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Catalog of military and civilian aircraft belonging to the nation of United Arab Emirates.

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

There are a total of [ 90 ] United Arab Emirates 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 Sukhoi Checkmate (Su-75)
National Flag Graphic
2026
Sukhoi Checkmate (Su-75)
Lightweight 5th Generation Fighter Proposal
2
Picture of the EDGE QX-5
National Flag Graphic
2025
EDGE QX-5
Unmanned Helicopter System (UHS) Transport
3
Picture of the EDGE QX-6
National Flag Graphic
2025
EDGE QX-6
Unmanned Helicopter System (UHS) Transport
4
Picture of the Leonardo AW609 TiltRotor
National Flag Graphic
2024
Leonardo AW609 TiltRotor
Multirole Tiltrotor Transport
5
Picture of the VR-Technologies VRT500
National Flag Graphic
2024
VR-Technologies VRT500
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
6
Picture of the Piaggio P.2HH Hammerhead
National Flag Graphic
2023
Piaggio P.2HH Hammerhead
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) / Drone
7
Picture of the Boeing 777X
National Flag Graphic
2021
Boeing 777X
Twin-Engine Passenger Jet Airliner
8
Picture of the Calidus B-250 (Bader)
National Flag Graphic
2021
Calidus B-250 (Bader)
Counter-Insurgency / Light Attack Aircraft
9
Picture of the General Atomics MQ-9B Protector / SkyGuardian / SeaGuardian (Predator B)
National Flag Graphic
2021
General Atomics MQ-9B Protector / SkyGuardian / SeaGuardian (Predator B)
Medium-Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) Drone
10
Picture of the Piaggio P.1HH Hammerhead
National Flag Graphic
2020
Piaggio P.1HH Hammerhead
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) / Drone
11
Picture of the Saab GlobalEye
National Flag Graphic
2019
Saab GlobalEye
Airborne Early Warning and Control Special-Mission Aircraft Platform
12
Picture of the Pilatus PC-24
National Flag Graphic
2018
Pilatus PC-24
Light Passenger Jet Aircraft / BizJet
13
Picture of the IOMAX Archangel
National Flag Graphic
2017
IOMAX Archangel
Counter-Insurgency Attack Aircraft
14
Picture of the Sikorsky (Lockheed) Armed Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
2017
Sikorsky (Lockheed) Armed Black Hawk
Helicopter Upgrade Package
15
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
16
Picture of the WB Electronics Warmate
National Flag Graphic
2016
WB Electronics Warmate
Expendable Loitering Munition / Attack Drone
17
Picture of the Airbus A350
National Flag Graphic
2014
Airbus A350
Twin-Engine Wide-Body Long-Range Airliner
18
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)
19
Picture of the Leonardo AW189
National Flag Graphic
2014
Leonardo AW189
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
20
Picture of the ADCOM Systems United 40
National Flag Graphic
2013
ADCOM Systems United 40
Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) UAV
21
Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
National Flag Graphic
2011
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
22
Picture of the Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
National Flag Graphic
2011
Boeing 787 (Dreamliner)
Wide-Body Passenger Airliner
23
Picture of the Pilatus PC-21
National Flag Graphic
2008
Pilatus PC-21
Two-Seat Intermediate Flight Trainer Aircraft
24
Picture of the Airbus A380
National Flag Graphic
2007
Airbus A380
Wide-Body, Long-Range Commercial Passenger Airliner
25
Picture of the Schiebel Camcopter S-100
National Flag Graphic
2006
Schiebel Camcopter S-100
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
26
Picture of the Leonardo AW139
National Flag Graphic
2003
Leonardo AW139
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
27
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)
28
Picture of the Dassault Rafale
National Flag Graphic
2001
Dassault Rafale
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
29
Picture of the Grob G115
National Flag Graphic
1999
Grob G115
Basic Trainer / Light Aircraft
30
Picture of the Bombardier Global Express (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1997
Bombardier Global Express (Series)
Business Jet / Special Missions Platform
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31
Picture of the Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
1996
Airbus A319
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
32
Picture of the Bell Model 407
National Flag Graphic
1996
Bell Model 407
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
33
Picture of the Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
National Flag Graphic
1995
Boeing 777 (Triple Seven)
Wide-Body Passenger / Cargo Jet Airliner
34
Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
National Flag Graphic
1995
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
35
Picture of the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (Predator A)
National Flag Graphic
1995
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (Predator A)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / ISR Drone
36
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
37
Picture of the Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
38
Picture of the Air Tractor AT-802
National Flag Graphic
1990
Air Tractor AT-802
Multirole Light Aircraft
39
Picture of the Piaggio P.180 Avanti
National Flag Graphic
1990
Piaggio P.180 Avanti
Twin-Engine Turboprop VIP Transport Aircraft
40
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
41
Picture of the Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)
National Flag Graphic
1986
Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)
Strategic Heavy-Lift Transport Aircraft
42
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
National Flag Graphic
1986
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
43
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 900
National Flag Graphic
1986
Dassault Falcon 900
Triple-Engine Business Jet Aircraft
44
Picture of the Denel Dynamics Seeker
National Flag Graphic
1986
Denel Dynamics Seeker
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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 Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Turboprop Passenger Airliner / Cargo Hauling Aircraft
48
Picture of the Cessna 208 (Caravan)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Cessna 208 (Caravan)
Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft
49
Picture of the Saab 340
National Flag Graphic
1984
Saab 340
Regional Passenger Airliner / Special Missions Platform
50
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
51
Picture of the Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
Twin-Engined Business Jet
52
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000 (M2000)
National Flag Graphic
1979
Dassault Mirage 2000 (M2000)
Multirole Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
53
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1979
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
54
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.339
National Flag Graphic
1978
Aermacchi MB.339
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
55
Picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
National Flag Graphic
1978
Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
56
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-16  Fighting Falcon
National Flag Graphic
1978
Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
57
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
National Flag Graphic
1978
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
58
Picture of the BAe Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1976
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
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
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61
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
National Flag Graphic
1974
Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
62
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
National Flag Graphic
1973
Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
Lightweight Multi-Role Military / Civilian Helicopter
63
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
64
Picture of the Bell Model 214
National Flag Graphic
1972
Bell Model 214
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
65
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
National Flag Graphic
1970
Airbus Helicopters (MBB) Bo 105
Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
66
Picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
67
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
National Flag Graphic
1969
Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
68
Picture of the Dassault Mirage V
National Flag Graphic
1969
Dassault Mirage V
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
69
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
70
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
71
Picture of the Leonardo (SIAI-Marchetti) SF.260
National Flag Graphic
1966
Leonardo (SIAI-Marchetti) SF.260
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
72
Picture of the Britten-Norman Islander
National Flag Graphic
1965
Britten-Norman Islander
Light Utility Aircraft
73
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
National Flag Graphic
1965
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
Multirole Utility Aircraft
74
Picture of the Lockheed L-100 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1965
Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Civilian Cargo Transport Aircraft
75
Picture of the Boeing 727
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing 727
Intermediate Range Passenger Airliner
76
Picture of the Vickers VC10
National Flag Graphic
1964
Vickers VC10
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner / Aerial Refueling Tanker
77
Picture of the Short Skyvan
National Flag Graphic
1963
Short Skyvan
Military / Civilian Utility Transport Aircraft
78
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
79
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
National Flag Graphic
1961
Dassault Mirage III
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
80
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette III
National Flag Graphic
1960
Aerospatiale Alouette III
Light Multirole Helicopter
81
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Military Transport Aircraft
82
Picture of the Bell Model 204 / Model 205
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell Model 204 / Model 205
Multipurpose / Utility Medium-Lift Helicopter
83
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
84
Picture of the Douglas DC-8
National Flag Graphic
1959
Douglas DC-8
Medium- / Long-Range Passenger Jet Airliner
85
Picture of the Boeing 707
National Flag Graphic
1958
Boeing 707
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
86
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
87
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
National Flag Graphic
1957
Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
Turboprop-Powered Passenger Airliner / Maritime Reconnaissance Platform
88
Picture of the Cessna 182 (Skylane)
National Flag Graphic
1956
Cessna 182 (Skylane)
Light Utility Aircraft
89
Picture of the Hawker Hunter
National Flag Graphic
1956
Hawker Hunter
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Daytime Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
90
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
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