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

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

There are a total of [ 60 ] Nigeria 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.

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1
Picture of the Leonardo M-346 Master
National Flag Graphic
2016
Leonardo M-346 Master
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
2
Picture of the CASC CH-4 Rainbow
National Flag Graphic
2014
CASC CH-4 Rainbow
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
3
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) Wing-Loong (Pterodactyl)
National Flag Graphic
2014
Chengdu (AVIC) Wing-Loong (Pterodactyl)
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
4
Picture of the CASC CH-3 Rainbow
National Flag Graphic
2012
CASC CH-3 Rainbow
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
5
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
6
Picture of the Bell AH-1Z Viper
National Flag Graphic
2010
Bell AH-1Z Viper
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Attack Helicopter
7
Picture of the PAC JF-17 Thunder
National Flag Graphic
2007
PAC JF-17 Thunder
Lightweight Multirole Fighter Aircraft
8
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 7X
National Flag Graphic
2005
Dassault Falcon 7X
Long-Range Business Jet Aircraft
9
Picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
National Flag Graphic
2005
Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
All-Weather Heavy Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
10
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
National Flag Graphic
2004
Embraer E-Jet
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
11
Picture of the Gulfstream G500
National Flag Graphic
2004
Gulfstream G500
Large-Cabin Business Jet / Special Mission Platform
12
Picture of the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
National Flag Graphic
2003
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
Trainer / Counter-Insurgency / Light Attack / Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft
13
Picture of the Leonardo AW139
National Flag Graphic
2003
Leonardo AW139
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
14
Picture of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
National Flag Graphic
1999
Boeing Business Jet (BBJ)
BizJet
15
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
National Flag Graphic
1996
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
16
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
17
Picture of the Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
18
Picture of the Dornier Do 328
National Flag Graphic
1993
Dornier Do 328
Passenger Airliner
19
Picture of the Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
National Flag Graphic
1993
Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
Light-class Utility / Trainer Helicopter
20
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
21
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
22
Picture of the Fokker 50 / 60
National Flag Graphic
1987
Fokker 50 / 60
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
23
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 900
National Flag Graphic
1986
Dassault Falcon 900
Triple-Engine Business Jet Aircraft
24
Picture of the ATR 42 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 42)
National Flag Graphic
1985
ATR 42 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 42)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner
25
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
National Flag Graphic
1985
PZL W-3 Sokol
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
26
Picture of the Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Turboprop Passenger Airliner / Cargo Hauling Aircraft
27
Picture of the Hawker Model 800
National Flag Graphic
1983
Hawker Model 800
Mid-Sized VIP / Corporate Jet Aircraft
28
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
29
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
30
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
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31
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.339
National Flag Graphic
1978
Aermacchi MB.339
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
32
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
National Flag Graphic
1978
Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
Medium-Lift Civilian / Military Utility Helicopter
33
Picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
National Flag Graphic
1978
Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
34
Picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
National Flag Graphic
1978
Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft
35
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)
National Flag Graphic
1978
de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner
36
Picture of the Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
National Flag Graphic
1978
Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
Multimission / Multirole Military Helicopter
37
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
1978
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
38
Picture of the Leonardo AW109
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
39
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
40
Picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
National Flag Graphic
1973
SEPECAT Jaguar
Strike Fighter Aircraft
41
Picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros
National Flag Graphic
1972
Aero L-39 Albatros
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
42
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
43
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
National Flag Graphic
1970
Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
44
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
45
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
National Flag Graphic
1969
Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
46
Picture of the Fokker F28 Fellowship
National Flag Graphic
1969
Fokker F28 Fellowship
Twin-Engined Regional Jet Airliner
47
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
48
Picture of the Boeing 727
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
49
Picture of the Vickers VC10
National Flag Graphic
1964
Vickers VC10
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner / Aerial Refueling Tanker
50
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Military Transport Aircraft
51
Picture of the Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Light Utility Aircraft
52
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
National Flag Graphic
1959
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
53
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
54
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
55
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
56
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
National Flag Graphic
1953
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Floatplane Aircraft
57
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
National Flag Graphic
1952
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
58
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Tactical Strike Medium Bomber Aircraft
59
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
60
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
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