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The French aircraft inventory mimics much of what is seen from the other leading European air powers.

There are a total of [ 27 ] Active French Air Force Aircraft (2023) 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. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
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1
Picture of the Airbus A310
National Flag Graphic
1983
Airbus A310
Medium-Range Passenger Transport
2
Picture of the Airbus A330
National Flag Graphic
1994
Airbus A330
Wide Body Passenger Jet Airliner
3
Picture of the Airbus A330 MRTT
National Flag Graphic
2011
Airbus A330 MRTT
Aerial Refueling Tanker / General Transport
4
Picture of the Airbus A340
National Flag Graphic
1993
Airbus A340
Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
5
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
6
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (AS550)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Airbus Helicopters H125 Fennec (AS550)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
7
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H725/EC725 (Caracal/Super Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
2005
Airbus Helicopters H725/EC725 (Caracal/Super Cougar)
Medium Transport Helicopter
8
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
National Flag Graphic
1969
Airbus Helicopters SA 330 Puma
Medium Transport / Assault Helicopter
9
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
National Flag Graphic
1988
Airbus Military (CASA) CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
10
Picture of the Airbus Military A400M (Atlas)
National Flag Graphic
2013
Airbus Military A400M (Atlas)
Strategic / Tactical Military Transport Aircraft
11
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
1964
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
12
Picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
National Flag Graphic
1977
Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
Airborne Surveillance, Command, Control and Communications Aircraft
13
Picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
National Flag Graphic
1957
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Airborne Refueling Tanker / Special Mission Military Aircraft
14
Picture of the Daher TBM (series)
National Flag Graphic
1990
Daher TBM (series)
Single-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Passenger / Utility Aircraft
15
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 2000
National Flag Graphic
1995
Dassault Falcon 2000
Twin-Engine Business / VIP Jet
16
Picture of the Dassault Falcon 7X
National Flag Graphic
2005
Dassault Falcon 7X
Long-Range Business Jet Aircraft
17
Picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000 (M2000)
National Flag Graphic
1979
Dassault Mirage 2000 (M2000)
Multirole Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
18
Picture of the Dassault Rafale
National Flag Graphic
2001
Dassault Rafale
4th Generation Multirole Fighter Aircraft
19
Picture of the Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 (Atlantique 2)
National Flag Graphic
1965
Dassault-Breguet Br.1150 (Atlantique 2)
Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
20
Picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
National Flag Graphic
1978
Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft
21
Picture of the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B)
National Flag Graphic
2007
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B)
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
22
Picture of the Grob G120
National Flag Graphic
1999
Grob G120
Lightweight Twin-Seat, Single-Engine Basic Trainer Aircraft
23
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
24
Picture of the Pilatus PC-21
National Flag Graphic
2008
Pilatus PC-21
Two-Seat Intermediate Flight Trainer Aircraft
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 Thales SpyRanger
National Flag Graphic
2018
Thales SpyRanger
ISR Mini-UAV
27
Picture of the Transall C-160
National Flag Graphic
1967
Transall C-160
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft

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