Angkatan Udara Finlandia

Pesawat F-18C dari Angkatan Udara Finlandia .

Angkatan Udara Finlandia, bahasa Inggris: Finnish Air Force (FAF or FiAF) (Finnish: Ilmavoimat, Swedish: Flygvapnet) merupakan salah satu cabang dari tentara Finlandia .[1] Sebagai cabang terpisah dari Angkatan Darat, Angkatan Udara Finlandia adalah salah satu yang tertua di dunia, telah ada secara resmi sejak 6 Maret 1918.[2]

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Aircraft Image Origin Type Versions Quantity[3] Notes
Fighter aircraft
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet     Amerika Serikat Multi-role fighter F-18C
F-18D
55
7
F/A-18 is officially known as F-18 in the Finnish service.
Transport aircraft
EADS CASA C-295     Spanyol Transport C-295M 3 Option for 4 more
Fokker F27     Belanda Transport
ELINT
F27-100
F27-400M
1
1
To be replaced by CASA C-295
Utility and VIP transport
Valmet L-90 Redigo     Finlandia Liaison L-90 TP Redigo 7
Pilatus PC-12     Swiss Liaison & light utility PC-12NG 6
Reconnaissance aircraft
Learjet 35     Amerika Serikat AWACS A/S 3
Trainer aircraft
BAE Hawk     Britania Raya Trainer
Attack
Mk.51
Mk.51A
Mk.66
42
7
16
All Mk.51A and Mk.66 and one Mk.51 are being modernized
41x older Mk.51 are being withdrawn from service until 2016
Valmet L-70 Vinka     Finlandia Trainer 28

ReferensiSunting

  1. ^ "Finnish Air Force today" (Web article). Finnish Air Force. Diakses tanggal 2008-02-23. 
  2. ^ Shores 1969, p. 3.
  3. ^ [1] Finish Air Force Homepage May 6, 2013

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