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India Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of India.

India Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of India.

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This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order. There are a total of 118 aircraft as part of the India Aircraft List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

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#1
2030
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft)
HAL AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft)
5th Generation Fighter Concept
#2
2025
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH)
HAL Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#3
2022
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Sukhoi PMF/FGFA
HAL Sukhoi PMF/FGFA
Multirole 5th Generation Fighter Concept
#4
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DRDO AURA
DRDO AURA
Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
#5
2019
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DRDO Rustom (Warrior)
DRDO Rustom (Warrior)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
2019
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
Light Attack Helicopter
#7
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
Intermediate Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#8
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL HTT-40
HAL HTT-40
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
#9
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Embraer E2 (E-Jet)
Embraer E2 (E-Jet)
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
#10
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL LUH (Light Utility Helicopter)
HAL LUH (Light Utility Helicopter)
Multirole Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
#11
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport / Freighter
#12
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
Multirole 4th Generation Lightweight Fighter Aircraft
#13
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A350
Airbus A350
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
#14
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
#15
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
#16
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DRDO Nishant
DRDO Nishant
Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
#17
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
Gunship / Multirole Military Helicopter
#18
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bluebird Aero Spylite
Bluebird Aero Spylite
Unmanned Aircraft System
#19
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
Twin-Engine Regional Passenger Jet Airliner
#20
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
#21
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
Carrier-Based Multi-Role Fighter
#22
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ShinMaywa US-2
ShinMaywa US-2
Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft
#23
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IAI Heron / Machatz-1
IAI Heron / Machatz-1
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#24
2004
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
Embraer E-Jet
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
#25
2002
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
#26
2002
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
Multirole Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#27
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Rafale
Dassault Rafale
Multirole 4th Generation Fighter Aircraft
#28
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295
Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295
Tactical Military Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#29
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bombardier CRJ (Series)
Bombardier CRJ (Series)
Twin-Engine Regional Jet Airliner
#30
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
#31
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
BizJet
#32
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW101 / EH Industries EH101 Merlin
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW101 / EH Industries EH101 Merlin
Medium Lift / Multirole Helicopter
#33
1997
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bombardier Global Express (Series)
Bombardier Global Express (Series)
Business Jet / Special Missions Platform
#34
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A319
Airbus A319
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
#35
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#36
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
#37
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
#38
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Naval Helicopter
#39
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A330
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
#40
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IAI Searcher
IAI Searcher
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#41
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A320
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
#42
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
#43
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
#44
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Aircraft
#45
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
#46
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dornier Do 228
Dornier Do 228
Utility Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#47
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
#48
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
#49
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000
Dassault Mirage 2000
Multirole Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#50
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BAe Sea Harrier
BAe Sea Harrier
Carrierborne VSTOL Strike Fighter Aircraft
#51
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#52
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
#53
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)
Antonov An-32 (Cline)
Tactical Military Transport
#54
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
#55
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft
#56
1974
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A300
Airbus A300
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
#57
1973
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
#58
1973
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
SEPECAT Jaguar
Strike Fighter Aircraft
#59
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
Supersonic Interceptor / Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft
#60
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
#61
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
Swing-Wing Strategic Bomber / Maritime Strike Fighter Aircraft
#62
1971
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
Light Utility Helicopter
#63
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
#64
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
#65
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
Anti-Submarine Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#66
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
Intermediate-Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#67
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
#68
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
#69
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HAL HF-24 Marut (Spirit of the Tempest)
HAL HF-24 Marut (Spirit of the Tempest)
Supersonic Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#70
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
#71
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-126 (Moss)
Tupolev Tu-126 (Moss)
Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
#72
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Light Utility / Training Helicopter
#73
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the PZL TS-11 Iskra
PZL TS-11 Iskra
Twin-Seat Jet Trainer Aircraft
#74
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
#75
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
#76
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
#77
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hughes TH-55 Osage
Hughes TH-55 Osage
Light Utility Helicopter
#78
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
#79
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Military Transport Aircraft
#80
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
#81
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Folland / Hawker-Siddeley Gnat
Folland / Hawker-Siddeley Gnat
Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
#82
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
#83
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Tactical Transport Aircraft
#84
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
#85
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
#86
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
#87
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
#88
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
#89
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Hunter
Hawker Hunter
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#90
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
#91
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
Military and Civilian Transport Helicopter
#92
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
#93
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Floatplane Aircraft
#94
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#95
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra
High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#96
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
#97
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
Bell H-13 Sioux
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
#98
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 47
Bell Model 47
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
#99
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#100
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Tempest
Hawker Tempest
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Aircraft
#101
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairey Firefly
Fairey Firefly
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
#102
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
#103
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airspeed Horsa
Airspeed Horsa
Towed Glider Transport
#104
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
#105
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#106
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance
Vultee A-35 Vengeance
Dive Bomber Aircraft
#107
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
#108
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boulton Paul Defiant
Boulton Paul Defiant
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor / Night-fighter / Turret Fighter Aircraft
#109
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
#110
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#111
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
#112
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
#113
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
#114
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
Airspeed Oxford
Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
#115
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
North American T-6 Texan
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
#116
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Basic Trainer Biplane
#117
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AirCo DH.9
AirCo DH.9
Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
#118
1913
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Avro 504
Avro 504
Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft