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Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command

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Active  1953–1961
Branch  Yugoslav Air Force
Role  Training
Country  Yugoslavia
Type  Squadron
Part of  5th Air Command

The Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command (Serbo-Croatian: Vazduhoplovna eskadrila lake borbene avijacije 5. vazduhoplovne komande / Ваздухопловна ескадрила лаке борбене авијације 5. ваздухопловне команде) was an aviation squadron of Yugoslav Air Force formed in 1953 at Pleso airfield as Training Squadron of 32nd Aviation Division (Serbo-Croatian: Trenažna eskadrila 32. vazduhoplovne divizije / Тренажна ескадрила 32. ваздухопловне дивизије).

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Squadron was part of 32nd Aviation Division. It was equipped with Soviet-made Yakovlev Yak-9U trainer-fighters and British de Havilland Mosquito fighters.

In 1959 due the Drvar reorganization this squadron has become Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command.

Squadron was disbanded in April 1961.

Assignments

  • 32nd Aviation Division (1953–1959)
  • 5th Air Command (1959–1961)
  • Previous designations

  • Training Squadron of 32nd Aviation Division (1953–1959)
  • Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command (1959–1961)
  • Equipment

  • de Havilland Mosquito Mk 6 (1953–1961)
  • Yakovlev Yak-9U (1953–1959)
  • References

    Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command Wikipedia


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