All-Time Aircraft Used List
North Korean Air Force


This page presents a tabular list of all the aircraft that have served with the North Korean Air Force since it's formation.

(Click on aircraft type for more details)

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Antonov An-2 Colt 250 1957 2007 USSR/Poland
Antonov An-24 Coke 8 n/a current USSR
Cessna L-19 Bird Dog 1 1952 n/a captured
Harbin H-5 50 n/a current China
Harbin Z-5 n/a n/a current China
Ilyushin Il-10 Bark 70 1948 n/a USSR
Ilyushin Il-14 Crate 5 n/a current USSR
Ilyushin Il-18 Coot 2 1965 current USSR
Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle 20 1953 n/a USSR
Ilyushin Il-28U Mascot few 1953 n/a USSR
Ilyushin Il-62M Classic 6 1979 current USSR
Ilyushin Il-76MD Candid 3 1990 current USSR
Kokusai Ki-86 Cypress 10 n/a n/a captured
Lavochkin La-11 n/a n/a n/a China
Lavochkin La-9 n/a n/a n/a China
Lisunov Li-2 Cab 12 n/a n/a USSR
McDonnell Douglas MD-500D 18 1983 current smuggled
McDonnell Douglas MD-500E 61 1983 current smuggled
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-15 Fagot 45 1968 1990 USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-15UTI Midget 30 n/a current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-17 Fresco 45 1968 1990 USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-19S Farmer-C n/a n/a current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21bis Fishbed-L/N 30 1998 current Kazakhstan
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21F-13 Fishbed-C 80 1965 1991 USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21MF Fishbed-J 130 1966 current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21PFM Fishbed-F n/a n/a current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21U Mongol 30 n/a current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-23 Flogger 45 1985 current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-23UM Flogger-E 10 n/a current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-29 Fulcrum 35 1988 current USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-29UB Fulcrum-B 5 1988 current USSR
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite 140 n/a current USSR
Mil Mi-24 Hind 20 1985 current USSR
Mil Mi-26 Halo 4 n/a current USSR
Mil Mi-4 Hound 48 n/a current USSR
Mil Mi-8 Hip 25 1986 current USSR
Nakajima Ki-43 Oscar n/a n/a n/a captured
Nanchang CJ-6 n/a n/a current China
Nanchang Q-5 IA Fantan 40 1982 current China
Nanchang Y-5 Colt 200 n/a current China
Polikarpov Po-2 Mule 18 n/a n/a USSR
Shenyang F-5 Fresco 125 n/a current China
Shenyang F-6 Farmer 100 1988 current China
Shenyang F-7B 30 1989 current China
Shenyang FT-5 Fresco n/a n/a current China
Shenyang FT-7 n/a n/a current China
Sukhoi Su-25K Frogfoot-A 30 1988 current USSR
Sukhoi Su-25UBK Frogfoot-B 4 n/a current USSR
Sukhoi Su-7BMK Fitter-A 18 n/a n/a USSR
Tachikawa Ki-54 Hickory n/a n/a n/a captured
Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida n/a n/a n/a captured
Tachikawa Ki-9 Spruce n/a n/a n/a captured
Tupolev Tu-134 Crusty 2 1984 current USSR
Tupolev Tu-154B Careless 4 1975 current USSR
Tupolev Tu-204-300 2 2007 current Russia
Yakovlev Yak-18 Max 12 1952 n/a Russia
Yakovlev Yak-9 Frank 80+ 1950 n/a USSR
Yakovlev Yak-9W n/a n/a n/a USSR


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