Modern Active United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force Aircraft (2018)
Lacking an aero-industry of its own, the UAE depends heavily on purchases of warplanes from abroad.There are a total of 28 Modern Active United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force 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 Aermacchi MB.339 series replaced the Aermacchi MB.326 and Fiat G.91T trainers and light strike aircraft....
The Air Tractor AT-802 series straight-winged aircraft has proven popular in various circles including fire-fightin...
The Airbus A330 MRTT is a militarized form of the Airbus A330 airframe and primarily marketed for the in-flight ref...
The SA 330 Puma helicopter has gone into operational service with no fewer than 40 military forces worldwide....
The Eurocopter AS565 Panther series is a militarized do-everything platform of the base Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin....
The AS350 system is a widely-used utilitarian type helicopter covering military, commercial and security needs....
The Eurocopter AS550 Fennec series has found a home in the inventories of many military forces around the globe....
The AS332 Super Puma was based on the successful SA 330 Puma design and is a larger aircraft with newer engines....
The successful CASA CN-235 transport - formed from a Spanish and Indonesian partnership - has become the basis for ...
The advanced trainer / light strike BAe Systems Hawk has proven a success on the global stage....
Bell has produced hundreds of its Model 412 twin-engine utility helicopters for various air services of the world....
Despite a first flight in 1975, the Boeing AH-64 Apache is still a highly-advanced attack helicopter over the moder...
The mammoth Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter was introduced in 1995 and still sees considerable service with A...
The Boeing CH-47 Chinook tandem-rotor helicopter became a widely-used and widely-exported medium-lift platform for ...
The high-wing, twin-engine Bombardier Dash 8 was introduced in 1984 and is still flying strong today through the Q4...
The French Dassault Mirage 2000 multirole fighter was developed to replace the aging Mirage III and 5 series aircra...
Despite its introduction in 1966, the de Havilland Canada Twin Otter series continues in service with many air forc...
The Denel Dynamics Seeker - no longer in use by South Africa - still claims a few operators worldwide today....
The General Atomics MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has found success as an unarmed reconnaissance platform a...
The Grob G115, serving operators worldwide, counts the Royal Air Force of Britain as its largest customer with near...
AgustaWestland introduced their AW139 medium-lift product in 2003 with production totaling over 700 units since....
The storied Lockheed C-130 Hercules has become a proven and highly versatile tactical transport aircraft....
The Lockheed L-100 became the civilian-minded cargo transport version of the globally-popular C-130 Hercules line....
The multirole-minded Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon has proven a favorite in the export market with over 20 operator...
Introduced in 1990, the P.180 Avanti has found its niche in both military and civilian markets....
Over 600 of the Swiss-originated Pilatus PC-7 basic trainers have been produced since 1966....