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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 112 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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Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
Picture of the Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
001
National Flag Graphic
2022
Denel Dynamics Bateleur
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Bateleur
002
National Flag Graphic
2016
Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
Picture of the Denel AH-2 Rooivalk (Kestrel)
003
National Flag Graphic
2011
Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
Multi-Role Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Picture of the Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
004
National Flag Graphic
2010
Schiebel Camcopter S-100
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Picture of the Schiebel Camcopter S-100
005
National Flag Graphic
2006
Embraer E-Jet
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
006
National Flag Graphic
2004
Bombardier CRJ (Series)
Twin-Engine Regional Jet Airliner
Picture of the Bombardier CRJ (Series)
007
National Flag Graphic
2001
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
BizJet
Picture of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
008
National Flag Graphic
1999
Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
Lightweight 4th Generation Multi-role Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
009
National Flag Graphic
1997
Airbus A319
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
Picture of the Airbus A319
0010
National Flag Graphic
1996
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
0011
National Flag Graphic
1996
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
Picture of the Airbus A330
0012
National Flag Graphic
1994
Pilatus PC-12
Turboprop-powered Passenger / Light Utility Aircraft
Picture of the Pilatus PC-12
0013
National Flag Graphic
1994
Robinson R44
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) / Helicopter Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Robinson R44
0014
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
Picture of the Airbus A340
0015
National Flag Graphic
1993
ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
Picture of the ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
0016
National Flag Graphic
1989
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
Picture of the Airbus A320
0017
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
0018
National Flag Graphic
1988
Denel (Atlas) Oryx
Medium-Lift Utility Transport Helicopter
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Oryx
0019
National Flag Graphic
1987
Denel Dynamics Seeker
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Seeker
0020
National Flag Graphic
1986
Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
0021
National Flag Graphic
1986
PZL W-3 Sokol
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
0022
National Flag Graphic
1985
Cessna 208 (Caravan)
Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft
Picture of the Cessna 208 (Caravan)
0023
National Flag Graphic
1984
BAe 146
Passenger Airliner
Picture of the BAe 146
0024
National Flag Graphic
1983
Dassault Falcon 50
VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 50
0025
National Flag Graphic
1979
Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
Multi-role Helicopter / Anti-Submarine / Anti-Ship
Picture of the Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
0026
National Flag Graphic
1978
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) AS365 Dauphin
Medium-Lift Civilian / Military Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) AS365 Dauphin
0027
National Flag Graphic
1978
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
0028
National Flag Graphic
1978
BAe Hawk
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
Picture of the BAe Hawk
0029
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
0030
National Flag Graphic
1976
Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
Light Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
0031
National Flag Graphic
1975
Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
0032
National Flag Graphic
1974
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
0033
National Flag Graphic
1973
Dassault Mirage F1
Multirole / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage F1
0034
National Flag Graphic
1973
IAI Nesher (Vulture)
Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the IAI Nesher (Vulture)
0035
National Flag Graphic
1972
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
0036
National Flag Graphic
1970
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
0037
National Flag Graphic
1970
Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Aerospatiale) SA 330 Puma
0038
National Flag Graphic
1969
Dassault Mirage V
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage V
0039
National Flag Graphic
1969
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
0040
National Flag Graphic
1968
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
0041
National Flag Graphic
1967
Transall C-160
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Transall C-160
0042
National Flag Graphic
1967
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
0043
National Flag Graphic
1966
Douglas AC-47 Spooky
Fixed-Wing Gunship Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas AC-47 Spooky
0044
National Flag Graphic
1965
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Civilian Cargo Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed L-100 Hercules
0045
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault Falcon 20
Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 20
0046
National Flag Graphic
1965
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
0047
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
Picture of the Boeing 727
0048
National Flag Graphic
1964
Blackburn Buccaneer
Carrier-Borne Low-Level Strike Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Blackburn Buccaneer
0049
National Flag Graphic
1962
Aermacchi MB.326
Advanced Trainer / Light Ground Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.326
0050
National Flag Graphic
1962
Dassault Mirage III
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
0051
National Flag Graphic
1961
English Electric / BAC Lightning
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the English Electric / BAC Lightning
0052
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
0053
National Flag Graphic
1960
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
0054
National Flag Graphic
1959
Pilatus PC-6 Porter
Single-Engine STOL Utility Aircraft
Picture of the Pilatus PC-6 Porter
0055
National Flag Graphic
1959
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
0056
National Flag Graphic
1958
Boeing 707
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
Picture of the Boeing 707
0057
National Flag Graphic
1958
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
0058
National Flag Graphic
1957
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
0059
National Flag Graphic
1956
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
0060
National Flag Graphic
1956
de Havilland DH.106 Comet
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.106 Comet
0061
National Flag Graphic
1952
Avro Shackleton
Long Range Maritime Patrol / Airborne Early Warning / Search and Rescue Aircraft
Picture of the Avro Shackleton
0062
National Flag Graphic
1951
English Electric Canberra
High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the English Electric Canberra
0063
National Flag Graphic
1951
Canadair CL-13 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Canadair CL-13 Sabre
0064
National Flag Graphic
1950
North American F-86 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the North American F-86 Sabre
0065
National Flag Graphic
1949
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
0066
National Flag Graphic
1946
Bell Model 47
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Bell Model 47
0067
National Flag Graphic
1946
Sikorsky H-5
Light Utility Helicopter
Picture of the Sikorsky H-5
0068
National Flag Graphic
1945
Avro York (Type 685)
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
0069
National Flag Graphic
1944
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
0070
National Flag Graphic
1944
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
0071
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
0072
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
0073
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
0074
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
0075
National Flag Graphic
1942
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
0076
National Flag Graphic
1941
Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas A-20 Havoc / Boston
0077
National Flag Graphic
1941
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Four-Engined Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
0078
National Flag Graphic
1941
Martin B-26 Marauder
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Martin B-26 Marauder
0079
National Flag Graphic
1941
Handley Page Halifax
Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Handley Page Halifax
0080
National Flag Graphic
1940
Bristol Beaufighter
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
0081
National Flag Graphic
1940
Bristol Beaufort
Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Bristol Beaufort
0082
National Flag Graphic
1940
Martin Maryland
Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Martin Maryland
0083
National Flag Graphic
1940
Vickers Warwick
Multirole Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Vickers Warwick
0084
National Flag Graphic
1939
Lockheed Hudson
Twin-Engine Multirole Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed Hudson
0085
National Flag Graphic
1939
Westland Lysander
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
Picture of the Westland Lysander
0086
National Flag Graphic
1938
Short S25 Sunderland
Long-Range Maritime / Reconnaissance Flying Boat
Picture of the Short S25 Sunderland
0087
National Flag Graphic
1938
Supermarine Spitfire
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the Supermarine Spitfire
0088
National Flag Graphic
1938
Vickers Wellington
Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Vickers Wellington
0089
National Flag Graphic
1938
Bristol Blenheim
Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
Picture of the Bristol Blenheim
0090
National Flag Graphic
1937
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
0091
National Flag Graphic
1937
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
0092
National Flag Graphic
1937
Airspeed Oxford
Military Combat Crew Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
0093
National Flag Graphic
1937
Gloster Gladiator
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Gloster Gladiator
0094
National Flag Graphic
1937
Vickers Wellesley
Light Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Vickers Wellesley
0095
National Flag Graphic
1937
Fairey Battle
Three-Seat, Single-Engine Light Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Fairey Battle
0096
National Flag Graphic
1937
Avro Anson
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
Picture of the Avro Anson
0097
National Flag Graphic
1936
Junkers Ju 86
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
0098
National Flag Graphic
1936
Fairey Swordfish
Torpedo Bomber / Anti-Submarine / Reconnaissance / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the Fairey Swordfish
0099
National Flag Graphic
1936
North American T-6 Texan
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
00100
National Flag Graphic
1936
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Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
00101
National Flag Graphic
1936
Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Advanced Biplane Trainer / Aerobatics Aircraft
Picture of the Bucker Bu 133 (Jungmeister)
00102
National Flag Graphic
1936
Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
Twin-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the Bucker Bu 131 (Jungmann)
00103
National Flag Graphic
1935
Gloster Gauntlet
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Gloster Gauntlet
00104
National Flag Graphic
1935
Avro 621 Tutor
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the Avro 621 Tutor
00105
National Flag Graphic
1933
Junkers Ju 52
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
00106
National Flag Graphic
1932
Hawker Fury (I / II)
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
00107
National Flag Graphic
1931
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Biplane Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5
00108
National Flag Graphic
1917
AirCo DH.9
Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the AirCo DH.9
00109
National Flag Graphic
1917
AirCo DH.4
Light Day Bomber Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the AirCo DH.4
00110
National Flag Graphic
1917
Avro 504
Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft
Picture of the Avro 504
00111
National Flag Graphic
1913
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
Reconnaissance / Artillery Spotting / Trainer Biplane Aircraft
Picture of the Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2
00112
National Flag Graphic
1912


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