List of aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force

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The following is a list of aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force.The airforce also consists of AH-64 Apache Attack helicopters.

Aircraft[edit]

Aircraft and Helicopters Origin Type Versions In service[1] Total Numbers Notes
Alenia C-27J Spartan  Italy Transport C-27J 8 8 12 originally ordered, the last 4 were cancelled
Lockheed C-130 Hercules  United States Transport C-130B
C-130H
5
10
15 2 IN ELINT/SIGINT role
Gulfstream V  United States VIP Transport/MEDEVAC G500 1 1
Embraer ERJ-135  Brazil VIP Transport/MEDEVAC ERJ-135LR/BJ 2 2
Embraer EMB-145  Brazil Airborne Early Warning (AEW&C) EMB-145H 4 4 also known as "Ericsson Erieye"
Lockheed P-3 Orion  United States Maritime Patrol P-3B 5 5 All are going to be upgraded and be completed by 2023
McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom II  United States Greece Fighter F-4E PI 2000
34
34 Upgraded by H.A.I.
Dassault Mirage 2000  France Fighter Mirage 2000BGM
Mirage 2000EGM
Mirage 2000-5 Mk2
2
16
25
43
Lockheed F-16 Fighting Falcon  United States Fighter F-16C
F-16D
116
39
155 versions operating: Block 30/50/52+/52M
About 85 are going to be upgraded to Viper level by LM & H.A.I.
Cessna 172 Skyhawk  United States Trainer T-41D 20 20
Beechcraft T-6 Texan II  United States Trainer T-6A 45 45
Rockwell T-2 Buckeye  United States Trainer T-2C
T-2E
5
35
40
Canadair CL-215  Canada Firefighting/SAR/Utility 12 12
Canadair CL-415  Canada Firefighting/SAR/Uitility 415GR 7 7
PZL-Mielec M-18 Dromader  Poland Firefighting/Observation M-18
M-18AS
19
3
22
Agusta A109  Italy MEDEVAC Helicopter A-109E Power 3 3
Eurocopter Cougar  France Combat SAR & SAR Helicopter AS-532 SUPER PUMA
AS-332C1 SUPER PUMA
6
4
10 2 more ΑS 332L1 SUPER PUMA operated by the Fire Department for SAR and fire fighting missions
Bell 212  Italy VIP Helicopter/Utility Bell-212 4 4
Bell 205  Italy SAR Helicopter AB-205 12 12 built by Agusta
Bell 47  United States Utility Helicopter 47G 7 7
Pegasos ISR UAV 1/2  Greece UAV E1-79
E1-II
5
24?
29? Estimated over 30

Retired and historical fighters[edit]

  • Hurricane
  • Spitfire
  • C-47 Skytrain
  • T-33 Shooting Star
  • F-86 Sabre
  • F-84 Thundersteak
  • F-102 Delta Dagger
  • F-104 Starfighter
  • F-5 Freedom Fighter
  • T-37 Tweety Bird
  • Mirage F-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Military Aircraft Inventory", Aerospace Source Book 2007, Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 15, 2007.

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