Military Factory

North Korean Aircraft of the Korean War (1950-1953)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/2/2015

While largely outclassed and outnumbered by Allied air power, North Korea managed a useful stable of aircraft during the Korean War of 1950-1953.





There are a total of (9) North Korean Aircraft of the Korean Conflict (1950-1953) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1947
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
The Antonov An-2 is a multi-role light utility biplane initially produced under the Soviet flag. Des... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)

1944
Ilyushin IL-10 (Beast)
The Ilyushin IL-10 was a follow-up design to the classic IL-2 "Shturmovik", an armored ground attack... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-10 (Beast)

1947
Lavochkin La-11 (Fang)
The Lavochkin La-11 was designed from the successful Lavochkin La-9 series of piston engine fighters... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Lavochkin La-11 (Fang)

1946
Lavochkin La-9 (Fritz)
Lavochkin produced two notable fighters during the defense of the Soviet Union in World War 2 (1939-... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Lavochkin La-9 (Fritz)

1949
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
The MiG-15 (codenamed "Fagot" by the United Nations in reference to a "hastily bundled pile of stick... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)

1929
Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
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Thumbnail picture of the Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)

1942
Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)
Russian aviation engineer Andrei Tupolev would lend his surname to a plethora of Soviet-era aircraft... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)

1946
Yakovlev Yak-18 (Max)
During World War 2 (1939-1945), the Yakovlev UT-2 served as the standardized, primary aircraft train... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-18 (Max)

1943
Yakovlev Yak-9 (Frank)
In line with other classic wartime fighters of World War 2, the Yakovlev-produced Yak-9 was another ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-9 (Frank)