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Unlike its land forces, the North Korean air service is a rather modestly-sized branch made up of a collection of Cold War-era aircraft.

There are a total of [ 28 ] Active North Korean Air Force Aircraft (2022) 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 Antonov An-148
National Flag Graphic
2009
Antonov An-148
Regional Passenger Airliner
2
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
National Flag Graphic
1947
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
3
Picture of the Antonov An-24 (Coke)
National Flag Graphic
1962
Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Twin-Turboprop Military Transport Aircraft
4
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
5
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
National Flag Graphic
1957
Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
Turboprop-Powered Passenger Airliner / Maritime Reconnaissance Platform
6
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Tactical Strike Medium Bomber Aircraft
7
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Ilyushin IL-62 (Classic)
Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner
8
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
9
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
10
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
National Flag Graphic
1982
MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
Light Utility Helicopter / Multirole Helicopter
11
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
12
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
13
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
14
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
Swing-Wing Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
15
Picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Maritime Patrol Navy Helicopter
16
Picture of the Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
National Flag Graphic
1965
Mil Mi-2 (Hoplite)
Light Utility / Training Helicopter
17
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
18
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
National Flag Graphic
1983
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
19
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
20
Picture of the Nanchang CJ-6
National Flag Graphic
1960
Nanchang CJ-6
Basic Flight Trainer
21
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-5 (Fresco)
National Flag Graphic
1956
Shenyang (AVIC) J-5 (Fresco)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
22
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
Jet-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
23
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Ground Attack Aircraft
24
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Sukhoi Su-7 (Fitter-A)
Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
25
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-143 (Reys / Flight)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Tupolev Tu-143 (Reys / Flight)
Reconnaissance Drone
26
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
National Flag Graphic
1972
Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Commercial Passenger Airliner
27
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-204
National Flag Graphic
1995
Tupolev Tu-204
Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
28
Picture of the Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
National Flag Graphic
2005
Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
ISR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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