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Airspeed Oxford * Retired *
Five AS.10 Oxford obtained via H.A. Berg from Norway under the Mutual Defence Aid Programme in 1951. Used by ? unit at Pancevo for the twin-engined training role. Operated to train the large number of Mosquito aircrews required by the JRV. Withdrawn from service in 1958. (The RNorAF used three-letter serial numbers at this time).

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
9701 2442 V-AS 1951 ex RAF N4602, ferry reg YU-ABX
9702   V-AT 1951 ex RAF V3945, ferry reg YU-ABW
9703 125 V-AD 1951 ex RAF AB663, ferry reg YU-ABY
9704 1374 V-AM 1951 ex RAF AS728, ferry reg YU-ABV
9705 1499 V-AN 1951 ex RAF AS900, ferry reg YU-ABZ

References:

  • The Oxford, Consul & Envoy File (Air-Britain, 2001) by John F Hamlin


Avro Anson I * Retired *
Five ex-RAF Avro 652A Anson I delivered from the UK in 1945. Used by ? unit for the transport or training roles. Withdrawn in 19??.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
      1945  
      1945  
      1945  
      1945  
      1945  

References:

  • None found


de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth * Retired *
Twenty-five(?) DH.82A Tiger Moths delivered by the RAF in 1945. Seven Mk.I and thirteen Mk.II. Used by ? unit for the training role. Withdrawn from service in 1948.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
  85748 DE850 1945 Mk.II
  85749 DE851 1945 Mk.II
  85771 DE886 1945 Mk.II
  85788 DE903 1945 Mk.II
  85822 DE951 1945 Mk.II
  85823 DE952 1945 Mk.II
  85905 DF156 1945 Mk.II
  85906 DF157 1945 Mk.II
  85907 DF158 1945 Mk.II
  85913 DF177 1945 Mk.II
  86290 NL834 1945 Mk.II
  86327 NL881 1945 Mk.II
  86330 NL884 1945 Mk.II
  86415 NL983 1945 Mk.I
  86418 NL986 1945 Mk.I
  86422 NL990 1945 Mk.I
  86469 NM149 1945 Mk.I
0902 86470 NM150 1945 Mk.I, YU-CHX, painted as 'NM140' for a while. pres MJV museum Belgrade
  86471 NM151 1945 Mk.I
  86473 NM153 1945 Mk.I

References:


North American Harvard IIB * Retired *
Ten Harvard IIB (T-6G) delivered from the RAF in March 1945. Used by the 2nd Training Regt at Ecka by Winter 1945/46 for the training role until replaced by the Soko 522. Withdrawn from service in 1960.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
0952     ? w/o ? 1952
0955     ?  
    FT152   ex 50-1289, preserved MJV museum Belgrade
    KF305 1945 Mk.IIB. coded 'E'. colour 3-view.
         
         
         

References:

  • Insignia Issue 16
  • colour profiles
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)


Yakovlev UT-2M Mink * Retired *
Forty-six UT-2M obtained in 1945. Used for training by a number of units including the 204th Fighter Regt. Withdrawn from service in 1956.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
0319        
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
Known losses: One a/c ? 1950.

References:

  • tba


Zlin 381 * Retired *
Some Zlin 381 delivered from Czechoslovakia in 1948. Side-by-side two seat trainer developed from the Bucker Bu 181 Bestmann. Used by ? unit for training. Last aircraft withdrawn from service in 1959.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
9180     ?  
      ?  
Known losses: 16 June 1952 at Novi Sad.

References:

  • tba


Zlin Z.526M Trener Master * Current *
Twenty five Z.526 delivered from 1968 (ten Z.526M and fifteen Z.526F). Tandem two-seat primary trainer. Operated by the 105th Aviation Military Academy at Zemunik airport. Withdrawn from service in 1980.

In 1979 a pair of Czech Zlin trainers, flown by Yugoslav Air Force instructors, became the first postwar YAF demonstration team to attend an overseas event, the Venice International airshow in 1979. The pair continued giving demonstrations until 1980.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
41101 1021   ? YU-DGN, Belgrade Museum
41102 1022   ? YU-???
41103 1023   ? YU-DGO, to N301Z Nov 1992
41104 1024   ? YU-DIO, stored MJV Museum Belgrade Mar 2001
41105 1025   ? YU-DGP, w/o Sept 1984
41106 1031   ? YU-DIX (YU-DJX?), to OO-YUG May 1990, to OK-XRC
41107 1032   ? YU-DIP, to N303Z Nov 1992
41108 1033   ? YU-DIK, to OO-YGO May 1990, to D-EJAB 1995
41109 1034   ? YU-CYX
41110 1035   ? YU-DGR, Belgrade Museum?
41111     ? Zlin 526F, YU-DIR, w/o Aug 2003
41112     ? Zlin 526F, YU-DEU, to Srpska 50205
41113     ? Zlin 526F, YU-D??
41114     ? Zlin 526F, YU-DFU
41115     ? Zlin 526F, YU-DFX, noted Apr 1985
41116     ? Zlin 526F, YU-DFY, Zrenjanin June 2004
41117 1316   ? Zlin 526F, YU-CDK (YU-DGD?), to SL-DBO 1992
41118 1312   ? Zlin 526F, YU-D??, noted 1979
41119     ?  
41120     ?  
41121     ?  
41122     ?  
41123     ?  
41124     ?  
41125     ?  
Known losses: late 1973 at otok Iž with VVA, ? 1979 at Zemunik.

References:

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


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