List of active Bulgarian military aircraft

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This is a list of active aircraft currently in service with both the Air Force and the Navy in Bulgaria. Former aircraft can be found in the list of former Bulgarian military aircraft.

Bulgarian Air Force[edit]

Current inventory[edit]

A MiG-29A in flight
Bulgaria's Presidential flight
A Bulgarian Mi-17 on lift off
Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Combat Aircraft
MiG-29 Russia multirole MiG-29UB 15[1] 2 used for conversion training
Sukhoi Su-25 Russia attack 12[1]
Antonov An-30 Ukraine surveillance 1[1]
Airbus A319 France VIP 1[2]
Pilatus PC-12 Switzerland transport / utility 1[1]
Alenia C-27J Italy transport 2[1]
Antonov An-2 Ukraine transport An-2TD 1[3] used for Paratrooper training
Antonov An-26 Ukraine transport 1[1]
Mil Mi-17 Russia transport 3[1]
Mil Mi-24 Russia transport 2[1]
Bell 206 United States utility 2[1]
Eurocopter AS532 France transport 12[1]
Trainer Aircraft
Aero L-39 Czech Republic jet trainer L-39ZA 6[1]
Pilatus PC-9 Switzerland trainer 5[1]
Bell 206 United States trainer 4[1]

Bulgarian Navy[edit]

Aircraft Origin Type Variant In service Notes
Eurocopter AS565 France utility / SAR 2[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "World Air Forces 2019". Flightglobal Insight. 2019. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Авиоотряд 28 нямал лиценз за търговски превози". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Bulgarian "Colt" back in Service". AirForces Monthly. Key Publishing. March 2019. p. 17.