List of aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force and Royal New Zealand Navy


List of aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force and Royal New Zealand Navy

This is a list of aircraft of the Royal New Zealand Air Force and Royal New Zealand Navy.

List of aircraft alphabetically by manufacturer

(manufacturer, number owned or operated by New Zealand forces, model name, any airframes surviving, serial numbers, dates, notes).

A

Aermacchi ITA
* 18 Aermacchi MB-339CB (survivor)NZ6460 - NZ6477 1991-2001
AESL NZL
* 4 AESL Airtourer See also CT4 (survivor)NZ1760-1763 1970-1993
Agusta ITA
* 5 Agusta A109 ordered 2007
Aichi JPN
*1 Aichi E13A "Jake" (captured aircraft flown in theatre).
Airco UK see de Havilland below.

Airspeed UK
* 6 Airspeed Consul NZ1901-1906 1948-1954
* 229 Airspeed Oxford (survivor) NZ250-290, NZ1201-1399, NZ2100-2157, R6226 1938-1954
Avro UK
* 31 Avro 504K & L (survivor) D6243, E3142,E4153,E4237,E4242,E9424,E9427,E9429, E9432,F9745,H1952,H1958,H1964,H1965,H1966,H1968, H1970,H2986,H2987,H2988 H2989,H2990,H5240,H5241, A.201-206. 1920-1931, ("A." series were new purchases in 1925. Others were Imperial gift aircraft, loaned to private companies 1920-1923 or 24. Some lost in accidents while on loan).
* 4 Avro Prefect626 (survivor) NZ201-204 1935-1943
* 25 Avro Anson (survivor) NZ401-423 PH599, PH600 1942-1952
* (RAF)Avro Lancaster 75 Squadron(survivor) 1943-1945
* (RAF)Avro Lincoln 75 Squadron 1945
Auster UK
* 7 Auster, 6 J/5 and 1 Mk 7c (survivor) NZ1701-1707 1947-1970

B

The British Klemm Aeroplane Co LtdUK/flag|Nazi Germany
* 1 BA Swallow NZ583 1939-1941
British Aerospace UK see Hawker Siddeley, British Aircraft Corporation and English Electric.
British Aircraft Corporation UK
* 16 BAC 167 StrikemasterMk.88 (survivors) NZ6361-6376 1972-1992
Beechcraft USA
* 1 Beechcraft 17 (survivor) NZ573 1939-1946
* 5 B200 Super King Air (current) NZ1881-1885 1998-
Bell Aircraft USA
* 13 Bell 47Sioux NZ3701-3713 1965-
* 17 Bell Iroquois current (H), survivor (D) NZ3800-3816 1966- (plus an unknown number of aircraft leased for UN work in the Sinai. 3800 is a UH-1H donated for display at the Wigram museum, and never saw service, the UH-1Ds were converted to UH-1H standard. A partial fuselage is on display at the QEII Army Museum in Waiouru).
Blackburn Aircraft UK
* 29 Blackburn Baffin NZ150-178 1937-1941
Blériot FRA
* 2 Bleriot XI-2 (a replica is displayed in the Wigram Museum)
Boeing USA
Boeing PB2B-1 Catalina see Consolidated
* 3 Boeing 727 (survivor) NZ7271-7273 1981-2003 (survivors)
* 2 Boeing 757 (current) NZ7571-7572 2003-
Brewster Aeronautical Corporation USA
* 23 Brewster Buffalo + 488(NZ) Squadron 1941-1942
Bristol Aeroplane Company UK
* (RAF)Bristol Beaufighter 487(NZ) Squadron,488(NZ) Squadron, 489(NZ) Squadron 1942-1945
* (RAF)Bristol Beaufort 489(NZ) Squadron 1941-1942
* (RAF)Bristol Blenheim 489(NZ) Squadron 1941-1942
* 7 Bristol F2B Fighter H1557-1558, H6856-6857, H7120-7122 1919-1936 (no survivor but 2 original F2Bs, one airworthy are in the country).
* 12 Bristol Freighter (survivors) NZ5901-5912 1951-1977

C

Chance-Vought USA see Vought

Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation AUS
* ? CAC Boomerang (loaned by RAAF during World War II)
* 1+? CAC Wirraway (loaned by RAAF during World War II)
Cessna USA
* 3 Cessna 421C Golden Eagle (survivor) NZ7940-7942 1981-1991
Consolidated Aircraft USA

* 56 Consolidated Catalina (survivor) NZ4001-4056 + No. 490 Squadron RNZAF 1943-?1953
Curtiss-Wright Corporation USA
* 301 Curtiss KittyhawkP40E,K,L,M,N (including 4 lost on delivery) (survivor) NZ3001-3293 1942-1948

D

de Havilland and AircoUK
* 2 de Havilland DH-4 A7893, A7929 1919-1930
* 9 de Havilland DH-9 D3136, D3139, F1252, H5546, H5609, H5627, H5636, H5641, H5672 1921-1930 (on loan to private companies 1921-23)
* 1 de Havilland DH.50A "135" 1927-1931
* 60 de Havilland Moth DH60G,M (survivor) 870-873, 995, 1560, 1567, NZ501-522 1929-1943
* 4 de Havilland Puss Moth DH80A 2125, NZ567, NZ582, NZ590, NZ593-594 1931-1946
* 335 de Havilland Tiger MothDH82A (survivor)NZ650-689, NZ701-724, NZ730-749, NZ751-900, NZ1401-1500, NZ1601 1939-1956
* 1 de Havilland Fox Moth DH83 (survivor) NZ566 ?1943-1948
* 2 de Havilland Dragon DH84 (see also Dominie & Rapide) (survivor) NZ550-551 1939-1944
* 3 de Havilland Express DH86 NZ552-554 1939-1943
* 14 De Havilland Dragon Rapide DH89 aka de Havilland Dominie(survivor) NZ523-531, NZ555-559 1939-1953
* 5 de Havilland Moth Minor DH94 (survivor) NZ591, NZ592, NZ595-597 1940-1946
* 93 de Havilland Mosquito DH98 NZ2301-2308, NZ2320-2396 (including 4 lost during delivery) + 487(NZ) Squadron, 488(NZ) Squadron and 489(NZ) Squadron (survivor)1943-1952
* 63 de Havilland Vampire DH100 (survivor) NZ5701-5711, NZ5721-5738, NZ5750-5778, INST166, INST167, INST170, INST171, WZ516 (+ an unknown number of aircraft loaned by RAF to No. 14 Squadron RNZAF in Cyprus) 1951-1972
* 30 de Havilland Devon DH104 (survivor) NZ1801-1830 1948-1981
* 48 de Havilland Venom (survivor) 1955-1958 (aircraft successively loaned to 14 Squadron by RAF - strength of 16 maintained in action during Malayan Emergency)
de Havilland Canada CAN
* 1 de Havilland Beaver DHC2 (survivor) NZ6001 - duplicate serial issued, renumbered NZ6010 1956-1960
* 1 de Havilland Canada Otter NZ6081 1960-1963
Douglas Aircraft Company USA
* 3 Douglas DC-6 (survivor) NZ3631-3633 1961-1968
* (RAF)Douglas Boston 487(NZ) Squadron ?1942-?1943
* 49 Douglas Dakota C47 (survivor) NZ3501-3506, NZ3516-3558 1943-1977
* 69 Douglas Dauntless SBD3,4&5 (including 1 lost on delivery). (survivor) NZ205-NZ222, later renumbered NZ5001-5018, NZ5019-5068 + 1 lost on delivery 1943-1944
* 24 Douglas Skyhawk 1969-2001, NZ6201-NZ6218, NZ6251-NZ6256, (plus a further 2 not used; all 26 identical to the McDonnell Douglas A4k Skyhawk) (survivor)

E

English Electric UK
* 31 English Electric Canberra (including RAF aircraft loaned to 75 Squadron in Singapore). (survivor) NZ6101-611 B(I).12 NZ6151, NZ6152, T.13 plus 28 RAF aircraft 1959-1970

F

Fairey Aviation UK
* 3 Fairey IIIF F1131 = NZ631 = INST2, F1132 = NZ632, F1452 = S1805 = NZ631 [sic, duplication] = INST18.
* 1 Fairey Battle
* 1 Fairey Firefly
* 41 Fairey Gordon (survivor) NZ601- NZ641, also used UK serials; K1161 = F.1305,K1715 = F.1414, K1757 = F.1456, K1765 = F.1464, K1767 = F.1466, K1770 = F.1469, K1772 = F.1471, K1775 = F.1474, K2620 = F.1601 = NZ613, K2633 = F.1614 = NZ615, K2636 = F.1617, K2694 = F.1766, K2706 = F.1778, K2709 = F.1781, K2715 = F.1787 NZ625, K2716 = F.1788, K2717 = F.1789, K2723 = F.1795, K2726 = F.1798, K2727 = F.1799, K2731 = F.1813, K2742 = F.1824, K2759 = F.1886 believed to be NZ629 = ZK-TLA, the sole survivor of the type, K2763 = F.1890 = NZ630, K2767 = F.1894, K3987 = F.1941, K3993 = F.1947, K3995 = F.1949, K3998 = F.1952, K3999 = F.1953, K4000 = F.1954, K4001 = F.1955, K4002 = F.1956 = NZ612, K4003 = F.1957, K4004 = F.1958, K4005 = F.1959 = NZ609, K4006 = F.1960 = NZ611, K4007 = F.1961, K4008 = F.1962, K4009 = F.1963.
Fokker NLD
* 3 Fokker FriendshipF27 Mk120 (survivor) NZ2781 - 2783
Foster Wikner Aircraft UK
* 1 Foster Wikner Wicko GM.1 NZ580 1939-1942 NZ580

G

General Aircraft Limited UK
* 1 General Aircraft Monospar ST-25 NZ 584 1939-1941
General Dynamics USA
* 28 General Dynamics F-16 Falcon (Transaction cancelled before aircraft left USA) (survivor)
Gloster Aircraft Company UK
* 3 Gloster Grebe NZ501 = J7381 = INST1, NZ502 = J7394 = INST3, NZ503 = J7400. 1927 - 1938 (instructional airframes broken up 1943-44)
* 3 Gloster Meteor NZ6001 [sic duplication with DHC Beaver] =EE395, (FIII) WH206, WL400,(T.7) 1945-1957
Goodyear USA
FG-1D Corsair see Vought.
Grumman USA
* 48 Grumman AvengerTBF-1 (survivor) NZ2501-2548, NZ 5219 = INST182, NZ2527 = ZK-CBO,

H

Handley Page UK
* (RAF)Handley Page Hampden 487(NZ) Squadron 1941-1943
* 4 Handley Page Hastings C Mk.3 (survivor - nose only)
Hawker Siddeley UK
* 10 Hawker Siddeley AndoverC.Mk1 (survivor) NZ7620-7629 1976-1998
Hawker Aviation UK
* 78 Hawker Hind (survivors) 63 actually received (NZ1501-1563), 15 lost at sea due to enemy action in 1940; K5431, K5502, K5504, K5550, K6629, K6764, K6774, K6785, K6809, K6817, K6710, K6815, K6821, K5433, L7187. 1940-1943
* 4 Hawker Hurricane+ aircraft of 486(NZ) Squadron and 488(NZ) Squadron; The 4 are the survivors of 9 aircraft received by 488 in Singapore. Apparently 75 Squadron also received at least one Hurricane as a hack - a pilot was posted as missing presumed killed while flying it. 1941-1943
* (RAF) Hawker Tempest 486(NZ) Squadron (survivor)1944-1945
* 4 Hawker Tomtit
* (RAF) Hawker Typhoon 486 Squadron 1942-1944

K

Kaman USA
* 9 Kaman Seasprite survivor (F) current (G)

L


Lockheed USA
* 5 Lockheed Hercules (current)
* 94 Lockheed Hudson (survivor)
* 9 Lockheed Lodestar (survivor)
* 4 Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (See also Ventura) (survivor)
* 6 Lockheed Orion (current)
* 139 Lockheed Ventura(See also Harpoon) (survivor)

M

McDonnell Douglas USA
* 24 McDonnell Douglas A4k Skyhawk 1969-2001, NZ6201-NZ6218, NZ6251-NZ6256, (plus a further 2 not used; all 26 identical to the McDonnell Douglas A4k Skyhawk) (survivor)
Messerschmitt flag|Nazi Germany
* 1 Messerschmitt 109E4 1940-1944 (Captured in Europe, sent to NZ for fund raising purposes)
Miles Aircraft UK
* 4 Miles Aerovan
* 4 Miles Hawk
* 2 Miles Magister (survivor)
* 3 Miles Whitney Straight (survivor)
Mitsubishi JPN
* 1 Mitsubishi Ki-46 "Dinah" (captured, survivor)
* 3 Mitsubishi ZeroA6M3 Zero Sen 1944-1959 NZ6000 (3 captured, only one flown, which is also the sole survivor - gifted to the Auckland War Memorial Museum in 1959)

N

NHIndustries NLDFRAGER
* 9 NH industries NH90 (on order) One airframe is being purchased as a "can-bird".
North American Aviation USA
* 202 North American Harvard (survivor)
* 30 North American P-51 Mustang (survivor)

P

Pacific Aerospace NZL
* 32 PAC CT/4 B and E Airtrainer current (E)NZ1985-1997 and survivor (B) NZ1930-1948, 1976-
Percival UK
* 1 Percival Gull (survivor)
Porterfield USA
* 1 Porterfield 35W (survivor)

R

Rearwin USA
* 4 Rearwin 9000 Sportster (survivor)

Saunders Roe UK
* 1 Saro Cutty Sark 1930-?1937 L3
Short Brothers UK
* 4 Short SingaporeIII 1941-1943 K6912, K6916, K6917, K6918 (No RNZAF serials allocated)
* (RAF) Short Stirling 75 Squadron 1942-1944
* 20 Shorts SunderlandMk. 3 (4) & MR Mk.5 (16) 1944-1967 NZ4101-NZ4120 + those of490(NZ) Squadron (survivor)
Sopwith UK
* 1 Sopwith Pup (RNZAF Museum replica of Pup flown by NZ pilot in World War I)
Supermarine UK
* 1 Supermarine SeafireMkXV 1945-?
* (RAF) Supermarine Spitfire 485 Squadron (see also Seafire) 1941-1945 (survivor)
* 10 Supermarine Walrus(+ 11 others used by the NZ division of the RN 1936-1945) NZ151-160, K5774, K5782, K5783, K8541, K8545, K8558, L2188, L2222, L2241, L2322, L2330 - all RN loan aircraft were either lost on service or returned to RN, RCAF, or RAAF).

V

Vickers UK
* 39 Vickers Vildebeest see also Vincent (survivor) NZ101-139 1935-1944
* 62 Vickers Vincent see also Vildebeest (survivor) NZ300-361 1939-1944
* 30 Vickers Wellington1939 - 1943 NZ300-329 (only 18 were taken on charge before all 30 aircraft and their crews were loaned to the RAF in August 1939) + those of 75 Squadron
* Vickers Supermarine - see Supermarine.
Vought USA
* 424 Vought CorsairF4U, FG-1D (survivor) NZ5201-5487, NZ5501-5577, NZ5601-5660 1944-1948

W

Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio USA
* 1 Waco QDC NZ570, 1940-1941
* 1 Waco UIC NZ574, 1939-1946
* 1 Waco UOC NZ575, 1939-1946 (an additional 2 Waco cabin biplanes with RAF serials were privately purchased by servicemen of the New Zealand Army in the Long Range Patrol/Long Range Desert Group for use behind enemy lines by that organisation during the North African campaign, and flown with logo of a white kiwi on black background).

Westland Aircraft Limited UK
* 18 Westland Wasp (survivor) 9 flown NZ3901-3909 1966-1998, 10 acquired ex Royal Navy in 1989 as "can-birds" for spares, NZ3909 was later rebuilt to flying condition, others were never flown and received no NZ serials, (UK serials XS528 F.9544 XT428 F.9598 XS532 F.9559 XS536 F.9563 XV622 F.9717 XV634 F.9729 XS566 F.9577 XT432 F.9602 XT415 F.9585).

List of all aircraft alphabetically by model

(model name or number, number owned or operated by New Zealand forces, manufacturer, any airframes surviving).

* IIIF 3 Fairey IIIF
* XI 2 Bleriot XI(a 3rd built as replica)
* 17 1 Beech 17 (survivor)
* 35W 1 Porterfield 35W (survivor)
*504K 31 Avro 504K & L
*727 3 Boeing 727 (survivor)
*757 2 Boeing 757 (current)
* Bf 109 1 Messerschmitt 109E4
* CT/4 32 Pacific Aerospace PAC CT/4 B and E Airtrainer current (E) and survivor (B)
* DC-6 3 Douglas DC-6 (survivor)
* DH4 2 de Havilland DH.4
* DH9 9 de Havilland DH.9
* DH50A 1 de Havilland DH.50A
* Ki 46 1 Mitsubishi Ki-46 "Dinah" (survivor)
* MB339CB 18 Aermacchi MB-339CB (survivor)
* NH90 8+ NH industries NH90 (on order)
* Aerovan 4 Miles Aerovan
* Airtourer 4 AESL Airtourer See also CT4 (survivor)
* Andover 10 Hawker Siddeley AndoverC.Mk1 (survivor)
* Anson 25 Avro Anson (survivor)
* Auster 7 AusterAOP (survivor)
* Avenger 48 Grumman AvengerTBF-1 (survivor)
* Baffin 29 Blackburn Baffin
* Battle 1 Fairey Battle
* Beaufighter (RAF)Bristol Beaufighter 488(NZ) Squadron, 489(NZ) Squadron
* Beaufort (RAF)Bristol Beaufort 487(NZ) Squadron
* Beaver 1 de Havilland BeaverDHC2 (survivor)
* Blenheim (RAF)Bristol Blenheim 487(NZ) Squadron
* Boomerang ? CAC Boomerang
* Boston (RAF)Douglas Boston 487(NZ) Squadron
* Buffalo 23 Brewster Buffalo + 488(NZ) Squadron
* Canberra 31 English Electric Canberra (including RAF aircraft loaned to 75 Squadron in Singapore). (survivor)
* Catalina 56 Consolidated Catalina (survivor)
* Consul 6 Airspeed Consul
* Corsair 424 Vought CorsairF4U, FG-1D (survivor)
* Cutty Sark 1 Saro Cutty Sark
* Dakota 49 Douglas DakotaC47 (survivor)
* Devon 30 de Havilland DevonDH104 (survivor)
* Dauntless 69 Douglas Dauntless SBD3,4&5 (including 1 lost on delivery). (survivor)
* Dragon 2 de Havilland Dragon DH84 (see also Dominie & Rapide) (survivor)
* Dominie 14 de Havilland Dominie DH89 (identical to the 14 Rapide, see also Dragon) (survivor)
* Falcon F-16 Fighting Falcon (28 F-16A & B models were prepared for the RNZAF in America but the purchase was cancelled before delivery).
* Fighter 7 Bristol F2B Fighter
* Firefly 1 Fairey Firefly
* Friendship 3 Fokker FriendshipF27 Mk120 (survivor)
* Freighter 12 Bristol Freighter (survivor)
* Fox Moth 1 de Havilland Fox MothDH83 (survivor)
* Golden Eagle 3 Cessna Golden Eagle 421C (survivor)
* Falcon 28 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (Transaction cancelled before aircraft left USA) (survivor)
* Gordon 41 Fairey Gordon
* Grebe 3 Gloster Grebe
* Gull 1 Percival Gull (survivor)
* Hampden (RAF)Handley Page Hampden 487(NZ) Squadron
* Hawk 4 Miles Hawk
* Harvard 202 North American Harvard (survivor)
* Hind 63 Hawker Hind (survivor)
* Harpoon 4 Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon (See also Ventura) (survivor)
* Hastings 4 Handley Page Hastings C Mk.3 (survivor - nose only)
* Hercules 5 Lockheed Hercules (current)
* Hudson 94 Lockheed Hudson (survivor)
* Hurricane 4 Hawker Hurricane+ aircraft of 486(NZ) Squadron and 488(NZ) Squadron; the 4 are the survivors of 9 aircraft received by 488 shortly before the fall of Singapore. Apparently 75 Squadron also received at least one Hurricane as a hack - a pilot was posted as missing presumed killed while flying it.
* Iroquois 16 Bell Iroquois current (H), survivor (D)
* King Air 5 Beech King Air B200 (current)
* Kittyhawk 301 Curtiss KittyhawkP40E,K,L,M,N (including 4 lost on delivery) (survivor)
* Lancaster Avro Lancaster 75 Squadron(survivor)
* Lodestar 9 Lockheed Lodestar (survivor)
* Lincoln (RAF)Avro Lincoln 75 Squadron
* Magister 2 Miles Magister (survivor)
* Meteor 3 Gloster Meteor
* Monospar 1 General Aircraft Monospar ST-25
* Mosquito 93 de Havilland MosquitoDH98 (including 4 lost during delivery) + 487(NZ) Squadron, 488(NZ) Squadron and 489(NZ) Squadron (survivor)
* Moth (Gypsy) 60 de Havilland MothDH60G,M (survivor)
* Moth Minor 5 de Havilland Moth MinorDH94 (survivor)
* Mustang 30 North American P-51 Mustang (survivor)
* Otter 1 de Havilland Canada Otter
* Orion 6 Lockheed Orion (current)
* Oxford 229 Airspeed Oxford (survivor)
* Prefect 4 Avro Prefect626 (survivor)
* Puss Moth 4 de Havilland Puss MothDH80A
* Pup 1 Sopwith Pup (replica)
* Rapide 14 de Havilland Rapide (identical to the 14 Dominie, see also Dragon) (survivor)
* Seafire 1 Supermarine SeafireMkXV
* Seasprite 9 Kaman Seasprite survivor (F) current (G)
* Sioux 13 Bell 47Sioux (current)
* Skyhawk 24 Douglas Skyhawk (plus a further 2 not used) (survivor)
* Singapore 4 Short SingaporeIII
* Spitfire (RAF) Supermarine Spitfire 485 Squadron (see also Seafire) (survivor)
* Sportster 4 Rearwin 9000 Sportster (survivor)
* Stirling (RAF) Short Stirling 75 Squadron
* Strikemaster 16 BAC 167 StrikemasterMk.88 (survivor)
* Sunderland 20 Shorts SunderlandMk. 3 & MR Mk.5 + those of490(NZ) Squadron (survivor)
* Swallow 1 BA Swallow
* Tempest (RAF) Hawker Tempest 486(NZ) Squadron (survivor)
* Tiger Moth 335 de Havilland Tiger MothDH82A (survivor)
* Tomtit 4 Hawker Tomtit
* Typhoon (RAF) Hawker Typhoon 486 Squadron
* Vampire 63 de Havilland VampireFB Mk.1 (+ an unknown number of aircraft loaned by RAF to No. 14 Squadron RNZAF in Cyprus) (survivor)
* Venom 48 de Havilland VenomDH100 (survivor)
* Ventura 139 Lockheed Ventura(See also Harpoon) (survivor)
* Vildebeest 39 Vickers Vildebeest see also Vincent (survivor)
* Vincent 62 Vickers Vincent see also Vildebeest (survivor)
* Walrus 11 Supermarine Walrus(+ others used by the NZ division of the RN)
* Wasp 9 Westland Wasp (survivor)
* Wellington 30 Vickers Wellington (only 18 were taken on charge before all 30 aircraft and their crews were loaned to the RAF)+ those of 75 Squadron
* Whitney Straight 3 Miles Whitney Straight (survivor)
* Waco 3 Waco also 2 with RAF serials but white kiwi on black background logos, purchased privately by NZ servicemen of the Long Range Desert Group for use by that organisation.
* Wirraway ? CAC Wirraway
* Zero 2 Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero Sen (only one flown) (survivor)

List of Current Aircraft

*5 Beech King Air B200 (leased)
*14 Bell UH-1H Iroquois
*2 Boeing 757-200
*5 Bell 47 Sioux (seven others retired)
*5 Kaman SH-2G(NZ) Seasprite (four earlier models retired)
*6 Lockheed P-3K Orion (five purchased 1965 as P-3Bs, one ex RAAF purchased 1985)
*5 Lockheed C-130H Hercules (three purchased 1965, two 1969)
*9 NHI NH90 (on order)
*13 Pacific Aerospace CT/4E Airtrainer (19 earlier models retired)
*5 Agusta A109 (on order, 2007)
*1 de Havilland Tiger Moth (Historic Flight)
*1 North American Harvard (Historic flight)

17 Aermacchi MB-339 & 17 A-4 Skyhawks are being renovated for a U.S. purchaser.

urviving RNZAF aircraft

Former RNZAF aircraft are preserved in private ownership with warbird collectors and in small numbers in museums throughout New Zealand, and places New Zealand aircraft have operated. The largest collections are at the Royal New Zealand Air Force Museum in Christchurch and the Museum of Transport and Technology Auckland, (together they own more aircraft than the RNZAF itself). Some have been sold to other airforces, who continue to operate them. Some Bristol Freighters and CT4s are used commercially. On the list of all RNZAF aircraft, where the aircraft is still serving, (current) appears, with the exception of aircraft in the historic flight. Where an ex RNZAF aircraft is known to have survived substantially intact somewhere, or an identical machine is in a New Zealand Museum, (survivor) appears. Obviously in some cases (e.g. the Harvards and Tiger Moths), large numbers have survived and remain in regular use. A list of aircraft held by RNZAF Museum appears underneath.

List of RNZAF Museum Aircraft

*Airspeed Oxford
*Auster Mk 7c
*Avro 626 Prefect
*Avro Anson
*BAC Strikemaster 167 (2)
*Bell UH-1 Iraquois
*Bleriot XI "Britannia" (replica)
*Bristol Freighter B170 Mk 31M
*Cessna O-2A-CE Skymaster
*Consolidated Catalina
*Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk
*De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth
*De Havilland Vampire DH100 FB5 (3) & DH115 T11
*De Havilland DH104 Devon
*De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
*Douglas C-47B Dakota
*Douglas SBC Dauntless
*English Electric Canberra (2)
*Grumman Avenger TBF-1C
*Hawker Siddeley Andover CC Mk1
*Kaman SH-2 Seasprite SH-2F
*Lockheed Hudson Mk 3
*McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk & TA4K Skyhawk
*North American Harvard (3)
*North American P-51 Mustang
*Pacific Aerospace PAC CT/4 Airtrainer
*Sopwith Pup (Replica)
*Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk 16E
*Vickers Vildebeest
*Westland Wasp HAS Mk 1

Guided Missiles of the RNZAF, RNZN and New Zealand Army

*AIM-9 Sidewinder - Short-range air-to-air missile. No longer in service with the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
*AGM-65 Maverick - Air-to-surface missile. In service with the Royal New Zealand Air Force & Royal New Zealand Navy.
*Ikara - Maritime surface-to-surface anti-submarine missile. Royal New Zealand Navy.
*FGM-148 Javelin - light weight infantry anti-tank missile. In service with the New Zealand Army.
*Mistral - Man portable surface-to-air missile. In service with the New Zealand Army.
*Sea Cat - Obsolete maritime surface-to-air missile. No longer in service with the Royal New Zealand Navy.
*Sea Sparrow - Maritime surface-to-air missile. In service with the Royal New Zealand Navy.

Notes

Aircraft which are known only by number (e.g. de Havilland DH4) - are listed by number, but not prefix, (i.e. under 4, not DH). The total number of aircraft of the type owned or operated by the NZPAF, RNZAF or RNZN are listed to the left. No numbers are given for RAF (NZ) squadrons, due to lack of information. No information is given about several aircraft captured by New Zealand forces, but not given a serial number, due to lack of information, (thus it is known a Mitsubishi Jake seaplane was captured and flown, but it is not listed). Unusual circumstances are noted in brackets (e.g. 4 Mosquitoes crashed on delivery flights, aircraft lost on delivery flight, 28 F-16s returned to vendor). Where aircraft have different names but are virtually identical they are retained under their names but the other name is mentioned in brackets. (The classic example is the Vildebeest and Vincent, as some New Zealand Vildebeest received the additional features of RAF Vincents prior to delivery, making the two types completely indistinguishable).


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