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Active Russian Air Force Aircraft (2024)


Military | Modern Airpower

Modernization in the post-Soviet world is key to managing the second most powerful air force in the world for Russia.

There are a total of [ 62 ] Active Russian Air Force Aircraft (2024) 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.


For an in-depth overview of current leading air powers of the world, including active inventories and strengths, consult the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft (www.WDMMA.org).






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1972
Picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros
Aero L-39 Albatros
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
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1975
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil/Astar
Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil/Astar
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
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1959
Picture of the Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Military Transport Aircraft
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1986
Picture of the Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)
Antonov An-124 Ruslan (Condor)
Strategic Heavy-Lift Transport Aircraft
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2002
Picture of the Antonov An-140
Antonov An-140
Twin-Turboprop Regional Passenger Airliner
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2009
Picture of the Antonov An-148
Antonov An-148
Regional Passenger Airliner
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1967
Picture of the Antonov An-22 Antei
Antonov An-22 Antei
Heavy-Lift Turbo-Prop Transport Aircraft
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1962
Picture of the Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Twin-Turboprop Military Transport Aircraft
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1969
Picture of the Antonov An-26 (Curl)
Antonov An-26 (Curl)
Transport Aircraft
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1968
Picture of the Antonov An-30 (Clank)
Antonov An-30 (Clank)
Transport / Reconnaissance Aircraft
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1986
Picture of the Antonov An-72 / An-74 (Coaler)
Antonov An-72 / An-74 (Coaler)
Tactical Medium Military Transport Aircraft
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1984
Picture of the Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Beriev A-50 (Mainstay)
Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) Aircraft
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2022
Picture of the DJI MAVIK 3
DJI MAVIK 3
Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) / Commercial Drone
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2014
Picture of the Forpost ISR
Forpost ISR
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance Drone / UAV
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2012
Picture of the HESA Shahed-129 (Eye-Witness)
HESA Shahed-129 (Eye-Witness)
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Reconnaissance / Light Attack Drone
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2021
Picture of the HESA Shahed-136
HESA Shahed-136
Loitering Munition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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2019
Picture of the IAIO Fotros (Fallen Angel)
IAIO Fotros (Fallen Angel)
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
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1957
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
Ilyushin IL-18 (Coot)
Turboprop-Powered Passenger Airliner / Maritime Reconnaissance Platform
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1975
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
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1984
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
Ilyushin IL-78 (Midas)
In-Flight Refueling Tanker Aircraft
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1992
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-80 (Maxdome)
Ilyushin IL-80 (Maxdome)
Airborne Command Post (ACP)
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1992
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-96
Ilyushin IL-96
Wide-Body, Long-Range Passenger Airliner
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2002
Picture of the Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Kamov Ka-226 Sergei (Hoodlum)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
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1982
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
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1990
Picture of the Kamov Ka-32 (Helix)
Kamov Ka-32 (Helix)
Multirole Coaxial Utility Helicopter
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1995
Picture of the Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark (Hokum)
Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark (Hokum)
Dedicated Single-Seat Attack Helicopter
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2010
Picture of the Kamov Ka-52 Alligator (Hokum-B)
Kamov Ka-52 Alligator (Hokum-B)
Two-Seat Armed Reconnaissance / Attack Helicopter
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2015
Picture of the Kazan Ansat
Kazan Ansat
Multirole Lightweight Utility Helicopter
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2022
Picture of the Kian (Arash)
Kian (Arash)
Expendable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
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2020
Picture of the Kronstadt Orion (Inokhodets)
Kronstadt Orion (Inokhodets)
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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1984
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Mikoyan MiG-29 (Fulcrum)
Lightweight Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
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1979
Picture of the Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)
Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)
Long-Range High-Speed Interceptor Aircraft
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1981
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
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1973
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
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1983
Picture of the Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Mil Mi-26 (Halo)
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
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2009
Picture of the Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
Mil Mi-28 (Havoc)
Dedicated Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Attack Helicopter
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2005
Picture of the Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
Mil Mi-35 (Hind-E)
All-Weather Heavy Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
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1967
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
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1981
Picture of the Qods Mohajer / Mersad (Migrant)
Qods Mohajer / Mersad (Migrant)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Reconnaissance Drone
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2006
Picture of the Schiebel Camcopter S-100
Schiebel Camcopter S-100
Rotary-Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
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2021
Picture of the Sokol Altius
Sokol Altius
Medium-Altitude, Long-Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
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2014
Picture of the STC Orlan-10
STC Orlan-10
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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1974
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
Long-Range Strike / Attack Aircraft
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1981
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
Sukhoi Su-25 Grach (Frogfoot)
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Ground Attack Aircraft
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1985
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker)
Air Superiority / Ground Attack / Multirole Fighter
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1996
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
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2014
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-34 (Fullback)
Sukhoi Su-34 (Fullback)
Fighter-Bomber / Long Range Strike Fighter Aircraft
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2014
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
Sukhoi Su-35 (Flanker-E / Super Flanker)
Multirole Heavy Combat Fighter Aircraft
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2019
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-57 (Felon)
Sukhoi Su-57 (Felon)
5th Generation Multi-Role Stealth Aircraft
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1967
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-134 (Crusty)
Tupolev Tu-134 (Crusty)
Passenger Jet Airliner
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1982
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-143 (Reys / Flight)
Tupolev Tu-143 (Reys / Flight)
Reconnaissance Drone
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1972
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
Commercial Passenger Airliner
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1989
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-160 (Blackjack)
Tupolev Tu-160 (Blackjack)
Strategic Long-Range Heavy Supersonic Bomber Aircraft
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1995
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-204
Tupolev Tu-204
Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
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1972
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
Swing-Wing Supersonic Strategic / Maritime Bomber
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1956
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-95 (Bear)
Tupolev Tu-95 (Bear)
Strategic Reconnaissance / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
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2005
Picture of the Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
Yakovlev Pchela (Bee)
ISR Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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2010
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-130 (Mitten)
Yakovlev Yak-130 (Mitten)
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
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2018
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-152
Yakovlev Yak-152
Tandem Seat, Single-Engine Primary / Basic Trainer Aircraft
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2008
Picture of the ZALA 421-08
ZALA 421-08
Unmanned Micro-Air Vehicle (UMAV)
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2019
Picture of the ZALA Lancet
ZALA Lancet
Loitering Munition Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)
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2015
Picture of the ZAO ENIX Eleron-3 (Aileron-3)
ZAO ENIX Eleron-3 (Aileron-3)
Intelligence-Surveillance-Reconnaissance (ISR) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
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