Airplanes Planes Used By Finnish Air Force

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List of planes used by Finnish Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Finnish Air Force aircrafts. Finnish Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Finnish Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Finnish Air Force?" List includes photos of the Finnish Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Finnish Air Force flies. IVL Haukka and Potez 25 are only the beginning of the items on this list. (56 items)
Adaridi AD 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Finnish Air Force
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Adaridi AD 3 was a wooden aircraft designed by the Russian engineer Boris Adaridin, who lived in Finland. It was a high wing aircraft with a low-powered engine. In 1923, the Finnish Air Force ordered one Adaridi aircraft. The aircraft was not given any official designation code. The maiden flight was on April 17, 1924. The German ace, Leutnant Emil Thuy described the aircraft as having mediocre flying qualities, and that the 12 hp engine was inadequate. The aircraft was never meant to become a military aircraft, it was merely an exercise in building an aircraft. The aircraft was stationed at the fighter squadron at Utti air force base from the summer of 1924 until 1931. It was very rarely ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Experimental aircraft

Introduced: Jan 01 1924

Length (m): 5.3

Maiden Flight: Apr 17 1924

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Aermacchi M-290 RediGO is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Finnish Air Force
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The Aermacchi M-290 TP RediGO is a turboprop-powered military basic trainer aircraft. It was originally manufactured by Valmet of Finland as the L-90 TP Redigo, a development of their earlier training aircraft for the Finnish Air Force. The prototype, a modified L-80 first flew on February 12, 1985. Aermacchi purchased the manufacturing rights in 1996. The aircraft is of conventional configuration, with retractable tricycle gear and a low wing. The student and instructor sit side-by-side. As is typical with many military trainers, it can also carry light armament for weapons training, or potentially, for use in a close-support role. ...more on Wikipedia

Manufacturer: Valmet, Aermacchi

Length (m): 8.53

Wingspan (m): 10.6

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Aero A.11 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Finnish Air Force
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The Aero A.11 was a biplane light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft built in Czechoslovakia between the First and Second World Wars. It formed the basis for a large number of other Czechoslovakian military aircraft of the inter-war period. Around 250 were built, with some remaining in service at the outbreak of World War II. Designed by Antonin Husnik, it was a development of the Aero A.12. A Hispano-Suiza 8Fb-powered version, the A.11H-s was built for the Finnish Air Force, the only foreign operator of the type. The Finns had eight aircraft of this type and used them between 1927-39. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Light bomber, Reconnaissance aircraft

Manufacturer: Aero Vodochody

Introduced: Jan 01 1920

Length (m): 8.2

Wingspan (m): 13.11

Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1925

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Arado Ar 196 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Finnish Air Force
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The Arado Ar 196 was a shipboard reconnaissance low-wing monoplane aircraft built by the German firm of Arado starting in 1936. The next year it was selected as the winner of a design contest and became the standard aircraft of the Kriegsmarine throughout World War II. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Reconnaissance aircraft

Manufacturer: Arado Flugzeugwerke

Introduced: Nov 01 1938

Length (m): 11.0

Wingspan (m): 12.19

Maiden Flight: May 01 1937

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