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Fixed wing

C - Cargo

  • C-2A Greyhound: logistics aircraft
  • C-12 Huron: logistics aircraft
  • C-20 Gulfstream: logistics aircraft
  • C-21 Learjet: used to support training
  • C-26 Metro III: logistics aircraft
  • C-37A Gulfstream V: logistics aircraft
  • C-37B Gulfstream 550: logistics aircraft
  • C-40A Clipper: logistics aircraft
  • C-130 Hercules: logistics aircraft

E - Electronic warfare

  • E-2 Hawkeye: early warning and control aircraft
  • E-6B Mercury: airborne command post
  • EA-6B Prowler: electronic warfare aircraft
  • EP-3E Aries II: signals intelligence reconnaissance aircraft
  • EA-18 Growler: electronic warfare variant of the Hornet.

F - Fighter

  • F-5N/F: adversary aircraft
  • F-14 Tomcat: retired from US Navy service in 2006
  • F/A-18C/D Hornet: multi role fighter
  • F/A-18E/F Super Hornet: multi role fighter
  • F-16 Fighting Falcon: used by United States Navy Fighter Weapons School

M - Multi-purpose

  • MQ-8B Fire Scout: unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • N:- Special Test, permanent
  • NU-1B Otter: light cargo transport

P - Patrol

  • P-3 Orion: long-range ASW aircraft
  • P-8A Poseidon: multi-mission Maritime Aircraft (MMA)

R - Reconnaissance

  • RQ-2A Pioneer: unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • RQ-8A Fire Scout:  unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

T - Trainer

  • T-34C Turbomentor: training aircraft
  • T-39D/N/G Sabreliner: radar-navigational training aircraft
  • T-44 Pegasus: twin turboprop trainer
  • T-45A/C Goshawk: training aircraft

U - Utility

  • U-6A Beaver: all-purpose utility transport

X - Experimental

  • X-26A Frigate: high performance glider
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