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

Agusta-Bell AB.204B
20 aircraft reportedly delivered in 1966 but did not enter service. Confusion with Army examples.

Agusta-Bell AB.205
30 aircraft reportedly delivered in 1970 - confusion with the Bell UH-1H.

Beech T-42A Cochise
Some examples reportedly delivered in 1971 - confusion with those used by the Army.

Bell 212
Some examples reportedly delivered in 1980 - confusion with the military UH-1H variant.

Bristol Beaufighter I
1+ examples reportedly delivered in 1942 - never used.

Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
3 examples reportedly delivered in 1972 - never used.

Britten-Norman BN-2T Defender MSSA
1 example reportedly delivered in 1993 - never used.

Canadair CL-13 Sabre 4
Some examples reportedly used from 1954 - confusion with the Sabre 2.

Canadair CL-604 Challenger
1 aircraft reportedly delivered in 2000 but did not enter service.

CASA C.212 Aviocar
2 aircraft reportedly delivered in 1979 but did not enter service.

Curtiss Hawk IA
18 examples reportedly delivered in 1928 - confusion with the Hawk II variant.

Curtiss Hawk III
1 example reportedly delivered in 1935 - not used.

de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide
8 examples reportedly delivered in 1936 - not used.

Dornier Do 28 Skyservant
6 examples reportedly delivered in 1972 - confusion with those used by the Army.

Enaer T-35 Pillan
40 aircraft reportedly ordered in 1993 but did not enter service.

Fleet 10
16 aircraft reportedly used but did not enter service.

Fleet 11
Some aircraft reportedly used but did not enter service.

Focke-Wulf Fw 44 Stieglitz
20 examples reportedly delivered in 1939 - not used.

General Aircraft ST.18 Monospar
1 example reportedly used in 1936 - not used.

General Aircraft ST.25 Monospar
2 examples reportedly used from 1936 - confusion with the Army mapping aircraft.

Junkers K 30
1 example reportedly used from 1924 - not delivered.

Koolhoven FK.49
1 example reportedly delivered in 1938 - confusion with the Army mapping aircraft.

Miles Aerovan IV
1 example reportedly delivered in 1954 - not used.

Nieuport-Delage NiD.62 C1
8 examples reportedly delivered in 1926 - not used.

North American F-86D Sabre
50 aircraft reported delivered but did not enter service.

North American F-86F Sabre
12 aircraft reported in use but did not enter service.

North American F-86K Sabre
65 aircraft reported in use but did not enter service.

Piaggio P.166
12 aircraft reportedly ordered in 1998 but did not enter service.

Piaggio P.180 Avanti
5 aircraft reportedly ordered in 1998 but did not enter service.

PZL P.24F
24 examples reportedly delivered in 1937 - confusion with the P.24C & G variants.

SIAI Marchetti S.16ter
28 examples reportedly delivered in 1924 - confusion with those used by the Navy.

SIAI Marchetti S.208A
2 reportedly used from 1996 but did not enter service.

Supermarine Spitfire XVI
2 examples reportedly delivered - not used.


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