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Latest update: January 2019
 
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 WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.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/A-18 68       68 0   7         61
EF-2000 28       0 28             0
Mirage F1 33       33 0 10 23         0
Beech 350     4     0             0
C-9 3       3 0 1 1 1       0
C-17 2       2 0             2
C-130 3       3 0             3
L-100 2       2 0 3   1 4     2
EMB-312 16       16 0   16         0
Hawk 12       12 0 1 2         9
AS332 8       8 0   1         7
H225M 30         30             0
AH-64 16       16 0             16
Total 221   4   163 58 15 50 2 4     100
 
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F/A-18 Super Hornet:

Boeing Defence was awarded a contract to build 32 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F Super Hornets on June 27, 2018. Work is to be completed by January 2021.
 
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/A-18 F/A-18C 32       32 0   6         26
  F/A-18D 8       8 0   1         7
  F/A-18E 22       22 0             22
  F/A-18F 6       6 0             6
EF-2000 EF-2000 22       0 22             0
  EF-2000(T) 6         6             0
Mirage F1 Mirage F1CK 18       18 0 6 12         0
  Mirage F1CK-2 9       9 0 3 6         0
  Mirage F1BK 2       2 0   2         0
  Mirage F1BK-2 4       4 0 1 3         0
Beech 350 Beech 350ER     4     0             0
C-9 C-9K 2       2 0 1   1       0
  DC-9-83 1       1 0   1         0
C-17 C-17A 2       2 0             2
C-130 KC-130J 3       3 0             3
L-100 L-100-20 1       1 0 1   1 1     0
  L-100-30 1       1 0 2     3     2
EMB-312 Tucano Mk.52 16       16 0   16         0
Hawk Hawk 64 12       12 0 1 2         9
AS332 AS332B 8       8 0   1         7
H225M H225M 30         30             0
AH-64 AH-64D 16       16 0             16
Total   221   4   163 58 15 50 2 4     100
 
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Photo gallery
 
   
F/A-18D from 25 squadron at static display RIAT 1993. DC-9 from 41 squadron departing RIAT 1996, RAF Fairford July 26, 1993.