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    Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    The Indian Air Force has been steadily stockpiling a large collection of aircraft since its independence from Britain in 1947.





    There are a total of (103) Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircraft from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin. Developmental products and future concepts are also included in this listing.





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    HAL AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft)
    5th Generation Fighter Concept
     2025 
       
    HAL Sukhoi PMF/FGFA
    Multirole 5th Generation Fighter Concept
     2022 
       
    DRDO AURA
    Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
     2020 
       
    DRDO Rustom (Warrior)
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
     2018 
       
    HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
    Intermediate Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     2018 
       
    Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
    Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport / Freighter
     2018 
       
    HAL HTT-40
    Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
     2018 
       
    Embraer E2 (E-Jet)
    Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
     2018 
       
    HAL LUH (Light Utility Helicopter)
    Multirole Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
     2018 
       
    HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
    Multirole Fighter Aircraft
     2016 
       
    HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
    Light Attack Helicopter
     2016 
       
    Airbus A350
    Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
     2014 
       
    Boeing P-8 Poseidon
    Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
     2013 
       
    DRDO Nishant
    Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
     2012 
       
    Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
    Regional Passenger Jet Airliner
     2011 
       
    Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
    Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
     2011 
       
    Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
    Carrier-Based Multi-Role Fighter
     2009 
       
    Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk (Tarantula Hawk)
    VTOL Micro Air Vehicle
     2008 
       
    ShinMaywa US-2
    Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft
     2007 
       
    Mikoyan MiG-35 (Fulcrum-F)
    Multi-role Aircraft
     2007 
       
    IAI Heron / Machatz-1
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
     2005 
       
    HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
    Multirole Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
     2002 
       
    Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
    Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
     2002 
       
    Dassault Rafale
    Multi-role 4th Generation Fighter
     2001 
       
    Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW101 / EH Industries EH101 Merlin
    Medium Lift / Multirole Helicopter
     1999 
       
    Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
    Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
     1996 
       
    Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
    Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
     1995 
       
    Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
    Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
     1995 
       
    Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
    Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Naval Helicopter
     1995 
       
    Airbus A330
    Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
     1994 
       
    IAI Searcher
    Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
     1992 
       
    Airbus A320
    Passenger Narrow-Body Jet Airliner
     1988 
       
    Boeing / Hughes AH-64 Apache
    Attack Helicopter
     1986 
       
    Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
    Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter
     1984 
       
    Gulfstream II / III / C-20 / SRA-1
    VIP Transport / Reconnaissance Platform
     1983 
       
    Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
    Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
     1983 
       
    Dornier Do 228
    Utility Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
     1982 
       
    Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
     1982 
       
    Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
    Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
     1981 
       
    Dassault Mirage 2000
    Multi-role Aircraft
     1979 
       
    BAe Sea Harrier
    Carrierborne V/STOL (Vertical Short Take-Off and Landing) Strike Fighter
     1978 
       
    Antonov An-32 (Cline)
    Tactical Military Transport
     1976 
       
    BAe Hawk
    Advanced Trainer / Light Strike
     1976 
       
    Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
    Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
     1975 
       
    Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
    Ground Attack Aircraft
     1975 
       
    Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
     1973 
       
    SEPECAT Jaguar
    Strike Fighter
     1973 
       
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
    Supersonic Interceptor / Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft
     1972 
       
    Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
     1972 
       
    Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Strategic Bomber / Maritime Strike Fighter
     1972 
       
    Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
    Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
     1970 
       
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
    Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
     1970 
       
    Boeing 737
    Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Transport
     1968 
       
    Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
    Anti-Submarine Maritime Patrol Aircraft
     1968 
       
    HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
    Intermediate-Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     1968 
       
    HAL HF-24 Marut (Spirit of the Tempest)
    Supersonic Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     1967 
       
    Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    Multirole Medium Helicopter
     1967 
       
    Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
     1966 
       
    Tupolev Tu-126 (Moss)
    Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
     1965 
       
    Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
    Light Utility / Training Helicopter
     1965 
       
    PZL TS-11 Iskra
    Twin-Seat Jet Trainer Aircraft
     1964 
       
    Beechcraft King Air
    Multirole Transport Aircraft
     1964 
       
    Boeing CH-47 Chinook
    Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
     1962 
       
    Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
    Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
     1961 
       
    Hughes TH-55 Osage
    Light Utility Helicopter
     1961 
       
    Aerospatiale Alouette III
    Light Utility Helicopter / Light Attack Helicopter
     1960 
       
    Antonov An-12 (Cub)
    Military Transport
     1959 
       
    Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
     1959 
       
    Folland / Hawker-Siddeley Gnat
    Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
     1959 
       
    de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
    Tactical Transport Aircraft
     1959 
       
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
    Fighter Aircraft
     1959 
       
    Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
    Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
     1959 
       
    Aerospatiale Alouette II
    Light Utility Helicopter
     1957 
       
    Lockheed C-130 Hercules
    Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
     1956 
       
    Hawker Hunter
    Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter
     1956 
       
    Dassault Mystere / Super Mystere
    Strike Fighter
     1955 
       
    Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
    Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
     1953 
       
    Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
    Military and Civilian Transport Helicopter
     1953 
       
    de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
    Floatplane Aircraft
     1953 
       
    Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
     1952 
       
    English Electric Canberra
    High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1951 
       
    Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
    Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
     1949 
       
    Bell H-13 Sioux
    Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
     1947 
       
    Bell Model 47
    Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
     1946 
       
    de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
    Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     1946 
       
    Hawker Tempest
    Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Aircraft
     1944 
       
    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Airspeed Horsa
    Towed Glider Transport
     1942 
       
    Stinson L-5 Sentinel
    Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Aircraft
     1942 
       
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Heavy Bomber
     1941 
       
    Vultee A-35 Vengeance
    Dive Bomber
     1941 
       
    Handley Page Halifax
    Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
     1940 
       
    Boulton Paul Defiant
    Night-fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
     1939 
       
    Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
    Fighter
     1938 
       
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Westland Lysander
    Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
     1938 
       
    Hawker Hurricane
    Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
     1937 
       
    Airspeed Oxford
    Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
     1937 
       
    Bristol Blenheim
    Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
     1937 
       
    North American T-6 Texan
    Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
     1936 
       
    de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
    Basic Trainer Biplane
     1932 
       
    Airco DH.9
    Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
     1917 
       
    Avro 504
    Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft
     1913