I
    Rumpler B.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler C.I
    Rumpler C.I
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler C.III
    Rumpler C.III
    Type: Armed Reconnaissance Biplane
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler C.IV
    Rumpler C.IV
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane / Light Bomber Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler C.VII
    Rumpler C.VII
    Type: Long-Range, High-Altitude Two-Seat Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler C.VIII
    Rumpler C.VIII
    Type: Advanced Biplane Trainer
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler D.I
    Rumpler D.I
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Rumpler G (Series)
    Rumpler G (Series)
    Type: Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Salmson 2
    Salmson 2
    Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Schutte-Lanz D.I
    Schutte-Lanz D.I
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Schutte-Lanz D.III
    Schutte-Lanz D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype
     
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Schwade Kampfeinsitzer Nr.1
    Schwade Kampfeinsitzer Nr.1
    Type: Biplane Fighter Protoype
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Siemens-Schuckert D.I
    Siemens-Schuckert D.I
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Siemens-Schuckert D.III
    Siemens-Schuckert D.III
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Siemens-Schuckert D.IV
    Siemens-Schuckert D.IV
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1919
    Thumbnail picture of the Siemens-Schuckert R.VIII
    Siemens-Schuckert R.VIII
    Type: Heavy Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-16 (RBVZ S-XVI)
    Sikorsky S-16 (RBVZ S-XVI)
    Type: Biplane Fighter / Bomber Escort Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Camel
    Sopwith Camel
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Dolphin
    Sopwith Dolphin
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Dragon
    Sopwith Dragon
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Pup
    Sopwith Pup
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Snipe
    Sopwith Snipe
    Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.A
    SPAD S.A
    Type: Biplane Fighter / Reconnaissance Platform
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.XI
    SPAD S.XI
    Type: Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.XII
    SPAD S.XII
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.XIV
    SPAD S.XIV
    Type: Floatplane / Seaplane Biplane Fighter
     
    1920
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.XX (S.20)
    SPAD S.XX (S.20)
    Type: Two-Seat Biplane Fighter
     
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Standard J-1
    Standard J-1
    Type: Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Tachikawa Ki-9
    Tachikawa Ki-9
    Type: Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers FB.5 (Gunbus)
    Vickers FB.5 (Gunbus)
    Type: Scout Biplane Aircraft
     
    1930
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Type 143 (Bolivian Scout)
    Vickers Type 143 (Bolivian Scout)
    Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
     
    1919
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Vimy
    Vickers Vimy
    Type: Heavy Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Voisin Type 5
    Voisin Type 5
    Type: Light Biplane Bomber Aircraft
     
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought VE-7 Bluebird
    Vought VE-7 Bluebird
    Type: Biplane Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
     
    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Wright Model L
    Wright Model L
    Type: Scout Biplane Aircraft Prototype