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Latest update: July 2018
 
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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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 Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-4 184       184 0 50 135   1     0
F-35 18   120   15 3             15
EF-2000 163       151 12 1 28         122
Jaguar 206       206 0 68 133 5       0
Tornado 408       408 0 67 313     24 24 28
AV-8 354       354 0 114 224 16       0
Hurricane 2       2 0             2
Spitfire 6       6 0             6
Lancaster 1       1 0             1
A330MRTT 14       14 0           3 11
A400M 22       20 2             20
BAe-146 9       5 4     3 4     6
Beech B200 8       8 0     8       0
Beech B200GT 3       3 0     3       0
Beech 350 9       9 0             9
BN-2 20       20 0   4 2       14
C-17 8       8 0             8
C-47 1       1 0             1
C-130 91       91 0 12 51 10       18
C-135           0       3     3
Global Express 5       5 0             5
PC-21 2         2             0
E-3 7       7 0             7
P-8 5   4     5             0
MQ-9 14       14 0             14
Alpha Jet           0   12   12     0
EMB-312 130       130 0 3 62 26       39
Grob 109 66       66 0   66         0
Grob G 115 122       122 0 3   28       91
Grob 120TP 23       23 0             23
Hawk 205       205 0 43 71         91
Phenom 100 5       5 0             5
T-6 10       4 6             4
Chipmunk 2       2 0             2
AW101 72       72 0 4 18 1 6     55
A-109 10       10 0     2 1 1 1 9
AW139 3       3 0     2       1
AW159 65       65 0   2         63
AS350 40       40 0 3 29 8       0
H135 29       23 6             23
H145 3       3 0             3
AS365 8       8 0             8
Bell 212 9       9 0 1   3       5
Bell 412 15       15 0 1 9 2       3
H-3 185       185 0 32 128 18       7
CH-47 72       72 0 11 4   3     60
H-60 1       1 0     1       0
AH-64 67       67 0 1 12         54
Lynx 247       247 0 33 214         0
Mi-17           0     2 2     0
SA.330 48       48 0 15 15   5     23
SA.341           0   1   1     0
SA.342 284       284 0 54 142 58       30
Total 3.281   124   3.241 40 516 1.673 198 38 25 28 889
 
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.

F-35B Lightning II:

The first four F-35Bs arrived at RAF Marham on Wednesday June 6. They are assigned to 617 squadron which was reactivated earlier as the first front line Lightning II squadron.

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.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft Aircraft type Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
F-4 Phantom F-4J(UK) 15       15 0 2 14   1     0
  Phantom FG1 51       51 0 14 37         0
  Phantom FGR2 118       118 0 34 84         0
F-35 F-35B 18   120   15 3             15
EF-2000 EF-2000 1       1 0   1         0
  EF-2000(T) 1       1 0   1         0
  Typhoon FGR4 139       127 12 1 15         111
  Typhoon T3 22       22 0   11         11
Jaguar Jaguar B 1       1 0   1         0
  Jaguar S 2       2 0 1 1         0
  Jaguar GR1mod 1       1 0   1         0
  Jaguar GR1 87       87 0 38 46 3       0
  Jaguar GR3A 45       45 0   45         0
  Jaguar GR1A 25       25 0 13 11 1       0
  Jaguar GR1B 2       2 0 1 1         0
  Jaguar GR1 ACT 1       1 0   1         0
  Jaguar GR3 4       4 0 2 2         0
  Jaguar T2 13       13 0 10 3         0
  Jaguar T2A 13       13 0 2 10 1       0
  Jaguar T4 11       11 0   11         0
  Jaguar T2B 1       1 0 1           0
Tornado 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 7 85         28
  Tornado GR4A 25       25 0 2 23         0
AV-8 Harrier 1       1 0   1         0
  Harrier GR.1 15       15 0 9 6         0
  Harrier GR.1A 5       5 0 5           0
  Harrier GR.3 104       104 0 43 61         0
  Harrier GR.5 5       5 0 3 2         0
  Harrier GR.50 1       1 0     1       0
  Harrier GR.7 22       22 0 17 5         0
  Harrier GR.7A 8       8 0   8         0
  Harrier GR.9 39       39 0 1 38         0
  Harrier GR.9A 22       22 0   22         0
  Harrier Mk50 12       12 0     12       0
  Harrier T.10 4       4 0 1 3         0
  Harrier T.12 7       7 0   7         0
  Harrier T.12A 2       2 0   2         0
  Harrier T.2 2       2 0 2           0
  Harrier T.4 10       10 0 3 6 1       0
  Harrier T.4A 7       7 0 1 5 1       0
  Harrier T.4A(VAAC) 1       1 0   1         0
  Harrier T.4N 4       4 0 2 2         0
  Harrier T.52 1       1 0   1         0
  Harrier T.8 7       7 0 2 5         0
  Sea Harrier F/A.2 53       53 0 4 48 1       0
  Sea Harrier FRS.1 22       22 0 21 1         0
Hurricane Hurricane IIc 2       2 0             2
Spitfire 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
Lancaster Lancaster I 1       1 0             1
A330MRTT Voyager KC2 7       7 0           3 4
  Voyager KC3 7       7 0             7
A400M Atlas C1 22       20 2             20
BAe-146 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 Beech B200 8       8 0     8       0
Beech B200GT Beech B200GT 3       3 0     3       0
Beech 350 Avenger T1 4       4 0             4
  Shadow R1 3       3 0             3
  Shadow R1A 2       2 0             2
BN-2 BN-2T 1       1 0     1       0
  Defender AL1 3       3 0             3
  Defender AL2 5       5 0             5
  Defender T3 1       1 0             1
  Islander AL1 7       7 0   4         3
  Islander CC2 2       2 0             2
  Islander CC2A 1       1 0     1       0
C-17 C-17A 8       8 0             8
C-47 Dakota III 1       1 0             1
C-130 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 2           12
  Hercules C5 10       10 0   5         5
  Hercules C6 1       1 0             1
  Hercules W2 1       1 0   1         0
C-135 RC-135V           0       3     3
Global Express Sentinel R1 5       5 0             5
PC-21 PC-21 2         2             0
E-3 Sentry AEW1 7       7 0             7
P-8 P-8A 5   4     5             0
MQ-9 MQ-9A 14       14 0             14
Alpha Jet Alpha Jet           0   8   8     0
  Alpha Jet A           0   4   4     0
EMB-312 Tucano T.1 130       130 0 3 62 26       39
Grob 109 Vigilant T1 66       66 0   66         0
Grob G 115 Tutor T1 122       122 0 3   28       91
Grob 120TP Prefect T1 23       23 0             23
Hawk Hawk 100 1       1 0             1
  Hawk T1 62       62 0 23 25         14
  Hawk T1 ASTRA 1       1 0             1
  Hawk T1A 89       89 0 17 28         44
  Hawk T1W 24       24 0 3 18         3
  Hawk T2 28       28 0             28
Phenom 100 Phenom 100 5       5 0             5
T-6 Texan II 10       4 6             4
Chipmunk Chipmunk T10 2       2 0             2
AW101 EH-101 6       6 0 1 4 1       0
  Merlin HC.3A           0       6     6
  Merlin HC3 11       11 0 1 2         8
  Merlin HC3i 7       7 0             7
  Merlin HC4 4       4 0             4
  Merlin HM1 14       14 0 2 12         0
  Merlin HM2 30       30 0             30
A-109 A-109A 4       4 0             4
  A-109E 6       6 0     2   1 1 4
  AW-109SP           0       1     1
AW139 AW139 3       3 0     2       1
AW159 Wildcat AH1 36       36 0   1         35
  Wildcat HMA2 29       29 0   1         28
AS350 Squirrel HT1 28       28 0 3 20 5       0
  Squirrel HT2 12       12 0   9 3       0
H135 Juno HT1 29       23 6             23
H145 Jupiter HT1 3       3 0             3
AS365 AS365N2 2       2 0             2
  AS365N3 6       6 0             6
Bell 212 Bell 212 AH1 5       5 0 1           4
  Bell 212 AH2 3       3 0     3       0
  Bell 212 AH3 1       1 0             1
Bell 412 Griffin HAR2 4       4 0   1         3
  Griffin HT1 11       11 0 1 8 2       0
H-3 Sea King 43B 2       2 0     2       0
  Sea King ASaC7 15       15 0 2 6         7
  Sea King HAR.3 19       19 0   19         0
  Sea King HAR.3A 6       6 0   1 5       0
  Sea King HAS.1 10       10 0 8 2         0
  Sea King HAS.2 2       2 0 2           0
  Sea King HAS.2A 1       1 0 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
  Sea King HC.4 18       18 0 3 14 1       0
  Sea King HC.4+ 23       23 0   19 4       0
  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..4X 1       1 0   1         0
  Sea King Mk.42B 1       1 0 1           0
  Sea King Mk.43B 1       1 0     1       0
  Sea King Mk.45A 1       1 0     1       0
CH-47 CH-47A           0   1   1     0
  CH-47B           0   1   1     0
  CH-47C           0   1   1     0
  Chinook HC1 9       9 0 8 1         0
  Chinook HC2 3       3 0 3           0
  Chinook HC3 1       1 0             1
  Chinook HC4 28       28 0             28
  Chinook HC5 7       7 0             7
  Chinook HC6 14       14 0             14
  Chinook HC6A 10       10 0             10
H-60 WS-70 1       1 0     1       0
AH-64 Apache AH1 67       67 0 1 12         54
Lynx Lynx 4       4 0   4         0
  Lynx AH.1 8       8 0 5 3         0
  Lynx AH.5 1       1 0   1         0
  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 21         0
  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
Mi-17 Mi-17           0     2 2     0
SA.330 Puma HC1 28       28 0 14 15   1     0
  Puma HC2 20       20 0 1     4     23
SA.341 SA.341           0   1   1     0
SA.342 Gazelle 2       2 0   2         0
  Gazelle AH.1 212       212 0 41 123 20       28
  Gazelle HT.2 40       40 0 9 9 21       1
  Gazelle HT.3 30       30 0 4 8 17       1
Total   3.281   124   3.241 40 516 1.673 198 38 25 28 889
 
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-. Typhoon T3/FGR4 RAF Coningsby    
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 Sentry AEW1
     
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