Used military aircraft are available for purchase by the public include trainers, combat planes, transport, and patrol and reconnaissance planes. These aircraft include helicopters, propeller planes and jets, and military aircraft from other countries.
Some owners of used military aircraft offer them for sale, and some also offer leases. Purchase prices range from several thousand dollars to a few million dollars for a fighter jet. Manufacturers include Bell, Mcdonnell Douglas, Grumman, Lockheed and Northrop. Raptor Aviation, Inc., is one example of a private company that sells ex-military aircraft. A large part of its business involves retrofitting military aircraft for special uses, such as air ambulance services.