Comoros Air Force

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Military of the Comoros Aviation
Roundel comores.svg
Founded 1961
Country Comoros
Branch Air Force
Role Aerial warfare
Part of Military of the Comoros
Aircraft flown
Helicopter Mil Mi-14
Trainer Aermacchi SF.260
Transport Let L-410 Turbolet

The Military aviation of the Comoros is one of the smallest air forces in the world. Its main transport aircraft is the Czech Let L-410 Turbolet.[1]

The main force is the rotary wing force which was assembled with mostly Soviet and French aircraft. The CSF Police force has a tiny air wing as well with its main aircraft the SF.260 witch are supplemented by a Cessna 402. In total the Military of the Comoros aviation has 4 aircraft in total and the CSF police force has 6.[2]

Aircraft operated[edit]

The Comorian Security Force operates only 4 aircraft.[3]

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AircraftOriginTypeVersionsIn service[4]Notes
Eurocopter EcureuilFranceAS 350B1
Let L-410 TurboletCzech RepublictransportL-410UVP2
Mil Mi-14 HazeRussiaSAR1
Mil Mi-8 HipRussiaSAR/Transport1

In addition to the CSF, the Police Force operates a further 6 aircraft fleet available for paramilitary duties.[3]

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[4] Notes
Aermacchi SF.260 Italy liaison SF 260C

SF 260W

2

3

Cessna 402 USA utility 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comores Military Aviation (Comores Air Arm) • Aviation Militaire Comorienne (AMC) (Forces Armées Comoriennes) / XAIRFORCES". xairforces.net. Retrieved 2018-05-22.  C1 control character in |title= at position 46 (help)
  2. ^ Ansar (2013-05-26). "World Military and Police Forces: Comoros". World Military and Police Forces. Retrieved 2018-05-22. 
  3. ^ a b "Military of the Comoros". Wikipedia. 2018-03-08. 
  4. ^ a b "World Military Aircraft Inventory", Aerospace Source Book 2007, Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 15, 2007.

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