Estonian Air Force (post-WW2)

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Eesti Õhuvägi
English Title:
Estonian Air Force
Abbreviation:
First Established:
1992
ICAO Code:
(none)
Country:
Estonia
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the Estonian Air Force

Key Dates

EÕ Chronology

Current Status

To be added

Future Plans

Acquisition of a pair of Yak-52 trainers.
Some medium-range transport aircraft are required to support Estonian peacekeeping forces.
Possible amalgamation with the Border Guard.

Markings

National Insignia

Current — Historical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Estonian military aircraft initially carried civil registrations, but these were later replaced by two-digit numerical serials applied in yellow, e.g. Antonov An-2 ’42’.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Table of Current Service Aircraft

All-Time Aircraft Used List

All-Time Table of Aircraft Used

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Tallinn.

Organisational Structure

All aircraft are currently based at Lennubaas Air Base, Ämari.

Current Order of Battle

Table of Current Order of Battle

Historical Orders of Battle

List of Historical Orders of Battle – to be added.

All-Time Flying Units List

To be added.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The main air base is Lennubaas.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

In addition to the main base, here are also a number of smaller airports and airfields around the country which are sometimes used by the Air Force.
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

More Information

Books

Estonian Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.

Magazines

Air Enthusiast No.18 April-July 1982
Air International December 1998

Websites

Official Estonian Air Force webpage

wikipedia: Estonian Air Force

PlanePictures.net

Airliners.net

Air-Britain Photos: Estonian Air Force

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