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USAF Total Aircraft Inventory: Fiscal Year 2018
 
Latest update: February 2019

Latest report: information provided in report Fiscal Year 2019
 
USAF Total Aircraft Inventory: by service and aircraft role
 
Aircraft role Active Air Force Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Total
01: Fighter/Attack 1.344 578 110 2.032
02: Bomber 140 0 18 158
03: Transport 748 409 184 1.341
04: ISR 329 63 0 392
05: Trainer 1184 0 0 1.184
06: Helicopter 228 20 16 264
Total 3.973 1.070 328 5.371
 
USAF Total Aircraft Inventory: by service and aircraft type
 
Aircraft Active Air Force Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Total
A-10 143 85 55 283
F-15 316 137 0 453
F-16 557 336 55 948
F-22 166 20 0 186
F-35 162 0 0 162
B-1 62 0 0 62
B-2 20 0 0 20
B-52 58 0 18 76
C-5 36 0 16 52
KC-10 59 0 0 59
C-12 28 0 0 28
C-17 154 50 18 222
C-21 19 0 0 19
VC-25 2 0 0 2
RC-26B 0 13 0 13
C-32 4 2 0 6
C-37 12 0 0 12
C-40 4 3 4 11
KC-46 28 12 0 40
C-130H 0 123 49 172
EC-130H 14 0 0 14
HC-130N 0 2 0 2
HC-130N/P 0 0 5 5
LC-130H 0 10 0 10
MC-130H 16 0 0 16
MC-130P 0 0 0 0
WC-130H 0 0 0 0
C-130J 104 16 10 130
EC-130J 0 7 0 7
HC-130J 19 8 0 27
MC-130J 37 0 0 37
WC-130J 0 0 10 10
AC-130 35 0 0 35
KC-135 147 163 72 382
NC-135 1 0 0 1
OC-135 2 0 0 2
RC-135 22 0 0 22
TC-135 3 0 0 3
WC-135 2 0 0 2
E-3 31 0 0 31
E-4 4 0 0 4
E-8 0 16 0 16
E-9 2 0 0 2
E-11A 4 0 0 4
RQ-4 36 0 0 36
MQ-9 220 47 0 267
TU-2 5 0 0 5
U-2 27 0 0 27
T-1 178 0 0 178
T-38 504 0 0 504
T-41 4 0 0 4
T-51 3 0 0 3
T-53 24 0 0 24
T-6 444 0 0 444
TG-15 5 0 0 5
TG-16 19 0 0 19
UV-18B 3 0 0 3
TH-1 28 0 0 28
UH-1 68 0 0 68
HH-60 82 20 16 118
CV-22 50 0 0 50
VCX 0 0 0 0
Total 3.973 1.070 328 5.371
USAF Total Aircraft Inventory: by service and combined aircraft
The United States Air Force operates several versions of its C-130 (Super) Hercules and C-135 aircraft. In the TAI report the U-2 Dragon Lady and UH-1 Huey are divided between the operational and training aircraft. The combined numbers for these aircraft are:

Aircraft role Active Air Force Air National Guard Air Force Reserve Total
C-130 225 166 74 465
C-135 177 163 72 412
U-2 32 0 0 32
UH-1 96 0 0 96
Total 530 329 146 1.005