Estonian Air Force (pre-WW2)

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Eesti Õhuvägi
English Title:
Estonian Air Force
Abbreviation:
First Established:
1918
ICAO Code:
n/a
Country:
Estonia
Status:
Disbanded

History

Narrative Summary

Narrative history of the Estonian Air Force

Key Dates

EÕ Chronology

Current Status

Disbanded in 1940 – not applicable.

Future Plans

Not applicable.

Markings

National Insignia

Cu

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Estonian military aircraft carried 0ne, two or three-digit serial numbers, e.g. D.H.9 ’17’.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Not applicable.

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Alphabetical Order — Chronological Order

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Tallinn.

Organisational Structure

For most of its existance the Estonian Air Force took the form of a single Regiment comprising a seaplane squadron, a landplane squadron, a flying school and some workshops.

Current Order of Battle

Not applicable.

Historical Orders of Battle

List of Historical Orders of Battle – to be added.

All-Time Flying Units List

Flight School
Landplane Group
Naval Aviation Group

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

Not applicable.

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 were sometimes used by the Air Force.
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

More Information

Books

Estonian Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.

Estonian Air Force 1918-1940, Insignia Air Force Special No.3, Blue Rider 1999

Magazines

Air Enthusiast No.18

Websites

wikipedia: Estonian Air Force

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