Zambia

Country Profile
 

Republic of Zambia
(Republic of Zambia)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
24 October 1964
Capital City:
Lusaka
Total Area Ranking:
39 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
70 of 242 in the World
Status:
current

The Country

Geography

Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Zambia History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Zambia
wikipedia: Zambia
wikipedia: History of Zambia

Aviation

Text to be added on the development of aviation in Zambia.

Markings

Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the British colonial era civil aircraft based in Northern Rhodesia used the registration sequence VP-RAA to VP-RZZ, 1929-1964. Upon independence the sequence 5Y-xxx was adopted.

An all-time Civil Rotorcraft Register of Zambia listing is here.
A listing of the early years of the VP-R Register is also available.

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Zambia Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Zambia Police Service) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Zambia

wikipedia: Airlines of Zambia
The World’s Airlines: Zambia

Private Aviation

To be added

Industry

Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.

Airfields

Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Zambia

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

Livingstone Museum, Livingstone
Zambian Air Force Memorial, Lusaka

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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