Cessna 172RG Cutlass

in Lithuanian Border Guard service

History

One Cessna 172RG delivered in 2001.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
LY-AVR ? ? 2001  


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

Other Sources

To be added.

Kamov Ka-26

in Lithuanian Border Guard service

History

Three Ka-26 obtained second-hand from civilian sources in Lithuania in 1992. Retired in 2003.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
H-1 7605804 LY-HAJ 1992 later coded 01. wfu 2003
H-2 7303706 LY-HAH 1992 later coded 02. wfu 2003, preserved Lith Avtn Museum
H-3 7202603 LY-HAG 1992 later coded 03, then LY-HBQ. preserved Lith Avtn Museum


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/2008 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

Rotorspot

Eurocopter EC 145

in Lithuanian Border Guard service

History

One EC 145 ordered new from the manufacturer in January 2006 and delivered in November 2006.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
LY-HCF 9104 D-HMBQ 2006  


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/2008 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

Eurocopter Press Release

Eurocopter EC 135T2+

in Lithuanian Border Guard service

History

Two EC 135T2+ ordered new from the manufacturer in January 2006 and delivered in November 2006.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
LY-HCD 0513 D-HECJ 2006  
LY-HCE 0518 D-HECN 2006  
ED-FNC 10579 9371 1995 Mi-8TB. noted Muraste Aug 2006


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/2008 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

Eurocopter Press Centre

Eurocopter EC 120B

in Lithuanian Border Guard service

History

Two EC 120B ordered new from the manufacturer, and delivered in February 2002.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
LY-HCB 1345   Feb 2002  
LY-HCC 1367   Feb 2002  


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2007/2008 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

Helis.com

Aircraft Not Used

by the Lithuanian Border Guard

This page gives details of some of the aircraft types that were offered or promised to the Lithuanian Border Guard but not delivered, cancelled official orders, and types have been falsely reported as being in service.

No false reports known.

National Markings
Estonian Border Guard

This section describes and illustrates the various national insignia used by the Estonian Border Guard since its formation:



 

Main MarkingFin Flash

1993-present
The national flag is carried as a fin flash on fixed wing aircraft. All aircraft and helicopters operate with civil registrations. Fixed wing aircraft and helicopters carry the service title PIIRIVALVE LENNUSALK.

Aviation Squadron

of the Estonian Border Guard

History

The Aviation Squadron was formed in 1993 and is tasked with border patrol and transport duties. The Cessna is used for crew training.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
LET L-140UVP 4 1993 – Present ES-PLW/Y
Cessna 172 1 2003 – Present ES-PCO


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Tallinn 1993 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Helicopter Flight

of the Estonian Border Guard

History

The Helicopter Flight was formed in 1994 and is tasked with border patrol and Search-and-Rescue duties.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Mil Mi-8 Hip 4 1995 – Present ES-PNA/B/C/D
Schweizer 300C 1 1999 – Present ES-PSF
AgustaWestland AW139 3 2007 – Present ES-PWA/B/C


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Tallinn 1994 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.