Since the rise of military aircraft, the training component has grown to become a well-established portion of any air power. Air forces are only as good as their training and this, coupled with field experience, has proven the difference in many-a-conflict. Today, training of pilots and systems operators is handled through basic, intermediate and advanced mounts which provide graduated levels of education - all equally important to any modern fighting force. Trainers on order heading into 2015 are NOT taken into account. The listing also includes helicopter trainers.
Total Trainer Aircraft strength data through 2015.
Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.