List of active Pakistan Air Force aircraft

Below is a list of aircraft currently in active service with the Pakistan Air Force.

|- ! Aircraft ! Manufacturer ! Origin ! Class ! Role ! Introduced ! data-sort-type="number" | In service ! Total ! Notes |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Combat Aircraft |- |J-10C Vigorous Dragon |CAC | ||Jet ||Multirole |2022 |12 |12 |24 on order, 72 planned in total. |- |JF-17 Thunder |PAC, CAC | |Jet |Multirole |2007 |134 |138

|JF-17A Block 1 (50), upgraded to block 2 standard.

JF-17A Block 2 (62)

JF-17B Block 2 (26)

JF-17C Block 3 (50 on order)

|- |F-16 Fighting Falcon |General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin | |Jet ||Multirole |1983 |75 |85 |F-16AM Block 15 MLU (37)

F-16BM Block 15 MLU (17)

F-16A Block 15 ADF (9)

F-16B Block 15 ADF (4)

F-16C Block 52+ (12)

F-16D Block 52+ (6) |- |Mirage III |Dassault | | Jet | Multirole | 1968 | 60 |135 | Several variants, typically with extensive Project ROSE upgrades. All Mirage IIIs are planned to be replaced by JF-17s. +more |- |Mirage 5 |Dassault | |Jet | Attack, Reconnaissance | 1970 | 69 | 139 | Several variants, typically with extensive Project ROSE upgrades. All Mirage 5s are planned to be replaced by JF-17s. |- |F-7PG Skybolt |CAC | |Jet | Interceptor | 2002 | 53 | 60 | All F-7PGs/FT-7PGs are planned to be replaced by JF-17 Block 3s. |-.

|- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Trainer Aircraft |- |Karakorum-8 (K-8) |Hongdu, PAC | | Jet | Intermediate Jet Trainer | 1994 |60 |60 |K-8 (12)

K-8P (48) |- |T-37 Tweet |Cessna | | Jet | Basic Jet Trainer | 1962 |69 |73 ||T-37B/C. 20 refurbished ex-USAF T-37 delivered by end of 2008 to replace older T-37 or provide parts. +more T-37 to be eventually replaced with K-8P. On 28 October 2015, the Turkish Air Force transferred 34 T-37Cs to the PAF, including spares. |- | MFI-17 Mushshak | PAC | | Propeller | Primary Trainer | 1974 | 145 | 151 | MFI-17 Mushshak (115).

Super Mushshak (30)

Some MFI-17 Mushshaks to be upgraded to Super Mushshak standard. |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Strategic Airlift & Aerial Refueling Aircraft |- |Il-78 |Ilyushin |

| Jet | Strategic Airlift Transporter/Aerial Refueler || 2009 || 4 || 4 | Il-78MP. Dual-role aerial refeulers and freighters. +more Ex-Ukrainian Air Force. |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Transport Aircraft |- |C-130 Hercules |Lockheed Martin | | Propeller | Tactical Airlift Transporter || 1963 ||16 ||25 | C-130B (5).

C-130E (7)

C-130H (6)

7 C-130H on order.

All C-130s overhauled and upgraded by PAC. |- |Saab 2000 |Saab | | Propeller | Transport, Training || 2008 || 6 || 6 | Will also be used to train aircrew for the Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C. +more Delivered in December 2008. |- | CN-235 | CASA | | Propeller | Transport || 2004 || 4 | 4 | CN-235-220. 3 medium lift transporters. 1 VIP transporter. |- |Y-12 |Harbin | | Propeller | Utility || 1993 || 2 || 2 | Y-12II |- | Airbus A310 | Airbus | | Jet | VIP Transport || 2009 || 1 || 1 | A310-300. Previously operated by PIA. |- |Boeing 707 |Boeing | | Jet | VIP Transport || 1986 || 2 || 3 | 707-320. Two transferred from PIA in 1986. A third aircraft in VIP transport configuration delivered in 1987. One aircraft sold to a private individual in 2008. |- |Citation V |Cessna | | Jet | VIP Transport || || 1 || 1 | |- |Gulfstream IV |Gulfstream | | Jet | VIP Transport || 2004 || 4 || 4 | |- |Phenom 100 |Embraer | | Jet | VIP Transport || 2009 || 4 || 4 | |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Airborne Early Warning & Control Aircraft |- |ZDK-03 Karakoram Eagle |Shaanxi | | Propeller | AEW&C || 2011 || 4 || 4 | | Developed specifically for the PAF, the ZDK-03 is a modified version of the Shaanxi Y-8F600 medium range transport aircraft with a Chinese AESA radar and radome mounted on top of the aircraft. Last two ZDK-03s were delivered in 2013. |- |Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C |Saab | | Propeller | AEW&C || 2011 || 7 || 8 || Saab 2000 equipped with the Saab Erieye AEW&C system. Three aircraft were damaged after Minhas airbase attack, of which two aircraft were repaired at PAC. Three more aircraft delivered in 2019. One aircraft lost until date. |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Electronic Warfare Aircraft |- | Falcon DA-20 | Dassault | | Jet | EW, ESM, ECM || 1986 || 3 || 3 | the DA-20 is a modified version of the Dassault Falcon 20 business jet. |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Unmanned Aerial Vehicles |- | Burraq | NESCOM | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2014 || 13 |13|| Inducted in November 2014. Around 13 examples are visible in a picture. Used jointly with Pakistan Army. |- |Shahpar-2 |GIDS | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2021 || Unknown |Unknown|| Currently in production. |- |Anka |TAI, NESCOM | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2021 || Unknown |Unknown|| Contract signed between TAI and NESCOM in August 2021 for joint production of Anka UCAVs with technology transfer to Pakistan. |- |Bayraktar TB2 |Baykar | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2021 || Unknown |Unknown|| Operationalized in January 2022. |- | Bayraktar Akıncı | Baykar | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2022 || Unknown |Unknown||Plan to operate after 2023. |- | Wing Loong II | CAIG | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 2020 || 50 |50|| |- |Rainbow |CASC | | UCAV, UAV | Reconnaissance, Strike || 1999 || 5 |5|| CH-4. Some are older CH-3 drones upgraded to CH-4. |- |Jasoos II |SATUMA | | UAV | Reconnaissance, Training || 2010 || 46 |46|| Bravo+. Primary work horse for UAV Operations and Training Program. |- |Falco |Selex ES, PAC | | UAV | Reconnaissance || 2007 || 26 |26|| PAF was launch customer for the Falco UAV in 2007. Manufactured under license at PAC since 2008 with technology transfer to Pakistan. |- |Shahpar |GIDS | | UAV | Reconnaissance || 2012 || 6 |6|| In service and in production. |- ! style="align: center; background: lavender;" colspan="9" | Helicopters |- | Mi-17 | Mil | | Helicopter | Transport, Utility || 2010 || 40 || | |- | AW139 | AgustaWestland | | Helicopter | SAR, Utility || 2018 || 14 || 14 | AW139M (14) |}.