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    Navy, Carrier-based, and Shipborne Aircraft from Origin to Present Day

    Trialled in World War 1 and perfected during World War 2, the Navy Carrier Aircraft has remained a special breed of military weapon today.





    There are a total of (153) Navy, Carrier-based, and Shipborne Aircraft from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial service year descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin. This listing includes any and all fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft past and present as well as conceptual designs, projects and recoverable ship-borne aircraft of naval aviation history.


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    1
    2020
    Thumbnail picture of the Shenyang J-31 Gyrfalcon (FC-31 / F-60)
    Shenyang J-31 Gyrfalcon (FC-31 / F-60)
    2
    2017
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
    Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton
    3
    2016
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed F-35 Lightning II
    Lockheed F-35 Lightning II
    4
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
    Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone
    5
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet
    Boeing F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet
    6
    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the Shenyang J-15 (Flying Shark)
    Shenyang J-15 (Flying Shark)
    7
    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the Saab Skeldar
    Saab Skeldar
    8
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
    Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
    9
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
    Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
    10
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-92
    Sikorsky S-92
    11
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
    Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
    12
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW101/ EH Industries EH101 Merlin
    AgustaWestland AW101/ EH Industries EH101 Merlin
    13
    1999
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
    Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet
    14
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
    Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
    15
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-33 (Flanker-D)
    Sukhoi Su-33 (Flanker-D)
    16
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
    Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
    17
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing T-45 Goshawk
    McDonnell Douglas / Boeing T-45 Goshawk
    18
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-44
    Yakovlev Yak-44
    19
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-41 (Freestyle / Yak-141)
    Yakovlev Yak-41 (Freestyle / Yak-141)
    20
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing / BAe Systems AV-8B Harrier II
    McDonnell Douglas / Boeing / BAe Systems AV-8B Harrier II
    21
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
    Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
    22
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
    Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
    23
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
    McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
    24
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
    25
    1981
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
    Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
    26
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Super Etendard
    Dassault Super Etendard
    27
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe Sea Harrier
    BAe Sea Harrier
    28
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Rockwell XFV-12
    Rockwell XFV-12
    29
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW109
    AgustaWestland AW109
    30
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)
    Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)
    31
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
    Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
    32
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    33
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
    Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
    34
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound
    Grumman C-2 Greyhound
    35
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
    Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
    36
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
    37
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
    Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
    38
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
    Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
    39
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman EA-6 Prowler
    Grumman EA-6 Prowler
    40
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman A-6 Intruder
    Grumman A-6 Intruder
    41
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
    Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
    42
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
    Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
    43
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
    Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
    44
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Blackburn Buccaneer
    Blackburn Buccaneer
    45
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Etendard IV
    Dassault Etendard IV
    46
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
    Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
    47
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell D-188 (XF3L / XF-109)
    Bell D-188 (XF3L / XF-109)
    48
    1960
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
    McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
    49
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
    North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
    50
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    51
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen
    de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen
    52
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas F6D Missileer
    Douglas F6D Missileer
    53
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III
    Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III
    54
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
    Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
    55
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Scimitar
    Supermarine Scimitar
    56
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F-8 Crusader
    Vought F-8 Crusader
    57
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
    Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
    58
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell F3H Demon
    McDonnell F3H Demon
    59
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F11F / F-11 Tiger
    Grumman F11F / F-11 Tiger
    60
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
    Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
    61
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas F4D / F-6 Skyray
    Douglas F4D / F-6 Skyray
    62
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom
    de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom
    63
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the North American FJ-4 Fury
    North American FJ-4 Fury
    64
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the North American FJ-2 / FJ-3 Fury
    North American FJ-2 / FJ-3 Fury
    65
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A2D Skyshark
    Douglas A2D Skyshark
    66
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed XFV (Salmon)
    Lockheed XFV (Salmon)
    67
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
    Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
    68
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Gannet
    Fairey Gannet
    69
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland Wyvern
    Westland Wyvern
    70
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
    Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
    71
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F9F Cougar
    Grumman F9F Cougar
    72
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
    Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
    73
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman XF10F Jaguar
    Grumman XF10F Jaguar
    74
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
    Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
    75
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Attacker
    Supermarine Attacker
    76
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the North American AJ (A-2) Savage
    North American AJ (A-2) Savage
    77
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman AF Guardian
    Grumman AF Guardian
    78
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Arsenal VG-90
    Arsenal VG-90
    79
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F9F Panther
    Grumman F9F Panther
    80
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F7U Cutlass
    Vought F7U Cutlass
    81
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin AM Mauler
    Martin AM Mauler
    82
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Model 60
    McDonnell Model 60
    83
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell FH / FD Phantom
    McDonnell FH / FD Phantom
    84
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the North American FJ-1 Fury
    North American FJ-1 Fury
    85
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet
    de Havilland DH.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet
    86
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
    de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
    87
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F6U Pirate
    Vought F6U Pirate
    88
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Seafang
    Supermarine Seafang
    89
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss XF15C
    Curtiss XF15C
    90
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
    Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
    91
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
    92
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Spearfish
    Fairey Spearfish
    93
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
    Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
    94
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    Hawker Sea Fury / Fury
    95
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Blackburn Firebrand
    Blackburn Firebrand
    96
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F8F Bearcat
    Grumman F8F Bearcat
    97
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F7F Tigercat
    Grumman F7F Tigercat
    98
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas BTD Destroyer
    Douglas BTD Destroyer
    99
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss XF14C
    Curtiss XF14C
    100
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Vultee XA-41
    Vultee XA-41
    101
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XF8B
    Boeing XF8B
    102
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
    Consolidated Vultee TBY Sea Wolf
    103
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
    Nakajima J5N Tenrai (Heavenly Thunder)
    104
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
    105
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Firefly
    Fairey Firefly
    106
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
    Nakajima B6N Tenzan (Jill)
    107
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
    Grumman F6F Hellcat
    108
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    109
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
    Vought F4U Corsair
    110
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
    Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
    111
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Supermarine Seafire
    Supermarine Seafire
    112
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
    Grumman TBF Avenger
    113
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Nakajima B5N (Kate)
    Nakajima B5N (Kate)
    114
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
    Mitsubishi G4M (Betty)
    115
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Sea Hurricane
    Hawker Sea Hurricane
    116
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
    Brewster XSBA-1 / SBN-1
    117
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
    Brewster SB2A Buccaneer
    118
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
    Mitsubishi F1M (Pete)
    119
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Albacore
    Fairey Albacore
    120
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
    Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
    121
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Miles M.20
    Miles M.20
    122
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Fulmar
    Fairey Fulmar
    123
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell XFL Airabonita
    Bell XFL Airabonita
    124
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Aichi D3A (Val)
    Aichi D3A (Val)
    125
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F4F Wildcat
    Grumman F4F Wildcat
    126
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
    Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen (Zero)
    127
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    Brewster F2A (Buffalo)
    128
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
    Loire-Nieuport LN.401/LN.411 (LN.40)
    129
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    Curtiss SBC Helldiver
    130
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Fieseler Fi 167
    Fieseler Fi 167
    131
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas SBD Dauntless
    Douglas SBD Dauntless
    132
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
    Mitsubishi A5M (Claude)
    133
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Seafox
    Fairey Seafox
    134
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought SB2U Vindicator
    Vought SB2U Vindicator
    135
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas TBD Devastator
    Douglas TBD Devastator
    136
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F3F
    Grumman F3F
    137
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F2F
    Grumman F2F
    138
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Hawker Nimrod
    Hawker Nimrod
    139
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman FF
    Grumman FF
    140
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Blackburn Ripon
    Blackburn Ripon
    141
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing F4B / P-12
    Boeing F4B / P-12
    142
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing F2B (Model 69)
    Boeing F2B (Model 69)
    143
    1927
    Thumbnail picture of the Vought FU-1
    Vought FU-1
    144
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing PW-9 (Model 15)
    Boeing PW-9 (Model 15)
    145
    1924
    Thumbnail picture of the Curtiss F6C HAWK
    Curtiss F6C HAWK
    146
    1923
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Flycatcher
    Fairey Flycatcher
    147
    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Bison
    Avro Bison
    148
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey III
    Fairey III
    149
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the SPAD S.XIV
    SPAD S.XIV
    150
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Campania
    Fairey Campania
    151
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Beardmore WB III / SB 3
    Beardmore WB III / SB 3
    152
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Aeromarine 39
    Aeromarine 39
    153
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Sopwith Camel
    Sopwith Camel