Airplanes Planes Used By Royal Saudi Air Force

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List of planes used by Royal Saudi Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Royal Saudi Air Force aircrafts. Royal Saudi Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Royal Saudi Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Royal Saudi Air Force?" List includes photos of the Royal Saudi Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Royal Saudi Air Force flies. List is made up of a variety of items, including Dassault Mirage 4000 and Panavia Tornado. (4 items)
Dassault Mirage 4000 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Royal Saudi Air Force
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The Dassault Mirage 4000 was a French prototype jet fighter aircraft developed by Dassault-Breguet from their Mirage 2000. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Fighter aircraft, Prototype fighter aircraft

Manufacturer: Dassault Aviation

Length (m): 18.7

Wingspan (m): 11.99

Maiden Flight: Jan 01 1979

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McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Royal Saudi Air Force
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The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter designed by McDonnell Douglas to gain and maintain air superiority in aerial combat. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 aerial combat victories. Following reviews of proposals, the United States Air Force selected McDonnell Douglas' design in 1967 to meet the service's need for a dedicated air superiority fighter. The Eagle first flew in July 1972, and entered service in 1976. The Eagle has since been exported to Israel, Japan, and Saudi Arabia, among other nations. The F-15 was originally envisioned as a pure air superiority aircraft. Its design included a secondary ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Air superiority fighter

Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Introduced: Jan 09 1976

Length (m): 19.43

Wingspan (m): 13.05

Engine Type: Pratt & Whitney F100

Accidents: F-15s Gulf of Mexico 2008 collision, 1983 Negev mid-air collision, F-15 Eagle East China Sea 2011 crash

Maiden Flight: Jul 27 1972

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PAC MFI-17 Mushshak is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Royal Saudi Air Force
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MFI-17 Mushshak is a license-built fixed-gear basic trainer aircraft, improved version of the Saab Safari, used by the Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force. It is manufactured in Kamra, Pakistan by Pakistan Aeronautical Complex. As of 2006, 80 aircraft have been manufactured. Built to MIL-Spec and fully aerobatic, it is used for training, towing and other ground support roles. An upgraded version, the PAC Super Mushshak, has also been produced by PAC. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Ground attack aircraft, Reconnaissance aircraft

Manufacturer: Pakistan Aeronautical Complex

Designer: Björn Andreason

Length (m): 7.0

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Panavia Tornado is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Royal Saudi Air Force
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The Panavia Tornado is a family of twin-engine, variable-sweep wing combat aircraft, which was jointly developed and manufactured by Italy, the United Kingdom, and West Germany. There are three primary Tornado variants: the Tornado IDS fighter-bomber, the suppression of enemy air defences Tornado ECR and the Tornado ADV interceptor aircraft. The Tornado was developed and built by Panavia Aircraft GmbH, a tri-national consortium consisting of British Aerospace, MBB of West Germany, and Aeritalia of Italy. It first flew on 14 August 1974 and was introduced into service in 1979–1980. Due to its multirole nature, it was able to replace several different fleets of aircraft in the adopting air ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Ground attack, Interceptor, Electronic warfare

Manufacturer: Panavia Aircraft GmbH

Introduced: Jan 01 1979

Length (m): 16.71

Engine Type: Turbo-Union RB199

Maiden Flight: Aug 14 1974

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