To be added
Acquisition of a total of six Mi-8MTV-1 transport helicopters to replace Mi-2.
Acquisition of some jet training aircraft.
Possible joint purchase with Estonia & Lithuania of some medium-range transport aircraft.
Current — Historical
Aircraft Serial Numbers
Latvian military aircraft carry three-digit numerical serials, with the first number being ‘1’ for the Air Force, e.g. Antonov An-2 ‘148’.
Coding system not used.
None – Manufacturers designations used.
Current Aircraft Inventory
All-Time Aircraft Used List
Aircraft NOT Used
The Aviacijas Eskadrila (Aviation Squadron) of the Latvian Air Force is divided into one Helicopter Flight and one Transport Flight. The main base is at Lielvarde.
Current Order of Battle
Historical Orders of Battle
List of Historical Orders of Battle – to be added.
All-Time Flying Units List
To be added.
Current Air Bases
The main air base is Lielvarde.
All-Time Air Bases Used List
In addition to the main base, here are also a number of smaller airports and airfields around the country which are sometimes used by the Air Force.
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Latvian Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.
World Air Power Journal No.28 P.30
Air International December 1998
Air Forces Monthly March 1995