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The Nigerian Air Force manages a relatively impressive collection of modern aircraft - mainly of Western origination.

There are a total of [ 24 ] Active Nigerian 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 Aermacchi MB.339
National Flag Graphic
1978
Aermacchi MB.339
Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
2
Picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros
National Flag Graphic
1972
Aero L-39 Albatros
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
3
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Airbus Helicopters AS532 (Super Puma / Cougar)
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
4
Picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
National Flag Graphic
1978
Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
5
Picture of the ATR 42 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 42)
National Flag Graphic
1985
ATR 42 (Avions de Transport Regional Model 42)
Twin-Engine, Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner
6
Picture of the Baykar Bayraktar TB2
National Flag Graphic
2015
Baykar Bayraktar TB2
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV)
7
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
1964
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
8
Picture of the Beechcraft Super King Air
National Flag Graphic
1972
Beechcraft Super King Air
Twin-Engine Utility Aircraft
9
Picture of the Bell AH-1Z Viper
National Flag Graphic
2010
Bell AH-1Z Viper
Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Attack Helicopter
10
Picture of the Bell Model 412
National Flag Graphic
1981
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
11
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
12
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
13
Picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
National Flag Graphic
1978
Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft
14
Picture of the Dornier Do 228
National Flag Graphic
1982
Dornier Do 228
Utility Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
15
Picture of the Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Dornier Do 28 (Skyservant)
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Light Utility Aircraft
16
Picture of the Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
National Flag Graphic
2003
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano (A-29)
Trainer / Counter-Insurgency / Light Attack / Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft
17
Picture of the Leonardo AW101 Merlin (EH101)
National Flag Graphic
1999
Leonardo AW101 Merlin (EH101)
Medium-Lift / Multirole Helicopter
18
Picture of the Leonardo AW109
National Flag Graphic
1976
Leonardo AW109
Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
19
Picture of the Leonardo AW139
National Flag Graphic
2003
Leonardo AW139
Medium-Lift Utility Helicopter
20
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
21
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
22
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
23
Picture of the Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
National Flag Graphic
1993
Mil Mi-34 (Hermit)
Light-class Utility / Trainer Helicopter
24
Picture of the PAC Super Mushshak
National Flag Graphic
1996
PAC Super Mushshak
Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft

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