List of Military Aircraft of the United States (naval)
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List of Military Aircraft of the United States Naval
Naval aviation of the United States, as it is predicted to be by 2020
This list of military aircraft of the United States (naval) includes prototype, pre-production and operational types designations under the 1922 United States Navy aircraft designation system, which was used by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.
Prototypes are normally prefixed with "X" and often unnamed (note that these are not the same as the experimental X-planes, which are not generally expected to go into production), while pre-production models are usually prefixed "Y".
For aircraft designations prior to the adoption of this system, see List of military aircraft of the United States (1909-19).
For aircraft designations under the U.S. Army Air Force/U.S. Air Force USAF system or the post-1962 Tri-Service system and aircraft currently in service, see List of military aircraft of the United States.
Airborne early warning, 1952-1962
Commissioned vessels, 1922-1935
This series of four airships (two one-offs and two production Akron-class vessels) were the only airships in American history to be commissioned as ships of the United States Navy. ZR-2 is missing from the list as that airship (the British R-38) crashed and was destroyed before delivery.
Airborne Early Warning, 1952-1962
In 1946, the "S for Scout" designation was replaced by "S for anti-Submarine", however, the numbers in the 'S' series were not restarted.
AD Skyraider, United States, 2003
Bomber fighter, 1934-1937
Bomber drone, 1944
Bomber torpedo, 1942-1945
Foreign-built bomber aircraft, 1910-1962
Unified sequence, 1945-1962
Foreign-built fighters, 1910-1962
Trainer glider, 1941-1945
Transport glider, 1941-1945
Foreign-built glider, 1910-1962
Marine Expeditionary, 1922-1923
Observation scout, 1935-1945
Foreign-built observation aircraft, 1920-1962
Patrol bomber, 1935-1962
Patrol torpedo bomber, 1937-1962
Foreign-built patrol aircraft, 1910-1962
Research aircraft, 1910-1962
Scout bomber, 1934-1946
Scout observation, 1934-1946
Scout trainer, 1939-1948
Foreign-built scout aircraft, 1920-1962
Torpedo bomber, 1935-1946
Torpedo scout, 1943-1946
Foreign-built torpedo aircraft, 1920-1962
Foreign-built trainer aircraft, 1910-1962
Transport (late 50s)
Transport, single engine, 1939-1941
Utility transport, 1935-1955
Foreign-built utility aircraft, 1920-1962