Mira Aeroskafon
Cyprus Air Command

 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Liaison
Secondary Role: Utility
First Formed: 1964
Parent Unit: Air Force HQ
Current Status: Disbanded

History

The first flying unit of the CNGAW was established in June 1964. It is not clear what aircraft type the unit operated upon its creation. The Mira Aeroskafon (Aircraft Squadron) operated all the aircraft in the inventory. After the Turkish invasion in 1974 it was disbanded.

Subordinate Units

None

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Dornier Do 27Q 1 1971 – 1974 CR3
Piper PA-22 Colt 2 1973 – 1974 CR8
Beech C-45 1 1968? – 1974 CR2
IAI Arava 201 3 1985 – 2008 P2-021, P2-023
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 5 1989 – 1998 P2-0401, P2-0405
CASA CN235M 2 1991 – 1998 P2-0501, P2-0502


Unit Markings

 

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Nicosia IAP? June 1964 – 1974


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Air Forces Monthly October 2003 p.57

Other Sources

To be added.

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