Mira Elikopteron-Aeroskafon
Cyprus Air Command

 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Patrol
Secondary Role: Attack
First Formed: 1982
Parent Unit: Air Force HQ
Current Status: Disbanded

History

The Mira Elikopteron-Aeroskafon (Helicopter and Aircraft Squadron) was the operational unit of the CNGAW between 1982 and 2002. It operated all the aircraft and helicopters in the inventory. In May 2002 it was split into two separate units: 449 Mira Antiarmatikon Elikopteron and 450 Mira Elikopteron.

Subordinate Units

None

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
BN-2 Islander 1 1982 – May 2002 5B-ICV
Piper PA-22 Colt 1 1982 – 198?
Pilatus PC-9 2 1989 – May 2002 901, 902
Mi-26 Halo 1 Nov 2001 – May 2002 RF-02675


Unit Markings

 

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Larnaca & Limassol 1982 – 1996
Lakatamia 1996 – May 2002


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Air Forces Monthly October 2003 p.56-57

Other Sources

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