×
Aircraft / Aviation Vehicles & Artillery Infantry Arms Warships & Submarines Military Pay Chart (2023) Military Ranks
Advertisements

Iran Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)


Aerospace | History


HOME
AIRCRAFT / AVIATION
MODERN AIR FORCES
COUNTRIES
MANUFACTURERS
COMPARE
BY CONFLICT
BY TYPE
BY DECADE

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

This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order.

There are a total of [ 122 ] Iran Aircraft List (Current and Former Types) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending, then grouped by designation (A-to-Z) to better showcase a given country's evolution in the field of aviation. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

Return to the Country List. Also consider current military aircraft showcased by global air force operator.
Advertisements




1
Picture of the PANHA Surena (Sorena)
National Flag Graphic
2025
PANHA Surena (Sorena)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
2
Picture of the HESA Yasin
National Flag Graphic
2024
HESA Yasin
Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) / Light Attack Aircraft
3
Picture of the HESA Ababil-5
National Flag Graphic
2022
HESA Ababil-5
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
4
Picture of the HESA Shahed-149 (Gaza)
National Flag Graphic
2022
HESA Shahed-149 (Gaza)
Reusable Attack Drone / UCAV
5
Picture of the IAIO Kowsar-88
National Flag Graphic
2022
IAIO Kowsar-88
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
6
Picture of the IRIAF Kaman-22
National Flag Graphic
2022
IRIAF Kaman-22
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) / Attack Drone
7
Picture of the Kian (Arash)
National Flag Graphic
2022
Kian (Arash)
Expendable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
8
Picture of the HESA Shahed-136
National Flag Graphic
2021
HESA Shahed-136
Loitering Munition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
9
Picture of the IRIAF Kaman-12
National Flag Graphic
2020
IRIAF Kaman-12
ISR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
10
Picture of the DIO Arash
National Flag Graphic
2019
DIO Arash
Unmanned Loitering Munition Drone
11
Picture of the HESA Kowsar (Thunderbolt)
National Flag Graphic
2019
HESA Kowsar (Thunderbolt)
Lightweight Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Multirole Fighter
12
Picture of the IAIO Fotros (Fallen Angel)
National Flag Graphic
2019
IAIO Fotros (Fallen Angel)
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
13
Picture of the PANHA Saba-248 (Good Wind)
National Flag Graphic
2019
PANHA Saba-248 (Good Wind)
Twin-Engine Lightweight Utility Military Helicopter
14
Picture of the HESA F-313 Qaher (Conqueror)
National Flag Graphic
2018
HESA F-313 Qaher (Conqueror)
5th Generation Lightweight Stealth Fighter Prototype
15
Picture of the HESA Hamaseh (Epic)
National Flag Graphic
2016
HESA Hamaseh (Epic)
Unarmed / Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
16
Picture of the HESA Qasef-1
National Flag Graphic
2016
HESA Qasef-1
Loitering Munition / UCAV Drone
17
Picture of the SAI Saegheh (Thunderbolt)
National Flag Graphic
2016
SAI Saegheh (Thunderbolt)
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
18
Picture of the HESA Shafaq (Before the Dawn)
National Flag Graphic
2015
HESA Shafaq (Before the Dawn)
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
19
Picture of the Shahed-171 (Simorgh)
National Flag Graphic
2015
Shahed-171 (Simorgh)
Unmanned Stealth Drone Aircraft
20
Picture of the Airbus A350
National Flag Graphic
2014
Airbus A350
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
21
Picture of the HESA Saeqeh (Thunderbolt)
National Flag Graphic
2014
HESA Saeqeh (Thunderbolt)
Lightweight Multirole Fighter Aircraft
22
Picture of the HESA Shahed 285 / AH-85 (Witness)
National Flag Graphic
2014
HESA Shahed 285 / AH-85 (Witness)
Light Attack / Reconnaissance Helicopter
23
Picture of the IAIO / Qods Yasir (Yasseer)
National Flag Graphic
2014
IAIO / Qods Yasir (Yasseer)
Lightweight Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone
24
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
National Flag Graphic
2014
Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
Multirole Heavy Combat Fighter Aircraft
25
Picture of the HESA Shahed-129 (Eye-Witness)
National Flag Graphic
2012
HESA Shahed-129 (Eye-Witness)
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Reconnaissance / Light Attack Drone
26
Picture of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100)
Twin-Engine Regional Passenger Jet Airliner
27
Picture of the Karrar (Striker)
National Flag Graphic
2010
Karrar (Striker)
Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
28
Picture of the HESA Ababil-3
National Flag Graphic
2008
HESA Ababil-3
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone
29
Picture of the Airbus A380
National Flag Graphic
2007
Airbus A380
Wide-Body, Long-Range Commercial Passenger Airliner
30
Picture of the HESA Dorna (Lark)
National Flag Graphic
2006
HESA Dorna (Lark)
Light Two-Seat Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
Advertisements
31
Picture of the Boeing Insitu ScanEagle
National Flag Graphic
2005
Boeing Insitu ScanEagle
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle / Reconnaissance Drone
32
Picture of the Antonov An-140
National Flag Graphic
2002
Antonov An-140
Twin-Turboprop Regional Passenger Airliner
33
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-334
National Flag Graphic
1999
Tupolev Tu-334
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner Prototype
34
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H135M (EC635)
National Flag Graphic
1998
Airbus Helicopters H135M (EC635)
Lightweight Multirole Military Helicopter
35
Picture of the PANHA 2091 (Toufan)
National Flag Graphic
1998
PANHA 2091 (Toufan)
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
36
Picture of the HESA Azarakhsh (Lightning)
National Flag Graphic
1997
HESA Azarakhsh (Lightning)
Strike Fighter Aircraft
37
Picture of the Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
1996
Airbus A319
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
38
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
National Flag Graphic
1996
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
39
Picture of the Qods Ababil (Swallow)
National Flag Graphic
1995
Qods Ababil (Swallow)
Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
40
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
41
Picture of the Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
42
Picture of the ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
National Flag Graphic
1989
ATR 72 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 72)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
43
Picture of the Airbus A320
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
44
Picture of the Fokker 50 / 60
National Flag Graphic
1987
Fokker 50 / 60
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
45
Picture of the Antonov An-72 / An-74 (Coaler)
National Flag Graphic
1986
Antonov An-72 / An-74 (Coaler)
Tactical Medium Military Transport Aircraft
46
Picture of the Harbin Y-12
National Flag Graphic
1985
Harbin Y-12
Twin-Engine Turboprop Utility Aircraft
47
Picture of the Xian Y-7
National Flag Graphic
1985
Xian Y-7
Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner / Cargo Aircraft
48
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
49
Picture of the BAe 146
National Flag Graphic
1983
BAe 146
Passenger Airliner
50
Picture of the Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
National Flag Graphic
1983
Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
51
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
52
Picture of the Qods Mohajer / Mersad (Migrant)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Qods Mohajer / Mersad (Migrant)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Reconnaissance Drone
53
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Ground Attack Aircraft
54
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
55
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-80
National Flag Graphic
1980
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-80
Narrow-Body Jet Airliner
56
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 50
National Flag Graphic
1979
Dassault Falcon 50
VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
57
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
1978
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
58
Picture of the Leonardo AW109
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
59
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil/Astar
National Flag Graphic
1975
Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil/Astar
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
60
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
Advertisements
61
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Ground Attack Aircraft
62
Picture of the Airbus A300
National Flag Graphic
1974
Airbus A300
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
63
Picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron
National Flag Graphic
1974
Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Military Utility / Special Mission Aircraft
64
Picture of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat
National Flag Graphic
1974
Grumman F-14 Tomcat
Swing-Wing, Carrierborne Fleet Defense Fighter
65
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
National Flag Graphic
1974
Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
Long-Range Strike / Attack Aircraft
66
Picture of the Dassault Mirage F1
National Flag Graphic
1973
Dassault Mirage F1
Multirole / Interceptor Aircraft
67
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
68
Picture of the Bell Model 214
National Flag Graphic
1972
Bell Model 214
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
69
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
National Flag Graphic
1972
Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Commercial Passenger Airliner
70
Picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
National Flag Graphic
1970
Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
71
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
72
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
73
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-17 / Su-20 / Su-22 (Fitter)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Sukhoi Su-17 / Su-20 / Su-22 (Fitter)
Ground Attack / Strike Fighter Aircraft
74
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
National Flag Graphic
1969
Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
75
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
National Flag Graphic
1969
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
76
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
77
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
78
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
79
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
National Flag Graphic
1966
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
80
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
National Flag Graphic
1966
Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
81
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 20
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault Falcon 20
Business Jet / Light High-Speed Transport Aircraft
82
Picture of the Boeing 727
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
83
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
National Flag Graphic
1964
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
84
Picture of the Antonov An-24 (Coke)
National Flag Graphic
1962
Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Twin-Turboprop Military Transport Aircraft
85
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
86
Picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
National Flag Graphic
1962
Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Land-Based Long-Range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
87
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
National Flag Graphic
1962
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
88
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
Jet-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
89
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
National Flag Graphic
1961
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
90
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
Advertisements
91
Picture of the Lockheed JetStar
National Flag Graphic
1960
Lockheed JetStar
Passenger / VIP Transport Aircraft
92
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
National Flag Graphic
1960
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
93
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Military Transport Aircraft
94
Picture of the Bell Model 204 / Model 205
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell Model 204 / Model 205
Multipurpose / Utility Medium-Lift Helicopter
95
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
96
Picture of the Pilatus PC-6 Porter / Turbo-Porter
National Flag Graphic
1959
Pilatus PC-6 Porter / Turbo-Porter
Single-Engine STOL Utility Aircraft
97
Picture of the Boeing 707
National Flag Graphic
1958
Boeing 707
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
98
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
99
Picture of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie
National Flag Graphic
1958
Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Light Utility / Rescue Helicopter
100
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
101
Picture of the Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
National Flag Graphic
1954
Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
Transport / Close-Support Helicopter
102
Picture of the North American F-86 Sabre
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American F-86 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
103
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
National Flag Graphic
1948
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Utility Transport Aircraft
104
Picture of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
National Flag Graphic
1948
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
105
Picture of the Beechcraft Bonanza
National Flag Graphic
1947
Beechcraft Bonanza
Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft
106
Picture of the Republic F-84 Thunderjet
National Flag Graphic
1947
Republic F-84 Thunderjet
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
107
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Avro York (Type 685)
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
108
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
109
Picture of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
National Flag Graphic
1942
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
110
Picture of the Boeing-Stearman Kaydet
National Flag Graphic
1941
Boeing-Stearman Kaydet
Biplane Trainer / Aerobatic Aircraft
111
Picture of the Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75/Mohawk)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Curtiss P-36 Hawk (Hawk 75/Mohawk)
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
112
Picture of the Airspeed Oxford
National Flag Graphic
1937
Airspeed Oxford
Military Combat Crew Trainer Aircraft
113
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
National Flag Graphic
1937
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
114
Picture of the Hawker Hurricane
National Flag Graphic
1937
Hawker Hurricane
Single-Seat Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
115
Picture of the Avro Anson
National Flag Graphic
1936
Avro Anson
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
116
Picture of the de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
National Flag Graphic
1932
de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
Basic Trainer Biplane
117
Picture of the Hawker Fury (I / II)
National Flag Graphic
1931
Hawker Fury (I / II)
Biplane Fighter Aircraft
118
Picture of the Polikarpov R-5
National Flag Graphic
1930
Polikarpov R-5
Reconnaissance / Light Bomber Biplane
119
Picture of the Breguet Br.19
National Flag Graphic
1923
Breguet Br.19
Light Day Bomber / Trainer Aircraft
120
Picture of the AirCo DH.4
National Flag Graphic
1917
AirCo DH.4
Light Day Bomber Biplane Aircraft
Advertisements
121
Picture of the Breguet Br.14
National Flag Graphic
1917
Breguet Br.14
Biplane Reconnaissance / Fighter / Bomber Aircraft
122
Picture of the Avro 504
National Flag Graphic
1913
Avro 504
Biplane Reconnaissance / Biplane Trainer Aircraft

Advertisements




Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Cookies


2023 Military Pay Chart Military Ranks DoD Dictionary Conversion Calculators Military Alphabet Code Military Map Symbols

The "Military Factory" name and MilitaryFactory.com logo are registered ® U.S. trademarks protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. All written content, illustrations, and photography are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse/reproduction in any form. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. We do not sell any of the items showcased on this site. Please direct all other inquiries to militaryfactory AT gmail.com.

Part of a network of sites that includes GlobalFirepower, a data-driven property used in ranking the top military powers of the world, WDMMA.org (World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft), WDMMW.org (World Directory of Modern Military Warships), SR71blackbird.org, detailing the history of the world's most iconic spyplane, and MilitaryRibbons.info, cataloguing all American military medals and ribbons.


www.MilitaryFactory.com • All Rights Reserved • Content ©2003-