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The United States Army has its own aviation section though it is stocked mainly with rotary-wing types like the Apache attack helicopter and Blackhawk transport.

There are a total of [ 29 ] Active U.S. Army Aviation Aircraft (2023) 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.
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1
Picture of the AeroVironment Switchblade
National Flag Graphic
2020
AeroVironment Switchblade
Man-Portable Loitering Missile UAV
2
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
National Flag Graphic
2002
Airbus Helicopters H145 (EC145)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
3
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota
National Flag Graphic
2007
Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota
Twin-Engine Civilian / Military Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
4
Picture of the Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
National Flag Graphic
1974
Airbus Military (CASA) C-212 Aviocar
Medium-class Multirole Utility Transport Aircraft
5
Picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron
National Flag Graphic
1974
Beechcraft C-12 Huron
Military Utility / Special Mission Aircraft
6
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
National Flag Graphic
1964
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
7
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
8
Picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
National Flag Graphic
1969
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Armed Scout and Reconnaissance / Light Attack Helicopter
9
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
10
Picture of the Bell V-280 Valor
National Flag Graphic
2020
Bell V-280 Valor
3rd Generation Tiltrotor Technology Demonstrator
11
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
National Flag Graphic
1980
Boeing (Hughes) AH-6 / MH-6 Little Bird
Light Attack / Observation / Transport Helicopter
12
Picture of the Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
National Flag Graphic
1986
Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
13
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
14
Picture of the Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
National Flag Graphic
1984
Bombardier Dash 8 (DHC-8 / Q-Series)
Turboprop Passenger Airliner / Cargo Hauling Aircraft
15
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)
National Flag Graphic
1978
de Havilland Canada DHC-7 (Dash 7)
Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner
16
Picture of the Fokker F27 Friendship
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fokker F27 Friendship
Passenger Airliner / Military Transport Aircraft
17
Picture of the Leonardo C-27 Spartan
National Flag Graphic
1997
Leonardo C-27 Spartan
Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
18
Picture of the MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
National Flag Graphic
1982
MD Helicopters MD500 (Hughes 500)
Light Utility Helicopter / Multirole Helicopter
19
Picture of the Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Mil Mi-17 (Hip-H)
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter / Gunship
20
Picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
National Flag Graphic
1973
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
21
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
22
Picture of the North American T-6 Texan
National Flag Graphic
1936
North American T-6 Texan
Two-Seat Advanced Trainer Aircraft
23
Picture of the Short C-23 Sherpa
National Flag Graphic
1985
Short C-23 Sherpa
Twin-Engine Utility Multirole Transport Aircraft
24
Picture of the Short Model 360
National Flag Graphic
1982
Short Model 360
Light Utility Transport Aircraft
25
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
National Flag Graphic
1991
Sikorsky HH-60 (Pave Hawk)
Combat Search and Rescue / Military Operations Helicopter
26
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
National Flag Graphic
1990
Sikorsky HH-60 / MH-60T Jayhawk
Medium Range Search & Rescue (SAR) / Interdiction Helicopter
27
Picture of the Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
National Flag Graphic
2002
Sikorsky MH-60 (Knighthawk)
Multi-Mission Naval Helicopter
28
Picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
National Flag Graphic
1979
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
29
Picture of the UAV Factory Penguin C
National Flag Graphic
2012
UAV Factory Penguin C
Long-Endurance, Long-Range Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

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