The following represents an overview of the modern aerial fighting capabilities of the Royal Navy - Fleet Air Arm (2020). The service currently counts 108 total units in its active aircraft inventory. The WDMMA review takes into account specific categories of aircraft covering attack, logistics, special-mission, and general support types. Inventory numbers and related aircraft types / variants are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "Outlook" results are related to any future airframes currently under procurement though said airframes may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons. "Readiness Rates" are based on the published USAF standard. Due to discrepancies regarding UAV reporting between countries and sources, unmanned vehicles are currently not tracked by WDMMA.
Airframes detailed as manned rotary-wing platforms used in the transport, special-mission, or direct-attack roles.
Airframes reserved for dedicated Basic, Advanced, Flight, and Helicopter airman training.
Advanced Jet Trainer
On Order (0)
Aircraft set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).