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List of most produced aircraft

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Aircraft with a production run greater than 5,000 aircraft. Numbers in list are based on numbers in each aircraft article.

Greater than 10,000 aircraft

Name Number produced Nation Notes Production time
Cessna 172 43,000+[1] United States Still in production. Was also built under license in France 1956-present
Polikarpov Po-2 40,000+ Soviet Union Most produced biplane 1929-1959
Ilyushin Il-2 36,183 Soviet Union Most produced combat aircraft. 1941-1945
Messerschmitt Bf 109 35,000 Nazi Germany Most produced fighter. Also made under license in Spain, Czechoslovakia, and Switzerland 1937-1956
Piper Cherokee 32,778+ United States Still in production. Various models built 1960-present
Cessna 182 23,237+ United States Still in production. Was also built under license in France 1956-present
Cessna 150 23,954 United States Was also built under license in France 1959-1977
Supermarine Spitfire 20,351 United Kingdom 1936-1948
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 20,000+ Nazi Germany 64 produced in France post-war as NC 900 1939-1945
Piper J-3 Cub 19,073 United States 1938-1947
B-24 Liberator 18,482 United States Most-produced heavy bomber; most-produced multi-engine aircraft. 1940-1945
// Antonov An-2 18,000 Soviet Union, People's Republic of China and Poland Longest production run for any biplane 1947-present (since 1992 in China under a license)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 18,000 Soviet Union Most produced jet aircraft. 3,454 built in Czechoslovakia (S-102/103), 727 in Poland as LIM-1/2, ?? in China as JJ-2
Beechcraft Bonanza 17,000+ United States Longest production run for any airplane. Still in production. 1947-present
/ Mil Mi-8 17,000+ Soviet Union/Russia Most-produced helicopter. Still in production 1961-present
Yakovlev Yak-9 16,769 Soviet Union 1942-1948
UH-1 Iroquois 16,000 United States Most-produced Western helicopter; nicknamed "Huey" 1956-1976
P-51 Mustang 15,875 United States Also produced under licence in Australia 1940-1945
P-47 Thunderbolt 15,686 United States 1942-1945
T-6 Texan 15,495 United States 1937-1950s
Junkers Ju 88 15,000 Nazi Germany 1939-1945
Hawker Hurricane 14,000 United Kingdom Also made under licence in Canada 1937-1944
Curtiss P-40 13,738 United States 1939–1944
Douglas DC-3 13,140 United States Most produced airliner. Also made under license in Japan and USSR
B-17 Flying Fortress 12,731 United States 1936–1945
F4U Corsair 12,571 United States Longest production run of any piston-engined fighter 1940-1952
F6F Hellcat 12,275 United States 1942-1945
BT-13 Valiant 11,537 United States Made by Vultee 1939-1947
Vickers Wellington 11,461 United Kingdom 1936-1945
Petlyakov Pe-2 11,427 Soviet Union
Avro Anson 11,029 United Kingdom Also built under licence in Canada 1935-1952
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 11,000+ Soviet Union Most produced supersonic fighter. Many variants built in India by HAL. Produced in China and Czechoslovakia as J-7/JJ-7 and S-106 respectively. 1959-2006
A6M Zero 11,000 Japan 1940-1945
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 10,367 Soviet Union Many built in China as Shenyang J-5 and JJ-5 1951-1986
Lockheed P-38 Lightning 10,037 United States 1941-1945

5,000-10,000 aircraft

Name Number produced Nation Notes Production Time
B-25 Mitchell 9,984 United States
Lavochkin La-5 9,920 Soviet Union
F-86 Sabre/FJ Fury 9,860 United States Also produced under licence in Australia and Canada
Grumman TBF Avenger 9,837 United States
Bell P-39 Airacobra 9,584 United States
Polikarpov I-16 9,450 Soviet Union 1934-1943
Piper PA-18 9,000 United States
Beechcraft Model 18 9,000 United States
Yakovlev Yak-18 9,000 Soviet Union
Avro 504 8,970 United Kingdom Most-produced World War I-era aircraft design 1913–1918
Yakovlev Yak-1 8,720 Soviet Union 1940-1944
Boeing-Stearman Model 75 8,584 United States
// Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 8,500 Soviet Union,People's Republic of China, Czechoslovakia
SPAD S.XIII 8,472 France Most-produced World War I-era fighter aircraft design 1917–1918
Bell 206 Jetranger 8,460 United States Also made under licence in Italy and Australia
Piper PA-32 7,842+ United States Enlarged PA-28 1965–present
Breguet 14 7,800 France 2,300 built after the end of WWI 1917–1928
Cessna 206 7,783 United States
de Havilland Mosquito 7,781 United Kingdom Also built under licence in Australia and Canada 1940–1950
F4F Wildcat 7,722 United States
Cessna 120 and 140 7,604 United States
Cessna 152 7,584 United States Also built under licence in France
F-84 Thunderjet 7,524 United States
Douglas DB-7 7,478 United States
Avro Lancaster 7,377 United Kingdom Also built under licence in Canada
Heinkel He 111 7,300 Nazi Germany Also built in Spain as CASA C.2111 1935 – 1944
/ Mil Mi-2 7,200 Soviet Union, Poland 1965-1985
de Havilland Tiger Moth 7,105 United Kingdom Also built under licence in other countries 1931-1944
Curtiss JN-4 6,813 United States
Tupolev SB 6,656 Soviet Union Also built in Czechoslovakia 1936-1941
T-33 Shooting Star 6,557 United States Also built under licence in Canada
Polikarpov I-15 6,519 Soviet Union Also built in Spain
Yakovlev Yak-7 6,399 Soviet Union
LaGG-3 6,258 Soviet Union 1941-1942
Ilyushin Il-10 6,226 Soviet Union Also built in Czechoslovakia 1944–1954
Cessna 180 6,193 United States
Handley Page Halifax 6,176 United Kingdom 1940-1946
Messerschmitt Bf 110 6,150 Nazi Germany Some sources state 15,000 produced, but most state 6,000-6,150
Beechcraft King Air 6,000 United States Still in production
Boeing 737 6,000 United States Most-produced large jetpowered civilian aircraft. Still in production 1968-present
/ Sopwith 1½ Strutter 6,000 United Kingdom, France (~4,500) 1916–1918
Junkers Ju 87 6,000 Nazi Germany
Polikarpov R-5 6,000 Soviet Union
Bristol Beaufighter 5,928 United Kingdom Also produced in Australia May 1940 – 1946
Nakajima Ki-43 5,919 Japan 1942–1945
Lavochkin La-7 5,753 Soviet Union
Sopwith Camel 5,500 United Kingdom 1917–1918
Yokosuka K5Y 5,500 Japan 1934 - 1945
Cessna AT-17 5,422 United States
Bristol F.2 Fighter 5,329 United Kingdom 1916–1927
B-26 Marauder 5,288 United States
S.E.5 5,205 United Kingdom 1917–1918
Ilyushin Il-4 5,200 Soviet Union 1942-1944
F-4 Phantom II 5,195 United States 1958–1981
Cessna 170 5,174 United States 1948-1956
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 5,047 Soviet Union 1967–1985
Yakovlev Yak-12 5,000 Soviet Union
Grunau Baby IIb ~5,000[2] Germany glider 1936-?

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