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Special Purpose Aircraft

Sometimes there proves a select aviation requirement for the military that produces specialized aircraft not fitting into any one category.

Special Purpose Aircraft

Sometimes there proves a select aviation requirement for the military that produces specialized aircraft not fitting into any one category.

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There are a total of 265 Special Purpose Aircraft 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. Conceptual and prototype aircraft are also included in this listing.



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A
1
2012
Picture of the Aeronautics Defense Dominator XP
Aeronautics Defense Dominator XP
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
A
2
2010
Picture of the Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
Aeronautics Defense Orbiter (series)
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Role Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
A
3
1957
Picture of the Aerospatiale Alouette II
Aerospatiale Alouette II
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
A
4
1971
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
Aerospatiale SA315B Lama
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
A
5
1973
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
Aerospatiale SA342 Gazelle
National Flag Graphic
Lightweight Multi-Role Military / Civilian Helicopter
A
6
1990
Picture of the Air Tractor AT-802
Air Tractor AT-802
National Flag Graphic
Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
A
7
1996
Picture of the Airbus A319
Airbus A319
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body, Short-to-Medium Route Passenger Jet Airliner
A
8
2007
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters (NHIndustries) NH90
Airbus Helicopters (NHIndustries) NH90
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport / Utility Helicopter
A
9
1998
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H120 Colibri / (Eurocopter EC120)
Airbus Helicopters H120 Colibri / (Eurocopter EC120)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
A
10
1990
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (Eurocopter AS550)
Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (Eurocopter AS550)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
A
11
2002
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters HH-65 Dolphin
Airbus Helicopters HH-65 Dolphin
National Flag Graphic
Short Range Recovery / MEDEVAC / Search & Rescue Helicopter
A
12
2016
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters MRH90 Taipan
Airbus Helicopters MRH90 Taipan
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
A
13
1974
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
National Flag Graphic
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
A
14
1988
Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
A
15
1918
Picture of the AirCo DH.10 (Amiens)
AirCo DH.10 (Amiens)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Medium Biplane Bomber Aircraft
A
16
1917
Picture of the AirCo DH.4
AirCo DH.4
National Flag Graphic
Light Day Bomber Biplane Aircraft
A
17
1942
Picture of the Airspeed Horsa
Airspeed Horsa
National Flag Graphic
Towed Glider Transport
A
18
1978
Picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
A
19
2020
Picture of the Antonov An-132
Antonov An-132
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Light Transport Aircraft
A
20
1947
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
A
21
1986
Picture of the Antonov An-28 (Cash)
Antonov An-28 (Cash)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility, Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Aircraft
A
22
1968
Picture of the Antonov An-30 (Clank)
Antonov An-30 (Clank)
National Flag Graphic
Transport / Reconnaissance Aircraft
A
23
2018
Picture of the Antonov An-70
Antonov An-70
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Military Transport Aircraft
A
24
2019
Picture of the Antonov Horlytsya
Antonov Horlytsya
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
A
25
2019
Picture of the ARCA AirStrato
ARCA AirStrato
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
A
26
1941
Picture of the Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
National Flag Graphic
Transport / Tug Aircraft
A
27
1927
Picture of the Armstrong Whitworth Atlas
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas
National Flag Graphic
Army Liaison Biplane Aircraft
A
28
1922
Picture of the Avro Bison
Avro Bison
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Based Artillery Spotting / Reconnaissance Aircraft
A
29
1944
Picture of the Avro York (Type 685)
Avro York (Type 685)
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Heavy Transport / Airliner Aircraft
B
30
1945
Picture of the Bachem Ba 349 Natter (Adder / Viper)
Bachem Ba 349 Natter (Adder / Viper)
National Flag Graphic
Vertically-Launched, Rocket-Powered Interceptor
B
31
1969
Picture of the BAe / Hawker Siddeley Nimrod
BAe / Hawker Siddeley Nimrod
National Flag Graphic
Long-range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Aircraft
B
32
1997
Picture of the BAe QF-4 (McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II)
BAe QF-4 (McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Target Drone
B
33
1947
Picture of the Beechcraft Bonanza
Beechcraft Bonanza
National Flag Graphic
Civilian Multi-Purpose Utility Aircraft
B
34
1941
Picture of the Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
National Flag Graphic
Utility / Trainer Aircraft
B
35
1964
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Transport Aircraft
B
36
1961
Picture of the Bell D-188 (XF3L / XF-109)
Bell D-188 (XF3L / XF-109)
National Flag Graphic
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Supersonic Multirole Aircraft Proposal
B
37
1947
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
Bell H-13 Sioux
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
B
38
1968
Picture of the Bell Model 212
Bell Model 212
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Utility / Transport Helicopter
B
39
1996
Picture of the Bell Model 407
Bell Model 407
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
B
40
1981
Picture of the Bell Model 412
Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
B
41
1946
Picture of the Bell Model 47
Bell Model 47
National Flag Graphic
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
B
42
1962
Picture of the Bell Model 533 (High Performance Helicopter)
Bell Model 533 (High Performance Helicopter)
National Flag Graphic
Experimental / Research Helicopter
B
43
1962
Picture of the Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
National Flag Graphic
Gunship Helicopter
B
44
2023
Picture of the Bell V-247 Vigilant
Bell V-247 Vigilant
National Flag Graphic
Tiltrotor Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Proposal
B
45
1942
Picture of the Berezniak-Isayev BI
Berezniak-Isayev BI
National Flag Graphic
Rocket-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Prototype Aircraft
B
46
2020
Picture of the Beriev A-100 (Premiere)
Beriev A-100 (Premiere)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Special Missions Aircraft
B
47
1984
Picture of the Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Aircraft
B
48
2003
Picture of the Beriev Be-200 Altair
Beriev Be-200 Altair
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Flying Boat Aircraft
B
49
1989
Picture of the Beriev Be-42 Albatros (Mermaid) (A-40)
Beriev Be-42 Albatros (Mermaid) (A-40)
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Maritime Patrol / ASW Aircraft
B
50
1972
Picture of the Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)
Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)
National Flag Graphic
Amphibious Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft Prototype
B
51
1962
Picture of the Blackburn Buccaneer
Blackburn Buccaneer
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Borne Low-Level Strike Bomber Aircraft
B
52
1938
Picture of the Blackburn Skua (B-24)
Blackburn Skua (B-24)
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Dive Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
B
53
1946
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.202
Blohm and Voss Bv P.202
National Flag Graphic
Technology Demonstrator / High-Speed Fighter Aircraft Proposal
B
54
2012
Picture of the Bluebird Aero Spylite
Bluebird Aero Spylite
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aircraft System
B
55
1980
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
National Flag Graphic
Light Attack / Observation / Transport Helicopter
B
56
2014
Picture of the Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
Boeing 737 Peace Eagle
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACs) Aircraft
B
57
2007
Picture of the Boeing 747 Dreamlifter
Boeing 747 Dreamlifter
National Flag Graphic
Special Mission Oversized Heavy Cargo Transport Aircraft
B
58
1983
Picture of the Boeing 757
Boeing 757
National Flag Graphic
Intermediate Range Passenger Transport
B
59
1981
Picture of the Boeing 767
Boeing 767
National Flag Graphic
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner
B
60
1937
Picture of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber Aircraft
B
61
1944
Picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
National Flag Graphic
Transport Aircraft
B
62
1977
Picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Surveillance, Command, Control and Communications Aircraft
B
63
1975
Picture of the Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post
Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post
National Flag Graphic
National Emergency Airborne Command Post Aircraft
B
64
1989
Picture of the Boeing E-6 Mercury
Boeing E-6 Mercury
National Flag Graphic
Naval Communications Relay Aircraft / Airborne Command Post
B
65
2009
Picture of the Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
Boeing E-7 Wedgetail
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft
B
66
1951
Picture of the Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter
National Flag Graphic
Strategic Air Tanker / Aerial Refueling Aircraft
B
67
2021
Picture of the Boeing MH-139
Boeing MH-139
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Mission Medium-Lift Military Helicopter
B
68
1927
Picture of the Boeing Model 40
Boeing Model 40
National Flag Graphic
Mailplane Transport Biplane
B
69
2015
Picture of the Boeing QF-16 (Fighting Falcon)
Boeing QF-16 (Fighting Falcon)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Target and Training Drone
B
70
1962
Picture of the Boeing RC-135
Boeing RC-135
National Flag Graphic
Multi-Role, Multi-Mission Reconnaissance Aircraft
B
71
1983
Picture of the Boeing Skyfox
Boeing Skyfox
National Flag Graphic
Advanced Jet Trainer Proposal
B
72
1973
Picture of the Boeing T-43 (Gator)
Boeing T-43 (Gator)
National Flag Graphic
Navigational Trainer / VIP Transport Aircraft
B
73
2010
Picture of the Boeing X-37 OTV (Orbital Test Vehicle)
Boeing X-37 OTV (Orbital Test Vehicle)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Low Earth Orbit Space Vehicle
B
74
1943
Picture of the Boeing YB-40 Flying Fortress
Boeing YB-40 Flying Fortress
National Flag Graphic
Bomber Escort Prototype Aircraft
B
75
1997
Picture of the Bombardier Global Express (Series)
Bombardier Global Express (Series)
National Flag Graphic
Business Jet / Special Missions Platform
B
76
2008
Picture of the Bombardier Raytheon Sentinel
Bombardier Raytheon Sentinel
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Battlefield and Ground Surveillance Aircraft
B
77
1917
Picture of the Bristol M.1
Bristol M.1
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
B
78
1989
Picture of the Britten-Norman Defender
Britten-Norman Defender
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance / Transport / Patrol Aircraft
B
79
1965
Picture of the Britten-Norman Islander
Britten-Norman Islander
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Aircraft
B
80
1929
Picture of the Burnelli CB-16
Burnelli CB-16
National Flag Graphic
VIP / Corporate Passenger Aircraft
C
81
1951
Picture of the Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
National Flag Graphic
Jet Trainer
C
82
2022
Picture of the CASC CH-7
CASC CH-7
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude, Long-Endurance (HALE) Stealth Combat Drone
C
83
1935
Picture of the Caudron C.440 (Goeland)
Caudron C.440 (Goeland)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Military / Civilian Aircraft
C
84
1984
Picture of the Cessna 208 (Caravan)
Cessna 208 (Caravan)
National Flag Graphic
Light Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Utility Aircraft
C
85
1950
Picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
National Flag Graphic
Liaison / Observation STOL Aircraft
C
86
1964
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
National Flag Graphic
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
C
87
1943
Picture of the Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
National Flag Graphic
Long-Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft
C
88
1942
Picture of the Consolidated XB-41 Liberator
Consolidated XB-41 Liberator
National Flag Graphic
Bomber Escort Prototype Aircraft
C
89
1950
Picture of the CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
National Flag Graphic
MEDEVAC / VIP Transport / Trainer Platform
C
90
1931
Picture of the Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Parasite Fighter Aircraft
C
91
1917
Picture of the Curtiss H-16
Curtiss H-16
National Flag Graphic
Seaplane / Flying Boat
C
92
1944
Picture of the Curtiss SC Seahawk
Curtiss SC Seahawk
National Flag Graphic
Scout Floatplane / Air-Sea Rescue Aircraft
C
93
1935
Picture of the Curtiss SOC Seagull
Curtiss SOC Seagull
National Flag Graphic
Scout / Artillery Spotting Recoverable Biplane Floatplane
D
94
1921
Picture of the Davis-Douglas Cloudster
Davis-Douglas Cloudster
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat Single-Engine Long-Range Biplane Aircraft
d
95
1966
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
National Flag Graphic
Civilian-Military Transport / Light Utility Aircraft
d
96
1938
Picture of the de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner / Mail Plane / General Transport
D
97
2015
Picture of the Diamond DA62
Diamond DA62
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Light-Class Passenger Aircraft
D
98
1937
Picture of the Dornier Do 17 (Flying Pencil)
Dornier Do 17 (Flying Pencil)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Bomber Aircraft
D
99
1959
Picture of the Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
National Flag Graphic
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Light Utility Aircraft
D
100
1966
Picture of the Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Support / Ground Attack Aircraft
D
101
1956
Picture of the Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
E
102
2009
Picture of the EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry
EADS CASA HC-144 Ocean Sentry
National Flag Graphic
Maritime Search and Rescue Aircraft
E
103
2018
Picture of the Embraer KC-390
Embraer KC-390
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Twin-Engine Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
F
104
1972
Picture of the Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
National Flag Graphic
Regional Passenger Airliner
F
105
1944
Picture of the Fieseler Fi 103R (Reichenberg)
Fieseler Fi 103R (Reichenberg)
National Flag Graphic
Pilot-Guided Suicide Fighter
F
106
1937
Picture of the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance / Army Co-operation Multi-Purpose Aircraft
F
107
1943
Picture of the Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachstelze (Wagtail)
Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachstelze (Wagtail)
National Flag Graphic
Rotary-Wing Autogyro Aircraft
F
108
1944
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Projekt Kamikaze Carrier
Focke-Wulf Projekt Kamikaze Carrier
National Flag Graphic
Parasite Fighter Mothership Proposal
G
109
1942
Picture of the General Aircraft Hamilcar
General Aircraft Hamilcar
National Flag Graphic
Towed Heavy-class Combat Glider
G
110
1941
Picture of the Gotha Go.242
Gotha Go.242
National Flag Graphic
Military Transport Glider Aircraft
G
111
1931
Picture of the Granville Gee Bee (Series)
Granville Gee Bee (Series)
National Flag Graphic
High Performance Racing Aircraft
G
112
2004
Picture of the Griffon Aerospace MQM-170 Outlaw
Griffon Aerospace MQM-170 Outlaw
National Flag Graphic
Target Drone / ISR / Trainer UAV
G
113
1937
Picture of the Grumman Goose (G-21)
Grumman Goose (G-21)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Flying Boat Aircraft
G
114
1942
Picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
Grumman TBF Avenger
National Flag Graphic
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
G
115
2014
Picture of the Guizhou (AVIC) WU-14 / DF-ZF
Guizhou (AVIC) WU-14 / DF-ZF
National Flag Graphic
Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV)
G
116
2004
Picture of the Gulfstream G500
Gulfstream G500
National Flag Graphic
Large-Cabin Business Jet / Special Mission Platform
G
117
1963
Picture of the Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
National Flag Graphic
Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter
H
118
2002
Picture of the HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
HAL Dhruv (Polaris)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
H
119
2012
Picture of the HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
HAL Rudra (ALH-WSI)
National Flag Graphic
Gunship / Multirole Military Helicopter
H
120
1948
Picture of the Handley Page Hastings
Handley Page Hastings
National Flag Graphic
Four-Engined Transport Aircraft
H
121
1985
Picture of the Harbin Y-12
Harbin Y-12
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Turboprop Utility Aircraft
H
122
1976
Picture of the Harbin Z-8
Harbin Z-8
National Flag Graphic
Maritime Multirole Navy Transport Helicopter
H
123
1935
Picture of the Heinkel He 111
Heinkel He 111
National Flag Graphic
Medium Bomber Aircraft
H
124
1942
Picture of the Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)
Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)
National Flag Graphic
Utility Transport Aircraft
H
125
1933
Picture of the Heinkel He 70 (Blitz)
Heinkel He 70 (Blitz)
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Bomber / Transport Aircraft
H
126
1942
Picture of the Henschel Hs 129
Henschel Hs 129
National Flag Graphic
Close-Support / Anti-Tank Ground Attack Aircraft
H
127
1948
Picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
H
128
2008
Picture of the Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk (Tarantula Hawk)
Honeywell RQ-16 T-Hawk (Tarantula Hawk)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned VTOL Micro Air Vehicle (MAV)
H
129
1935
Picture of the Hughes H-1 (Hughes 1B)
Hughes H-1 (Hughes 1B)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Racing Aircraft
H
130
1964
Picture of the Hughes TH-55 Osage (Model 269A)
Hughes TH-55 Osage (Model 269A)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
H
131
2016
Picture of the Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander 10
Hybrid Air Vehicles Airlander 10
National Flag Graphic
Hybrid Airship Prototype
I
132
1973
Picture of the IAI Arava (Willow)
IAI Arava (Willow)
National Flag Graphic
STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) Transport Aircraft
I
133
2012
Picture of the IAI EL/W-2085 (G550)
IAI EL/W-2085 (G550)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) Aircraft
I
134
2017
Picture of the IAI Green Dragon
IAI Green Dragon
National Flag Graphic
Expendable Loitering Munition Unmanned Air System (UAS)
I
135
2017
Picture of the IAI ROTEM L
IAI ROTEM L
National Flag Graphic
Expendable Quad-copter Loitering Munition Unmanned Air System (UAS)
I
136
1969
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-20 (Coot-A)
Ilyushin IL-20 (Coot-A)
National Flag Graphic
Special Mission ELectronic signals INTelligence (ELINT) Aircraft
I
137
2019
Picture of the Indonesian Aerospace N-219
Indonesian Aerospace N-219
National Flag Graphic
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) / Light Utility Aircraft
I
138
2020
Picture of the Indonesian Aerospace N-245
Indonesian Aerospace N-245
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Military Transport Aircraft
I
139
2017
Picture of the IOMAX Archangel
IOMAX Archangel
National Flag Graphic
Counter-Insurgency Attack Aircraft
J
140
1931
Picture of the Junkers G38
Junkers G38
National Flag Graphic
Long-Haul Passenger Airliner / Heavy-Lift Long-Range Transport Aircraft
J
141
1932
Picture of the Junkers Ju 52
Junkers Ju 52
National Flag Graphic
Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
J
142
1936
Picture of the Junkers Ju 86
Junkers Ju 86
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner / Reconnaissance Aircraft / Medium Bomber
J
143
1939
Picture of the Junkers Ju 88
Junkers Ju 88
National Flag Graphic
Medium Bomber / Multi-Role Aircraft
K
144
1943
Picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings BQ-2
Kaiser-Fleetwings BQ-2
National Flag Graphic
Expendable Unmanned Assault Drone / Flying Bomb Prototype
K
145
1958
Picture of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Kaman HH-43 Huskie
National Flag Graphic
Rescue Helicopter
K
146
1994
Picture of the Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
Kaman K-MAX (K-1200)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
K
147
2002
Picture of the Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
K
148
2018
Picture of the KARI TR-60
KARI TR-60
National Flag Graphic
Tilt-Rotor Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
K
149
1945
Picture of the Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
Kawanishi Baika (Ume Blossom)
National Flag Graphic
Pilot-Guided, Pulsejet-Powered Expendable Suicide Aircraft
K
150
1942
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
National Flag Graphic
High-Speed Single-Seat, Single-Engine Research Aircraft
K
151
1935
Picture of the Kellett KD-1
Kellett KD-1
National Flag Graphic
Two-Seat Observation Autogiro Aircraft
K
152
1918
Picture of the Kondor E.3 (D.I)
Kondor E.3 (D.I)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Parasol-Winged Fighter Aircraft
K
153
2019
Picture of the Kopter (Marenco SwissHelicopter) SKYe SH09
Kopter (Marenco SwissHelicopter) SKYe SH09
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
K
154
2008
Picture of the Kratos BQM-167 Skeeter
Kratos BQM-167 Skeeter
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Aerial Training Drone
K
155
2020
Picture of the Kratos XQ-58 Valkyrie (XQ-222)
Kratos XQ-58 Valkyrie (XQ-222)
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
K
156
1942
Picture of the Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
National Flag Graphic
Advanced Bomber Crew Trainer / Transport / ASW Aircraft
L
157
1976
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
L
158
2014
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW189
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
L
159
2020
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW609 TiltRotor
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW609 TiltRotor
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Tiltrotor Transport
L
160
2000
Picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) CH-149 Cormorant
Leonardo (AgustaWestland) CH-149 Cormorant
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
L
161
1963
Picture of the Lockheed A-12 (Archangel 12)
Lockheed A-12 (Archangel 12)
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude Strategic Reconnaissance Stealth Aircraft
L
162
1956
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
L
163
1965
Picture of the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
National Flag Graphic
Strategic Airlifter Transport Aircraft
L
164
2013
Picture of the Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
National Flag Graphic
General Transport / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Aerial Refueling Aircraft
L
165
2019
Picture of the Lockheed Martin LMH-1 (P-791)
Lockheed Martin LMH-1 (P-791)
National Flag Graphic
Cargo Hybrid Airship
L
166
1955
Picture of the Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude Reconnaissance Aircraft / Spyplane
L
167
2007
Picture of the Lockheed Martin VH-71 Kestrel
Lockheed Martin VH-71 Kestrel
National Flag Graphic
VIP / Government Passenger Transport Helicopter
L
168
1966
Picture of the Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
National Flag Graphic
Special Forces Transport Aircraft
L
169
2011
Picture of the Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
National Flag Graphic
Special Forces In-Flight Refueler / General Transport Aircraft
L
170
1986
Picture of the Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
National Flag Graphic
Special Forces Inflight Refueling Aircraft
L
171
1954
Picture of the Lockheed XFV (Salmon)
Lockheed XFV (Salmon)
National Flag Graphic
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Navy Fighter Aircraft Prototype
L
172
1964
Picture of the LTV XC-142
LTV XC-142
National Flag Graphic
Vertical / Short Take-Off and Landing (V/STOL) Experimental Aircraft
M
173
1954
Picture of the Martin B-57 Canberra
Martin B-57 Canberra
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
M
174
1943
Picture of the Martin JRM Mars
Martin JRM Mars
National Flag Graphic
Flying Boat Aircraft
M
175
1950
Picture of the Martin P4M Mercator
Martin P4M Mercator
National Flag Graphic
Maritime Patrol Bomber Aircraft
M
176
2023
Picture of the MBDA Spectre
MBDA Spectre
National Flag Graphic
Combat Support Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
M
177
1980
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-80
McDonnell Douglas / Boeing MD-80
National Flag Graphic
Narrow-Body Jet Airliner
M
178
1968
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)
McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)
National Flag Graphic
Transport Aircraft
M
179
1982
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter / Multirole Helicopter
M
180
1992
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD900 Explorer
MD Helicopters MD900 Explorer
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
M
181
1934
Picture of the Messerschmitt  Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun (Typhoon)
National Flag Graphic
Competition / Liason / VIP Transport Aircraft
M
182
1937
Picture of the Messerschmitt Bf 109
Messerschmitt Bf 109
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Multirole Fighter
M
183
1941
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 321 Gigant (Giant)
Messerschmitt Me 321 Gigant (Giant)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy Cargo Glider Aircraft
M
184
1943
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant (Giant)
Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant (Giant)
National Flag Graphic
Six-Engine Heavy Transport Aircraft
M
185
1944
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 328
Messerschmitt Me 328
National Flag Graphic
Parasite Fighter Aircraft Concept
M
186
1950
Picture of the Mil Mi-1 (Hare)
Mil Mi-1 (Hare)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Liaison Helicopter
M
187
1981
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
M
188
1965
Picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility / Training Helicopter
M
189
1973
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
M
190
1983
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
National Flag Graphic
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
M
191
2005
Picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
Mil Mi-35 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
All-Weather Heavy Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
M
192
2018
Picture of the Mil Mi-38
Mil Mi-38
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
M
193
1962
Picture of the Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
Mil Mi-6 (Hook)
National Flag Graphic
Military / Civilian Multirole Helicopter
M
194
1940
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
Mitsubishi Ki-51 (Sonia)
National Flag Graphic
Ground Attack / Reconnaissance Aircraft
M
195
2005
Picture of the MX Aircraft MX2
MX Aircraft MX2
National Flag Graphic
Aerobatic / High-Performance Aircraft
M
196
1978
Picture of the Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)
Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)
National Flag Graphic
High-Altitude Reconnaissance / Scientific Research Aircraft
N
197
1945
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi
National Flag Graphic
Suicide Fighter
N
198
1942
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
National Flag Graphic
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
N
199
1970
Picture of the Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
National Flag Graphic
Ground Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
N
200
2006
Picture of the NavMar TigerShark
NavMar TigerShark
National Flag Graphic
Intelligence , Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
N
201
1941
Picture of the North American B-25 Mitchell
North American B-25 Mitchell
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber Aircraft
N
202
1964
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
N
203
1996
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Battle Management Platform Aircraft
N
204
2019
Picture of the Northrop Grumman Firebird
Northrop Grumman Firebird
National Flag Graphic
Intelligence-Gathering Manned / Unmanned Aircraft
N
205
2019
Picture of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
Northrop Grumman MQ-4 Triton
National Flag Graphic
Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
O
206
1994
Picture of the ORBIS International DC-10 (Flying Eye Hospital)
ORBIS International DC-10 (Flying Eye Hospital)
National Flag Graphic
Ophthalmic Hospital and Instruction Platform
O
207
2008
Picture of the Orbital ATK AC-208 Eliminator
Orbital ATK AC-208 Eliminator
National Flag Graphic
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Aircraft
O
208
2019
Picture of the Orbital ATK AC-235
Orbital ATK AC-235
National Flag Graphic
Light-class Fixed-Wing Gunship
P
209
1990
Picture of the Panavia Tornado ECR (Electronic Combat / Reconnaissance)
Panavia Tornado ECR (Electronic Combat / Reconnaissance)
National Flag Graphic
Suppression of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD) Aircraft
P
210
2018
Picture of the Paramount AHRLAC (Mwari)
Paramount AHRLAC (Mwari)
National Flag Graphic
Reconnaissance Platform / Light Strike Aircraft
P
211
1929
Picture of the Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
Polikarpov Po-2 (Mule)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Engine, Twin-Seat Multirole Biplane / Basic Trainer Aircraft
P
212
1993
Picture of the PZL M.28 Skytruck (An-28)
PZL M.28 Skytruck (An-28)
National Flag Graphic
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Transport Aircraft
P
213
1985
Picture of the PZL W-3 Sokol
PZL W-3 Sokol
National Flag Graphic
Multi-role Military / Civilian Utility Helicopter
R
214
1941
Picture of the Radioplane OQ-2
Radioplane OQ-2
National Flag Graphic
Aerial Target Drone
R
215
2017
Picture of the Reiner Stemme Q01
Reiner Stemme Q01
National Flag Graphic
Manned / Unmanned Light Multirole Aircraft
R
216
1993
Picture of the Robinson R44
Robinson R44
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) / Helicopter Trainer Aircraft
R
217
1927
Picture of the Ryan NYP (Spirit of St. Louis)
Ryan NYP (Spirit of St. Louis)
National Flag Graphic
Record-Setting Long-Range Aircraft
S
218
1994
Picture of the Saab 2000
Saab 2000
National Flag Graphic
Twin Turboprop Regional Passenger Airliner / Multi-Mission Aircraft
S
219
1984
Picture of the Saab 340
Saab 340
National Flag Graphic
Regional Passenger Airliner / Special Missions Platform
S
220
2019
Picture of the Saab GlobalEye
Saab GlobalEye
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control Special-Mission Aircraft Platform
S
221
1955
Picture of the Saab J32 Lansen (Lance)
Saab J32 Lansen (Lance)
National Flag Graphic
Jet-Powered Single-Seat Fighter / Strike Aircraft
S
222
2013
Picture of the Saab V-200 Skeldar
Saab V-200 Skeldar
National Flag Graphic
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
S
223
2017
Picture of the SAGEM Patroller
SAGEM Patroller
National Flag Graphic
Tactical-Level Intelligence-Surviellance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
S
224
1935
Picture of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)
Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)
National Flag Graphic
Medium Bomber / Transport Aircraft
S
225
1964
Picture of the Schweizer Model 300
Schweizer Model 300
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
S
226
2010
Picture of the Shaanxi KJ-500
Shaanxi KJ-500
National Flag Graphic
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C)
S
227
1981
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
S
228
1982
Picture of the Short 360
Short 360
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Transport Aircraft
S
229
1950
Picture of the Short S38 Sturgeon
Short S38 Sturgeon
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Target Tug Aircraft
S
230
1981
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion
National Flag Graphic
Super Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
S
231
1962
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
National Flag Graphic
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Firefighting Helicopter
S
232
1967
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
National Flag Graphic
Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter
S
233
1990
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
National Flag Graphic
Medium Range Search & Rescue (SAR) / Interdiction Helicopter
S
234
1935
Picture of the Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)
Sikorsky S-43 (Baby Clipper)
National Flag Graphic
Flying Boat / Amphibious Transport Aircraft
S
235
2008
Picture of the Sikorsky S-70 Firehawk
Sikorsky S-70 Firehawk
National Flag Graphic
Special Purpose Firefighting Helicopter
S
236
2004
Picture of the Sikorsky S-92
Sikorsky S-92
National Flag Graphic
Medium-Lift Multirole Transport Helicopter
S
237
1988
Picture of the Sikorsky VH-60 White Hawk
Sikorsky VH-60 White Hawk
National Flag Graphic
Presidential / VIP Transport Helicopter
S
238
1914
Picture of the Sopwith Tabloid
Sopwith Tabloid
National Flag Graphic
Racing Biplane-Seaplane / Military Scout / Light Bomber Aircraft
S
239
1984
Picture of the Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103)
Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103)
National Flag Graphic
Reusable Space Shuttle Orbiter
S
240
1919
Picture of the SPAD S.XV
SPAD S.XV
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Fighter Prototype
S
241
1917
Picture of the Standard J
Standard J
National Flag Graphic
Biplane Trainer Aircraft
S
242
1941
Picture of the Stinson L-1 Vigilant (Model 74)
Stinson L-1 Vigilant (Model 74)
National Flag Graphic
Liaison / Observation / Utility Aircraft
S
243
1933
Picture of the Stinson Reliant
Stinson Reliant
National Flag Graphic
Lightweight Liaison Aircraft
S
244
1953
Picture of the Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
National Flag Graphic
Military Research / Interceptor Aircraft
S
245
1984
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-26
Sukhoi Su-26
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Aerobatic Aircraft
S
246
1991
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-29
Sukhoi Su-29
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Aerobatic Aircraft
S
247
1992
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-31
Sukhoi Su-31
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Aerobatic Aircraft
T
248
1935
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-9
Tachikawa Ki-9
National Flag Graphic
Twin-Seat Intermediate Trainer Biplane Aircraft
T
249
2020
Picture of the Tactical Robotics Cormorant
Tactical Robotics Cormorant
National Flag Graphic
Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
T
250
2014
Picture of the Tekever AR5 Life Ray Evolution
Tekever AR5 Life Ray Evolution
National Flag Graphic
Tactical Unmanned Air System (UAS) / Surveillance Drone
T
251
1961
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-114 (Cleat)
Tupolev Tu-114 (Cleat)
National Flag Graphic
Passenger Airliner Aircraft
T
252
1975
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)
Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)
National Flag Graphic
Supersonic Passenger Transport
T
253
1954
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
National Flag Graphic
Multirole Twin-Engined, Jet-Powered Fast Bomber
U
254
1931
Picture of the USS Akron (ZRS-4)
USS Akron (ZRS-4)
National Flag Graphic
Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier
U
255
1933
Picture of the USS Macon (ZRS-5)
USS Macon (ZRS-5)
National Flag Graphic
Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier
V
256
1928
Picture of the Vickers Vespa
Vickers Vespa
National Flag Graphic
Army Co-Operation Aircraft
V
257
2021
Picture of the VR-Technologies VRT500
VR-Technologies VRT500
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
V
258
2020
Picture of the Vulcan Aerospace Stratolaunch Systems Carrier
Vulcan Aerospace Stratolaunch Systems Carrier
National Flag Graphic
Low Earth Orbit Launch Vehicle / Mothership
W
259
1950
Picture of the Westland Dragonfly (WS-51)
Westland Dragonfly (WS-51)
National Flag Graphic
Light Utility Helicopter
W
260
1938
Picture of the Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
National Flag Graphic
Liaison / Army Cooperation Aircraft
W
261
2019
Picture of the Windhorse Aerospace Pouncer
Windhorse Aerospace Pouncer
National Flag Graphic
Expendable Aid Delivery Drone Aircraft
Y
262
1995
Picture of the Yamaha R-MAX (Rotary-MAX)
Yamaha R-MAX (Rotary-MAX)
National Flag Graphic
Remote-Controlled Unmanned Rotary-Wing Helicopter System
Y
263
1941
Picture of the Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
Yokosuka E14Y (Glen)
National Flag Graphic
Submarine-borne Reconnaissance Floatplane Aircraft
Y
264
1945
Picture of the Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
Yokosuka MXY7-K1 Ohka (Cherry Blossom)
National Flag Graphic
Single-Seat Pilot-Guided Suicide Aircraft
Z
265
2015
Picture of the Ziyan Blowfish
Ziyan Blowfish
National Flag Graphic
Unmanned Helicopter System (UHS)


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