- List of military aircraft of Norway
Royal Norwegian Air Forcewas established in 1944 with the amalgamation of the Royal Norwegian Navy Air Serviceand the Norwegian Army Air Serviceboth of which were established in 1912. Below is a list of planes used by the Norwegian Air Forces through their history. It is worth noting that the majority of planes before 1940 were built in Norway while the majority of planes used after 1940 were built either in the United Kingdomor the United States.
Planes used by the Air Force and its predecessors
HNoMS Start(1912–1922) The first plane of the Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service.
HNoMS Ganger Rolf(1912-?)
* 6 Maurice Farman Hydroaeroplan type 1914 a.k.a. MF 1 (1914-?) Built in Norway by
Sopwith Baby(1917–1931) 8 built in Norway by Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk.
* Hansa Brandenburger.
M.F. 9Built in Norway by Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk.
* M.F. 11 Built in Norway by Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk. Also operated by
Finlandafter three Norwegian M.F. 11s that had escaped to Salmijärvi Lake in Petsamoat the close of the Norwegian campaign.
Kjeller F.F.9 Kaje I(1921-early 1930s) Built in Norway by Kjeller Flyfabrikk.
Kjeller F.F.9 Kaje II(1925-?) Built in Norway by Kjeller Flyfabrikk.
Kjeller F.F.9 Kaje III(1926-?) Built in Norway by Kjeller Flyfabrikk.
* Bristol Fighter.
de Havilland Tiger Moth(1928-?) 47 built in Norway by Kjeller Flyfabrikk and known as Standard Moth.
Fokker C.V(1926–1940) 27 C.V.D, 46 C.V.E, 42 of which built in Norway by Kjeller Flyfabrikk.
* 7 Douglas DT2b.
Caproni Ca.310reconnaissance bombers - sold to Norway by Italy as part of a Dried and salted cod("Klippfisk") barterdeal and popularly referred to as the "Klippfisk bombers". [ [http://www.mil.no/felles/lmu/start/utstilling/Mellomkrigstiden/ Official Norwegian Defence Force website on the Caproni bombers] no icon]
Gloster Gladiator(July 1936 - 9 April 1940).
Heinkel He 115 seaplanebombers.
Arado Ar 196(1940).
* 86 Fairchild Cornell (1940–1956).
* Curtiss P-36 Hawk.
* Airspeed AS.10 Oxford.
* Harvard training plane (1945–1956) Used by the Norwegian pilot school in England. 33 flown to Norway at the war's end.
* Catalina PBY-5 (1941–1961).
** 6 PBY-5A Amfibium (1953–1961).
* Short S.25 Sunderland.
* Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter.
De Havilland Mosquito(May 1943-1952).
Junkers Ju 52confiscated from Germany post-war.
* 16 Piper L-18C Super Cub.
* Douglas C-47 Dakota.
De Havilland Vampire(1948–1955).
Supermarine Spitfire(November 1941-1954).
* 206 Republic F-84 Thunderjet (1952–1960).
* 30+ Republic RF-84F Thunderflash (1956–1970).
* 30 Saab 91B Safir (1956-1982).
* Grumman HU-16 Albatross.
* Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star.
* 45 Canadair CF-104 Starfighter (1963–1983).
* North American F-86F Sabre (1957–1967).
Cessna L-19 Bird Dog(1960–1992).
* 35 Bell UH-1B Iroquois (1963–1990).
* 108 Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter (1967–2000).
** 25 planes used for testing of new air-to-air/air-to-surface missiles (2003-today).
* 72 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (1980-today).
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