All-Time Aircraft Used List
South African Air Force

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Aermacchi AM3C Bosbok 40 1973 1992 Italy/South Africa
Aermacchi MB326M Impala I 151 1966 2005 Italy/South Africa
Aermacchi MB326K Impala II 100 1974 2005 Italy/South Africa
Aeronca 50C Chief 1 1940 19?? impressed
Aeronca 65C Chief ? 19?? 19?? impressed
Aeronca KCA ? 19?? 19?? impressed
Aerospatiale SE 3130 Alouette II 8 1960 1973 France
Aerospatiale Alouette III 118 1962 2007 France/Rhodesia
Aerospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 1 1994 1998 Tribal Homelands
Aerospatiale SA 321L Super Frelon 17 1967 1990 France
Westland Puma HC.1 40 1969 1997 UK
Aerospatiale SA 330 Puma 69 1988 1997 France
Agusta A109LUH 30 2002 current Italy/South Africa
Airbus A400M Atlas 8/14 Spain
Airspeed Envoy 7 1936 1940 UK
Airspeed Oxford 700 1940 1950 UK
Altis V2 1 1939 ? impressed
Altis V3 1 1939 ? impressed
Atlas AH-2 Rooivalk 14 1998 current South Africa
Atlas Cheetah C 36 1992 2008 South Africa
Atlas Cheetah D 16 1986 2008 South Africa
Atlas Cheetah E 16 1986 1992 South Africa
Atlas Cheetah R 1 19?? 1994 South Africa
Atlas C-4M Kudu 40 1974 1991 South Africa
Atlas CSH-2 Rooivalk 3 1990 1998 South Africa
Atlas TP-1 Oryx/Gemsbok 51 1990 current South Africa
Avro 504K 30 1919 1930 UK
Avro 504N 1+ 1927 19?? UK
Avro Anson I 698+ 1940 1947 UK
Avro Anson IV 52 19?? 19?? UK
Avro 594 Avian IIIA 1 19?? 1935 UK
Avro 616 Avian IVM 20 1929 1936 UK
Avro 621 Tutor 59 1930 1944 UK/South Africa
Avro Sport Avian ? 1939 19?? impressed
Avro Shackleton MR.3 8 1957 1984 UK
Avro York 1 1944 1952 UK
BAE Systems Hawk Mk.120 24 2003 current UK/South Africa
Beech C-45 Expeditor 2 1945 1945 UK
Beech B80 Queen Air 2 1975 1992 USA
Beech Super King Air 200C 5 1981 current Tribal Homelands
Beech Super King Air 300 1 1994 current Tribal Homelands
Bell 407 ? ? ? USA
Boeing 707-320 5 1983 2007 ?
Boeing PB2B-1 Catalina 6 19?? 19?? USA
Bristol Beaufighter II ? 1943 19?? UK
Bristol Beaufighter VI 1+ 1943 1944 UK
Bristol Beaufighter X 6 1943 1944 UK
Bristol Beaufort I 20 1941 1944 UK
Bristol Beaufort IA 27 1943 1944 UK
Bristol Beaufort II 2 1943 1944 UK
Bristol Beaufort IIA 9 1943 1944 UK
Bristol Blenheim IF 1 1939 1940 UK
Bristol Blenheim IVF 8 1939 1942 UK
Bristol Blenheim V 1+ 1941 1943+ UK
British Aircraft Double Eagle 1 1939 1940 UK
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander 2 1994 2002 Tribal Homelands
Bucker Bu 131D Jungmann ? 1936 1939 ?
Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister ? 1939 19?? impressed
Canadair CL-13B Sabre Mk.6 34 1956 1980 Canada
Caproni Ca 100 ? 19?? 19?? captured
Caproni Ca 133T 1 1941 1944 captured
Caproni Ca 310 Libeccio ? 19?? 19?? captured
CASA C-212 Aviocar 4 1994 current Tribal Homelands
CASA CN235 1 1994 2004 Tribal Homelands
Cessna C-34 Airmaster 1 1939 19?? impressed
Cessna 180D Skywagon ? 19?? 19?? USA
Cessna 185A 24 1968 1991 SA Army
Cessna 185D 12 1968 1998 SA Army
Cessna 185E 9 1968 2006 SA Army
Cessna 208 Caravan I 12 1988 current USA
Cessna 320C Skyknight 1 1965 1967 USA
Cessna 336 Skymaster ? 19?? 19?? USA
Cessna 411 ? 19?? 19?? USA
Consolidated B-24J Liberator 16 1943 1945 USA
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina 12 1943 1946 USA
Curtiss P-40B Tomahawk ? 1941 1941 USA
Curtiss P-40C Tomahawk IIB 50 1940 1942 USA
Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk IA 160 1942 1944 RAF
Curtiss P-40F Kittyhawk II ? 19?? 19?? RAF
Curtiss P-40M Kittyhawk III ? 1942 1945 RAF
Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk IV ? 1943 1944 RAF
Curtiss Mohawk III 87 1941 1942 RAF
Curtiss Mohawk IV 72 1941 19?? RAF
Dassault Falcon 20 1 1966 1966 France
Dassault Mirage F.1AZ 32 1976 1997 France/South Africa
Dassault Mirage F.1CZ 19 1974 1992 France/South Africa
Dassault Mirage IIIBZ 3 1964 1992 France
Dassault Mirage IIICZ 16 1963 1992 France
Dassault Mirage IIIDZ 3 1965 1986 France
Dassault Mirage IIID2Z 11 1974 1986 France
Dassault Mirage IIIEZ 17 1965 1986 France
Dassault Mirage IIIRZ 4 1967 1990 France
Dassault Mirage IIIR2Z 3 1974 1990 France
de Havilland D.H.4 10 1919 1927 UK
de Havilland D.H.9 Mantis 5 1919 1942 South Africa
de Havilland D.H.9J M’Pala 6 1920 1937 South Africa
de Havilland D.H.60G Gipsy Moth 18 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.60GIII Moth Major 9 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.60M Moth 1 1929 1929 UK
de Havilland D.H.66 Hercules 3 1934 1943 UK
de Havilland D.H.80A Puss Moth 1 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.82A Tiger Moth 675 1939 1958 UK/Australia
de Havilland D.H.83 Fox Moth ? 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.84 Dragon 1 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.85 Leopard Moth 7 1939 1943 impressed
de Havilland D.H.87 Hornet Moth 19 1939 1940 impressed
de Havilland D.H.89 Dragon Rapide 3 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.89B Dominie 18 1941 19?? UK
de Havilland D.H.90 Dragonfly 3 1939 1940 impressed
de Havilland D.H.94 Moth Minor ? 1939 19?? impressed
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito II 2 1943 1945 UK
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito IV ? 1944 1945 UK
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito VI ? 1944 1945 UK
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito PR.IX 15 1944 1946 UK
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito PR.XIV ? 1944 1944 UK
de Havilland D.H.98 Mosquito PR.XVI 5 1944 1947 UK
de Havilland D.H.100 Vampire FB.5 10 1950 1960 UK
de Havilland D.H.100 Vampire FB.6 10 1951 1978 UK
de Havilland D.H.100 Vampire FB.52 30 1953 1978 UK
de Havilland D.H.100 Vampire T.11 6 1953 1978 UK
de Havilland D.H.104 Dove/Devon C.1 9 1949 1964 UK
de Havilland D.H.114 Heron 2 2 1955 1962 UK
de Havilland D.H.115 Vampire T.55 27 1953 1978 UK
Denel Seeker 400 ? 19?? current South Africa
Desoutter Dolphin 1 1939 19?? impressed
Dornier Do 27B 2 1968 1975 SA Army
Douglas C-47 Dakota 117 1943 1998 RAF/USA
Douglas C-47TP Turbo Dakota 32 1991 current ?
Douglas C-54A Skymaster/DC-4 8 1966 1994 USA
Douglas DB-7B Boston IIIA 18 1941 1943 RAF
English Electric Canberra T.4 3 1964 1991 UK
English Electric Canberra B(I).12 6 1963 1991 UK
Fairchild F-24 Argus III 1 1939 19?? impressed
Fairchild F-45 1 1939 19?? impressed
Fairey Battle I 340 1939 1942 RAF
Fiat CR.32 1 1941 1941 captured
Fiat CR.42 2 1941 1943 captured
Fiat G.50 ? 19?? 19?? captured
Fieseler Fi 156C-7 Storch 1 1946 1947 captured
Focke Wulf Fw 190 ? 19?? 19?? captured
General Aircraft ST-4 Monospar II 1 1939 19?? impressed
General Aircraft ST-25 Universal 1 1939 19?? impressed
Gloster AS.31 Survey 1 1935 1942 UK
Gloster Gauntlet I 6 1939 1943 UK
Gloster Gladiator I 1 1939 1940 UK
Gloster Gladiator II 30 1940 1941 UK
Gloster Meteor III 1 1946 1949 UK
Hawker Audax 80 1937 1944 UK
Hawker Fury I 22 1936 1942 UK
Hawker Fury II 31 1938 19?? UK
Hawker Hart 320 1936 1943 UK
Hawker Hartebeest I 69 1935 1946 UK/South Africa
Hawker Hind I 170 1938 19?? UK
Hawker Hurricane I 150 1939 1940 UK
Hawker Hurricane II 43 1939 1945 UK
Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.50 16 1965 1991 UK
Hawker Siddeley H.S.125-400B Mercurius 8 1970 1998 UK
Junkers F.13 1 1939 1944 impressed
Junkers A50 Junior ? 1939 19?? impressed
Junkers Ju 52/3m 23 1939 1953 impressed
Junkers Ju 86K-1 1 1939 19?? impressed
Junkers Ju 86Z-1 7 1939 1942 impressed
Junkers Ju 86Z-5 10 1939 1942 impressed
Kentron Champion ? 1977 1996 South Africa
Kentron Seeker 1 ? 1986 2001 South Africa
Klemm Kl 25 ? 1939 19?? impressed
Koolhoven FK.46 ? 1939 19?? impressed
Lockheed C-130B Hercules 9 1962 current USA
Lockheed C-130F Hercules 3 1997 current US Navy
Lockheed 14 Super Electra 3 1939 19?? impressed
Lockheed 18 Lodestar 31 1940 1944 impressed
Lockheed Hudson I 1 1940 19?? RAF
Lockheed Ventura I 6 1942 1959 RAF
Lockheed Ventura II 135 1944 1959 RAF
Lockheed Ventura GR.V 134 1940 1960 RAF
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura 120 1944 1960 USA
Lockheed F-5A Lightning 3 1943 1943 loaned
Martin Baltimore I 6 1942 19?? RAF
Martin Baltimore II ? 1942 1943 RAF
Martin Baltimore IIA ? 1943 1943 RAF
Martin Baltimore III ? 1941 19?? RAF
Martin Baltimore IIIA 8 1943 1943 RAF
Martin Baltimore IV 12 1943 1945 RAF
Martin Baltimore V ? 1944 1944 RAF
Martin B-26A Marauder I ? 1942 19?? RAF
Martin B-26C Marauder II ? 1943 1944 RAF
Martin B-26F/G Marauder III 56 1943 1945 RAF
Martin Maryland I 148 1940 19?? RAF
Martin Maryland II ? 1940 1942 RAF
MBB BK117A 10 1994 current Tribal Homelands
Messerschmitt Bf 109F/Trop 1 19?? 19?? captured
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21MF ‘Fishbed’ 1 1988 19?? captured
Miles M.2H Hawk 2 1939 1940 impressed
Miles M.3B Falcon Six 1 1939 19?? impressed
Miles M.5 Sparrow Hawk 1 1939 19?? impressed
Miles M.14A Magister 7 1940 19?? impressed
Miles M.19 Master II/III 426 1941 1945 UK
North American AT-6/SNJ Harvard/Texan 744 1942 1995 UK/USA
North American P-51C Mustang ? 1945 1945 USA
North American P-51D Mustang 95 1944 1953 UK/USA
North American P-51K Mustang ? 1945 1945 USA
North American F-86F Sabre 22 1953 1953 USA
Northrop A-17A Nomad 57 1941 1944 USA
Patchen TSC-2 Explorer 1 1976 1979 USA
Percival P3 Gull Six 1 1940 19?? impressed
Piaggio P.166S Albatross 27 1969 1990 Italy
Pilatus PC-6 Porter 1 1994 1998 Tribal Homelands
Pilatus PC-7 Mk. II Astra 63 1994 current Switzerland
Pilatus PC-12 1 1997 current Switzerland
Piper J-3 Cub ? 1939 19?? impressed
Piper J-4A Cub Coupe 1 1939 19?? impressed
Piper PA-23 Aztec 3 2 1981 1992 USA
Piper PA-28 Cherokee 140 1 1980 1982 USA
Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a 24 1919 1931 UK
Rearwin 6000M Speedster ? 1939 19?? impressed
Rearwin 7000 Sportster 2 1939 19?? impressed
Rearwin 8500 Sportster ? 1939 19?? impressed
Rearwin 9000L Sportster 10 1939 19?? impressed
Ryan STA 3 1939 19?? impressed
SAAB JAS 39C Gripen 18 2008 current Sweden
SAAB JAS 39D Gripen 9 2008 current Sweden
Short Sunderland MR.V 16 1945 1957 UK
SIAI Marchetti S.73 1 1941 1944 captured
SIAI Marchetti S.79 2 1941 1943 captured
SIAI Marchetti S.81 Pipistrello 1 1942 1942 captured
Sikorsky S-51 3 1948 1968 USA
Sikorsky S-55C 3 1956 1968 USA
Simmonds Spartan 1 1925 1925 UK
Stinson HW-75/105 Voyager ? 1939 19?? impressed
Stinson SR-5A 1 1939 19?? impressed
Stinson SR-10C Reliant 1 1939 19?? impressed
Supermarine Spitfire VB/VC 60 1942 1944 RAF
Supermarine Spitfire F.VIII 6 1943 1944 RAF
Supermarine Spitfire IXA/B/C 139 1943 1954 RAF
Supermarine Spitfire F.IXE ? 1947 1954 UK
Supermarine Spitfire XVI ? 1943 1954 RAF
Swearingen SA226AT Merlin IVA 7 1975 1983 USA
Taylorcraft BC/BL ? 1939 19?? impressed
Tipsy S.2 Trainer 1 1939 19?? impressed
Transall C-160Z 9 1969 1993 France
Vickers Valentia 11 1940 1943 UK
Vickers Viscount 1 1958 1991 UK
Vickers Warwick GR.V 32 1945 1946 UK
Vickers Wellesley ? 1940 1941 UK
Vickers Wellington X 12 1942 1944 RAF
Vickers Wellingon XI 12 1942 1944 RAF
Waco ? ? 19?? 19?? impressed
Westland Wapiti IB 4 1929 1939 UK
Westland Wapiti III 27 1931 1943 UK/South Africa

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