Aircraft by Type
Avia B-135 "Swallow"(Czech) - 12
Avia B-534 "Dogan"(Czech) - 78
Drjavna Aeroplane Robotilnitsa DAR 11
Dewoitine D.520 -100
Heinkel He-51B "Falcon"- 12
Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter - 19 E-3s and 145 G-2/6/10s
Panstwowe Zaklady Lotnicze PZL P.24B "Hawk" - 14
Arado Ar 65 " Eagle"(German) - 12
Messerschmidt Bf-109 E-4"Arrow"(German) - ?
Messerschmidt Bf-109 G-series(German) - 145 delivered(G-2 and G-6 , the G-4s were very few from Romania
Bombers and Ground Attack Aircraft
includes torpedo bombers and light tactical attack aircraft
Avia B-71 bombers (Czech-built Tupolev SB-2s) - 32
Bloch MB.200 - 12 purchased from Germany in 1939
Drjavna Aeroplane Robotilnitsa DAR 10 bomber/reconnaissance aircraft (prototypes only)
Drjavna Aeroplane Robotilnitsa DAR 10A
Drjavna Aeroplane Robotilnitsa DAR 10F
Focke-Wulf FW 58
Ilyushin Il-2 attack aircraft - after 9 September 1944
Junkers Ju 87 D-4 "Stuka" - 12 Ju 87 R-2 and R-4s and 40 Ju 87 D-5
Kaproni Bulgarski KB.6 Papagal bomber
Kaproni Bulgarski KB-11 Fazan army liaison monoplane
Panstwowe Zaklady Lotnicze PZL.43 light bombers
Aero MB-200 "Owl" (French Marsel-Bloch MB-200 En-4 produced in Czechoslovakia) -
? Bloch MB.200 - 12 purchased from Germany in 1939
Dornier Do-11 "Bat"(Bulgarians called it "Flying coffin") (german)- ?
Dornier Do-17 Ka "Hurricane" (German) - ? (found in Yugoslavia and brought to Plovdiv)
Dornier do-17 M/P-2 "Hurricane" (Gernman) - ?
Dornier Do 17 bombers - 35 (11 Do 17P + 11 Do-17Kb1 + several Do-17 and Do-17M)
Letow-Schmolik 328(Czech) - ?
Tupolev Tu-2 - after 9 September 1944
Communications and Reconnaissance Aircraft
Letov S 328
Messerschmitt Bf 108 "Swan"communications aircraft
Nardi F.N.305 (Italian) - 1 (In 1943 the Italian attache tried to escape with that plane3 in Turkey but he and his aircraft were captured)
Fieseler-Storch Fi-156 (german)
Focke-Wulf FW-189 A-2 "Cyclop" (German)
Heinkel He-45A "Stork"
Kaproni Bulgarski KB3/KB4 Chuchuliga II reconnaissance aircraft
Kaproni Bulgarski KB5 Chuchuliga III reconnaissance aircraft
Henrio de Ash-XIV(French)
Bristol 83A (British)
Codron S-59 (French)
PWS-26 "Hero" (Polish) - 2(two polish pilots flew to Bulgaria in 1939 to avoid German captivity)
Focke-Wulf FW-43(German) - 1 (a gift from the German Ministero of the Aviation Gen. Milch)
Focke-Wulf FW-44 "Sparow"(German)
Focke-Wulf FW-56 "Mosquito"
Heinkel He-72 "Canary"
Albatros L-73 (German)- 2(gift from Lufthansa)
Codron-440 (French)- 1(later given back )
Junkers W-34 (German) (captured after Sept. 1944)
Junkers F-13 (German)
Junkers Ju-52/3m "Barn-owl" (German)
Focke-Wulf A-20"Roselius" (German) (gift from Dr. Roselius, the German trade representative in Bulgaria)
Heinkel He-111 (German)
Arado Ar-196A-3 (German) -12
Macci Che-18 (Italian)
Heinkel He-42"Duck" (German)
Heinkel He-60 E-2 "Seal"
Aircraft by Manufacturer
Drjavna Aeroplane Robotilnitsa DAR