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South Africa Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of South Africa.

South Africa Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of South Africa.

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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 110 aircraft as part of the South Africa 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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X
1
2022
Picture of the Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
D
2
2016
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Bateleur
Denel Dynamics Bateleur
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
D
3
2011
Picture of the Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
National Flag Graphic
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
A
4
2010
Picture of the Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Role Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
S
5
2006
Picture of the Schiebel Camcopter S-100
Schiebel Camcopter S-100
National Flag Graphic
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
E
6
2004
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
Embraer E-Jet
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
B
7
2001
Picture of the Bombardier CRJ (Series)
Bombardier CRJ (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Regional Jet Airliner
B
8
1999
Picture of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
National Flag Graphic
BizJet
S
9
1997
Picture of the Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
National Flag Graphic
Lightweight 4th Generation Multi-role Fighter Aircraft
A
10
1996
Picture of the Airbus A319
Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
P
11
1996
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
PAC Super Mushshak
National Flag Graphic
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
A
12
1994
Picture of the Airbus A330
Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
P
13
1994
Picture of the Pilatus PC-12
Pilatus PC-12
National Flag Graphic
Turboprop-powered Passenger / Light Utility Aircraft
R
14
1993
Picture of the Robinson R44
Robinson R44
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) / Helicopter Trainer Aircraft
A
15
1993
Picture of the Airbus A340
Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
A
16
1989
Picture of the ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
A
17
1988
Picture of the Airbus A320
Airbus A320
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
A
18
1988
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
D
19
1987
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Oryx
Denel (Atlas) Oryx
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Utility Transport Helicopter
D
20
1986
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Seeker
Denel Dynamics Seeker
National Flag Graphic
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
D
21
1986
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
National Flag Graphic
Strike Fighter Aircraft
P
22
1985
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
PZL W-3 Sokol
National Flag Graphic
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
C
23
1984
Picture of the Cessna 208 (Caravan)
Cessna 208 (Caravan)
National Flag Graphic
Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft
B
24
1983
Picture of the BAe 146
BAe 146
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner
D
25
1979
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 50
Dassault Falcon 50
National Flag Graphic
VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
L
26
1978
Picture of the Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
National Flag Graphic
Multi-role Helicopter / Anti-Submarine / Anti-Ship
A
27
1978
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) AS365 Dauphin
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) AS365 Dauphin
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Civilian / Military Utility Helicopter
P
28
1978
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
B
29
1976
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
L
30
1976
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
A
31
1975
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
A
32
1974
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
National Flag Graphic
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
M
33
1973
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
D
34
1973
Picture of the Dassault Mirage F1
Dassault Mirage F1
National Flag Graphic
Multirole / Interceptor Aircraft
I
35
1972
Picture of the IAI Nesher (Vulture)
IAI Nesher (Vulture)
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
B
36
1970
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
A
37
1970
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
A
38
1969
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
National Flag Graphic
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
B
39
1968
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
M
40
1967
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
T
41
1967
Picture of the Transall C-160
Transall C-160
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
A
42
1966
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
D
43
1965
Picture of the Douglas AC-47 Spooky
Douglas AC-47 Spooky
National Flag Graphic
Fixed-Wing Gunship Aircraft
L
44
1965
Picture of the Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
Civilian Cargo Transport Aircraft
D
45
1965
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 20
Dassault Falcon 20
National Flag Graphic
Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport Aircraft
B
46
1964
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Transport Aircraft
B
47
1964
Picture of the Boeing 727
Boeing 727
National Flag Graphic
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
B
48
1962
Picture of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Blackburn Buccaneer
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Borne Low-Level Strike Bomber Aircraft
A
49
1962
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.326
Aermacchi MB.326
National Flag Graphic
Advanced Trainer / Light Ground Attack Aircraft
D
50
1961
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
Dassault Mirage III
National Flag Graphic
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
E
51
1960
Picture of the English Electric / BAC Lightning
English Electric / BAC Lightning
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
A
52
1960
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
Light Multirole Helicopter
D
53
1959
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
Douglas DC-8
National Flag Graphic
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
B
54
1958
Picture of the Boeing 707
Boeing 707
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
F
55
1958
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
A
56
1957
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
L
57
1956
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
C
58
1956
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
d
59
1952
Picture of the de Havilland DH.106 Comet
de Havilland DH.106 Comet
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner Aircraft
A
60
1951
Picture of the Avro Shackleton
Avro Shackleton
National Flag Graphic
Long Range Maritime Patrol / Airborne Early Warning / Search and Rescue Aircraft
E
61
1951
Picture of the English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
C
62
1950
Picture of the Canadair CL-13 Sabre
Canadair CL-13 Sabre
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
N
63
1949
Picture of the North American F-86 Sabre
North American F-86 Sabre
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
d
64
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
B
65
1946
Picture of the Bell Model 47
Bell Model 47
National Flag Graphic
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
S
66
1945
Picture of the Sikorsky H-5
Sikorsky H-5
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
A
67
1944
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
Avro York (Type 685)
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
G
68
1944
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
National Flag Graphic
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
d
69
1942
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
D
70
1942
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
D
71
1942
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Transport Aircraft
N
72
1942
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
North American P-51 Mustang
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
L
73
1942
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
National Flag Graphic
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
C
74
1941
Picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
D
75
1941
Picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
National Flag Graphic
Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
C
76
1941
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
M
77
1941
Picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
Martin B-26 Marauder
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
H
78
1940
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
B
79
1940
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
Bristol Beaufighter
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
B
80
1940
Picture of the Bristol Beaufort
Bristol Beaufort
National Flag Graphic
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
M
81
1940
Picture of the Martin Maryland
Martin Maryland
National Flag Graphic
Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
V
82
1939
Picture of the Vickers Warwick
Vickers Warwick
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Heavy Bomber Aircraft
L
83
1939
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
W
84
1938
Picture of the Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
National Flag Graphic
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
S
85
1938
Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
Short S25 Sunderland
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
S
86
1938
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
National Flag Graphic
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
V
87
1938
Picture of the Vickers Wellington
Vickers Wellington
National Flag Graphic
Medium Bomber Aircraft
B
88
1937
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
National Flag Graphic
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
H
89
1937
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
B
90
1937
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
A
91
1937
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
Airspeed Oxford
National Flag Graphic
Gunnery / Bomber / Navigation / Radio Crew Trainer
G
92
1937
Picture of the Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Gladiator
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
V
93
1937
Picture of the Vickers Wellesley
Vickers Wellesley
National Flag Graphic
Light Bomber Aircraft
F
94
1937
Picture of the Fairey Battle
Fairey Battle
National Flag Graphic
Three-Seat, Single-Engine Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
A
95
1936
Picture of the Avro Anson
Avro Anson
National Flag Graphic
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
J
96
1936
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
Junkers Ju 86
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
F
97
1936
Picture of the Fairey Swordfish
Fairey Swordfish
National Flag Graphic
Torpedo Bomber / Anti-Submarine / Reconnaissance / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
N
98
1936
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
North American T-6 Texan
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
C
99
1936
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
Consolidated PBY Catalina
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
B
100
1936
Picture of the Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Advanced Biplane Trainer / Aerobatics Aircraft
B
101
1935
Picture of the Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
G
102
1935
Picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
Gloster Gauntlet
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
A
103
1933
Picture of the Avro 621 Tutor
Avro 621 Tutor
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
J
104
1932
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
Junkers Ju 52
National Flag Graphic
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
H
105
1931
Picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
Hawker Fury (I / II)
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
R
106
1917
Picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
A
107
1917
Picture of the AirCo DH.9
AirCo DH.9
National Flag Graphic
Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
A
108
1917
Picture of the AirCo DH.4
AirCo DH.4
National Flag Graphic
Light Day Bomber Biplane Aircraft
A
109
1913
Picture of the Avro 504
Avro 504
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft
R
110
1912
Picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance / Artillery Spotting / Trainer Biplane Aircraft


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