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Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of Saudi Arabia.

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

There are a total of [ 83 ] Saudi Arabia 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 IDT Samoom
National Flag Graphic
2025
IDT Samoom
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) / Attack Drone
2
Picture of the Antonov An-178
National Flag Graphic
2023
Antonov An-178
Medium-Lift Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
3
Picture of the Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
National Flag Graphic
2022
Xian (AVIC) MA700 (Modern Ark 700)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Passenger Airliner
4
Picture of the IDT Asef
National Flag Graphic
2021
IDT Asef
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
5
Picture of the CASC CH-5 Rainbow
National Flag Graphic
2017
CASC CH-5 Rainbow
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
6
Picture of the Vestel Karayel
National Flag Graphic
2015
Vestel Karayel
Armed / Unarmed Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Drone
7
Picture of the CASC CH-4 Rainbow
National Flag Graphic
2014
CASC CH-4 Rainbow
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
8
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)
9
Picture of the GIDS Shahpar
National Flag Graphic
2012
GIDS Shahpar
Unarmed Reconnaissance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
10
Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
National Flag Graphic
2011
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
11
Picture of the Antonov An-148
National Flag Graphic
2009
Antonov An-148
Regional Passenger Airliner
12
Picture of the Leonardo Falco
National Flag Graphic
2009
Leonardo Falco
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
13
Picture of the Pilatus PC-21
National Flag Graphic
2008
Pilatus PC-21
Two-Seat Intermediate Flight Trainer Aircraft
14
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 7X
National Flag Graphic
2005
Dassault Falcon 7X
Long-Range Business Jet Aircraft
15
Picture of the Embraer E-Jet
National Flag Graphic
2004
Embraer E-Jet
Narrow-Body, Medium-Range, Twin-Engine Jet Airliner
16
Picture of the Gulfstream G500
National Flag Graphic
2004
Gulfstream G500
Large-Cabin Business Jet / Special Mission Platform
17
Picture of the Sikorsky S-92 (Superhawk)
National Flag Graphic
2004
Sikorsky S-92 (Superhawk)
Medium-Lift Multirole Transport Helicopter
18
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters Tiger (EC665)
National Flag Graphic
2003
Airbus Helicopters Tiger (EC665)
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Dedicated Attack Helicopter
19
Picture of the Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)
National Flag Graphic
2003
Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
20
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
National Flag Graphic
2002
Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
21
Picture of the Airbus Military (EADS CASA) C-295
National Flag Graphic
2001
Airbus Military (EADS CASA) C-295
Tactical Military Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
22
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1999
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
23
Picture of the Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
1996
Airbus A319
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
24
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
National Flag Graphic
1996
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
25
Picture of the Saab E-2000 Erieye
National Flag Graphic
1996
Saab E-2000 Erieye
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEWC) Special Mission Aircraft
26
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
27
Picture of the Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
28
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
National Flag Graphic
1990
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
29
Picture of the Airbus A320
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
30
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
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31
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
National Flag Graphic
1988
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Strike Fighter Aircraft
32
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
National Flag Graphic
1986
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
33
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 900
National Flag Graphic
1986
Dassault Falcon 900
Triple-Engine Business Jet Aircraft
34
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Seeker
National Flag Graphic
1986
Denel Dynamics Seeker
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
35
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
National Flag Graphic
1985
Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Helicopter
36
Picture of the Panavia Tornado ADV (Air Defense Variant)
National Flag Graphic
1985
Panavia Tornado ADV (Air Defense Variant)
Air Defense Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
37
Picture of the Pilatus PC-9
National Flag Graphic
1984
Pilatus PC-9
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
38
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
National Flag Graphic
1984
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Multi-Mission Maritime Helicopter
39
Picture of the BAe 146
National Flag Graphic
1983
BAe 146
Passenger Airliner
40
Picture of the Boeing 757
National Flag Graphic
1983
Boeing 757
Intermediate Range Passenger Transport
41
Picture of the Hawker Model 800
National Flag Graphic
1983
Hawker Model 800
Mid-Sized VIP / Corporate Jet Aircraft
42
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
43
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
44
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
National Flag Graphic
1980
Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
Light Attack / Observation / Transport Helicopter
45
Picture of the Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)
National Flag Graphic
1979
Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)
All-Weather, Low-Level Strike Aircraft
46
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1979
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
47
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
National Flag Graphic
1978
Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
Medium-Lift Civilian / Military Utility Helicopter
48
Picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
National Flag Graphic
1977
Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
Airborne Surveillance, Command, Control and Communications Aircraft
49
Picture of the Sikorsky S-76
National Flag Graphic
1977
Sikorsky S-76
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
50
Picture of the BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1976
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
51
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
National Flag Graphic
1976
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Multirole / Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft
52
Picture of the Leonardo AW109
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
53
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
54
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
55
Picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
National Flag Graphic
1969
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Armed Scout and Reconnaissance / Light Attack Helicopter
56
Picture of the Dassault Mirage V
National Flag Graphic
1969
Dassault Mirage V
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
57
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
58
Picture of the BAC Strikemaster
National Flag Graphic
1967
BAC Strikemaster
Dedicated Two-Seat, Single-Engine Strike Aircraft
59
Picture of the Lockheed L-100 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1965
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Civilian Cargo Transport Aircraft
60
Picture of the Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
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61
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
62
Picture of the Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1962
Lockheed Martin KC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Aerial Tanker / Transport Aircraft
63
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
64
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
National Flag Graphic
1961
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
65
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
66
Picture of the English Electric / BAC Lightning
National Flag Graphic
1960
English Electric / BAC Lightning
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
67
Picture of the Lockheed JetStar
National Flag Graphic
1960
Lockheed JetStar
Passenger / VIP Transport Aircraft
68
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
69
Picture of the Boeing 707
National Flag Graphic
1958
Boeing 707
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
70
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
National Flag Graphic
1956
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
71
Picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider
National Flag Graphic
1956
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Military Transport Aircraft
72
Picture of the Hawker Hunter
National Flag Graphic
1956
Hawker Hunter
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
73
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
74
Picture of the de Havilland DH.106 Comet
National Flag Graphic
1952
de Havilland DH.106 Comet
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner Aircraft
75
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
76
Picture of the North American T-28 Trojan
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American T-28 Trojan
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
77
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
National Flag Graphic
1946
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Lightweight Basic Trainer / Aerobatic Aircraft
78
Picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Heavy Attack Aircraft
79
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
80
Picture of the Avro Anson
National Flag Graphic
1936
Avro Anson
Light Transport / Coastal Reconnaissance / Crew Trainer / Communications Aircraft
81
Picture of the AirCo DH.9
National Flag Graphic
1917
AirCo DH.9
Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
82
Picture of the Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8
National Flag Graphic
1917
Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8
Multirole Biplane Aircraft
83
Picture of the Farman MF.11 Shorthorn
National Flag Graphic
1914
Farman MF.11 Shorthorn
Reconnaissance / Bomber Aircraft

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