Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command

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Light Combat Aviation Squadron of 5th Air Command
Vazduhoplovna eskadrila lake borbene avijacije 5. vazduhoplovne komande
Active 1953–1961
Country  Yugoslavia
Branch Yugoslav Air Force
Type Squadron
Role Training
Part of 5th Air Command
Garrison/HQ Pleso
Disbanded 1961

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).

Squadron was part of 32nd Aviation Division. It was equipped with Soviet-made Yakovlev Yak-9U trainer-fighters and British de Havilland Mosquito fighters.[1]

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

Squadron was disbanded in April 1961.[2]

Assignments[edit]

Previous designations[edit]

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

Equipment[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dimitrijević, Bojan. Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo 1942-1992. Beograd, 2006, p. 365.
  2. ^ Dimitrijević, Bojan. Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo 1942-1992. Beograd, 2006, p. 366.