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  • Military and Civilian Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    Military and Civilian Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    It's easy to overlook the logistical side of the market - be it in peacetime or wartime - but both areas are won and lost by the hauling power of the fixed-wing transport.





    There are a total of (136) Military and Civilian Fixed-Wing Transport Aircraft from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A300-600ST (Beluga)

    Airbus A300-600ST (Beluga)
    Super Transport (ST) Heavy-Lift Freighter


    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT

    Airbus A330 MRTT
    Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport


    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A350

    Airbus A350
    Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner


    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A380

    Airbus A380
    Wide-Body, Long-Range Commercial Passenger Airliner


    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235

    Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
    Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft


    2001
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295

    Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295
    Tactical Military Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft


    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Military A400M Atlas

    Airbus Military A400M Atlas
    Long Range Transport / In-Flight Refueler


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Airspeed Horsa

    Airspeed Horsa
    Towed Glider Transport


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222

    Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
    Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft


    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)

    Antonov An-12 (Cub)
    Military Transport


    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)

    Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)
    Heavy-Lift Strategic Transport Aircraft


    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-178

    Antonov An-178
    Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport Aircraft


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)

    Antonov An-2 (Colt)
    Utility Aircraft


    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-22 Antei

    Antonov An-22 Antei
    Heavy-Lift Turbo-Prop Transport


    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-225 Mriya (Cossack)

    Antonov An-225 Mriya (Cossack)
    Heavy Lift Strategic Long-Range Transport


    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-24 (Coke)

    Antonov An-24 (Coke)
    Military Transport


    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-26 (Curl)

    Antonov An-26 (Curl)
    Transport Aircraft


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)

    Antonov An-32 (Cline)
    Tactical Military Transport


    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-70

    Antonov An-70
    Medium-Lift Military Transport Aircraft


    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-72 (Coaler)

    Antonov An-72 (Coaler)
    Tactical Military Transport


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Arado Ar 232 Tausendfussler (Millipede)

    Arado Ar 232 Tausendfussler (Millipede)
    Medium Transport Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle

    Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
    Transport Aircraft / Glider Tug


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Anson

    Avro Anson
    Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft


    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe 146

    BAe 146
    Passenger Airliner


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft Bonanza

    Beechcraft Bonanza
    Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft


    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron

    Beechcraft C-12 Huron
    Passenger and Cargo Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)

    Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
    Utility / Trainer Aircraft


    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft King Air

    Beechcraft King Air
    Multirole Transport


    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the Beriev Be-200 Altair

    Beriev Be-200 Altair
    Amphibious Aircraft


    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Blackburn Beverly

    Blackburn Beverly
    Heavy-Lift, Short-Field Military Transport Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv 222 Wiking (Viking)

    Blohm and Voss Bv 222 Wiking (Viking)
    Long Range Reconnaissance / Transport Flying Boat


    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 747 Dreamlifter

    Boeing 747 Dreamlifter
    Oversized Heavy Cargo Transport Aircraft


    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 757

    Boeing 757
    Intermediate Range Passenger Transport


    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)

    Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
    Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress

    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft


    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

    Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
    Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter

    Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
    Transport Aircraft


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing Model 40

    Boeing Model 40
    Mailplane Transport Biplane


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)

    Boeing XB-15 (XBLR-1 / Grandpappy)
    Long Range Heavy Bomber Prototype


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)

    Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)
    Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Buckingham

    Bristol Buckingham
    Medium Bomber / Fast Transport


    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the Britten-Norman Defender

    Britten-Norman Defender
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Patrol Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)

    CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)
    Ground Effect Flying Boat / Transport Aircraft


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Heavy Bomber


    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan

    CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
    MEDEVAC / VIP Transport / Trainer Platform


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss NC (Nancy Boat)

    Curtiss NC (Nancy Boat)
    Long-Range Flying Boat Biplane


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando

    Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
    Long Range Transport Aircraft


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Falcon 20

    Dassault Falcon 20
    Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport


    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver

    de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
    Utility Transport


    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou

    de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
    Tactical Transport Aircraft


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo

    de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
    Multirole Utility Aircraft


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7

    de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7
    Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.91 Albatross

    de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
    Passenger Airliner / Mail Plane / General Transport


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 17 (Flying Pencil)

    Dornier Do 17 (Flying Pencil)
    Medium Bomber


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 24

    Dornier Do 24
    Reconnaissance / Transport / Search and Rescue Flying Boat


    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)

    Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
    Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Light Utility Aircraft


    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the Dornier Do 328

    Dornier Do 328
    Passenger Airliner


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-18 Bolo

    Douglas B-18 Bolo
    Medium Bomber Aircraft


    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

    Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
    Heavy Lift Transport Aircraft


    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-133 Cargomaster

    Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
    Heavy-Lift Transport


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)

    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    Medium Transport Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)

    Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
    Transport


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas C-74 Globemaster

    Douglas C-74 Globemaster
    Strategic Heavy-Lift Transport Aircraft


    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas DC-2

    Douglas DC-2
    Commercial Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft


    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the EADS KC-45 (KC-30)

    EADS KC-45 (KC-30)
    Aerial Refueling Tanker / Utility Transport


    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the Embraer KC-390

    Embraer KC-390
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar

    Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
    Paratroop and Supplies Transport / Gunship Aircraft


    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider

    Fairchild C-123 Provider
    Transport Aircraft


    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Gannet

    Fairey Gannet
    Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft


    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 200 (Condor)

    Focke-Wulf Fw 200 (Condor)
    Long-Range Maritime Reconnaissance Bomber


    1926
    Thumbnail picture of the Ford Trimotor

    Ford Trimotor
    Transport Aircraft / Passenger Airliner


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Friedrichshafen G.III

    Friedrichshafen G.III
    Bomber / Night Bomber


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the General Aircraft Hamilcar

    General Aircraft Hamilcar
    Towed Heavy Glider


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Gotha Go.242

    Gotha Go.242
    Transport Glider


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Gotha Go.244

    Gotha Go.244
    Military Transport


    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader

    Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
    Carrier-based Transport Aircraft


    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound

    Grumman C-2 Greyhound
    Carrier-based Cargo Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)

    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    Multirole Flying Boat


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman HU-16 Albatross

    Grumman HU-16 Albatross
    Flying Boat / Utility Transport Aircraft


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 111

    Heinkel He 111
    Medium Bomber


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)

    Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)
    Utility Transport


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 70 (Blitz)

    Heinkel He 70 (Blitz)
    Reconnaissance Bomber / Transport Aircraft


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)

    Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose)
    Heavy-Lift Transport / Flying Boat Prototype


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Arava (Willow)

    IAI Arava (Willow)
    STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) Transport Aircraft


    2018
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)

    Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
    Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport / Freighter


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)

    Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
    Tactical Strike Medium Bomber


    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-38 (May)

    Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
    Anti-Submarine Maritime Patrol Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)

    Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
    Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft


    1931
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers G38

    Junkers G38
    Long-Haul Passenger Airliner / Heavy-Lift Long-Range Transport Aircraft


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 252

    Junkers Ju 252
    Passenger / Cargo Transport Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 290

    Junkers Ju 290
    Transport / Heavy Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 352 (Herkules)

    Junkers Ju 352 (Herkules)
    Tri-Motor Utility Transport


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 390 (New York Bomber)

    Junkers Ju 390 (New York Bomber)
    Long-Range Heavy Bomber / Transport


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 52

    Junkers Ju 52
    Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 86

    Junkers Ju 86
    Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)

    Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
    Heavy Flying Boat / Transport Proposal


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki C-1

    Kawasaki C-1
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki C-2

    Kawasaki C-2
    Tactical Military Transport Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)

    Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
    Advanced Bomber Crew Trainer / Transport / Anti-Submarine Warfare


    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the Leonardo (Alenia) C-27 Spartan

    Leonardo (Alenia) C-27 Spartan
    Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft


    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules

    Lockheed C-130 Hercules
    Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter

    Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
    Strategic Airlifter Transport


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft


    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II

    Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
    General Transport / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Aerial Refueling Aircraft


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed L-100 Hercules

    Lockheed L-100 Hercules
    Civilian Cargo Transport Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar

    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Wide-Body Passenger Airliner


    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules

    Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
    Tanker-Transport Aircraft


    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)

    Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
    Special Forces Transport Aircraft


    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed MC-130J Commando II

    Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
    Special Forces In-Flight Refueler / General Transport Aircraft


    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing KC-10 Extender

    McDonnell Douglas / Boeing KC-10 Extender
    Advanced Tanker and Cargo Aircraft


    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)

    McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)
    Transport


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10

    McDonnell Douglas DC-10
    Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas YC-15

    McDonnell Douglas YC-15
    Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me 321 Gigant (Giant)

    Messerschmitt Me 321 Gigant (Giant)
    Heavy Cargo Glider Aircraft


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant (Giant)

    Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant (Giant)
    Heavy Transport


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Messerschmitt Me P.08-01 (Amerika Bomber)

    Messerschmitt Me P.08-01 (Amerika Bomber)
    Multirole Heavy Flying Wing Aircraft Proposal


    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi G3M Rikko (Nell)

    Mitsubishi G3M Rikko (Nell)
    Medium Bomber / Torpedo Bomber


    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-20 (Army Type 92)

    Mitsubishi Ki-20 (Army Type 92)
    Four-Engined Long-Range Heavy Bomber Aircraft


    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi MU-2

    Mitsubishi MU-2
    Military / Civilian VIP Passenger Transport


    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)

    Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)
    Strategic Heavy Bomber


    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Delta

    Northrop Delta
    Transport Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Piaggio P.108

    Piaggio P.108
    Four-Engine Heavy Bomber


    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the PZL W-3A Sokol

    PZL W-3A Sokol
    Multi-role Utility Helicopter


    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Ryan NYP (Spirit of St. Louis)

    Ryan NYP (Spirit of St. Louis)
    Record-Setting Long-Range Aircraft


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)

    Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)
    Medium Bomber / Transport Aircraft


    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)

    Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Shaanxi Y-9

    Shaanxi Y-9
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Short C-23 Sherpa

    Short C-23 Sherpa
    Transport Aircraft


    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)

    Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)
    Flying Boat / Amphibious Transport Aircraft


    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine B.12/36 (Type 316)

    Supermarine B.12/36 (Type 316)
    Heavy Bomber Prototype


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Tachikawa Ki-77

    Tachikawa Ki-77
    Long-Range Aircraft Prototype


    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Transall C-160

    Transall C-160
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)

    Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
    Commercial Passenger Airliner


    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Warwick

    Vickers Warwick
    Multirole Heavy Bomber Aircraft


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the WACO Hadrian (CG-4)

    WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
    Towed Military Transport Glider


    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the Xian Y-20 (Kunpeng)

    Xian Y-20 (Kunpeng)
    Long-Range Strategic-Level Transport