Republika Srpska Government Aviation Unit

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
??
English Title:
Bosnian Serb Government Aviation Unit
Abbreviation:
RS GAU
First Established:
1992
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

Soon after independence in 1992 the Bosnian Serb (Republika Srpska) Government began operating aircraft for VIP transport.

Key Dates

1992 Bosnian Serb Government Aviation Unit established.

Current Status

The Government Aviation Unit is used primarily to transport VIPs to international meetings.

Future Plans

None known.

Markings

National Insignia

Bosnian Serb Government aircraft carry the red and white shield insignia of the Bosnian Serbs on the fuselage, and the national flag on the fin. Serb aircraft also the country title ‘Republic of Srpska’ in English on the starboard side of the fuselage and in Serbian on the port side.

Aircraft Serial Numbers

All government aircraft carry civilian registrations in the T9-xxx or, more recently, the E7-xxx series.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Cessna 500 Citation I 1 1 0 VIP Transport
Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ 1 1 0 VIP Transport

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Cessna 500 Citation I 1 1992 current Yugoslavia
Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ 1 2008 current USA

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service – none known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

To be added.

Organisational Structure

All aircraft are operated by the Government Aviation Unit.

Current Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

Historical Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The aircraft are based at Banja Luka.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

As above.

More Information

Books

Bosnia and Hercegovina Aviation Bibliography – to be added

Magazines

No feature articles known.

Websites

airliners.net
airliners.net

 

Any further photographs illustrating this air arm would be welcome.

 

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