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South Korea Aircraft List (Current and Former Types)


Aerospace | History

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

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

There are a total of [ 106 ] South Korea 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 KAI KF-21 Boromae (KF-X)
National Flag Graphic
2028
KAI KF-21 Boromae (KF-X)
5th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
2
Picture of the Korean Air KUS-FS
National Flag Graphic
2028
Korean Air KUS-FS
ISR MALE UAV / Drone
3
Picture of the KAI / Boeing KUS-VJ
National Flag Graphic
2027
KAI / Boeing KUS-VJ
Unmanned Attack Helicopter Gunship
4
Picture of the Embraer C-390 Millennium (KC-390)
National Flag Graphic
2023
Embraer C-390 Millennium (KC-390)
Medium-Lift Twin-Engine Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
5
Picture of the KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
National Flag Graphic
2023
KAI / Airbus Helicopters Light Armed Helicopter (LAH)
Gunship Platform / Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
6
Picture of the Korean Air Mid-altitude Unmanned Air Vehicle (MUAV)
National Flag Graphic
2023
Korean Air Mid-altitude Unmanned Air Vehicle (MUAV)
Multrirole Drone Aircraft
7
Picture of the KARI TR-60
National Flag Graphic
2018
KARI TR-60
Tilt-Rotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
8
Picture of the Airbus A220 (Bombardier C-Series)
National Flag Graphic
2017
Airbus A220 (Bombardier C-Series)
Medium-Range / Transcontinental Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
9
Picture of the Bell Model 505 JetRanger X (JRX)
National Flag Graphic
2017
Bell Model 505 JetRanger X (JRX)
Lightweight Five-Seat Multirole Helicopter
10
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
National Flag Graphic
2016
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
11
Picture of the KAI KC-100 (Naraon)
National Flag Graphic
2015
KAI KC-100 (Naraon)
Light Utility Aircraft
12
Picture of the Airbus A350
National Flag Graphic
2014
Airbus A350
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
13
Picture of the Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
National Flag Graphic
2014
Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACs) Aircraft
14
Picture of the Leonardo AW159 Wildcat
National Flag Graphic
2014
Leonardo AW159 Wildcat
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Utility Helicopter
15
Picture of the Leonardo AW189
National Flag Graphic
2014
Leonardo AW189
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
16
Picture of the Boeing P-8 Poseidon
National Flag Graphic
2013
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
17
Picture of the KAI KUH-1 Surion
National Flag Graphic
2013
KAI KUH-1 Surion
Medium-Lift Multi-Role Transport Helicopter
18
Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
National Flag Graphic
2011
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
19
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
20
Picture of the Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
National Flag Graphic
2009
Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft
21
Picture of the Airbus A380
National Flag Graphic
2007
Airbus A380
Wide-Body, Long-Range Commercial Passenger Airliner
22
Picture of the Elbit Skylark
National Flag Graphic
2006
Elbit Skylark
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
23
Picture of the IAI Harop (Harpy)
National Flag Graphic
2005
IAI Harop (Harpy)
Expendable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
24
Picture of the IAI Heron / Machatz-1
National Flag Graphic
2005
IAI Heron / Machatz-1
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
25
Picture of the KAI T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
National Flag Graphic
2005
KAI T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
26
Picture of the Sikorsky S-92 (Superhawk)
National Flag Graphic
2004
Sikorsky S-92 (Superhawk)
Medium-Lift Multirole Transport Helicopter
27
Picture of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
National Flag Graphic
2001
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
High-Altitude, Long-Endurance (HALE) UAV
28
Picture of the KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
National Flag Graphic
2000
KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
29
Picture of the Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
National Flag Graphic
2000
Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
30
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H155 (EC155)
National Flag Graphic
1999
Airbus Helicopters H155 (EC155)
Medium-Lift, Multi-role Twin-Engine Helicopter
31
Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1999
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
32
Picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
National Flag Graphic
1995
Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
33
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 2000
National Flag Graphic
1995
Dassault Falcon 2000
Twin-Engine Business / VIP Jet
34
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
35
Picture of the Kaman K-MAX
National Flag Graphic
1994
Kaman K-MAX
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
36
Picture of the IAI Searcher
National Flag Graphic
1992
IAI Searcher
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
37
Picture of the KAI KF-16 Fighting Falcon
National Flag Graphic
1991
KAI KF-16 Fighting Falcon
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
38
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
National Flag Graphic
1991
Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Combat Search and Rescue / Military Operations Helicopter
39
Picture of the Kamov Ka-32 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Kamov Ka-32 (Helix)
Multirole Coaxial Utility Helicopter
40
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
National Flag Graphic
1990
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-11
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
41
Picture of the Airbus A320
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus A320
Narrow-Body Short-to-medium Route Passenger Airliner
42
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
43
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
National Flag Graphic
1988
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Strike Fighter Aircraft
44
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
National Flag Graphic
1986
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
45
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
National Flag Graphic
1985
Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Helicopter
46
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
National Flag Graphic
1985
PZL W-3 Sokol
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
47
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
National Flag Graphic
1984
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Multi-Mission Maritime Helicopter
48
Picture of the Hawker Model 800
National Flag Graphic
1983
Hawker Model 800
Mid-Sized VIP / Corporate Jet Aircraft
49
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
50
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
51
Picture of the Korean Air KF-5F (Jegong-Ho)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Korean Air KF-5F (Jegong-Ho)
Twin-Seat Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT)
52
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
National Flag Graphic
1982
MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
Light Utility Helicopter / Multirole Helicopter
53
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
54
Picture of the Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
Twin-Engined Business Jet
55
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1979
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift, Multi-Mission Helicopter
56
Picture of the Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
National Flag Graphic
1978
Leonardo AW159 (Lynx / Super Lynx)
Multimission / Multirole Military Helicopter
57
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-16  Fighting Falcon
National Flag Graphic
1978
Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
58
Picture of the BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1976
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
59
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
National Flag Graphic
1976
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Multirole / Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft
60
Picture of the Airbus A300
National Flag Graphic
1974
Airbus A300
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
61
Picture of the Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
National Flag Graphic
1971
Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
Attack Helicopter
62
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10
National Flag Graphic
1971
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
63
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
National Flag Graphic
1970
Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
64
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
65
Picture of the Fokker F28 Fellowship
National Flag Graphic
1969
Fokker F28 Fellowship
Twin-Engined Regional Jet Airliner
66
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
National Flag Graphic
1969
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
67
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
68
Picture of the Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
69
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
70
Picture of the Cessna A-37  Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Light Attack / Observation and Control Aircraft
71
Picture of the Cessna O-2 Skymaster
National Flag Graphic
1967
Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Observation Platform Aircraft
72
Picture of the Boeing 727
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
73
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
National Flag Graphic
1964
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
74
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
75
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
76
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
77
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
National Flag Graphic
1962
Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Firefighting Helicopter
78
Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
National Flag Graphic
1961
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
79
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
80
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
81
Picture of the Bell Model 204 / Model 205
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell Model 204 / Model 205
Multipurpose / Utility Medium-Lift Helicopter
82
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
83
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
National Flag Graphic
1959
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
84
Picture of the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
National Flag Graphic
1959
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft
85
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
86
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
National Flag Graphic
1957
Aerospatiale Alouette II
Light Utility Helicopter
87
Picture of the Cessna T-37 Tweet
National Flag Graphic
1957
Cessna T-37 Tweet
Jet-Powered Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
88
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
National Flag Graphic
1956
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
89
Picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider
National Flag Graphic
1956
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Military Transport Aircraft
90
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
91
Picture of the Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
National Flag Graphic
1954
Grumman S-2 Tracker (S2F)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
92
Picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
National Flag Graphic
1950
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Liaison / Observation STOL Aircraft
93
Picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
National Flag Graphic
1950
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Transport Utility Helicopter
94
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
95
Picture of the North American F-86D/K/L (Sabre Dog)
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American F-86D/K/L (Sabre Dog)
All-Weather Jet-Powered Interceptor
96
Picture of the North American T-28 Trojan
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American T-28 Trojan
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
97
Picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
National Flag Graphic
1948
Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
98
Picture of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
National Flag Graphic
1948
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
99
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
National Flag Graphic
1947
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
100
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
101
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
102
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
103
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
National Flag Graphic
1942
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
104
Picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
National Flag Graphic
1941
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Twin-Engine Long-Range Transport Aircraft
105
Picture of the Piper L-4 Grasshopper
National Flag Graphic
1941
Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Light Observation Aircraft
106
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-9
National Flag Graphic
1935
Tachikawa Ki-9
Twin-Seat Intermediate Trainer Biplane Aircraft
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