Aircraft Not Used
Romanian Air Force

This page gives details of some of the aircraft types that were offered or promised to the Romanian Air Force but not delivered, cancelled official orders, and types have been falsely reported as being in service.

Aerospatiale SA 342L Gazelle
14 in 1997.

Armstrong Whitworth Siskin V
10+ flown in markings 1924-25 but not delivered.

Bell AH-1 Cobra
Order cancelled.

Bleriot-SPAD 33
4 in 1925 – actually with commercial airline Franco-Roumaine.

Bleriot-SPAD 46
Some in 1925 – actually with commercial airline Franco-Roumaine.

Douglas C-47 Dakota
The similar Lisunov Li-2 was actually used.

Farman F.63bis
One F.66 was intended for Romania, but not delivered. The F.63bis was used by commercial airline SNNA.

Farman F.74
Not used.

Farman F.190
Used by the commercial airline LARES.

IAR-817 & IAR-818
These types were used by the air ambulance service Aviasan.

Ilyushin Il-12
8 in 1968-1982 – actually with commercial airline TAROM.

LET L-60 Brigadyr
This type was only used for civilian purposes in Romania.

LET L-200 Morava
This type does not appear to have been used in Romania.

LET Mraz M-1 Sokol
Not used.

Maurice Farman MF.7 Longhorn
Not used.

PZL P.43 Karas
The developed version of the P.23 was proposed to Romania, but not ordered. It was later ordered by Bulgaria.

Not used.

Voisin VIII (LAP)
Not used.

Zlin Z 26
Not used.

Zlin Z 142
Not used.

Zlin Z 226
Not used.

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