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Latest update: July 2017
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Aircraft totals Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A-109 11       11 0     2 1     10
A330MRTT 14       14 0           1 13
A400M 22       15 7             15
AH-64 117       67 50 1           66
Alpha Jet           0   6   12     6
AS350 28       28 0 3 2         23
AW101 67       67 0 3 6   6     64
AW159 65       65 0   2         63
BAe-146 9       5 4     3 4     6
Beech B200 8       8 0     4       4
Beech B200GT 3       3 0             3
Bell 412 9       9 0 1   3       5
C-130 91       91 0 11 46 10       24
C-135           0       3     3
C-17 8       8 0             8
C-47 1       1 0             1
CH-47 73       73 0 9 5         59
Chipmunk 2       2 0             2
Defender 9       9 0             9
E-3 7       7 0             7
EF-2000 232       146 86 1 1         144
EMB-312 132       132 0 4 61 26       41
F-35 18   120   7 11             7
F-4 184       184 0 49 134         1
Griffin 15       15 0 1           14
Aircraft totals Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Grob 120TP 23       2 21             2
H135 29         29             0
H145 3         3             0
H-3 186       186 0 32 126 17       11
Hawk 204       204 0 42 68         94
Hurricane 2       2 0             2
Islander 10       10 0   3         7
King Air 350ER 9       9 0             9
Lancaster 1       1 0             1
Lynx 247       247 0 33 203         11
MQ-9 11       11 0             11
P-8 9         9             0
PC-21 2         2             0
Phenom 100 5         5             0
SA.342 284       284   54 142 58       30
SA330 48       48 0 15 15   5     23
Sentinel 5       5 0             5
Spitfire 6       6 0             6
T-6 10         10             0
Tornado 408       408 0 66 283     24 24 59
Total 2.627   120   2.390 237 325 1.103 123 31 24 25 869
 
Comment(s):

Gliders (Tutor and Viking) are excluded.

Apache AH1:

38 of the current 66 Apache AH1s will be upgraded to the AH-64E standard. Boeing was awarded the contract on May 11, 2017.

Tornado:

After the disbandment of 15 (R) Squadron on March 31, 2017 only the threee squadrons of RAF Marham are operating the Tornado GR4/GR4A in operational roles. 41 Squadron has a few Tornadoes assigned alongside the Typhoons for testing.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
A-109A 4       4 0             4
A-109E 7       7 0     2       5
AW-109SP           0       1     1
A330MRTT 1       1 0             1
Voyager KC2 7       7 0           1 6
Voyager KC3 6       6 0             6
Atlas C1 22       15 7             15
AH-64E 50         50             0
Apache AH1 67       67 0 1           66
Alpha Jet           0   6   8     2
Alpha Jet A           0       4     4
Squirrel HT1 28       28 0 3 2         23
EH-101 1       1 0   1   6     6
Merlin HM1 22       22 0 2 5         15
Merlin HM2 22       22 0             22
Merlin HC3 22       22 0 1           21
Wildcat AH1 36       36 0   1         35
Wildcat HMA2 29       29 0   1         28
BAe146 C3 2         2       2     2
BAe146 CC1 2       2 0     2       0
BAe146 CC2 3       3 0     1       2
BAe146-RJ100 1         1       1     1
BAe146-RJ70 1         1       1     1
Beech B200 8       8 0     4       4
Beech B200GT 3       3 0             3
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Bell 212 AH1 5       5 0 1           4
Bell 212 AH2 3       3 0     3       0
Bell 212 AH3 1       1 0             1
Hercules C1 30       30 0 8 16 6       0
Hercules C1K 5       5 0   3 2       0
Hercules C3 23       23 0   21 2       0
Hercules C3A 6       6 0 1 5         0
Hercules C3P 1       1 0 1           0
Hercules C4 14       14 0 1           13
Hercules C5 10       10 0             10
Hercules C6 1       1 0             1
Hercules W2 1       1 0   1         0
RC-135V           0       3     3
C-17A 8       8 0             8
Dakota III 1       1 0             1
CH-47C 1       1 0   1         0
Chinook HC1 9       9 0 6 3         0
Chinook HC2 9       9 0 3 1         5
Chinook HC2A 4       4 0             4
Chinook HC3 8       8 0             8
Chinook HC4 28       28 0             28
Chinook HC6 14       14 0             14
Chipmunk T10 2       2 0             2
Defender AL1 3       3 0             3
Defender AL2 5       5 0             5
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Defender T3 1       1 0             1
Sentry AEW1 7       7 0             7
Typhoon FGR4 205       119 86 1           118
Typhoon T3 27       27 0   1         26
Tucano T.1 132       132 0 4 61 26       41
F-35B 18   120   7 11             7
F-4D 1       1 0   1         0
Phantom F-4J(UK) 16       16 0 2 13         1
Phantom FG1 50       50 0 13 37         0
Phantom FGR2 117       117 0 34 83         0
Griffin HAR2 4       4 0             4
Griffin HT1 11       11 0 1           10
Prefect T1 23       2 21             2
Juno HT1 29         29             0
Jupiter HT1 3         3             0
Sea King 43B 2       2 0             2
Sea King ASaC7 15       15 0 2 5         8
Sea King HAR.3 19       19 0   19         0
Sea King HAR.3A 6       6 0   2 4       0
Sea King HAS.1 10       10 0 8 2         0
Sea King HAS.2 2       2 0 2           0
Sea King HAS.2A 2       2 0 1 1         0
Sea King HAS.5 16       16 0 12 3 1       0
Sea King HAS.5mod 1       1 0   1         0
Sea King HAS.6 43       43 0 2 38 3       0
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Sea King HC.4 18       18 0 3 13 2       0
Sea King HC.4+ 23       23 0   17 5       1
Sea King HC.6CR 5       5 0   5         0
Sea King HU.5 17       17 0   17         0
Sea King HU.6 2       2 0   2         0
Sea King Mk..4 1       1 0 1           0
Sea King Mk..42B 1       1 0 1           0
Sea King Mk..4X 1       1 0   1         0
Sea King Mk.43B 1       1 0     1       0
Sea King Mk.45A 1       1 0     1       0
Hawk T1 62       62 0 23 25         14
Hawk T1A 89       89 0 16 26         47
Hawk T1W 24       24 0 3 17         4
Hawk T2 28       28 0             28
Hawk T1 ASTRA 1       1 0             1
Hurricane IIc 2       2 0             2
Islander CC2A 1       1 0             1
Islander AL1 7       7 0   3         4
Islander CC2 2       2 0             2
Avenger T1 4       4 0             4
Shadow R1 5       5 0             5
Lancaster I 1       1 0             1
Lynx 4       4 0   4         0
Lynx AH.1 8       8 0 5 3         0
Lynx AH.5 1       1 0   1         0
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Lynx AH.7 110       110 0 11 99         0
Lynx AH.7/9 1       1 0   1         0
Lynx AH.7mod 1       1 0   1         0
Lynx AH.9 2       2 0 1 1         0
Lynx AH.9A 22       22 0 1 10         11
Lynx HAS.2 10       10 0 6 4         0
Lynx HAS.3 1       1 0   1         0
Lynx HAS.3GM 2       2 0 2           0
Lynx HAS.3S 16       16 0 1 15         0
Lynx HAS.3S(ICE) 4       4 0 1 3         0
Lynx HAS.3SGM 17       17 0 3 14         0
Lynx HMA8 5       5 0 1 4         0
Lynx HMA8DSP 1       1 0 1           0
Lynx HMA8SRU 33       33 0   33         0
Lynx Mk.3 1       1 0   1         0
Lynx Mk.800 2       2 0   2         0
Lynx Mk7 1       1 0   1         0
Lynx WG.13 5       5 0   5         0
MQ-9A Reaper 11       11 0             11
P-8A 9         9             0
PC-21 2         2             0
Phenom 100 5         5             0
Gazelle 2       2     2         0
Gazelle AH.1 212       212   41 123 20       28
Gazelle HT.2 40       40   9 9 21       1
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Gazelle HT.3 30       30   4 8 17       1
Puma HC1 28       28 0 14 15   1     0
Puma HC2 20       20 0 1     4     23
Sentinel R1 5       5 0             5
Spitfire IIa 1       1 0             1
Spitfire LF.IX 1       1 0             1
Spitfire LF.XVI 1       1 0             1
Spitfire PR.XIX 2       2 0             2
Spitfire Vb 1       1 0             1
Texan II 10         10             0
Tornado 7       7 0 1 6         0
Tornado F2 20       20 0   20         0
Tornado F2A 1       1 0   1         0
Tornado F3 152       152 0 14 138     24 24 0
Tornado GR1 78       78 0 39 39         0
Tornado GR1A 5       5 0 4 1         0
Tornado GR4 120       120 0 6 61         53
Tornado GR4A 25       25 0 2 17         6
Total 2.627   120   2.390 237 325 1.103 123 31 24 25 869
 
Squadron / Wing overview
 
Squadron Tailcode Aircraft AFB State / Country Comment
1(F) Squadron F. Typhoon T3/FGR4 RAF Lossiemouth    
II (AC) Squadron A - Z Typhoon T3/FGR4 RAF Lossiemouth    
3(F) Squadron QO-. Typhoon T3/FGR4 RAF Coningsby    
IV (R) Squadron    Hawk T2 RAF Valley   4 Flying Training School
V (AC) Squadron   Sentinel R1 RAF Waddington    
6 Squadron EA - EZ Typhoon T3/FGR4 RAF Lossiemouth    
7 Squadron   Chinook HC4/HC5/HC6 RAF Odiham    
8 Squadron   E-3D (Sentry AEW1) RAF Waddington    
IX Squadron   Tornado GR4 RAF Marham    
10 Squadron   Voyager K2/K3 RAF Brize Norton    
XI Squadron D. Typhoon FGR4 RAF Coningsby    
12 (B) Squadron   Tornado GR4 RAF Marham    
XIII Squadron   MQ-9 Reaper RAF Waddington    
14 Squadron   Shadow R1 RAF Waddington    
XV (R) Squadron   Tornado GR4 RAF Lossiemouth   Disbanded March 31st, 2017
16 Squadron   Tutor T1 RAF Cranwell   3 Flying Training School
XVII (R) T&E Squadron   F-35B Lightning II Edwards AFB California To form 617 Squadron in 2018.
18 Squadron   Chinook HC4/HC5/HC6 RAF Odiham   Joint Helicopter Command.
XXIV Squadron   Hercules C4 / C5 RAF Brize Norton    
27 Squadron   Chinook HC4/HC5/HC6 RAF Odiham   Joint Helicopter Command.
XXVIII (AC) Squadron   Chinook HC4, Puma HC2 RAF Benson   Operational Conversion Unit (OCU)
29 (R) Squadron B. Typhoon FGR4 RAF Coningsby   2nd RAF Typhoon squadron
30 Squadron   Hercules C4 / C5 RAF Brize Norton    
31 Squadron   Tornado GR4 RAF Marham    
XXXII (TR) Squadron   BAe146CC2/CC3, A-109E/SP RAF Northolt    
33 Squadron   Puma HC2 RAF Benson    
39 Squadron   MQ-9 Reaper Creech AFB New Mexico  
XLI Squadron EB-. Tornado GR4/GR4A RAF Coningsby    
    Typhoon T3/FGR4      
45 (R) Squadron   Beech King Air B200 RAF Cranwell   3 FTS
47 Squadron   Hercules C4/C5 RAF Brize Norton    
51 Squadron   Rivet Joint (RC-135) RAF Waddington    
54 (R) Squadron   E-3D, Sentinel R1 RAF Waddington   ISTAR OCU
56 (R) Squadron   No aircraft assigned RAF Waddington   Disbanded 18.04.2008
60 (R) Squadron   Griffin HT1 RAF Shawbury    
LXX Squadron   Atlas C1 RAF Brize Norton    
72 (R) Squadron   Tucano T1 RAF Linton-on-Ouse   100th Anniversary 2017
78 Squadron   Merlin HC3/HC3A RAF Benson    
84 Squadron   Griffin HT1 RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus   100th Anniversary 2017
99 Squadron   C-17A RAF Brize Norton   100th Anniversary 2017
100 Squadron C. Hawk T1/T1A RAF Leeming   100th Anniversary 2017
101 Squadron   Voyager K2/K3 RAF Brize Norton   100th Anniversary 2017
230 Squadron   Puma HC2 RAF Benson    
617 Squadron         F-35B from 2018
           
Red Arrows   Hawk T1/T1A RAF Scampton   Central Flying School
           
BBMF   Dakota,  Hurricane, Lancaster RAF Coningsby   Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
    Spitfire      
           
1312 Flight   Hercules C4/C5, Voyager KC2/KC3 Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands  
1435 Flight   Typhoon FGR4 Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands  
           
705 Squadron   Squirrel HT1 RAF Shawbury    
727 NAS   Tutor (Grob 115E) RNAS Yeovilton    
736 NAS   Hawk T1 RNAS Culdrose    
750 NAS   Avenger RNAS Culdrose    
771 NAS   Sea King Mk5 RNAS Culdrose    
814 NAS   Merlin HM2 RNAS Culdrose    
815 NAS   Lynx Mk8 RNAS Yeovilton    
820 NAS   Merlin HM2 RNAS Culdrose    
824 NAS   Merlin HM2 RNAS Culdrose    
825 NAS   Wildcat RNAS Yeovilton    
829 NAS   Merlin HM1 RNAS Culdrose    
845 NAS   Merlin HC3 RNAS Yeovilton    
846 NAS   Merlin HC3 RNAS Yeovilton    
847 NAS   Wildcat RNAS Yeovilton    
848 NAS   Sea King HC4 RNAS Yeovilton    
849 NAS   Sea King ASaC7 RNAS Culdrose    
854 NAS   Sea King ASaC7 RNAS Culdrose    
857 NAS   Sea King ASaC7 RNAS Culdrose    
           
25 Flt AAC   Bell 212 Joint Helicopter Force Kenya 7 (Training) Regiment
651 Squadron AAC   Islander AL.2 Flying Station Aldergrove Northern Ireland 5 Regiment
652 Squadron AAC   Lynx AH.9A RAF Gutersloh, Germany   1 Regiment
653 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   3 Regiment
654 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   4 Regiment
655 Squadron AAC (V)   Gazelle AH.1 Flying Station Aldergrove Northern Ireland 5 Regiment
656 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   4 Regiment
659 Squadron AAC   Lynx AH.9A Dishforth   9 Regiment
660 Squadron   Squirrel HT1 RAF Shawbury    
661 Squadron AAC   Lynx AH.9A RAF Gutersloh Germany 1 Regiment
662 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   3 Regiment
663 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   3 Regiment
664 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Wattisham   4 Regiment
669 Squadron AAC   Lynx AH.9A Dishforth   9 Regiment
670 Squadron AAC     Middle Wallop, Army Aviation Center   7 (Training) Regiment
671 Squadron AAC   Bell 212, Gazelle and Lynx Middle Wallop, Army Aviation Center   7 (Training) Regiment
672 Squadron AAC   Lynx AH.9A Dishforth   9 Regiment
673 Squadron AAC   Apache AH.1 Middle Wallop, Army Aviation Center   7 (Training) Regiment
           
 
Comment(s):

617 Squadron will be activated at RAF Marham in 2018. The F-35Bs delivered and currently operated in the USA will be reassigned to the "Dambusters".
207 Squadron will form in 2019 and become the F-35B Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) based at RAF Marham.
 
Photo allery
 
   
  Atlas C.1  
     
Apache AH1 Avenger BAe-146
     
A-109E Beech B200 C-17A
     
Chinook HC2 Defender T3 Griffin HT2
     
Hawk T1 Hawk T2 Hercules C4
     
Hercules C5 Lynx HMA.8SRU Merlin HM2
     
Merlin HC3 Puma HC1 Sea King HC4
     
Squirrel HT1 Tornado GR4 Shadow R1
     
Tucano T1 Typhoon T2 Typhoon FGR4
     
   
Voyager KC2    
 
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