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Active People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Aircraft (China) (2018)

The Soviet-Russian influence on the PLAAF is clear though major gains have been made by China in developing a viable local aero-industry.

Active People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Aircraft (China) (2018)

The Soviet-Russian influence on the PLAAF is clear though major gains have been made by China in developing a viable local aero-industry.

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There are a total of 35 Active People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Aircraft (China) (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.





#1
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Aerospatiale SA321 Super Frelon
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
#2
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
Airbus Helicopters Super Puma / AS532 Cougar
Multi-role Medium Lift Helicopter
#3
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Aisheng ASN-209 (Silver Eagle)
Aisheng ASN-209 (Silver Eagle)
Medium Altitude, Medium Endurance (MAME) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#4
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Utility Aircraft
#5
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-30 (Clank)
Antonov An-30 (Clank)
Transport / Reconnaissance Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 412
Bell Model 412
Twin-Engine Utility / Transport Helicopter
#7
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing 737 (Series)
Boeing 737 (Series)
Short-to-Medium Range Passenger Airliner / Freighter Aircraft
#8
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-10 (Vigorous Dragon) / F-10 Vanguard
Chengdu (AVIC) J-10 (Vigorous Dragon) / F-10 Vanguard
Multirole 4th Generation Fighter Aircraft
#9
2017
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-20 (Black Eagle)
Chengdu (AVIC) J-20 (Black Eagle)
Multirole 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft
#10
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7
Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#11
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) Wing-Loong (Pterodactyl)
Chengdu (AVIC) Wing-Loong (Pterodactyl)
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#12
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Guizhou JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
Guizhou JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
#13
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harbin Y-12
Harbin Y-12
Twin-Engine Turboprop Utility Aircraft
#14
1976
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harbin Z-8
Harbin Z-8
Maritime Multirole Navy Transport Helicopter
#15
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
Medium-Lift Multirole Helicopter
#16
2010
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light-Attack Aircraft
#17
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
Light Attack / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
#18
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
#19
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
In-Flight Refueling Tanker Aircraft
#20
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
#21
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
Ground Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
#22
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shaanxi KJ-200
Shaanxi KJ-200
Airborne Early Warning and Control / Special Mission Aircraft
#23
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shaanxi KJ-2000 (Mainring)
Shaanxi KJ-2000 (Mainring)
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACs)
#24
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
#25
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-9
Shaanxi Y-9
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
#26
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-11 (Flanker B+)
Shenyang (AVIC) J-11 (Flanker B+)
Multi-role / Air Superiority Fighter
#27
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-16 (Red Eagle)
Shenyang (AVIC) J-16 (Red Eagle)
Multirole 4th Generation Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#28
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-8 / J-8 II (Finback)
Shenyang (AVIC) J-8 / J-8 II (Finback)
Multirole / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#29
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Air Superiority / Ground Attack / Multirole Fighter
#30
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#31
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
Multirole Heavy Combat Fighter Aircraft
#32
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Commercial Passenger Airliner
#33
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Xian H-6
Xian H-6
Strategic Bomber Aircraft
#34
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Xian JH-7 (Flounder) / FBC-1 (Flying Leopard)
Xian JH-7 (Flounder) / FBC-1 (Flying Leopard)
Fighter-Bomber / Strike Aircraft
#35
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Xian Y-20 (Kunpeng)
Xian Y-20 (Kunpeng)
Long-Range Strategic Airlifter Transport Aircraft