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Military Aircraft

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 1 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many aircraft of each type are in service with the Royal Air Force. (289133)

The number of aircraft in the Royal Air Force in-service fleet are provided in the following table. The figures show the service fleet position as of 30 June 2009.

In-service fleet

Aircraft type

Number

BAe 146

2

BAe 125

6

C-17

6

Dominie

9

Harrier

74

Hawk T1

129

Hawk T2

11

Hercules CI30K

14

Hercules CI30J

24

Nimrod MR2

11

Nimrod R1

3

Sea King (SARF)

25

Sentinel

5

Sentry

7

Tornado F3

62

Tornado GR4

138

Tristar

9

Tucano

93

Typhoon

56

VC10

16

Vigilant

64

Viking

82