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Aerospatiale Alouette III * Retired *
Two SA.316C Alouette III delivered from manufacturer in 1970. Used by ? unit for ? duties. Withdrawn from service in 1996. (NOT 11157-11158).

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
12157 1510   1970 initially 23157, to 12157, 12151, sold as F-OHFK Oct 1996
12158 1512   1970 initially 23158, to 12158, 12152, sold as F-OHFL Oct 1996

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Kamov Ka-25Bsh Hormone A * Retired *
Six Ka-25Bsh delivered from 1974. Used by Naval Air Arm for the ASW role. Local designation HP-43. Withdrawn from service in 1994. (Not Ka-25PL as reported elsewhere - there is no such Ka 25 variant).

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
11301     1975 to 11321, destroyed in NATO air attack 1999
11302     1975 to 11322, destroyed in NATO air attack 1999
11303     1975 to 11323, Preserved MJV museum Belgrade
11304     1975 to 11324, destroyed in NATO air attack 1999
11305     1975 to 11325, destroyed in NATO air attack 1999
11306     1975 to 11326, destroyed in NATO air attack 1999

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Kamov Ka-28 Helix A * Retired *
Two Ka-28 delivered in 1987. Export version of Ka-27PL. Used by Naval Air Arm for the ASW role. Local designation HP-46. Withdrawn from service in February 2000.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
11401     1987 Preserved MJV museum Belgrade
11402 28223   1987 stored MJV museum Belgrade

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)
  • Kamov Ka-28 Helix


Westland S-51 Mk.1B Dragonfly * Retired *
Ten WS.51 Mk.1B Dragonfly obtained from Westland in 1954. Used by ? unit for the ? role. Withdrawn from service in 1967.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
11501     1954  
11502     1954  
11503     1954 preserved MJV Museum Belgrade
11504     1954  
11505     1954  
11506     1954  
11507     1954  
11508     1954  
11509     1954  
11510     1954  

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Westland Whirlwind * Retired *
One WS-55 Series 1 (Whirlwind Srs 1) - local designation S-55-1 - obtained from Westland in 1957 and used for trials. Followed in 1957 by four Whirlwind HAR.5 helicopters plus four airframes without engines and four complete aircraft sets of sub-assemblies (totalling 12 examples). Locally designated S-55-5 and operated by the Yugoslav Air Force. Subsequently, SOKO licence-built twenty-five S-55-5. Total of 33 S-55-5 acquired. Used by ? unit for the SAR? role. Withdrawn from service in 1974. (Westland c/ns include WA330-333, WA336-339).

In 1959, two Whirlwind HAS.7 helicopters, plus two airframes without engines and two complete aircraft sets of sub-assemblies were supplied (totalling 6 examples). Locally designated S-55-7 and operated by the Yugoslav Navy. Used by ? unit for the ASW? role. Withdrawn from service in 1974.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
11551     1957 WS-55 Series 1
11700 WA330     HAR.5 
11701 WA331     HAR.5 
11702 WA332     HAR.5 
11703 WA333     HAR.5 
11704 WA336?     HAR.5 
11705 WA337?     HAR.5 
11706 WA338?     HAR.5 
11707 WA339?     HAR.5 
11708       HAR.5 
11709       HAR.5 
11710       HAR.5 
11711       HAR.5 
11712       S-55-5 
11713       S-55-5 
11714 WA9-10-2319     S-55-5, MJV Museum Belgrade Mar 2001
11715       S-55-5 
11716       S-55-5 
11717       S-55-5 
11718       S-55-5 
11719       S-55-5 
11720       S-55-5 
11721       S-55-5 
11722       S-55-5 
11723       S-55-5 
11724       S-55-5 
11725       S-55-5 
11726       S-55-5 
11727       S-55-5 
11728       S-55-5 
11729       S-55-5 
11730       S-55-5 
11731       S-55-5 
11732       S-55-5 
11732       S-55-5 
11732       S-55-5 
11732       S-55-5 
11732       S-55-5 
11900 WA326   1959 HAS.7 
11901 WA327   1959 HAS.7 
11902 WA334   1959 HAS.7 
11903 WA335   1959 HAS.7 
11904 WA340   1959 HAS.7 
11905 WA341   1959 HAS.7 
Note: The wreck of an unidentified Whirlwind Srs 2 was photographed at Skopje-Petrovac, Macedonia, on 17 July 17 2000.

References:

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)
  • Westland Aircraft since 1915 (Derek N James)


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