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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 121 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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H
1
2030
Picture of the HAL AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft)
HAL AMCA (Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft)
National Flag Graphic
5th Generation Fighter Concept
H
2
2027
Picture of the HAL Tejas AF MWF (Medium Weight Fighter )
HAL Tejas AF MWF (Medium Weight Fighter )
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Role Combat Aircraft
L
3
2025
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-21 (Fighting Falcon)
Lockheed Martin F-21 (Fighting Falcon)
National Flag Graphic
4.5 Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
H
4
2025
Picture of the HAL Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH)
HAL Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
H
5
2022
Picture of the HAL Sukhoi PMF/FGFA
HAL Sukhoi PMF/FGFA
National Flag Graphic
Multirole 5th Generation Fighter Concept
D
6
2020
Picture of the DRDO AURA
DRDO AURA
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
D
7
2019
Picture of the DRDO Rustom (Warrior)
DRDO Rustom (Warrior)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
H
8
2019
Picture of the HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
HAL LCH (Light Combat Helicopter)
National Flag Graphic
Light Attack Helicopter
H
9
2018
Picture of the HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
National Flag Graphic
Intermediate Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
H
10
2018
Picture of the HAL HTT-40
HAL HTT-40
National Flag Graphic
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
E
11
2018
Picture of the Embraer E2 (E-Jet)
Embraer E2 (E-Jet)
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
H
12
2018
Picture of the HAL LUH (Light Utility Helicopter)
HAL LUH (Light Utility Helicopter)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
I
13
2016
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport / Freighter
H
14
2015
Picture of the HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
HAL Tejas LCA (Light Combat Aircraft)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole 4th Generation Lightweight Fighter Aircraft
A
15
2014
Picture of the Airbus A350
Airbus A350
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
L
16
2014
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
B
17
2013
Picture of the Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
National Flag Graphic
Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
D
18
2012
Picture of the DRDO Nishant
DRDO Nishant
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
H
19
2012
Picture of the HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
National Flag Graphic
Gunship / Multirole Military Helicopter
B
20
2012
Picture of the Bluebird Aero Spylite
Bluebird Aero Spylite
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aircraft System
S
21
2011
Picture of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Regional Passenger Jet Airliner
B
22
2011
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
National Flag Graphic
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
M
23
2009
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Based Multi-Role Fighter
Q
24
2008
Picture of the Quest Kodiak
Quest Kodiak
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Aircraft
S
25
2007
Picture of the ShinMaywa US-2
ShinMaywa US-2
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft
I
26
2005
Picture of the IAI Heron / Machatz-1
IAI Heron / Machatz-1
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
E
27
2004
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
Embraer E-Jet
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
K
28
2002
Picture of the Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
H
29
2002
Picture of the HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
D
30
2001
Picture of the Dassault Rafale
Dassault Rafale
National Flag Graphic
Multirole 4th Generation Fighter Aircraft
A
31
2001
Picture of the Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295
Airbus Military / EADS CASA C-295
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Military Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
B
32
2001
Picture of the Bombardier CRJ (Series)
Bombardier CRJ (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Regional Jet Airliner
L
33
1999
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
B
34
1999
Picture of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
National Flag Graphic
BizJet
L
35
1999
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW101 / EH Industries EH101 Merlin
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW101 / EH Industries EH101 Merlin
National Flag Graphic
Medium Lift / Multirole Helicopter
B
36
1997
Picture of the Bombardier Global Express (Series)
Bombardier Global Express (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Business Jet / Special Missions Platform
A
37
1996
Picture of the Airbus A319
Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
S
38
1996
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
B
39
1995
Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
National Flag Graphic
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
B
40
1995
Picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
National Flag Graphic
Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
K
41
1995
Picture of the Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Naval Helicopter
A
42
1994
Picture of the Airbus A330
Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
I
43
1992
Picture of the IAI Searcher
IAI Searcher
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
A
44
1988
Picture of the Airbus A320
Airbus A320
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
F
45
1987
Picture of the Fokker 50 / 60
Fokker 50 / 60
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
B
46
1986
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
National Flag Graphic
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
M
47
1984
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
National Flag Graphic
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
B
48
1984
Picture of the Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Aircraft
M
49
1983
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
D
50
1982
Picture of the Dornier Do 228
Dornier Do 228
National Flag Graphic
Utility Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
K
51
1982
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
M
52
1981
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
D
53
1979
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000
Dassault Mirage 2000
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
B
54
1978
Picture of the BAe Sea Harrier
BAe Sea Harrier
National Flag Graphic
Carrierborne VSTOL Strike Fighter Aircraft
P
55
1978
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
B
56
1976
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
A
57
1976
Picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)
Antonov An-32 (Cline)
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Military Transport
I
58
1975
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
National Flag Graphic
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
M
59
1975
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
National Flag Graphic
Swing-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft
A
60
1974
Picture of the Airbus A300
Airbus A300
National Flag Graphic
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
M
61
1973
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
S
62
1973
Picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
SEPECAT Jaguar
National Flag Graphic
Strike Fighter Aircraft
M
63
1972
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
National Flag Graphic
Supersonic Interceptor / Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft
T
64
1972
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
T
65
1972
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
National Flag Graphic
Swing-Wing Supersonic Strategic / Maritime Bomber
A
66
1971
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
M
67
1970
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
National Flag Graphic
Swing-Wing Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
B
68
1970
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
I
69
1968
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
Ilyushin IL-38 (May)
National Flag Graphic
Anti-Submarine Maritime Patrol Aircraft
H
70
1968
Picture of the HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
National Flag Graphic
Intermediate-Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
B
71
1968
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
M
72
1967
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
H
73
1967
Picture of the HAL HF-24 Marut (Spirit of the Tempest)
HAL HF-24 Marut (Spirit of the Tempest)
National Flag Graphic
Supersonic Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
K
74
1966
Picture of the Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
Kamov Ka-25 (Hormone)
National Flag Graphic
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
T
75
1965
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-126 (Moss)
Tupolev Tu-126 (Moss)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
M
76
1965
Picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Training Helicopter
P
77
1964
Picture of the PZL TS-11 Iskra
PZL TS-11 Iskra
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat Jet Trainer Aircraft
B
78
1964
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Transport Aircraft
B
79
1962
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
S
80
1961
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
National Flag Graphic
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
A
81
1960
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
Light Multirole Helicopter
A
82
1959
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
National Flag Graphic
Military Transport Aircraft
B
83
1959
Picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
National Flag Graphic
Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
F
84
1959
Picture of the Folland / Hawker-Siddeley Gnat
Folland / Hawker-Siddeley Gnat
National Flag Graphic
Fighter / Trainer Aircraft
D
85
1959
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
Douglas DC-8
National Flag Graphic
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
d
86
1959
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Transport Aircraft
M
87
1959
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
S
88
1959
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
National Flag Graphic
Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
F
89
1958
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
A
90
1957
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
L
91
1956
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
H
92
1956
Picture of the Hawker Hunter
Hawker Hunter
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
H
93
1953
Picture of the Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
Hawker (Armstrong Whitworth) Sea Hawk
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Carrier-borne Fighter Aircraft
M
94
1953
Picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
National Flag Graphic
Military and Civilian Transport Helicopter
D
95
1953
Picture of the Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
Dassault MD.454 Mystere IV
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
d
96
1953
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
National Flag Graphic
Floatplane Aircraft
D
97
1952
Picture of the Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
Dassault MD.450 Ouragan (Hurricane)
National Flag Graphic
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
E
98
1951
Picture of the English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
F
99
1949
Picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
National Flag Graphic
Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
B
100
1947
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
Bell H-13 Sioux
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
B
101
1946
Picture of the Bell Model 47
Bell Model 47
National Flag Graphic
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
d
102
1946
Picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
H
103
1944
Picture of the Hawker Tempest
Hawker Tempest
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Aircraft
F
104
1943
Picture of the Fairey Firefly
Fairey Firefly
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Strike-Fighter Aircraft
D
105
1942
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Transport Aircraft
A
106
1942
Picture of the Airspeed Horsa
Airspeed Horsa
National Flag Graphic
Towed Glider Transport
S
107
1942
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
National Flag Graphic
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
C
108
1941
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
V
109
1941
Picture of the Vultee A-35 Vengeance
Vultee A-35 Vengeance
National Flag Graphic
Dive Bomber Aircraft
H
110
1940
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
B
111
1939
Picture of the Boulton Paul Defiant
Boulton Paul Defiant
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Interceptor / Night-fighter / Turret Fighter Aircraft
C
112
1938
Picture of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75 / Mohawk)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
S
113
1938
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
National Flag Graphic
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
W
114
1938
Picture of the Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
National Flag Graphic
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
H
115
1937
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
B
116
1937
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
National Flag Graphic
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
A
117
1937
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
Airspeed Oxford
National Flag Graphic
Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
N
118
1936
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
North American T-6 Texan
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
d
119
1932
Picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
National Flag Graphic
Basic Trainer Biplane
A
120
1917
Picture of the AirCo DH.9
AirCo DH.9
National Flag Graphic
Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
A
121
1913
Picture of the Avro 504
Avro 504
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft


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