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    Military and Civilian Helicopters of the World - From Origin to Present Day

    The helicopter - as a viable battlefield instrument - was born during World War 2 and entrenched itself in combat by the time of the Vietnam War.





    There are a total of (121) Military and Civilian Helicopters of the World - 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. Commercial and military types are displayed as well as rotary-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).


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    1
    2022
    Thumbnail picture of the KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
    KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
    2
    2020
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell V-280 Valor
    Bell V-280 Valor
    3
    2019
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion
    Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion
    4
    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters H160 (X4)
    Airbus Helicopters H160 (X4)
    5
    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the AVICopter AC332 (Advanced Heavy lifter - AHL)
    AVICopter AC332 (Advanced Heavy lifter - AHL)
    6
    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-38
    Mil Mi-38
    7
    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Model 525 Relentless
    Bell Model 525 Relentless
    8
    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor
    AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor
    9
    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters MRH90 Taipan
    Airbus Helicopters MRH90 Taipan
    10
    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat
    AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat
    11
    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
    HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
    12
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Marenco SwissHelicopter SKYe SH09
    Marenco SwissHelicopter SKYe SH09
    13
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the AVICopter AC311
    AVICopter AC311
    14
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Harbin Z-20
    Harbin Z-20
    15
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus DS Tanan 300
    Airbus DS Tanan 300
    16
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters EC175
    Airbus Helicopters EC175
    17
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW149
    AgustaWestland AW149
    18
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the TAI T-129 (ATAK)
    TAI T-129 (ATAK)
    19
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
    Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
    20
    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the HESA Shahed 285 / AH-85 (Witness)
    HESA Shahed 285 / AH-85 (Witness)
    21
    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the KAI KUH-1 Surion
    KAI KUH-1 Surion
    22
    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the AVICopter AC313
    AVICopter AC313
    23
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Harbin Z-19
    Harbin Z-19
    24
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing MQ-18 Hummingbird (A160)
    Boeing MQ-18 Hummingbird (A160)
    25
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the CAIC Z-10
    CAIC Z-10
    26
    2010
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters X3 (X Cubed)
    Airbus Helicopters X3 (X Cubed)
    27
    2010
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil AH-2 Sabre (Mi-35M)
    Mil AH-2 Sabre (Mi-35M)
    28
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
    Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
    29
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
    Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
    30
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
    Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
    31
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters / Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota
    Airbus Helicopters / Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota
    32
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Piasecki X-49 Speedhawk
    Piasecki X-49 Speedhawk
    33
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters (NHIndustries) NH90
    Airbus Helicopters (NHIndustries) NH90
    34
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the Schiebel Camcopter S-100
    Schiebel Camcopter S-100
    35
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell ARH-70 (Arapaho)
    Bell ARH-70 (Arapaho)
    36
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
    Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
    37
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-60 (Orca) / (Killer Whale)
    Kamov Ka-60 (Orca) / (Killer Whale)
    38
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing / Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
    Boeing / Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
    39
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters Tiger (EC665)
    Airbus Helicopters Tiger (EC665)
    40
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW139
    AgustaWestland AW139
    41
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters EC145
    Airbus Helicopters EC145
    42
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
    Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
    43
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters HH-65 Dolphin
    Airbus Helicopters HH-65 Dolphin
    44
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW101/ EH Industries EH101 Merlin
    AgustaWestland AW101/ EH Industries EH101 Merlin
    45
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki OH-1 Ninja
    Kawasaki OH-1 Ninja
    46
    1999
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters H155 (EC155)
    Airbus Helicopters H155 (EC155)
    47
    1999
    Thumbnail picture of the Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
    Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
    48
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters EC120 Colibri (Hummingbird)
    Airbus Helicopters EC120 Colibri (Hummingbird)
    49
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Eagle Eye (Model 918)
    Bell Eagle Eye (Model 918)
    50
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the PANHA 2091 (Toufan)
    PANHA 2091 (Toufan)
    51
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
    Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
    52
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark (Hokum)
    Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark (Hokum)
    53
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
    Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
    54
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
    Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
    55
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
    Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
    56
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
    Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
    57
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland A129 Mangusta (Mongoose)
    AgustaWestland A129 Mangusta (Mongoose)
    58
    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky VH-60 White Hawk
    Sikorsky VH-60 White Hawk
    59
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing / Hughes AH-64 Apache
    Boeing / Hughes AH-64 Apache
    60
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) Panther
    Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) Panther
    61
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the PZL W-3A Sokol
    PZL W-3A Sokol
    62
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
    Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
    63
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
    Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
    64
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    65
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
    Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
    66
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the MD Helicopters / Hughes MD500
    MD Helicopters / Hughes MD500
    67
    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
    Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
    68
    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
    Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
    69
    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky MH-53 (Pave Low)
    Sikorsky MH-53 (Pave Low)
    70
    1980
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing / Hughes AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
    Boeing / Hughes AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
    71
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
    Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
    72
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland / AgustaWestland Lynx
    Westland / AgustaWestland Lynx
    73
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW109
    AgustaWestland AW109
    74
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
    Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
    75
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    76
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    77
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Gazelle
    Aerospatiale Gazelle
    78
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    79
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the IAR 316
    IAR 316
    80
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the MBB Bo 105
    MBB Bo 105
    81
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
    Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
    82
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Sud Aviation / Aerospatiale SA 330 Puma
    Sud Aviation / Aerospatiale SA 330 Puma
    83
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
    Bell OH-58 Kiowa
    84
    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil V-12 (Homer)
    Mil V-12 (Homer)
    85
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
    Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
    86
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
    Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
    87
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    88
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne
    Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne
    89
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Model 206 JetRanger
    Bell Model 206 JetRanger
    90
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
    Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
    91
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
    Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
    92
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    93
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky HH-3 Pelican
    Sikorsky HH-3 Pelican
    94
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Harbin Z-5
    Harbin Z-5
    95
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
    Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
    96
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Super Frelon (Super Hornet)
    Aerospatiale Super Frelon (Super Hornet)
    97
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
    Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
    98
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
    Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
    99
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
    Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
    100
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
    Boeing CH-47 Chinook
    101
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
    Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
    102
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
    Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
    103
    1960
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
    Aerospatiale Alouette III
    104
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
    Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
    105
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-22
    Kamov Ka-22
    106
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie
    Kaman HH-43 Huskie
    107
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
    Aerospatiale Alouette II
    108
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
    Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
    109
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
    Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
    110
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
    Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
    111
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
    Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
    112
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
    Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
    113
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
    Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
    114
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
    Bell H-13 Sioux
    115
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Model 47
    Bell Model 47
    116
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachsteize (Wagtail)
    Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachsteize (Wagtail)
    117
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri (Hummingbird)
    Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri (Hummingbird)
    118
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache (Dragon)
    Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 Drache (Dragon)
    119
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Flettner Fl 265
    Flettner Fl 265
    120
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61 / Fa 61
    Focke-Wulf Fw 61 / Fa 61
    121
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Kellett KD-1
    Kellett KD-1