List of carrier-based aircraft

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Sqn. Cdr. E. H. Dunning makes the first landing of an aircraft on a moving ship, a Sopwith Pup on HMS Furious, August 2, 1917.

This List of carrier-based aircraft covers fixed-wing aircraft designed for aircraft carrier flight deck operation and excludes aircraft intended for use from seaplane tenders, submarines and dirigibles. Helicopters includes only those regularly operated from aircraft carriers and not those normally flown from other types of surface ships or land bases.

List of aircraft operated from aircraft carriers[edit]

Type Country Class Role Date Status No. Notes
Aeromarine 39 US Propeller Trials 1922 Temporary 1+ [1]
Aérospatiale Alouette III France Helicopter 1959 Production
Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma France Helicopter 1965 Production 697
Aérospatiale Super Frelon France Helicopter 1962 Production 99
Agusta-Bell AB.212ASW Italy Helicopter ASW 1969 Production
AgustaWestland AW101/EH101/Merlin Italy/UK Helicopter 1987 Production
AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat UK/Italy Helicopter Multirole 2009 Prototype 3 Flight trials with HMS Queen Elizabeth
Aichi B7A Japan Propeller Bomber 1942 Production 114 [2]
Aichi D1A Japan Propeller Dive bomber 1934 Production 590 [3]
Aichi D3A Japan Propeller Dive bomber 1938 Production 1,495 [4]
Airspeed Fleet Shadower UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1940 Prototype 1
Arado Ar 195 Germany Propeller Torpedo bomber 1937 Prototype 3
Arado Ar 197 Germany Propeller Fighter 1937 Prototype 3
Armstrong Whitworth A.W.16 UK Propeller Fighter 1930 Prototype 18 [note 1]
Armstrong Whitworth Starling UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1
Arsenal VG 90 France Propeller Fighter 1949 Prototype 2
Avro Avocet UK Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 2 [5]
Avro Bison UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1921 Production 55 [6]
Avro Buffalo UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1926 Prototype 1 [7]
Beardmore W.B.III UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Production 100 [8]
Beardmore W.B.IV UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Prototype 1
Beardmore W.B.V UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Prototype 2
Beardmore W.B.VI UK Propeller Fighter n/a Prototype 0 not flown
Beardmore W.B.VI UK Propeller Torpedo bomber n/a Project 0
Bell Airacobra I US Propeller Fighter 1945 Temporary 1 First tri-gear landing, on HMS Pretoria Castle[9]
Bell AH-1 SuperCobra US Helicopter 1969 Production 1,271+
Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey US Rotorcraft 1989 Production 160
Bell XFL Airabonita US Propeller Fighter 1940 Prototype 1
Berliner-Joyce F2J US Propeller Fighter 1933 Prototype 1
Berliner-Joyce OJ US Propeller Reconnaissance 1931 Production 39
Berliner-Joyce XF3J US Propeller Fighter 1934 Prototype 1
Berliner-Joyce XFJ US Propeller Fighter 1931 Prototype 1
Blackburn Airedale UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1924 Prototype 2 [10]
Blackburn B-3 UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1932 Prototype 2 [11]
Blackburn B-54 UK Propeller ASW 1949 Prototype 3
Blackburn Baffin UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1932 Production 92 [12][13]
Blackburn Blackburd UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1918 Prototype 3 [14]
Blackburn Blackburn UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1922 Production 62 [15]
Blackburn Buccaneer UK Jet Bomber 1958 Production 144
Blackburn Dart UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1921 Production 127 [16]
Blackburn Firebrand UK Propeller Fighter/torpedo bomber 1942 Production 225 [17]
Blackburn Firecrest UK Propeller Fighter 1947 Prototype 3~
Blackburn Nautilus UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1 [18]
Blackburn Ripon UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1926 Production 96 [19]
Blackburn Roc UK Propeller Fighter 1938 Production 136 [20][21]
Blackburn Shark UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1933 Production 238 [22]
Blackburn Skua UK Propeller Fighter/dive bomber 1937 Production 190 [21][23]
Blackburn Sprat UK Propeller Trainer 1926 Prototype 1 [24]
Blackburn Swift UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1920 Production 8 [25]
Boeing CH-47 Chinook US Helicopter Transport 1961 Production 1,179+
Boeing EA-18G Growler US Jet Electronic Warfare 2006 Production 85~
Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet US Jet Fighter 1995 Production 500~
Boeing F2B US Propeller Fighter 1926 Production 33 [26]
Boeing F3B US Propeller Fighter-bomber 1927 Production 74 [26]
Boeing F4B US Propeller Fighter 1928 Production 189 [27]
Boeing FB US Propeller Fighter 1923 Production 29 [28]
Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight US Helicopter Transport 1962 Production 524
Boeing XF5B US Propeller Fighter 1930 Prototype 1
Boeing XF6B US Propeller Fighter-bomber 1933 Prototype 1
Boeing XF7B US Propeller Fighter 1933 Prototype 1
Boeing XF8B US Propeller Fighter 1944 Prototype 3
Boulton Paul Sea Balliol UK Propeller Trainer 1952 Production 30
Breguet Alizé France Propeller ASW 1956 Production 89
Breguet Vultur France Propeller Bomber 1951 Prototype 2
Brewster Buffalo US Propeller Fighter 1937 Production 503 [29][30]
Brewster SB2A Buccaneer US Propeller Dive bomber 1941 Production 771 [31]
Bristol Scout UK Propeller Trials 1916 Temporary 1 First flight from moving ship, HMS Vindex[32]
British Aerospace P.125 UK Jet Fighter-bomber n/a Project 0
British Aerospace Sea Harrier UK Jet Fighter 1978 Production 115
Britten-Norman Islander UK Propeller Transport 1968 Temporary 1 Sales demo flights aboard HMS Hermes[33]
Caudron Luciole France Propeller Transport 1940 Temporary 2 Free French recruiters flew from HMS Ark Royal[34]
Cessna O-1E Bird Dog US Propeller Transport 1962-1975 Temporary 1 VNAF landing on USS Midway during Fall of Saigon.
USMC O-1s flown from USS Princeton (LPH-5)
Chengdu J-20 B/C PRC Jet Fighter 2016 Prototype 10
Common Support Aircraft US Jet Multirole n/a Project 0
Consolidated N2Y US Propeller Trainer 1929 Production 7 [note 2]
Consolidated TBY Sea Wolf US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1941 Production 180
Consolidated XB2Y US Propeller Dive bomber 1933 Prototype 1
Consolidated XBY US Propeller Dive bomber 1932 Prototype 1
Curtiss BF2C Goshawk US Propeller Fighter-bomber 1933 Production 166 [35]
Curtiss F11C Goshawk US Propeller Fighter-bomber 1932 Production 30 [35]
Curtiss F6C Hawk US Propeller Fighter 1925 Production 75 [36]
Curtiss F7C Seahawk US Propeller Fighter 1927 Production 17
Curtiss F8C/O2C Falcon/Helldiver US Propeller Fighter/dive bomber 1924 Production 150 [37]
Curtiss Model D US Propeller Trials 1910 Temporary 1 First takeoff from ship, from USS Birmingham.
First landing on ship, on USS Pennsylvania
Curtiss P-36 Hawk US Propeller Fighter 1941 Temporary 31 Flown from USS Enterprise during delivery
Curtiss P-40F Warhawk US Propeller Fighter 1942 Temporary 109 Torch landings flown from USS Chenango & HMS Archer
Curtiss SB2C Helldiver US Propeller Dive bomber 1940 Production 7,200 [38][39]
Curtiss SBC Helldiver US Propeller Dive bomber 1935 Production 257 [40][41]
Curtiss SO3C Seamew US Propeller Reconnaissance 1939 Production 259 [42]
Curtiss SOC Seagull US Propeller Reconnaissance 1934 Production 322 [43]
Curtiss XBT2C US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1945 Prototype 9
Curtiss XBTC US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1945 Prototype 2
Curtiss XF14C US Propeller Fighter 1944 Prototype 1
Curtiss XF15C US Propeller Fighter 1945 Prototype 3
Curtiss XSB3C US Propeller Dive bomber n/a Project 0
Dassault Étendard IV France Jet Fighter 1958 Production 90
Dassault Rafale M France Jet Fighter 1986 Production 115
Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard France Jet Fighter-bomber 1974 Production 85
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter Canada Propeller Transport 1957 Temporary 4 Suez Crisis, UNEF flights off HMCS Magnificent[44]
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo Canada Propeller Transport 1980 Temporary 1 QSRA trials from USS Kitty Hawk
de Havilland Canada L-20 Beaver Canada Propeller Transport 1958 Temporary 2 Lebanon crisis, flown from USS Corregidor[45]
de Havilland Sea Hornet UK Propeller Fighter 1944 Production 174
de Havilland Sea Mosquito UK Propeller Torpedo bomber/trainer 1944 Production 66 [46]
de Havilland Sea Vampire UK Jet Fighter 1944 Production 98
de Havilland Sea Venom UK Jet Fighter 1951 Production 298
de Havilland Sea Vixen UK Jet Fighter 1951 Production 145
Dewoitine D.1ter France Propeller Fighter 1922 Production 30
Dewoitine D.373 & 376 France Propeller Fighter 1931 Production 45
Douglas A-3 Skywarrior US Jet Bomber 1952 Production 282 [47]
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk US Jet Bomber 1954 Production 2,960 [47]
Douglas A2D Skyshark US Propeller Bomber 1950 Prototype 12
Douglas AD Skyraider US Propeller Bomber 1945 Production 3,180 [48]
Douglas BTD Destroyer US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1943 Production 30
Douglas DT US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1921 Production 90 [49]
Douglas F3D Skynight US Jet Fighter 1948 Production 268 [50]
Douglas F4D Skyray US Jet Fighter 1951 Production 422
Douglas F5D Skylancer US Jet Fighter 1956 Prototype 4
Douglas F6D Missileer US Jet Fighter n/a Project 0
Douglas R4D-5 US Propeller Transport 1947 Temporary 6 Highjump flights from USS Philippine Sea
Douglas SBD Dauntless US Propeller Dive bomber 1938 Production 5,356 [51]
Douglas T2D US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1927 Production 31 [52]
Douglas TBD Devastator US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1935 Production 130 [53]
Douglas XT3D US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1931 Prototype 1
Douglas XTB2D Skypirate US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1945 Prototype 2
Eberhart F2G US Propeller Fighter 1928 Prototype 1
Eberhart FG US Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 1
Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma France Helicopter 1978 Production
Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin France Helicopter 1975 Production
Eurocopter Fennec France Helicopter ASW/Transport 1990 Production rebranded Ecreuil
Fairey Albacore UK Propeller Torpedo/dive bomber 1938 Production 800 [54]
Fairey Barracuda UK Propeller Torpedo/dive bomber 1940 Production 2,582 [55]
Fairey Firefly III/IIIM UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1
Fairey Firefly UK Propeller Fighter-bomber 1941 Production 1,702
Fairey Fleetwing UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1
Fairey Flycatcher UK Propeller Fighter 1922 Production 196
Fairey Fox Mk.IA UK Propeller Trials 1926 Temporary 1 HMS Furious[56]
Fairey Fulmar UK Propeller Fighter 1937 Production 600 [57]
Fairey Gannet UK Propeller ASW/AEW 1949 Production 348
Fairey III UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1917 Production 964
Fairey Seal UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1930 Production 91
Fairey Spearfish UK Propeller Torpedo/dive bomber 1945 Prototype 5
Fairey Swordfish UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1934 Production 2,391 [58]
Fiat G.50 bis/A Freccia Italy Propeller Fighter 1942 Prototype 1
Fieseler Fi 167 Germany Propeller Dive bomber 1938 Production 14
Fouga CM.175 Zéphyr M France Jet Trainer 1956 Production 32
General Aircraft Fleet Shadower UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1940 Prototype 1
General Dynamics-Grumman F-111B US Jet Fighter 1965 Prototype 7
Gloster Gambet UK Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 1 [59]
Gloster Gladiator II UK Propeller Fighter 1940 Temporary 18 Norwegian Campaign, flown from HMS Glorious
Gloster Gnatsnapper UK Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 2 (or 3)[60]
Gloster Meteor F.3 (Derwent 5) UK Jet Trials 1948–1949 Temporary 2 HMS Implacable and HMS Illustrious[note 3]
Gloster Nightjar UK Propeller Fighter 1921 Production 22
Gloster Sea Gladiator UK Propeller Fighter 1937 Production 98 [61][62]
Gloster Sparrowhawk III UK Propeller Fighter 1921 Production 10 [63]
Gloster TSR.38 UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1932 Prototype 1 [64]
Goodyear F2G Corsair US Propeller Fighter 1945 Prototype 10
Gourdou-Leseurre GL.22 France Propeller Trainer 1918 Production 20 [note 4]
Great Lakes BG US Propeller Bomber 1933 Production 61
Great Lakes XTBG US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1935 Prototype 1
Grumman A-6 Intruder US Jet Bomber 1960 Production 693 [65]
Grumman AF Guardian US Propeller ASW 1945 Production 389 [66]
Grumman C-1 Trader US Propeller Transport 1955 Production 83 [67]
Grumman C-2 Greyhound US Propeller Transport 1964 Production 58
Grumman E-1 Tracer US Propeller AEW 1956 Production 88 [68]
Grumman E-2 Hawkeye US Propeller AEW 1960 Production 313 [68]
Grumman EA-6B Prowler US Jet Electronic Warfare 1968 Production 170
Grumman F-9 Cougar US Jet Fighter 1951 Production 1,392 [69]
Grumman F-11 Tiger US Jet Fighter 1954 Production 200
Grumman F-14 Tomcat US Jet Fighter 1970 Production 632
Grumman FF US Propeller Fighter 1931 Production 85 [70]
Grumman F2F US Propeller Fighter 1933 Production 56 [71]
Grumman F3F US Propeller Fighter 1935 Production 147 [72]
Grumman F4F Wildcat US Propeller Fighter 1937 Production 7,885 [73]
Grumman F6F Hellcat US Propeller Fighter 1942 Production 12,275 [74]
Grumman F7F Tigercat US Propeller Fighter 1943 Production 364
Grumman F8F Bearcat US Propeller Fighter 1944 Production 1,265
Grumman F9F Panther US Jet Fighter 1947 Production 1,382 [69]
Grumman G-118 US Jet Fighter n/a Project 0
Grumman J2F Duck US Propeller Transport/SAR 1936 Production 584 [43]
Grumman S-2 Tracker US Propeller ASW 1952 Production 1,284 [75]
Grumman SF US Propeller Fighter 1931 Production 35
Grumman TBF Avenger US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1941 Production 9,839 [53]
Grumman XF10F Jaguar US Jet Fighter 1952 Prototype 1
Grumman XF5F Skyrocket US Propeller Fighter 1940 Prototype 1
Grumman XSBF US Propeller Bomber 1936 Prototype 1
Grumman XTB2F US Propeller Torpedo bomber n/a Project 0
Grumman XTSF US Propeller Torpedo bomber n/a Project 0
HAL Naval Tejas India Jet Fighter 2012 Prototype 2 [76][77]
Hall XFH-1 US Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1
Handley Page H.P.46 UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1932 Prototype 1
Handley Page Hanley UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1922 Prototype 3
Handley Page Hendon UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1924 Prototype 6
Handley Page HP.14 UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1917 Prototype 3
Handley Page HPS-1 UK Propeller Fighter 1923 Prototype 2
Hanriot HD.1 France Propeller Trials 1920 Temporary 1+
Hanriot HD.2 France Propeller Trials 1920 Temporary 2
Hanriot HD.3 France Propeller Trials 1920 Temporary 1
Hanriot HD.20 France Propeller Fighter 1923 Prototype 1
Hawker Hedgehog UK Propeller Fighter 1924 Prototype 1 [78]
Hawker Hoopoe UK Propeller Fighter 1928 Prototype 1 [79]
Hawker Hurricane I UK Propeller Fighter 1940 Temporary 18 Norwegian Campaign, flown from HMS Glorious
Hawker Nimrod UK Propeller Fighter 1930 Production 92 [80]
Hawker Osprey/Naval Hart UK Propeller Fighter/reconnaissance 1932 Production 112 [81]
Hawker Sea Fury UK Propeller Fighter 1945 Production 864 [82]
Hawker Sea Hawk UK Jet Fighter 1947 Production 542 [83]
Hawker Sea Hurricane UK Propeller Fighter 1940 Production 1,190+ [84][85]
Hawker Siddeley P.1154 UK Jet Fighter n/a Project 0
Hawker Siddeley P.139B UK Jet AEW n/a Project 0
Heinkel HD 23 Germany Propeller Fighter 1926 Prototype 4
Junkers Ju 87C Germany Propeller Dive bomber 1938 Prototype 10
Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1945 Prototype 5
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite US Helicopter ASW 1959 Production 184
Kaman SH-2G Super Seasprite US Helicopter ASW 1985 Production 59
Kamov Ka-20 USSR Helicopter ASW/Transport 1960 Prototype
Kamov Ka-25 USSR Helicopter ASW/EW/AEW 1963 Production 460~
Kamov Ka-27, Ka-28 & Ka-32 USSR Helicopter ASW/AEW/Transport 1973 Production
Kawanishi K-11 Japan Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 2 [86]
Kokusai Ki-76 Japan Propeller Reconnaissance 1941 Production 937
Latécoère 299 France Propeller Torpedo/dive bomber 1939 Prototype 2
Les Mureaux 1 C.1 Express-Marin France Propeller Fighter 1924 Prototype 1
Levasseur PL.10, 101 & 107 France Propeller Reconnaissance 1929 Production 63
Levasseur PL.14 France Propeller Torpedo bomber 1929 Production 30
Levasseur PL.2 France Propeller Torpedo bomber 1922 Production 11
Levasseur PL.4 France Propeller Reconnaissance 1926 Production 40
Levasseur PL.5 France Propeller Fighter 1925 Production 24 & 9
Levasseur PL.7 France Propeller Torpedo bomber 1928 Production 46
Lévy-Biche LB.2 France Propeller Fighter 1927 Production 26
Lockheed XJO-3 Electra Junior US Propeller Trials 1939 Temporary 1 Nosewheel trials flown from USS Lexington
Lockheed KC-130F Hercules US Propeller Trials 1963 Temporary 1 USMC trials from USS Forrestal
Lockheed Martin F-35B & C Lightning II US Jet Fighter 2006 Production
Lockheed P-80A Shooting Star US Jet Trials 1946 Temporary 1 USAAF jet flown from USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
Lockheed P2V-3C Neptune US Propeller Trials 1948–1951 Temporary 13 Nuclear bomber from USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
Lockheed S-3 Viking US Jet ASW 1972 Production 188
Lockheed T2V SeaStar US Jet Trainer 1953 Production 150
Lockheed U-2C US Jet Reconnaissance 1963 Temporary 1 Monitoring French nuclear tests from USS Ranger[87]
Lockheed U-2G US Jet Reconnaissance 1955 Prototype 3 [87][note 5]
Lockheed U-2R US Jet Trials 1969 Temporary 1 USS America[87]
Loening OL-8A US Propeller Reconnaissance 1923 Production 20
Loening XFL US Propeller Fighter n/a Project 0
Loire-Gourdou-Leseurre LGL.32 France Propeller Fighter 1925 Production 15
Loire-Nieuport LN.401 France Propeller Dive bomber 1938 Production 68
Mann Egerton Type H UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Prototype 2 [88]
Martin AM Mauler US Propeller Bomber 1944 Production 151 [89]
Martin BM US Propeller Bomber 1930 Production 32
Martin T3M US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1926 Production 124 [90]
Martin T4M & Great Lakes TG US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1927 Production 155 [91]
Martin XT6M US Propeller Torpedo bomber 1930 Prototype 1
McDonnell Douglas A-12 Avenger II US Jet Bomber n/a Project 0
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II US Jet Fighter 1958 Production 5,195 [92]
McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk US Jet Trainer 1988 Production 214
McDonnell FH Phantom US Jet Fighter 1945 Production 62
McDonnell F2H Banshee US Jet Fighter 1947 Production 895 [93]
McDonnell F3H Demon US Jet Fighter 1951 Production 519
McDonnell-Douglas AV-8B Harrier II US Jet Bomber 1978–1985 Production 323
McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18 Hornet US Jet Fighter-bomber 1978 Production 1,479
Messerschmitt Bf 109T-1 Germany Propeller Fighter 1939 Prototype 7
Mikoyan MiG-29K USSR Jet Fighter 1988 Production 20
Mitsubishi 1MF Japan Propeller Fighter 1921 Production 138 [94]
Mitsubishi 1MF9 Japan Propeller Fighter 1927 Production 2 [95]
Mitsubishi 1MT Japan Propeller Torpedo bomber 1922 Production 20 [96]
Mitsubishi 2MR Japan Propeller Reconnaissance 1922 Production 159 [97]
Mitsubishi 3MT5 Japan Propeller Torpedo bomber 1932 Production 11 [98]
Mitsubishi A5M Japan Propeller Fighter 1935 Production 1,094 [99][100]
Mitsubishi A6M Zero Japan Propeller Fighter 1939 Production 10,449 [101][102]
Mitsubishi A7M Japan Propeller Fighter 1944 Prototype 10 [103]
Mitsubishi B1M Japan Propeller Bomber 1923 Production 443 [104]
Mitsubishi B2M Japan Propeller Bomber 1929 Production 206 [105]
Mitsubishi B5M Japan Propeller Bomber 1937 Production 125 [106]
Morane-Saulnier MS.226 France Propeller Fighter 1933 Production 3
Morane-Saulnier MS.474 Vanneau IV France Propeller Trainer 1944 Production 70
Morane-Saulnier MS.500 Criquet France Propeller Transport 1945–1949 Temporary Operated from Arromanches during the First Indochina War
Nakajima A1N Japan Propeller Fighter 1927 Production 151 [107]
Nakajima A2N Japan Propeller Fighter 1929 Production 100 ca. [108][109]
Nakajima A4N Japan Propeller Fighter 1934 Production 221 [110]
Nakajima B3N Japan Propeller Bomber 1933 Prototype 2 [111]
Nakajima B4N Japan Propeller Bomber 1936 Prototype 2 [112]
Nakajima B5N Japan Propeller Bomber 1937 Production 1,149 [113]
Nakajima B6N Japan Propeller Bomber 1941 Production 1,268 [114]
Nakajima C3N Japan Propeller Reconnaissance 1936 Production 2 [115]
Nakajima C6N Japan Propeller Reconnaissance 1943 Production 463 [116]
Naval Aircraft Factory SBN US Propeller Bomber 1936 Prototype 31
Naval Aircraft Factory TS US Propeller Fighter 1922 Production 46 [117]
NHIndustries NH90 NATO Helicopter 1995 Production 161
Nieuport 21 France Propeller Trials 1919–1920 Temporary 1
Nieuport-Delage NiD 32 France Propeller Fighter 1920 Production 10
Nieuport-Delage NiD 43 France Propeller Fighter 1924 Prototype 1
Nord 1500 Noréclair France Propeller ASW/bomber 1947 Prototype 1
Nord 2200 France Jet Fighter 1949 Prototype 1
North American A-5 Vigilante US Jet Reconnaissance 1958 Production 156 [50]
North American AJ Savage US Propeller Bomber 1948 Production 143 [66]
North American B-25B Mitchell US Propeller Bomber 1942 Temporary 16 Doolittle Raid launched from USS Hornet
North American ETF-51D Mustang US Propeller Fighter 1944 Prototype 1 [118]
North American FJ-1 Fury US Jet Fighter 1946 Production 31
North American FJ-2/-3 Fury US Jet Fighter 1951 Production 741
North American FJ-4 Fury US Jet Fighter 1954 Production 374
North American L-17 (Navion) US Propeller Transport 1950 Temporary Korean War Courier/VIP transport
North American PBJ-1H US Propeller Bomber 1944 Production 1 [note 6]
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco US Propeller Trials 1968, 1985 Temporary USS John F. Kennedy and USS Saratoga
North American T-2 Buckeye US Jet Trainer 1958 Production 529
North American T-28 Trojan US Propeller Trainer 1949 Production 266
North American SNJ-3C/-4C/-5C US Propeller Trainer 1935 Production 52+
North American XA2J Super Savage US Propeller Bomber 1952 Prototype 1
Northrop BT US Propeller Bomber 1935 Production 55
Parnall Panther UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1917 Production 155 [119]
Parnall Perch UK Propeller Trainer 1926 Prototype 1 [120]
Parnall Pike UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1927 Prototype 1 [121]
Parnall Pipit UK Propeller Fighter 1928 Prototype 2 [122]
Parnall Plover UK Propeller Fighter 1922 Production 13 [123]
Parnall Puffin UK Propeller Fighter/reconnaissance 1920 Prototype 3 [124]
Percival Vega Gull UK Propeller Transport 1936/1937 Temporary 1 Flown on (by Edgar Percival) and later off and on from HMS Courageous[125]
Piasecki H-21 US Helicopter 1952 Production 18+
Piasecki HRP Rescuer US Helicopter Transport/SAR 1945 Production 28
Piasecki HUP Retriever US Helicopter Transport/SAR 1948 Production 339
Piper L-4 Grasshopper US Propeller Reconnaissance 1944 Temporary 27+ From LST for WW2 landings
Reggiane Re.2001 OR Italy Propeller Fighter 1940 Production 10
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt US Propeller Fighter 1944 Temporary 4 P-47s being ferried by USS Manila Bay flown off to defend ship off Saipan
Rockwell XFV-12 US Jet Fighter n/a Prototype 1 Failed to achieve flight
Ryan FR Fireball US Propeller/Jet Fighter 1944 Production 71
Saro P.531 UK Helicopter 1958 Prototype 6 Produced as Westland Wasp
SEPECAT Jaguar M France Jet Bomber 1969 Prototype 1
Seversky XFN-1 US Propeller Fighter 1937 Prototype 1
Shenyang J-15 PRC Jet Fighter 2013 Production 50
Shenyang FC-31 PRC Jet Fighter 2021 Prototype 1
Short Gurnard UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 2
Short Seamew UK Propeller ASW 1953 Prototype 26
Short Shirl UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1918 Prototype 4
Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion US Helicopter Transport/SAR 1964 Production 265+
Sikorsky HNS (R-4) US Helicopter Transport 1942 Production 131
Sikorsky HO2S (R-5/H-5) US Helicopter Transport 1943 Production 300+
Sikorsky HO4S (S-55) US Helicopter Transport/SAR 1949 Production 94
Sikorsky Hoverfly II (R-6) US Helicopter Transport/trainer 1943 Production 225
Sikorsky HR2S/CH-37 US Helicopter Transport 1953 Production 62
Sikorsky HSS Seabat (S-58) US Helicopter ASW/Transport 1954 Production 218
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King US Helicopter ASW/SAR/Transport 1959 Production 756 ca.
Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk US Helicopter ASW/SAR/Transport 1979 Production 400+
Sikorsky XHJS US Helicopter Transport 1947 Prototype 2
Slingsby T.20 UK Glider Trials 1945 Temporary 1 Flight deck turbulence trials from HMS Pretoria Castle & HMS Illustrious
SNCAC NC.1070 France Jet Bomber 1947 Prototype 2
SNCAC NC.1080 France Jet Fighter 1949 Prototype 1
SNCASE (Sud-Est) Aquilon France Jet Fighter 1951 Production 120
SNCASO SO.8000 Narval France Jet Fighter 1949 Prototype 2
Sopwith 2F.1 Ship's Camel UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Production 340 Zeppelin interceptors flown from towed barges.[126]
Sopwith Camel UK Propeller Fighter 1917 Production Zeppelin interceptors flown from towed barges.
Sopwith Cuckoo UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1918 Production 232 [127]
Sopwith Pup and Ship's Pup UK Propeller Fighter 1916 Production 1,770 [note 7]
Sopwith Ship's Strutter UK Propeller Fighter 1915 Production 5,939 [note 7]
Stinson L-5 Sentinel US Propeller Reconnaissance 1943 Temporary Used Brodie device from USS City of Dalhart and LSTs
Stinson OY Sentinel US Propeller Reconnaissance 1950 Temporary 1+ Korean War
Sukhoi Su-25UTG & UBP USSR Jet Bomber 1988 Production 20~
Sukhoi Su-33 USSR Jet Fighter 1987 Production 24~
Supermarine Attacker UK Jet Fighter 1946 Production 185
Supermarine Scimitar UK Jet Fighter 1956 Production 76
Supermarine Seafang UK Propeller Fighter 1946 Prototype 18
Supermarine Seafire UK Propeller Fighter 1942 Production 2,556 [128][129]
Supermarine Type 322 UK Propeller Torpedo/dive bomber 1943 Prototype 2
Supermarine Walrus UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1933 Production 740 [43]
Taylorcraft Auster UK Propeller Trials 1945–1946 Temporary 3+ HMS Argus, Ravager and Illustrious
Vickers Type 141 UK Propeller Fighter 1927 Prototype 1
Vickers Type 177 UK Propeller Fighter 1929 Prototype 1
Vickers Type 207 UK Propeller Torpedo bomber 1933 Prototype 1
Vickers Vanellus UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1925 Prototype 1
Vickers Viking III & IV UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1919 Production 2
Vickers Vireo UK Propeller Fighter 1928 Prototype 1
Villiers II France Propeller Fighter 1925 Production 32
Vought A-7 Corsair US Jet Bomber 1965 Production 1,569 [65]
Vought F-8 Crusader US Jet Fighter 1955 Production 1,219 [92]
Vought F4U/FG/F3A Corsair US Propeller Fighter 1940 Production 12,571 [130]
Vought F6U Pirate US Jet Fighter 1946 Production 33
Vought F7U Cutlass US Jet Fighter 1948 Production 320 [131]
Vought FU US Propeller Fighter 1926 Production 20
Vought Model 1600 US Jet Fighter n/a Project 0
Vought O2U Corsair US Propeller Reconnaissance 1926 Production 322
Vought O3U/SU Corsair US Propeller Reconnaissance 1930 Production 291
Vought XO4U Corsair US Propeller Reconnaissance 1931 Prototype 2
Vought SB2U Vindicator US Propeller Bomber 1936 Production 170 [132]
Vought SBU Corsair US Propeller Bomber 1933 Production 125
Vought VE-7 US Propeller Fighter 1917 Production 128 [133]
Vought XF5U US Propeller Fighter n/a Prototype 1 Failed to achieve flight
Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III US Jet Fighter 1958 Prototype 5
Vought XS2U US Propeller ASW n/a Project 0
Vought XSB3U US Propeller Bomber 1936 Prototype 1
Westland Dragonfly UK Helicopter Transport/SAR 1948 Production 133
Westland Lynx UK Helicopter ASW/Transport 1971 Production
Westland PV-3 UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1931 Prototype 1 [134]
Westland Sea King UK Helicopter ASW/Transport/SAR 1969 Production 344
Westland Walrus UK Propeller Reconnaissance 1921 Production 36 [135]
Westland Wasp UK Helicopter ASW 1962 Production 133
Westland Wessex UK Helicopter Transport/SAR 1958 Production 170
Westland Whirlwind UK Helicopter Transport/SAR 1953 Production 400
Westland Wyvern UK Propeller Bomber 1946 Production 127 [136]
Wibault 74 France Propeller Fighter 1924 Production 18
Yakovlev Yak-38 USSR Jet Fighter 1971 Production 231
Yakovlev Yak-41 USSR Jet Fighter 1987 Prototype 2
Yakovlev Yak-43 USSR Jet Fighter n/a Project 0
Yakovlev Yak-44 USSR Propeller AEW n/a Project 0
Yokosuka B3Y Japan Propeller Bomber 1933 Production 129 [137]
Yokosuka B4Y Japan Propeller Bomber 1935 Production 205 [138]
Yokosuka D3Y Japan Propeller Dive bomber 1944 Prototype 5 [139]
Yokosuka D4Y Japan Propeller Dive bomber 1940 Production 2,038 [140][141]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 1 evaluated as carrier based fighter
  2. ^ Two operated from USS Saratoga (CV-3) and USS Ranger (CV-4).
  3. ^ The first Meteor F.1 prototype was used for deck handling trials aboard HMS Pretoria Castle in 1946 however no flights were attempted at that time.
  4. ^ 1 used for carrier evaluation from Béarn with suitable modifications
  5. ^ Modified U-2A for shipboard use with strengthened undercarriage.
  6. ^ 1 modified for carrier use
  7. ^ a b Production total is for all variants.

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

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  2. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 288–291.
  3. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 268–271.
  4. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 271–276.
  5. ^ Jackson 1965, pp. 240–242.
  6. ^ Jackson 1965, pp. 202–206.
  7. ^ Jackson 1965, pp. 227–229.
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  9. ^ Brown 2006, p. 93
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  11. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 343-248.
  12. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 349–363.
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  14. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 128–134.
  15. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 160–169.
  16. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 150–159.
  17. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 439–451.
  18. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 240–244.
  19. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 215–232.
  20. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 411–420.
  21. ^ a b Munson, p.169
  22. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 364–385.
  23. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 399–410.
  24. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 233–236.
  25. ^ Jackson 1968, pp. 139–149.
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  30. ^ Swanborough and Bowers, 1990, pp.86-87
  31. ^ Swanborough and Bowers, 1990, pp.88-89
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  40. ^ Chant, 1999, p.94
  41. ^ Swanborough and Bowers, 1990, pp.162-163
  42. ^ Swanborough and Bowers, 1990, pp.164-165
  43. ^ a b c Although designed as a catapult aircraft, examples also operated from carrier decks.
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  50. ^ a b Pawlowski, 1971, p.452
  51. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.439
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  55. ^ Munson, p.69
  56. ^ Taylor, 1974, p.144
  57. ^ Munson, p.71
  58. ^ Munson, p.121
  59. ^ James, 1971, pp.157-161
  60. ^ James, 1971, pp.161-167
  61. ^ Chant, 1999, p.146
  62. ^ James, 1971, pp.214-216
  63. ^ James, 1971, pp.75-79
  64. ^ James, 1971, pp.200-203
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  72. ^ Chant, 1999, pp.150-151
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  74. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.426
  75. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.455
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  79. ^ Hannah, 1982, p.25
  80. ^ Hannah, 1982, p.30
  81. ^ Hannah, 1982, p.32
  82. ^ Hannah, 1982, pp.53-54
  83. ^ Hannah, 1982, pp.55-57
  84. ^ Munson, p.88
  85. ^ Hannah, 1982, pp.43-44
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  89. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.449
  90. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.444
  91. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.445
  92. ^ a b Pawlowski, 1971, p.432
  93. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.429
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  95. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 165.
  96. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 163.
  97. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 162–163.
  98. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 168–169.
  99. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 342–349.
  100. ^ Collier, 1979, p.96
  101. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 362-.
  102. ^ Chant, 1999, p.235
  103. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 399–404.
  104. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 164–165.
  105. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 167–168.
  106. ^ Francillon 1979, p. 491.
  107. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 224–225.
  108. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 225–226.
  109. ^ "Nakajima A2N".
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  111. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 230–231.
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  113. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 411.
  114. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 429–434.
  115. ^ Mikesh & Abe 1990, pp. 236–237.
  116. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 434-291.
  117. ^ Jones, 1977, pp.14-17
  118. ^ "Mustang! - Documents".
  119. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 88–99.
  120. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 133–137.
  121. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 160–163.
  122. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 167–175.
  123. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 105–112.
  124. ^ Wixey 1990, pp. 100–105.
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  126. ^ Bruce 1987, p. 1.
  127. ^ Bruce, 2001
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  129. ^ Gunston, 1978, p.118
  130. ^ Chant, 1999, p.307
  131. ^ Pawlowski, 1971, p.431
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  138. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 449-.
  139. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 468–471.
  140. ^ Francillon 1979, pp. 454–461.
  141. ^ Collier, 1979, p.134-135

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External links[edit]

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