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List of active Turkish military aircraft is a list of military aircraft in service with the Turkish Armed Forces. Figures are sourced from Flight International (Flightglobal.com).

Turkish Air Force[]

Aircraft Photo Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes
Combat aircraft
F-16 Fighting Falcon F-16C  USA/ Turkey Fighter Aircraft F-16C
F-16D
179[1]
48[1]
10 more on order.
9 more on order.
F-4 Phantom II F-4  USA Fighter Aircraft
Reconnaissance
F-4E
RF-4E
152[1] 54 upgraded to Terminator 2020 by IAI and TAI.[2] Şimşek upgrade in progress for improved avionics by ASELSAN.[3]
Trainer aircraft
F-5 Freedom Fighter F-5  USA Trainer Aircraft F-5A
F-5B
12 Fleet retired from active service in June 2013. 10 F-5A and 2 F-5B remain in service for Turkish Stars aerobatic display team [4]
T-38 Talon T-38  USA Trainer Aircraft T-38A 67[1] Upgraded by TAI with modern avionics and safety systems.[5]
T-37 Tweet T-37  USA Trainer Aircraft T-37B
T-37C
49[1] Retired from service.
KAI KT-1 KT-1  South Korea Trainer Aircraft KT-1 24[1] 16 more on order.
SF-260 SF-260  Italy/ Turkey Trainer Aircraft SF-260D 36[1]
Airborne Early Warning, Reconnaissance, Transport and Aerial refueling aircraft
KC-135 Stratotanker KC-135  USA Aerial Refueling KC-135R 7[1]
Boeing 737 AEW&C B-737AEW  USA Airborne Early Warning and Control B-737 AEW&C 0[1] 4 on order.[1]
CN-235 CN-235  Spain/ Turkey Electronic Warfare
Reconnaissance
Cargo Aircraft
CN235 EW
CN235 Recce
CN235-100M
1[1]
1[1]
43[1]
C-130 Hercules C-130E  USA Cargo Aircraft C-130B
C-130E
15[1] 6 aircraft acquired from Saudi Arabia. Being upgraded by TAI.[6]
C-160 Transall C-160T  Germany Cargo Aircraft C-160T 17[1]
Gulfstream G550 G550  USA Command and Control 2[7]
Helicopters
Eurocopter Cougar  France/ Turkey Utility Helicopter AS-532 20[1] Used primarily for Search & Rescue.
UH-1 Huey UH-1  USA Utility Helicopter UH-1H 63[1]

Turkish Army[]

For a list of aircraft operated by the Turkish Army see: Modern equipment and uniform of the Turkish Army#Aircraft

Turkish Navy[]

For a list of aircraft operated by the Turkish Navy see: Turkish Navy#Aircraft

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles[]

Aircraft Photo Origin Type Versions Quantity Notes
UAVs
TAI Anka  Turkey Reconnaissance 5 Prototypes are undergoing acceptance tests. Turkish Aerospace Industries is negotiating the sale of 10 additional systems to the TuAF
GNAT 750  USA Reconnaissance 22
Heron Heron  Israel Reconnaissance 10
RQ/MQ-1 Predator MQ-1  USA Reconnaissance 3 3 on lease, 6 on order to replace the leased Predators
RQ-7 Shadow RQ-7  USA Reconnaissance Unknown
Aerostar Aerostar.jpg  Israel Reconnaissance Unknown

See also[]

References[]


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