Modern Active Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Aircraft (2018)
In a never-ending arms race with neighboring India, Pakistan is forced to keep a modern stable of capable combat aircraft.There are a total of 26 Modern Active Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Aircraft (2018) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
The AAI RQ-7 Shadow UAV saw extensive operational service with American forces in the wars covering Afghanistan and...
Despite its Cold War-era roots, the Aerospatiale Alouette III remains a multi-purpose light helicopter design....
The Airbus A310-series shares many similarities with the A300-600, but features a shorter fuselage....
The successful CASA CN-235 transport - formed from a Spanish and Indonesian partnership - has become the basis for ...
The Soviet-era Antonov An-26 Curl transport made a name for itself during the Cold War, produced in some 1,400 exam...
The Beechcraft C-12 Huron is based on the Super King and 1900 series platforms and serves with the United States mi...
The Boeing 707 airliner was a bold company move, designed from the outset as a private venture with military and ci...
The Cessna T-37 Tweet proved itself a popular jet-powered trainer for many world air forces for its time in the air...
The CAC / PAC JF-17 Thunder was conceived of as a low-cost export option marketed to developing nations....
The widely-exported Chengdu J-7 was nothing more than a Chinese license-production copy of the Soviet-era Mikoyan-G...
While no longer actively produced, the Dassault Falcon 20 series still provides a presence in the business world....
The Dassault Mirage 5 fighter-bomber did not encounter the excellent global acceptance that the preceding Mirage II...
The Dassault Mirage III interceptor-strike fighter series proved a commercial success for the French company with c...
Nearly 500 Fokker Friendship aircraft were produced from the period spanning 1955 until 1987....
The GIDS Shahpar UAV offers an unmanned over-battlefield reconnaissance capability to the Pakistani Air Force and A...
The Hongdu JL-8 has been in operation service since 1994 and can be used as both an advanced jet trainer and light ...
The Soviet-era Ilyushin IL-76 Candid forms the basis for the Ilyushin IL-78 Midas aerial tanker aircraft....
The Italian Galileo FALCO UAV can be now be purchased as armed or unarmed depending on mission requirements....
The storied Lockheed C-130 Hercules has become a proven and highly versatile tactical transport aircraft....
The multirole-minded Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon has proven a favorite in the export market with over 20 operator...
The Mil Mi-17 transport helicopter was born from the original Mi-8 series as an improved form....
The NESCOM Burraq represents the first locally-developed and manufactured drone for the nation of Pakistan....
The PAC Super Mushshak marks an indigenous Pakistani aircraft development to serve in the basic trainer and light a...
Born from the Saab 340 framework, the Saab 2000 arrived in 1994 and has seen production surpass 60 units....
The SATUMA Jasoos fulfills both an active, frontline over-battlefield role as well as a training role for the natio...