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South Korea Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

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

South Korea Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)

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

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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 92 aircraft as part of the South Korea 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
2026
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI KF-X
KAI KF-X
5th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
#2
2022
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
Gunship Platform / Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#3
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI / Boeing KUS-VJ
KAI / Boeing KUS-VJ
Unmanned Attack Helicopter Gunship
#4
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Korean Air Mid-altitude Unmanned Air Vehicle (MUAV)
Korean Air Mid-altitude Unmanned Air Vehicle (MUAV)
Multrirole Drone Aircraft
#5
2018
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KARI TR-60
KARI TR-60
Tilt-Rotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
2017
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A220 (Bombardier C-Series)
Airbus A220 (Bombardier C-Series)
Medium-Range / Transcontinental Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
#7
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#8
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A350
Airbus A350
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
#9
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
#10
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACs) Aircraft
#11
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW159 Wildcat
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW159 Wildcat
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Utility Helicopter
#12
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
#13
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI KUH-1 Surion
KAI KUH-1 Surion
Medium-Lift Multi-Role Transport Helicopter
#14
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
#15
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
#16
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft
#17
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A380
Airbus A380
Wide-Body, Long-Range Commercial Passenger Airliner
#18
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Elbit Skylark
Elbit Skylark
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#19
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI / Lockheed Martin T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
KAI / Lockheed Martin T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#20
2004
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky S-92
Sikorsky S-92
Medium-Lift Multirole Transport Helicopter
#21
2000
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#22
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
#23
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H155 (Eurocopter EC155)
Airbus Helicopters H155 (Eurocopter EC155)
Medium-Lift, Multi-role Twin-Engine Helicopter
#24
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
#25
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A330
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
#26
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
#27
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the IAI Searcher
IAI Searcher
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#28
1991
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KAI KF-16 Fighting Falcon
KAI KF-16 Fighting Falcon
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
#29
1991
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Combat Search and Rescue / Military Operations Helicopter
#30
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
#31
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Strike Fighter Aircraft
#32
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#33
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A320
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
#34
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
#35
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
PZL W-3 Sokol
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
#36
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) Panther
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter) Panther
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Helicopter
#37
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Multi-Mission Maritime Helicopter
#38
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hawker Model 800
Hawker Model 800
Mid-Sized VIP / Corporate Jet Aircraft
#39
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
Light Utility Helicopter / Multirole Helicopter
#40
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
#41
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
#42
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 412
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
#43
1979
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#44
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
Multi-role Helicopter / Anti-Submarine / Anti-Ship
#45
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-16  Fighting Falcon
Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
#46
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Multirole / Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft
#47
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
#48
1974
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus A300
Airbus A300
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
#49
1971
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
Attack Helicopter
#50
1971
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
#51
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
#52
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
#53
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
#54
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
#55
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna A-37  Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Light Attack Aircraft / Observation and Control
#56
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
#57
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Observation Platform Aircraft
#58
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
#59
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
#60
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 727
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
#61
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
#62
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Land-Based Long-Range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
#63
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
#64
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Firefighting Helicopter
#65
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
#66
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#67
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
#68
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft
#69
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
#70
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
#71
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 204 / Model 205
Bell Model 204 / Model 205
Multipurpose / Utility Medium-Lift Helicopter
#72
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
#73
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna T-37 Tweet
Cessna T-37 Tweet
Jet-Powered Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#74
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
#75
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Military Transport Aircraft
#76
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
#77
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
#78
1954
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
#79
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Liaison / Observation STOL Aircraft
#80
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Transport Utility Helicopter
#81
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American F-86 Sabre
North American F-86 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#82
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American T-28 Trojan
North American T-28 Trojan
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
#83
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
#84
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Light Utility Helicopter
#85
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
#86
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
#87
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
#88
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#89
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
#90
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Light Observation Aircraft
#91
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Twin-Engine Long-Range Transport Aircraft
#92
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-9
Tachikawa Ki-9
Twin-Seat Intermediate Trainer Biplane Aircraft