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Modern Trainer Aircraft


Military Aviation | Past to Present

Military aviation requires the best in training - this provided faithfully by the platforms showcased below.

There are a total of [ 128 ] Modern Trainer Aircraft entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Included in this showcase are those base aircraft designs that can double as trainer types - either as-is or through modification.




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2025
Picture of the Aeralis Dart Jet
Aeralis Dart Jet
Modular Basic / Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
2/128
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1962
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.326
Aermacchi MB.326
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
3/128
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1978
Picture of the Aermacchi MB.339
Aermacchi MB.339
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
4/128
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2000
Picture of the Aero L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft)
Aero L-159 ALCA (Advanced Light Combat Aircraft)
Light Combat Aircraft
5/128
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1963
Picture of the Aero L-29 Delfin / Maya
Aero L-29 Delfin / Maya
Trainer / Light Strike Jet-Powered Aircraft
6/128
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1972
Picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros
Aero L-39 Albatros
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
7/128
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1986
Picture of the Aero L-59 Super Albatros
Aero L-59 Super Albatros
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
8/128
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1973
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
Lightweight Multi-Role Military / Civilian Helicopter
9/128
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1984
Picture of the AIDC AT-3 Tz-Chiang
AIDC AT-3 Tz-Chiang
Advanced Weapons Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
10/128
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1994
Picture of the AIDC F-CK-1 (Ching-Kuo) / (Indigenous Defence Fighter)
AIDC F-CK-1 (Ching-Kuo) / (Indigenous Defence Fighter)
Lightweight Multirole Fighter Aircraft
11/128
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2023
Picture of the AIDC T-5 Yung Yin (Brave Eagle)
AIDC T-5 Yung Yin (Brave Eagle)
Lightweight Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
12/128
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1990
Picture of the Air Tractor AT-802
Air Tractor AT-802
Multirole Light Aircraft
13/128
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1990
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (AS550)
Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (AS550)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
14/128
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2007
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters NH90
Airbus Helicopters NH90
Medium-Lift Transport / Utility Helicopter
15/128
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2028
Picture of the Airbus Spain AFJT (Airbus Future Jet Trainer)
Airbus Spain AFJT (Airbus Future Jet Trainer)
Advanced Jet Trainer Concept
16/128
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1984
Picture of the Alenia Aermacchi S-211
Alenia Aermacchi S-211
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
17/128
National flag icon
1989
Picture of the AMX International AMX
AMX International AMX
Light Strike / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
18/128
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1947
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
19/128
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1985
Picture of the Avioane IAR 99 Soim (Hawk)
Avioane IAR 99 Soim (Hawk)
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
20/128
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1976
Picture of the BAe Hawk
BAe Hawk
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
21/128
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2001
Picture of the Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
22/128
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1947
Picture of the Beechcraft Bonanza
Beechcraft Bonanza
Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft
23/128
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1964
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
24/128
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1953
Picture of the Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
25/128
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1967
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
26/128
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1981
Picture of the Bell Model 412
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
27/128
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1991
Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) T-45 Goshawk
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) T-45 Goshawk
Carrierborne Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
28/128
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1973
Picture of the Boeing T-43 (Gator)
Boeing T-43 (Gator)
Navigational Trainer / VIP Transport Aircraft
29/128
National flag icon
2023
Picture of the Boeing-Saab T-7 Red Hawk (eT-7A)
Boeing-Saab T-7 Red Hawk (eT-7A)
5th Generation Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
30/128
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
Jet Trainer
31/128
National flag icon
1980
Picture of the CASA C-101 Aviojet
CASA C-101 Aviojet
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
32/128
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1956
Picture of the Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Cessna 172 (Skyhawk)
Light Utility / Multirole Aircraft
33/128
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1956
Picture of the Cessna 182 (Skylane)
Cessna 182 (Skylane)
Light Utility Aircraft
34/128
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1993
Picture of the Cessna Model 526 CitationJet
Cessna Model 526 CitationJet
Military Primary Jet Trainer Prototype
35/128
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1999
Picture of the Cirrus SR20
Cirrus SR20
Lightweight General Aviation (GA) Aircraft
36/128
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the Dassault HU-25 Guardian
Dassault HU-25 Guardian
Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft
37/128
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1980
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 50
Dassault Mirage 50
Multirole Strike Fighter Aircraft
38/128
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1978
Picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft
39/128
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1946
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk
Lightweight Basic Trainer / Aerobatic Aircraft
40/128
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1986
Picture of the Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
Denel (Atlas) Cheetah
Strike Fighter Aircraft
41/128
National flag icon
1997
Picture of the Diamond DA40 (Diamond Star)
Diamond DA40 (Diamond Star)
Light-class Trainer / Utility Aircraft
42/128
National flag icon
2004
Picture of the Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Twin-Engine Light Utility Aircraft
43/128
National flag icon
2019
Picture of the Diamond DART (Series)
Diamond DART (Series)
Two-Seat Military Basic Trainer Aircraft
44/128
National flag icon
1983
Picture of the Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Embraer EMB-312 Tucano
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
45/128
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2003
Picture of the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
46/128
National flag icon
1985
Picture of the ENAER T-35 Pillan (Volcano)
ENAER T-35 Pillan (Volcano)
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
47/128
National flag icon
2003
Picture of the Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)
Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
48/128
National flag icon
2023
Picture of the FAdeA IA-100 (Malvina)
FAdeA IA-100 (Malvina)
Military Basic Trainer Aircraft
49/128
National flag icon
2022
Picture of the FAdeA IA-73
FAdeA IA-73
Military Basic Trainer / Aerobatics Aircraft
50/128
National flag icon
1985
Picture of the Fairchild Republic T-46
Fairchild Republic T-46
Military Primary Jet Trainer Prototype
51/128
National flag icon
1988
Picture of the FMA IA-63 Pampa (Prairie)
FMA IA-63 Pampa (Prairie)
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
52/128
National flag icon
2004
Picture of the Griffon Aerospace MQM-170 Outlaw
Griffon Aerospace MQM-170 Outlaw
Target Drone / ISR / Trainer UAV
53/128
National flag icon
1999
Picture of the Grob G115
Grob G115
Basic Trainer / Light Aircraft
54/128
National flag icon
1999
Picture of the Grob G120
Grob G120
Lightweight Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
55/128
National flag icon
1937
Picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)
Grumman Goose (G-21)
Multirole Flying Boat Aircraft
56/128
National flag icon
2014
Picture of the Guizhou (AVIC) JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
Guizhou (AVIC) JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
57/128
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1968
Picture of the HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
HAL HJT-16 Kiran (Ray of Light)
Intermediate-Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
58/128
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2024
Picture of the HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
HAL HJT-36 Sitara (Star)
Intermediate Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
59/128
National flag icon
1978
Picture of the HAL HPT-32 (HTT-34) Deepak
HAL HPT-32 (HTT-34) Deepak
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
60/128
National flag icon
2020
Picture of the HAL HTT-40
HAL HTT-40
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
61/128
National flag icon
2006
Picture of the HESA Dorna (Lark)
HESA Dorna (Lark)
Light Two-Seat Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
62/128
National flag icon
2015
Picture of the HESA Shafaq (Before the Dawn)
HESA Shafaq (Before the Dawn)
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
63/128
National flag icon
2024
Picture of the HESA Yasin
HESA Yasin
Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) / Light Attack Aircraft
64/128
National flag icon
2010
Picture of the Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light-Attack Aircraft
65/128
National flag icon
1994
Picture of the Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
Light Attack / Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
66/128
National flag icon
2022
Picture of the IAIO Kowsar-88
IAIO Kowsar-88
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
67/128
National flag icon
1971
Picture of the IAR 316
IAR 316
Pilot Trainer / Light Utility Helicopter
68/128
National flag icon
2000
Picture of the KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
KAI KT-1 Woong-bi
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
69/128
National flag icon
2005
Picture of the KAI T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
KAI T-50 / FA-50 Golden Eagle
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
70/128
National flag icon
1988
Picture of the Kawasaki T-4
Kawasaki T-4
Subsonic Intermediate Jet Trainer Aircraft
71/128
National flag icon
2019
Picture of the KB SAT SR-10
KB SAT SR-10
Two-Seat Intermediate Jet Trainer Aircraft
72/128
National flag icon
1982
Picture of the Korean Air KF-5F (Jegong-Ho)
Korean Air KF-5F (Jegong-Ho)
Twin-Seat Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT)
73/128
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2008
Picture of the Kratos BQM-167 Skeeter
Kratos BQM-167 Skeeter
Unmanned Aerial Training Drone
74/128
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the Leonardo (SIAI-Marchetti) SF.260
Leonardo (SIAI-Marchetti) SF.260
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
75/128
National flag icon
2000
Picture of the Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
Leonardo AW119 (Koala)
Lightweight Single-Engine Utility Helicopter
76/128
National flag icon
2020
Picture of the Leonardo M-345
Leonardo M-345
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
77/128
National flag icon
2016
Picture of the Leonardo M-346 Master
Leonardo M-346 Master
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
78/128
National flag icon
2020
Picture of the Leonardo TH-73 AHTS (Advanced Helicopter Training System)
Leonardo TH-73 AHTS (Advanced Helicopter Training System)
Naval Helicopter Trainer
79/128
National flag icon
2025
Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-21 (Fighting Falcon)
Lockheed Martin F-21 (Fighting Falcon)
4.5 Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
80/128
National flag icon
2009
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
Mikoyan MiG-29K (Fulcrum-D)
Carrier-Based Multi-Role Fighter
81/128
National flag icon
2020
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-35 (Fulcrum-F)
Mikoyan MiG-35 (Fulcrum-F)
4.5th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
82/128
National flag icon
2002
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-AT
Mikoyan MiG-AT
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack
83/128
National flag icon
1959
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
84/128
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Light Utility / Training Helicopter
85/128
National flag icon
1973
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
86/128
National flag icon
2009
Picture of the Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
Dedicated Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Attack Helicopter
87/128
National flag icon
1993
Picture of the Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
Light-class Utility / Trainer Helicopter
88/128
National flag icon
2005
Picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
All-Weather Heavy Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
89/128
National flag icon
1981
Picture of the Mitsubishi F-15J (Peace Eagle)
Mitsubishi F-15J (Peace Eagle)
Air Superiority Fighter
90/128
National flag icon
1960
Picture of the Nanchang CJ-6
Nanchang CJ-6
Basic Flight Trainer
91/128
National flag icon
1970
Picture of the Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
Ground Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
92/128
National flag icon
2006
Picture of the NavMar TigerShark
NavMar TigerShark
Intelligence , Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
93/128
National flag icon
1959
Picture of the North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
Naval Jet Trainer Aircraft
94/128
National flag icon
2012
Picture of the Northrop Grumman Sandstorm
Northrop Grumman Sandstorm
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Trainer
95/128
National flag icon
2017
Picture of the Northrop Grumman T-X (Model 400)
Northrop Grumman T-X (Model 400)
5th Generation Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft Proposal
96/128
National flag icon
1961
Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
97/128
National flag icon
1996
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
98/128
National flag icon
2008
Picture of the Pilatus PC-21
Pilatus PC-21
Two-Seat Intermediate Flight Trainer Aircraft
99/128
National flag icon
2018
Picture of the Pilatus PC-24
Pilatus PC-24
Light Passenger Jet Aircraft / BizJet
100/128
National flag icon
1978
Picture of the Pilatus PC-7
Pilatus PC-7
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
101/128
National flag icon
1984
Picture of the Pilatus PC-9
Pilatus PC-9
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
102/128
National flag icon
1992
Picture of the PZL I-22 Iryda
PZL I-22 Iryda
Twin-Engine / Twin-Seat Advanced Jet Trainer Prototype
103/128
National flag icon
1994
Picture of the PZL-130 (Orlik)
PZL-130 (Orlik)
Basic / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
104/128
National flag icon
1979
Picture of the Robinson R22
Robinson R22
Very Light Utility / Trainer Helicopter
105/128
National flag icon
1993
Picture of the Robinson R44
Robinson R44
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) / Helicopter Trainer Aircraft
106/128
National flag icon
1967
Picture of the Saab 105
Saab 105
Jet Trainer Aircraft
107/128
National flag icon
1994
Picture of the Saab 2000
Saab 2000
Twin Turboprop Regional Passenger Airliner / Multi-Mission Aircraft
108/128
National flag icon
1997
Picture of the Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
Saab JAS 39 Gripen (Griffin)
Lightweight 4th Generation Multi-role Fighter Aircraft
109/128
National flag icon
1973
Picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
SEPECAT Jaguar
Strike Fighter Aircraft
110/128
National flag icon
1989
Picture of the Short Tucano
Short Tucano
Two-Seat Turboprop-Powered Basic Trainer Aircraft
111/128
National flag icon
1983
Picture of the SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon
SOCATA TB-30 Epsilon
Basic Trainer Aircraft
112/128
National flag icon
1983
Picture of the SOKO G-4 Super Galeb (Super Seagull)
SOKO G-4 Super Galeb (Super Seagull)
Light Attack / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
113/128
National flag icon
1989
Picture of the ST Aerospace A-4SU Super Skyhawk
ST Aerospace A-4SU Super Skyhawk
Fighter-Bomber / Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
114/128
National flag icon
2017
Picture of the Stavatti Javelin T-X
Stavatti Javelin T-X
Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft Prototype
115/128
National flag icon
1973
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)
Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)
Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
116/128
National flag icon
1985
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Air Superiority / Ground Attack / Multirole Fighter
117/128
National flag icon
2023
Picture of the TAI Hurjet
TAI Hurjet
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Supersonic Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
118/128
National flag icon
2018
Picture of the TAI Hurkus
TAI Hurkus
Basic Trainer / Counter-Insurgency Attack Aircraft
119/128
National flag icon
2002
Picture of the Tecnam P2002 Sierra
Tecnam P2002 Sierra
Lightweight Utility / Trainer Aircraft
120/128
National flag icon
2018
Picture of the Textron AirLand Scorpion
Textron AirLand Scorpion
Light Attack / Reconnaissance / Training Aircraft
121/128
National flag icon
2020
Picture of the UMS V-150
UMS V-150
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
122/128
National flag icon
2010
Picture of the Utva Lasta (Swallow)
Utva Lasta (Swallow)
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
123/128
National flag icon
1980
Picture of the Valmet L-70 Vinka
Valmet L-70 Vinka
Basic Military Trainer Aircraft
124/128
National flag icon
2024
Picture of the VR-Technologies VRT500
VR-Technologies VRT500
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
125/128
National flag icon
2005
Picture of the Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
ISR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
126/128
National flag icon
2010
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-130 (Mitten)
Yakovlev Yak-130 (Mitten)
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
127/128
National flag icon
2018
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-152
Yakovlev Yak-152
Tandem Seat, Single-Engine Primary / Basic Trainer Aircraft
128/128
National flag icon
1979
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-52
Yakovlev Yak-52
Primary Trainer / Light Ground Attack Aircraft
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