1st Air Command

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1st Air Command
1. vazduhoplovna komanda
Active1959–1964
Disbanded1964
Country Yugoslavia
BranchYugoslav Air Force
TypeDivision
Size4-5 regiments
HQBatajnica Air Base

The 1st Air Command (Serbo-Croatian: 1. vazduhoplovna komanda/ 1. ваздухопловна команда) was a joint unit of the Yugoslav Air Force.

History[edit]

It was established by the order from June 27, 1959, year due to the "Drvar" reorganization plan of Yugoslav Air Force from the 44th Aviation Division with command at Batajnica. In 1961 it suffered a change in the organization.

By the new "Drvar 2" reorganization plan of Yugoslav Air Force, on May 2, 1964, 1st Air Command was transformed into 1st Aviation Corps.

The commanders of Air command was Nikola Lekić.[1]

Organization[edit]

1959-1961[edit]

1961-1964[edit]

Headquarters[edit]

Commanding officers[edit]

  • Colonel Nikola Lekić

References[edit]

Notes and citations
  1. ^ Dimitrijević, Bojan. Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo 1942-1992. Beograd, 2006, p. 353.
  2. ^ Yugoslav Air Force and Air Defense - Order of Battle Plan 'DRVAR-I' 1960
  3. ^ Yugoslav Air Force and Air Defense - Order of Battle Plan 'DRVAR-I' 1961
Bibliography
  • Dimitrijević, Bojan (2012). Jugoslovensko ratno vazduhoplovstvo. Beograd: Institut za savremenu istoriju. ISBN 8674031633.