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Active USAF Aircraft (2018)

The United States Air Force maintains the largest, most technologially-advanced aircraft anywhere in the world.

Active USAF Aircraft (2018)

The United States Air Force maintains the largest, most technologially-advanced aircraft anywhere in the world.

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There are a total of 50 Active USAF 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.





#1
2003
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Picture of the AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven
AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven
Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV)
#2
1974
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Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
Airbus Military / CASA C-212 Aviocar
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
#3
1988
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Picture of the Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Airbus Military / CASA CN-235
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#4
2001
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Picture of the Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Beechcraft / Raytheon T-6 Texan II
Tandem-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
#5
1974
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Picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Military Utility / Special Mission Aircraft
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1964
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Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
#7
2007
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Picture of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
Tiltrotor VTOL Transport Aircraft
#8
1959
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Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
#9
1976
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Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15 Eagle
Multirole / Air Superiority Fighter Aircraft
#10
1988
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Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) F-15E Strike Eagle
Strike Fighter Aircraft
#11
1981
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Picture of the Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) KC-10 Extender
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) KC-10 Extender
Advanced Tanker and Cargo Aircraft
#12
1955
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Picture of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
High-Altitude, Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber
#13
1995
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Picture of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Tactical / Strategic Military Transport Aircraft
#14
1977
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Picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
Airborne Surveillance, Command, Control and Communications Aircraft
#15
1975
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Picture of the Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post
Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post
National Emergency Airborne Command Post Aircraft
#16
1957
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Picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Airborne Refueling Tanker / Special Mission Military Aircraft
#17
1962
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Picture of the Boeing RC-135
Boeing RC-135
Multi-Role, Multi-Mission Reconnaissance Aircraft
#18
1990
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Picture of the Boeing VC-25 (Air Force One)
Boeing VC-25 (Air Force One)
Presidential Air Transport Aircraft
#19
1984
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Picture of the Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Turboprop Passenger Airliner / Cargo Hauling Aircraft
#20
1993
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Picture of the Dornier Do 328
Dornier Do 328
Passenger Airliner
#21
1976
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Picture of the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
Close Air Support (CAS) / Forward Air Control (FAC)
#22
1995
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Picture of the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (Predator A)
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (Predator A)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / ISR Drone
#23
2007
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Picture of the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B)
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (Predator B)
All-Weather Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)
#24
1983
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Picture of the Gulfstream C-20
Gulfstream C-20
Government / Military VIP Passenger Transport
#25
1997
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Picture of the Leonardo (Alenia) C-27 Spartan
Leonardo (Alenia) C-27 Spartan
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
#26
1972
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Picture of the Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
Close Air-Support (CAS) / Air Interdiction / Force Protection Gunship
#27
2010
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Picture of the Lockheed AC-130W Stinger II (MC-130W Dragon Spear)
Lockheed AC-130W Stinger II (MC-130W Dragon Spear)
Special Operations Fixed-Wing Gunship Aircraft
#28
1956
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Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
#29
1970
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Picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft
#30
1982
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Picture of the Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call
Lockheed EC-130H Compass Call
Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) Aircraft
#31
1964
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Picture of the Lockheed HC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Lockheed HC-130 Hercules / Super Hercules
Long-Range Surveillance / Search and Rescue (SAR) Aircraft
#32
2013
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Picture of the Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
Lockheed HC-130J Combat King II
General Transport / Search and Rescue (SAR) / Aerial Refueling Aircraft
#33
1978
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-16  Fighting Falcon
Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lightweight Multirole 4th Generation Fighter
#34
1999
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
Tactical Medium Transport Aircraft
#35
2005
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
5th Generation Air Dominance Fighter
#36
2016
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Advanced Multi-Role Strike Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#37
2007
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel (Wraith)
Lockheed Martin RQ-170 Sentinel (Wraith)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
#38
1955
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Picture of the Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
High-Altitude Reconnaissance Aircraft / Spyplane
#39
1966
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Picture of the Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Special Forces Transport Aircraft
#40
2011
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Picture of the Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Lockheed MC-130J Commando II
Special Forces In-Flight Refueler / General Transport Aircraft
#41
1986
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Picture of the Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
Lockheed MC-130P Combat Shadow
Special Forces Inflight Refueling Aircraft
#42
1997
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Picture of the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Strategic Heavy Bomber / Stealth Bomber
#43
1996
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Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS (JSTARS)
Airborne Battle Management Platform Aircraft
#44
2001
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Picture of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Drone
#45
1961
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Picture of the Northrop T-38 Talon
Northrop T-38 Talon
Supersonic Jet-Powered Advanced Training Aircraft
#46
1994
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Picture of the Pilatus PC-12
Pilatus PC-12
Turboprop-powered Passenger / Light Utility Aircraft
#47
1993
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Picture of the PZL M.28 Skytruck (An-28)
PZL M.28 Skytruck (An-28)
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Transport Aircraft
#48
1986
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Picture of the Rockwell B-1 Lancer
Rockwell B-1 Lancer
Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#49
1985
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Picture of the Short C-23 Sherpa
Short C-23 Sherpa
Twin-Engine Utility Multirole Transport Aircraft
#50
1991
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Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Combat Search and Rescue / Military Operations Helicopter