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List of military aircraft of Sweden
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List of military aircraft of Sweden

This is a list of Swedish military aircraft since its start. List is not guaranteed to update or accurate, or complete. Aircraft still in service noted.

Table of contents
1 Early Aircraft
2 Early Air Force
3 Post 1940 Designation System
4 See also
5 References

Early Aircraft

Early Balloons of the Army and Navy:

Designation # Used Year Entered Service Info
Fästningsballong 1898 1 1898 First Swedish miliary aircraft
Drakballong m/09 5 1909
Kronan 1909 1 1909 -
Drakballong typ Ä 1 -
Fältballong m/23 1 1923
Kulballong m/23 1 1923
Fältballong 1926 1 1926

Early Navy


The aviation corps became a separate organization in 1915
                               
Aircraft # Used Year
Nyrop 2 (Bleriot XI) (N:r 1) 1 1911-1913,1916
Nieuport IVM 1 1913-1918
Donnet-Leveque 2 1913-1918
Farman HF 23 2 1913-1917
SW 11 (Farman HF 23) 7 1914-1920
Thulin B 2 1915-1917
TDS Farman HF 23 2 1917-1920
Thulin G 5 1917-1922
SW 17 (SAF H-2) 4, did not enter service
Thulin GA 2 1919-1921
Friedrichshafen FF 33L 2 1918-1920
Friedrichshafen FF 33E 3 1918-1929
Friedrichshafen FF 49C 2 1919-1924
Sablatnig FF 49C 2 1919-1926
TDS Friedrichshafen FF 33 5 1921-1929
Macchi M.8 1 1919-1922
Savoia S.13 4 1919-1924
Supermarine Channel II 1 1921-1922
Fariey F IIID 1 1924-1925
Caspar S.I (Heinkel S.I) 4 1921-1929
Heinkel S.I 8 1923-1929)
Heinkel S.II 5 1924-1934
Heinkel HE 4 1 1926-1931
Heinkel HD 14 did not enter service
Albatros B.IIa 5 1920-1929
Avro 504K 5 1924-1928
LVG C.VI 2 1921-1923
Heinkel HE 3 2 1925-1927

Early Army


The aviation corps became a separate organization in 1915
                               
Des. Aircraft # Used Year
- Nieuport IVG 2 1912-1918
- Bleriot XI 6 1914-1916
- Morane Saulnier MS 3 1 1914-1918
- Fjällbäck Bastarden 1 1914-1916
- Thulin D 2 1915-1918
- Thulin K 2 1917-1919
- SW 15 3 1917-1921
B 1 Breguet C.U-1 1 1912-1916
B 2 Farman HF 20 1 1913-1915
- Farman HF 22/SW 10 4 1914-1916
- Albatros B.II/SW 12/SAF 3/NAB 9 29 1194-1929
- Thulin E 5 1916-1920
- Thulin L 9 1916-1920
- Thulin FA 7 1918-1921
- FVM/SW SW 16 1 1918-1919
S 18 FVM S 18 15 1919-1925
- Breguet 14 1 1919-1922
- Phönix C.I Dront 27 1919-1932
- FVM Albatros 120 10 1920-1929
- FVM Albatros 160 12 1928-1935
S 21 FVM S 21 10 1922-1932
- Bristol Fighter 1 1924-3419
- Fiat BR 2 1924-1932
- Fiat BR.I 3 1925-1937
- AEG G.V 6 1918-1922
- Gloster Grouse 1 1926-1929
- Avro 504N 1 1926-1928
- Heinkel HD 35 1 1926-1929
- Fokker D.IV 4 1918-1922
- FVM Triplanet 1 1918-1919
- FVM Tummelisa 16 1918-1935
- Phönix D.II 30 1920-193?
- Phönix D.III 1 1920-1921
- Fokker D.VII 1 1920-1922
- Macchi M.7 4 1921-1927
J 23 FVM J 23 5 1923-1926
J 24 FVM J 24 1 1925-1931
- AW Siskin 1 1925-1926
- Nieuport ND 29C 1 10 1926-1930

Early Air Force

(created in July of 1926)

Designations Key
Abrev. Designation Name Translation
J Jakt Fighter
A Attack Ground attack
B Bomb Bomber
T ''Torped' Torpedo bomber
S Spaning Reconnaissance
Sk Skol Trainer
Ö Övning Advanced trainer
Tp Transport Transport
Hkp Helikopter Helicopter
P Prov Trials/prototypes
Fpl Flygplan Airplane

(note:later XX implies later redesignation)

Fighters (Jakt):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
J1 FMV/Phönixwerke D.III 12 1919-1933
J2 Nieuport-Delage ND 29C 1 10 1925-1930 -
J3 Fokker C.VD 2 1927-1930 (Later S 6A 1931)
J3A Fokker C.VD 6 1927-1930 (later S 6A 1931)
J3B CVM C.VD 7 1930-1945 (later S 6 1931)
J4 Heinkel/Sv.Aero HD 19 6 1928-1937
J5 Svenska Aero Jaktfalken 1 1930-1933
J6 Svenska Aero Jaktfalk I 7 1930-1933,1941
J6A Svenska Aero Jaktfalk II 3 1932-1940 1939, one to Finland
J6B Svenska Aero Jaktfalk II 7 1935-1939,1941 1939, two to Finland
J7 Bristol Bulldog II/IIA 11 1930-1940 1939, two to Finland
J8 Gloster Gladiator I 37 1937-1942
J8A Gloster Gladiator II 18 1938-1945 some used in Finland
J9 Seversky Republic EP-1 60 1940-1951 some modified
J10 Vultee Vanguard 48C 1
- (did not enter service)
J11 Fiat CR.42bis Falco 72 1940-1945(1946)
J12 Reggiane Re 2000
(later J20)

Ground attack aircraft (Attack):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
A1 FMV Phoenix C.I E2 11 1921-1935 2 from army

Bombers (Bomb):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
B1 Fiat BR 3 1924-1932
B2 Fiat BR.I 2 1925-1937
B3 Junkers 86K-1 3 1936-1948 Some turned into torpedo bombers
B3A Junkers 86K-4 35 1937-1958
B3B Junkers 86K-5 2 1937-1958
3C Junkers/Saab Ju 86K-13 16 1939-1944
3C-2 Junkers 86K-4/5 15 1947-1958
B3D Junkers/Saab Ju 86K-13 16 1941-1958
B4 Hawker Hart 3 1937-1947 (formerly S7)
B4A ASJA/CVM/Götaverken Hart 42 1936-1947 7 formerly S7A, 5 used in Finland
B5A Northrop 8-A 1 1 1938-1942
B5B Saab Northrop 8-A 1 64 1940-1950
B5C Saab Northrop 8-A 1 38 1941-1950
B6 Republic Guardsman 2 1940-1953 (more ordered, unreceived)
B7 Fokker G.Ib - (did not enter service, would have as B26)
B8 Saab L 10 - (designation changed to B17)

Torpedo Bombers (Torped):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
T1 Heinkel HD 16 2 1928-1939
T2 Heinkel He 115A-2 12 1939-1948

Reconnaissance (Spaning)

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
S 1 CVM S 21/S 25 16 1925-1932 formerly army air.
S 2 Caspar/Sv.Aero/TDS Heinkel S.I Hansa Brandenburg 31 1 1923-1929 formerly navy air.
S 2 Caspar/Sv.Aero/TDS Heinkel S.I Hansa Brandenburg 32 7 1923-1929 formerly navy air.
S 3 Svenska Aero/CFS Heinkel S.II Hansa Brandenburg 42 6 1924-1934 formerly navy air
S 4 Heinkel HE 4 Hansa 47 1 1925-1931 formerly navy air.
S 5 Svenska Aero HE 5 Hansa 4 1927-1936
S 5A Svenska Aero/CFV HE 5/t 22 1928-1941
S 5B CVV HE 5/t 1 1934-1943
S 5C CVV HE 5/t TB 9 1935-1945
S 5D CVV HE 5/t TB 4 1937-1945
S 6 Fokker/CVM C.VE 30 1927-1945 formerly J3B's
S 6A Fokker/CVM C.VD 8 1927-1945 formerly J3/J3A's
S 6B CVM C.VE 10 1934-1945
S 7 Hawker Hart 3 1934-1937 redesignated B4 in 1937
S 7A ASJA/CVM Hart 7 1936-1937
S 8 Svenska Aero/ASJA SA 15 did not enter service
S 9 Hawker Osprey 6 1934-1945
S 10 Breguet 694 did not enter service
S 11 Dornier Do 215 (did not enter service)
S 12 Heinkel 114B-1 12 1941-1947
S 13 Fokker G.I did not enter service, would have as S26
S 14 Fiesler Fi 156K-1 Storch 2 1938-1960
S 14A Fiesler Fi 156C Storch 6 1940-1960
S 14B Fiesler Fi 156Ca-3 18 1943-1960 6 added in 1948
S 15 Saab L 10 (Saab 17) redesignated S17

Transport (Transport):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Trp 1 Junkers/Flygindustri Ju F 13fe/F 13de 3 1928-1946
Trp 2 Junkers/Flygindustri Ju W 33g 1 1933-1935
Trp 2A Junkers Ju W 34h 2 1933-1945
Trp 3 de Havilland DH 90 Dragonfly 1 1936-1942
Trp 4 Beechcraft 18 R 1 1940-1953
Tp 5 Ju 52/3m ci / Ju 52/3m vai 5 1940-1945 leased
Tp 6 Fairchild 24 De Luxe 1 1940-1941 leased
Tp 7 Miles M 3A Falcon Major 1 1940-1944
Tp 8 Waco UIC-4 3 1940-1940 leased
Tp 8A Waco ZQC-6 1 1940-?
Trp 9 ASJA Viking II - did not enter service
Tp 9 Junkers 86Z-7 1 1940-?
Tp 10 Fokker F VIII 1 1942-44
?? Götaverken GV 38 6 1941-1945 leased
?? RWD-13 1 1939-1951 sometimes called Tp 11

Training (Skol):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Sk 1 Albatros 120 (ex navy)/ B.IIa (ex army) 13 1920-1929
Sk 2 Friedrichshafen + TDS FF 33J 4 1918-1929 ex navy
Sk 3 Avro 504 K 5 1924-1928 ex navy
Sk 4 Heinkel + Svenska Aero HD 24 6 1926-1939
Sk 4A Svenska Aero HD 24 2 1928-1937 one ex-Sk 4
Sk 4B Svenska Aero HD 24 3 1926-1939 ex-Sk 4
Sk 5 Heinkel HD 35 1 1925-1929 ex army
Sk 6 Heinkel HD 36 1 1927-1939
Sk 6A CFM HD 36 20 1927-1940(1943)
Sk 7 DH 60X/M Cirrus/Gipsy Moth 2 1928-1936
Sk 8 Svenska Aero SA-12 Skolfalken 1 1929-1938
Sk 9 DH 60T Moth Trainer 10 1931-1936
Sk 10 ASJA RK 26 Tiger-Schwalbe 25 1932-1942,1945
Sk 11 de Havilland/ASJA DH 82 Tiger Moth 16 1932-1952
Sk 11A ASJA DH 82A Tiger Moth 20 1935-1952
Sk 12 Focke-Wulf/ASJA/CVV Fw 44J Stieglitz 85 1936-1946
Sk 14 North American + Saab NA 16-4M 54 1937-1949
Sk 14A Saab NA 16-4M 83 1942-1949
Sk 14N Rebuilt Sk 14A with nose-wheels from 1945 23 19??-1949
Sk 15 Klemm KL 35B 14 1939-1940 leased
Sk 15 Klemm KL 35D 13 1942-1944 leased
Sk 15A Klemm Kl 35D 64 1940-1947
Sk 15B Klemm Kl 35D 5 1940-1947
Sk 15C Klemm Kl 35DW 5 1941-1947

Tactical training (Övning):

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Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Ö 1 FVM/CFM Tummeliten 24 1919-1935 Ex arm (Tummelisa)
Ö 2 FVM Albatros 160 10 1928-1935 Ex army
Ö 3 Gloster Grouse Mk II 1 1926-1929 Ex army
Ö 4 FVM Phönix C.I E 1 Dront 16 19??-1932 Ex army
Ö 5 FVM Phönix C.I E 3 Dront 2 1928-1930
Ö 6 Bristol F 2B 1 1924-1934 Ex army
Ö 7 SvA SA-10 Piraten 1 1928-1937
Ö 8 SvA SA-13 Övningsfalken 1 1930-1937
Ö 9 ASJA Typ 2 2 1932-1940
Ö 10 TB - - -

Test/Prototype (Prov):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
P 1 Sparrmann S 1-A 10 1934-1945
P 2 Fw 44 2 1936-?? redesignated Sk 12 in 1937
P 3 Sparrmann E4 - did not enter service
P 4 Fi 156K-1 2 1938-19?? redesignated S14 in 1940
P 5 Handley Page Hampden Mk I 1 1938-1945 -
P 6 Focke-Wulf Fw 58KJ-1/Fw 58KO-1/Fw 58KO-2 Weihe 4 1938-1949,1957 mapping agency aircraft, AF use until 1944
P 7A Saab L 10-2 1 1943-1944 B17A prototype
P 7B Saab L 10-1 1 1943-1944 B17B prototype
P 8 Saab L 11 (Saab 18) 2 1943-1945 B18 prototype
P 8A AFF/ASJA G 1 - - -
P 8B Götaverken GP 8 - - -
P 9A Saab L 12 (Saab 19)
(aka. P19/J19)
P 9B Götaverken GP 9

Undesignationed, Misc.:


(Not used by airforce)

Aircraft # Used Year Info
FVM J 24B 1 1925-1931 Ex army
Heinkel HE 3 1 1925-1927 Ex navy
Macchi M.7 1 1921-1927 Ex army
Siskin IIA 1 1925-1926 Ex army
Avro 504N 1 19??-1927 Ex army

Gliders:

Key:
Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
G 101 AB Flygindustri Zögling SG-38 40 1942-1953
Se 102 AB Flygplan Schneider Grunau Baby IIB-2 31 1942-1961
Se 103 AB Flygplan DFS Kranich B-1 30 1943-1952
Se 104 AB Flygindustri DFS Weihe 19 1943-1954
Lg 105 AB Flygindustri Fi 3 6 1944-1944

Post 1940 Designation System

(aircraft still in service have a light green backround)

Main List

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
S 16A Caproni Ca 313S 66 1940-1945
Tp 16A Caproni Ca 313S 2 1941-1946
B 16A Caproni Ca 313S 30 1940-1943
T 16A Caproni Ca 313S 14 1941-1942
S 16B Caproni Ca 313S 14 1942-1945
B 17A Saab L 10 /17 132 1943-1948
B 17B Saab L 10 /17 54 1942-1945
S 17BL Saab L 10 /17 64 1942-1949
S 17BS Saab L 10 /17 56 1942-1949
B 17C Saab L 10 /17 77 1943-1947
B 18A Saab 18 62 1944-1947
S 18A Saab 18 55 1946-1959
B 18B Saab 18 120 1945-1958
T 18B Saab 18 62 1947-1957
J 19 Saab L-12 - -
J 20 Reggiane 2000 Falco 60 1941-1946
J 21A-1 Saab 21 54 1946-1949
J 21A-2 Saab 21 124 1946-1953
J 21B Saab 21 - - RR Griffon variant
A 21A-3 Saab 21 119 1947-1954
A 21RA Saab 21R 29 1949-1953 J 21R first year
A 21RB Saab 21R 30 1950-1956
P 22 FFVS 22 2 1942-1943 Prototypes
J 22-1 FFVS 22 120 1943-1952
J 22-2 FFVS 22 78 1945-1952
S 22-3 FFVS 22 9 1946-1947
J 23 Saab L-23
- alt proj. for J 21
J 24 Saab L-24 (Also B 24) -
Tp 24 Dornier 24T-1 1 1945-1951
Sk 25 Bü 181B Bestman 121 1945-1952
Sk 26 Saab 26 - - upgraded Sk 14
S/B 26 See B7 and S13 - - Type 26 left for Mustang
J 26 P-51D Mustang 161 1945-1954 2 P-51B's
S 26 P-51D Mustang 17 1949-1954
J 27 Saab L-27 - - -
Sk 16A Harvard IIb 145 1947-1972
Sk 16B T-6 Texan/BC-1A/SNJ 106 1952-1958 -
Sk 16C SNJ-2 6 1952-1958
Tp 45 Beech 18S, C-45A 1 1948-1956
Tp 45A Beech 18S, C-45B 1 1948-1958
Tp 46 DH 104 Dove 1 1948-1966
Tp 47 Consolidated PBY-5A Canso 3 1947-1966
J 28A DH 100 Vampire Mk 1 70 1946-1955 (A 28)
J 28B DH 100 Vampire Mk 50 280 1949-1965 (A 28)
Sk 28C DH 115 Vampire Trainer 67 1953-1968
Tp 78 Noordduyn Norseman 3 1949-1959
Tp 79 Dakota 7 1947-1984
Tp 80 Lancaster 1 1950-1956 Jet engine test platform
Tp 81 Grumman Goose 1 1951-1962
Tp 82 Vickers Varsity 1 1953-1973
Tp 83 Percival Pembroke 18 1954-1977
Tp 91 Saab 91A Safir 10 1947-1960
Sk 50B Saab 91B Safir 75 1952-1990
Sk 50C Saab 91C Safir 14 1960-1992
Tp 52 Canberra 2 1959-1974 Elint/Radar development
Tp 55 DHC-4 Caribou 2 1964-1965 evaluation only, rented
J 29A Saab Tunnan 224 1951-1963,1965
J 29B Saab Tunnan 361 1953-1957 Also known as A 29B
S 29C Saab 29 76 1954-1970 rebuilt to -E's wing 1955-1956
J 29E 29B's rebuilt, then made into -29Fs
J 29F Saab Tunnan2 10 1955-1968,1976 (ex J 29B),(A29F),Target towing 68-
J 30 DH 98 Mosquito NF.Mk 19 60 1948-1953 Night fighter
S 31 Spitfire PR Mk.19 50 1948-1955
A 32A Saab Lansen 287 1955-1978
J 32B Saab Lansen 118 1958-1973 1997 reuse, see below
J 32B Saab Lansen 8 1997-1999 FMV: Trials and target towing
S 32C Saab Lansen 44 1958-1978
J 32D Saab Lansen 6 1972-1997 Target towing, ex J 32B
J 32E Saab Lansen 15 1972-1997 ECM
J 33 DH 112 Venom 60 1953-1960 Night fighter
J 34 Hawker Hunter Mk 4 120 1955-1966
J 35A Saab 35 Draken 90 1960-1976 -
J 35B Saab 35 Draken 73 1962-1976
Sk 35C Saab 35 Draken 25 1962-1998 Rebuilt J 35A fighters
J 35D Saab 35 Draken 120 1964-1984 -
S 35E Saab 35 Draken 59 1965-1979 (28 were rebuilt J 35D:s)
J 35F Saab 35 Draken 230 1969-1989 F1 w/o IRST, F2 with IRST
J 35J Saab 35 Draken 66 1987-1998 Rebuilt F:s
Fpl 801 MFI-9B Mili-trainer 10 1965 evaluation only, rented
A 36 Saab 36 - 1950's planned nuclear bomber
SK 60A Saab 105 150 1967- -
SK 60B Saab 105 46 1970- Rebuilt SK 60A
SK 60C Saab 105 30 1970- Rebuilt SK 60B
SK 60D/E " - - Rebuilt, civilian radio/nav, sold
Sk 61 Bulldog 78 1972-2001 A/B/C/D/E different nav avionics
Tp 84 Hercules (C-130H) 8 1965- 2 C-130E's upgraded to -H
Tp 85 Caravelle 2 1971-1998 Elint
AJ 37 Saab 37 Viggen 108 1971-1998
SK 37 Saab 37 Viggen 17 1973-
SK 37E Saab 37 Viggen 10 1999- 10 SK37 converted to ECM/training
SH 37 Saab 37 Viggen 27 1975-1998 maritime surveillance
SF 37 Saab 37 Viggen 28 1977-2003 photo reconnaissance
JA 37 Saab 37 Jakt-Viggen 149 1979-2004
AJS 37 AJ 37 Viggen 115 1992-2000 Modified AJ/SH/SF's
AJSH 37 SH 37 Viggen - 1992-
AJSF 37 SF 37 Viggen - 1992-2006
A 38/Sk 38 Saab 38 - - Cancelled
Tp 86 Sabreliner 2 1981- system trials
Tp 87 Cessna 404 1 1982-1984 VIP
Tp 88 Metro III 1 1984-1986 VIP
Tp 88B Metro/Merlin IV C 1 1986-1993 VIP
Tp 88C Metro III 1 1987- Erieye/FS-890 AEW trials
Tp 101 Beech 200 Super King Air 4 1988-
Tp 100 Saab 340B 1 1990-2001 VIP
S 100B Saab 340 AEW Argus 6 1994- AEW
TP 102A Gulfstream IV 1 1992- VIP
S 102B Gulfstream IV Korpen 2 1995- Hugin, Munin
TP 102C Gulfstream IV 1 2000- VIP
Tp 54 Piper PA-31-350 Navajo 1 1993- -
JAS 39A Gripen 106 1993-
JAS 39B Gripen 14 1998- Two-seater
JAS 39C Gripen 70 2002- -
JAS 39D Gripen 14 2003- -
Tp 103 Citation II 2 1998- VIP

Helicopters (Helikopter):

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Hkp 1 Vertol 44 2 1962-1964
Hkp 2 Alouette II 8 1956-1986
Hkp 3B Agusta Bell 204B 6 1962-1998
Hkp 4A Vertol 107-II 9 1964-1992
Four Hkp 4A rebuilt to Hkp 4D SAR/ASW standard
Hkp 6C AB-206A JetRanger 1 - -
Hkp 9B MBB Bo 105CBS 4 1985-1993
Hkp 10 Eurocopter Super Puma 12 1988- SAR

Navy:

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Hkp 1 Vertol 44 11 1958-1971 (2 formerly in AF)
Hkp 4B Vertol 107-II-15 4 1964- -
Hkp 4C Vertol 107-II-16 8 1973- -
Hkp 4D Vertol 107 4 1991- Hkp 4B configuration
Hkp 6B AB-206A JetRanger 11 1970-1902 Training, ASW
Tp 54 PA-31 Navajo 5 1989- IFR training
SH 89 CASA 212 Aviocar 1 1986- ASW/Maritime surveillance

Army:

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
Hkp 3C Agusta Bell 204B 19 1963-2000 Some are modified Hkp 3A/B
Hkp 5 Hughes 269A 2 1962-1969 -
Hkp 5B Schweizer 300C 28 1980-2002 Training, artillery spotting
Hkp 6A AB-206A JetRanger 22 1968-2002 -
Hkp 9A MBB Bo 105CB-3 21 1987- Anti-armour
Hkp 11 Agusta AB-412 5 1994-2005 -
Fixed Wing
Fpl 51A Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub 6 - 1958-1974
Fpl 51B Piper PA-18-135 L-21B 24 1958-1974
Fpl 53 Dornier Do 27 5 1962-1991
Fpl 54 MFI 10 Vipan 2 1963-1964 (evaluation only)
Fpl 61C Bulldog 20 1972-1991 -

Common helicopter wing:

Helicopeters that entered after a 1998 re-organisation/merger.
All the above active helicopters that were active were merged into be part of this service.

Des. Aircraft # Used Year Info
HKP 14 NH Industries NH 90 18 2005- -
HKP 15 Agusta A109 Military 20 2002- -

See also

References

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