North American Harvard T.2B

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Six ex-RAF Harvard T.2Bs delivered on 26 January 1952. A second batch of six ex-Iraqi AF examples arrived on 4 September 1952. Used by ? Squadron in the basic training role. Withdrawn from service in 1967.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-120     1952  
L-121     1952  
L-122     1952  
L-123     1952  
L-124     1952  
L-125     1952  
L-126     1952  
L-127     1952  
L-128     1952  
L-129     1952  
L-130     1952  
L-131     1952  
L-132     1952  
L-133     1952  
L-134     1952  
L-135     1952  

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • International Air Power Review

Other Sources

To be added.

De Havilland Canada Chipmunk

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Three Chipmunk T.30s delivered 1950-51 and three Chipmunk T.20s delivered in the early 1960s. Used by ? Squadron in the primary training role. Withdrawn from service in 1974.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-106     1950 T.30
L-107     1950 T.30
L-108     1951 T.30
L-181     196? T.20, later L-101
L-182     196? T.20, later L-102
L-183     196? T.20, later L-103

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • International Air Power Review

Other Sources

To be added.

Scottish Aviation Bulldog 126

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Six Buldog Srs 126 ordered from the manufacturer in ?. Delivered in 1975. Used by ? Squadron for the basic training role. Withdrawn from use in 2000 and survivors put into storage. One was shot down circa 1983 and two others were lost in training accidents.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-141 364   1975  
L-142 365   1975 stored Rayak Feb 2006
L-143 366   1975  
L-144 367   1975 stored Rayak Feb 2006
L-145 368   1975 stored Rayak Feb 2006
L-146 369   1975  

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

de Havilland Dove 1

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

One Dove 1 ordered from the manufacturer in ? Delivered on 11 April 1951. Used by ? Squadron for the transport role. Withdrawn from service in 1993?

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-110 04299   1951 stored Beirut Mar 1993

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References

  • Scramble
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Cessna 208 Caravan

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Three Caravans ordered from the manufacturer in ?. The first example arrived in 2009. A further two were delivered in ?. Used by ? Squadron for the ? role.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-? 1310 N2126P? 2009  
L-?     2009  
L-?     2009  

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • International Air Power Review
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Macchi MB.308

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

One MB.308 delivered on 1 September 1949. Used by ? Squadron for the ? role. Withdrawn from use in 1966.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-109     1955 wfu 1966

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References

  • ?

Other Sources

To be added.

Dassault Mirage IIIEL

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Ten Mirage IIIEL obtained new from the manufacturer in 1968. Used by ? Squadron for the ? role. Withdrawn from service in 19?? Survivor sold to Pakistan in 1994-95, but not delivered until 2001.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-501     1968  
L-502     1968  
L-503     1968  
L-504     1968  
L-505     1968  
L-506     1968  
L-507     1968  
L-508     1968  
L-509     1968  
L-510     1968  
L-405     1968 ex-? reserialled, noted 1980s
L-406     1968 ex-? reserialled, noted 1980s
L-408     1968 ex-? reserialled, noted 1980s
L-410     1968 ex-? reserialled, noted 1980s

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • World Air Power Journal
  • International Air Power Review
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Dassault Mirage IIIDL

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Two Mirage IIIDL obtained new from the manufacturer in 1968. Used by ? Squadron for the ? role. Withdrawn from service in 19?? Survivor sold to Pakistan in 1994-95, but not delivered until 2001.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-511 251   1968 w/o 11 May 1971
L-512 252   1968 reserialled L-411, to Pakistan 2001

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • World Air Power Journal
  • International Air Power Review
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

Percival Prentice T.1

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Three Prentice T.1s delivered in May 1949. Used by ? Squadron for the basic training role. Withdrawn from service in 1952 when they were replaced by Harvards.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-103     May 1949  
L-104     May 1949  
L-105     May 1949  

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly

Other Sources

To be added.

Percival Proctor IV

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Three Proctor IVs delivered in May 1949. Used by ? Squadron for the liaison/light transport role. Withdrawn from service in 19??

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-100     May 1949  
L-101     May 1949  
L-102     May 1949  

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References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly

Other Sources

To be added.