Irish Air Force Aircraft Types
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All-Time Listing (Alphabetical):


Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Retirement Origin
Aerospatiale SA330J Puma 1 1981 1983 France
Aerospatiale SA342L Gazelle 2 1979 2005 France
Aerospatiale AS355N Ecureuil ** 1 1997 2007 France
Aerospatiale SA365F Dauphin 2 5 1986 2005 France
AgustaWestland AW139 6 # 2006 current Italy
Avro 504K 6 1922 1932 UK
Avro 621 Tutor 3 1930 1937 UK
Avro 626 Prefect 4 1934 1941 UK
Avro 631 Cadet 7 1932 1945 UK
Avro 636 4 1935 1941 UK
Avro 652A Anson I 9 1939 1948 UK
Avro Anson C.19 3 1946 1962 UK
Beech 200T Super King Air 3 1977 current USA
Bombardier Learjet 45 1 2003 current USA
Bristol F.2B Fighter 14 1922 1935 UK
Britten-Norman BN.2T-4S Defender ** 1 1997 current UK
CASA CN.235M 3 1991 current Spain
Cessna FR.172H Rocket 8 1972 2000 UK
Cessna FR.172K 1 1981 2004 USA
Cessna 172B? 1 1977 19?? USA
de Havilland DH.9 8 1923 1934 UK
de Havilland DH.60 Moth 4 1926 1935 UK
de Havilland DH.84M Dragon 2 1 1937 1941 UK
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 4 1953 1980 UK
de Havilland Vampire T.11 1 1963 196? UK
de Havilland Vampire T.55 6 1956 1976 UK
De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20/T.22 14 1952 1983 UK
Eurocopter EC.135P2 2 2005 current Germany
Eurocopter EC.135T ** 2 2002 current Germany
Fairey IIIF Mk.II 1 1928 1934 UK
Fairey Battle TT.I 1 1941 1946 UK
Fouga CM.170R Magister 7 1975 1999 France
Gloster Gladiator I 4 1938 1944 UK
Grumman Gulfstream III 1 1990 1992 USA
Grumman Gulfstream IV 1 1991 current USA
Hawker Hector 13 1941 1943 UK
Hawker Hind 6 1940 1944 UK
Hawker Hurricane 20 1941 1949 UK
Hawker Siddeley H.S.125-600/700 3 1979 1992 UK
Lockheed Hudson I 1 1942 1945 UK
Martinsyde Type A.2 1 1922 1927 UK
Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard 4 1922 1929 UK
Miles Magister 27 1939 1953 UK
Miles Martinet TT.I 2 1946 1958 UK
Miles Master 15 1940 1949 UK
Percival Provost T.51/53 11 1954 1978 UK
Pilatus PC-9M 8 2004 current Switzerland
RAF S.E.5A 1 1922 1922 UK
SIAI Marchetti SF.260W Warrior 15 1977 2004 Italy
Sikorsky S-61N 1 2003 2004 ex-civil
Slingsby T.13 Petrel 1 1954 1973 UK
Slingsby T.26 Kite 2 1 1954 19?? UK
Sud Aviation SA.316B Alouette III 8 1963 current France
Supermarine Seafire LF.III 12 1947 1955 UK
Supermarine Spitfire T.9 6 1951 1961 UK
Supermarine Walrus I 3 1939 1945 UK
Vickers Vespa IV 4 1930 1934 UK
Vickers Vespa V 4 1931 1940 UK
Westland Lysander II 6 1939 1947 UK

* = on order
# = on delivery
** = Operated by the IAC on behalf of the Garda


Additional information is welcome

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