All-Time Aircraft Used List
Burkina Faso Air Force

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Aerospatiale SA 316B Alouette III 2 1975 1999 France
Aerospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 2 1983 2006 France
Aerospatiale AS 350B Ecureuil 2 1997 current France
Aero Commander 500B Commander 1 1961 1979 USA
Air Tractor AT-802 1 2005 current USA
Beech Super King Air 200 3 1980 current USA
CASA CN235-220 1 2007 current Spain
Celier Xenon 2 2009 2009 France
Cessna 150 1 1993 1997 USA
Cessna F172N Skyhawk 2 1977 2006 France
Cessna 337D Super Skymaster 1 1965 2006 USA
Cessna F337E Super Skymaster 1 1971 1988 France
Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet 1 1989 1989 France
Diamond DA42M-NG 1 2012 current Austria
Douglas C-47 Dakota 2 1964 1990 ??
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano 3 2011 current Brazil
Hawker Siddeley H.S.748 2 1977 current UK
Hughes 269 1 1989 2006 Italy?
Humbert Aviation Tetra 3 2012 current France
Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard 3 1965 1998 France
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-15UTI ‘Midget’ ? 19?? 19?? USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-17F ‘Fresco’ ? 1984 19?? USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21bis ‘Fishbed’ 8 1984 1997 USSR
Mikoyan-Gurevitch MiG-21UM ‘Mongol’ 2 1984 1991 USSR
Mil Mi-4 ‘Hound’ 1 19?? 19?? USSR
Mil Mi-8 ‘Hip’ 1 1990 current USSR
Mil Mi-17 ‘Hip’ 2 1990 current USSR
Mil Mi-35 ‘Hind’ 2 2005 current Russia
Morane Saulnier Rallye 235 1 19?? 19?? France
Piper PA-34 Seneca 1 2005 2006 USA
SIAI Marchetti SF.260WP Warrior 10 1986 current Italy/Libya/Bolivia
Nord 262C Fregate 2 1974 2006 France
Additional information is welcome

All-Time Aircraft Used List
Burkina Faso Government

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Aerospatiale SA 365N Dauphin 2 1 1989 19?? France
Boeing 707 1 19?? 1994 USA
Boeing 727-100 1 1988 2005 USA
Boeing 727-200 1 2005 current USA
Enstrom 480 1 19?? 2000 USA
Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard 4 1965 1998 France
Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain 1 19?? ?? USA
Additional information is welcome

Current Aircraft Inventory
Burkina Faso Air Force

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano 3 3 0 Attack
Air Tractor AT-802 1 1 0 Firefighting
CASA CN235 1 1 0 Transport
Hawker Siddeley HS.748 2 1 0 Transport
Beech Super King Air 200 3 1 0 Transport
Diamond DA42M-NG 1 1 0 ?
Aerospatiale AS350 Ecureuil 2 1 0 Liaisonk
Mil Mi-8 ‘Hip’ 1 1 0 Utility
Mil Mi-17 ‘Hip’ 2 2 0 Utility
Mil Mi-35 ‘Hind’ 2 2 0 Attack
Humbert Aviation Tetra 3 3 0 Trainer
SIAI Marchetti SF-260 10 4 0 Trainer/Attack

Burkina Faso

Country Profile

The Country

Geography

Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Burkina Faso History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Burkina Faso
wikipedia: Burkina Faso
wikipedia: History of Burkina Faso

Aviation

Text to be added on the development of aviation in Burkina Faso.

Markings

Civil Aircraft Registrations

During the French colonial era, civil aircraft based in Burkina Faso/Upper Volta used the registration sequence F-Oxxx 1929-1960. After independence the prefix XT-xxx was adopted.

An all-time Civil Rotorcraft Register of Burkina Faso listing is here.
An incomplete all-time Civil Aircraft Register of Burkina Faso is here.

Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Force Aerienne de Burkina-Faso)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Aviation Unit)
Survey Aviation (Institut Geographique du Burkina)

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/Rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (Police Nationale) – no aviation unit
Gendarmerie Aviation (Gendarmerie Nationale) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Burkina

wikipedia: Airlines of Burkina Faso
The World’s Airlines: Upper Volta
The World’s Airlines: Burkina Faso

Private Aviation

To be added

Industry

Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.

Airfields

Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Burkina Faso

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.