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People's Air and Air Defence Force of Angola

The People's Air and Air Defence Force of Angola or Força Aérea Popular de Angola/Defesa Aérea e Antiaérea (FAPA/DAA) was established on 21 January 1976 and initially made use of the aircraft left behind by Portugal. The bases are at Luanda, Belas, Luena, Kuiro and Mocamedes.

Population:12,127,071 (2006) Area: 1,246,700 sq km Capital city: Luanda Internet hosts:2,502 (2005) Internet users:172,000 (2005) Internet country code:.ao GDP :$24.35 billion (2005) Military expenditures: $2 billion (2005) - percent of GDP: 8.8% (2005) Total Ac: 216 Combat Ac: 99 Airports: 243 (2005)


Angolan Air Force / Forca Aerea Popular de Angola  - People's Air and Air Defence Force of Angola

Forca Aerea Popular de Angola

Current Service Aircraft : Combat AC:106, Total AC : 464

Aircraft Type

Total
Del'd

Total
Now

Role 

Service
Entry

Origin 

MiG-17F Fresco-C

25

1999

Interceptors

1976

SU

MiG-19 Farmer

12

1986

Interceptors

1984

SU

MiG-21bis Fishbed -L

30

1999

Interceptors

1980

SU

MiG-21F-13 Fishbed-C

12

8

Fighter

1976

SU

MiG-21MF Fishbed-J

50

16

Fighter/Attack

1976

SU

MiG-21U Mongol-A

6

4

Fighter / Training 

1976

SU

MiG-23BN Flogger-H

-

-

Fighter

1984

SU

MiG-23ML Flogger-G

55

18

Fighter

1984

SU

MiG-23UB Flogger-C

2

1

Fighter / Training 

1984

SU

Su-22M-4 Fitter-K

14

11

Fighter Ground Attack

1993

Slovakia

Su-22UM-3K Fitter-G

4

4

Fighter Ground Attack

1993

Slovakia

Su-24MK Fencer-D 

12

12

Fighter Ground Attack

2000

Russia

Su-25K Frogfoot-A

12

12

Fighter/Attack

1998

SU 

Su-25UBK Frogfoot-B 

2

2

Fighter/Attack/ Training 

1998

SU 

Su-27 Flanker-B

15

14

Fighter

1999

Russia

Su-27UB Flanker-C

4

4

Fighter/ Training 

1999

Russia

Republic F-84G Thunderjet 

2

-

Fighter/ Training 

1975

USA

PC-7 Turbo-Trainer

9

8

Recce

1983

Swiss

EMB-110P1A Bandeirante

2

2

Maritime patrol

1987

Brazil

EMB-120 Brasilia

2

2

Maritime patrol

1999

Brazil

F-27-400MPA Maritime

1

1

Maritime patrol

1980

Netherlands

F-27-400M Friendship

1

1983

Transport

1980

Netherlands

F-27- 200 Friendship

2

1976

Transport

1975

Netherlands

F-27- 100 Friendship

1

-

Transport

1975

Netherlands

FH-227B Friendship

2

1994

Transport

1976

Netherlands

An-2 Colt

11

10

Transport

1980

SU

An-12BP Cub-A

12

6

Transport

1985

SU

An-24 Coke

3

1988

Transport

1979

SU

An-26 Curl

30

12

Transport

1977

SU

An-28 Cash

4

2

Transport

1988

Russia

An-72 Coaler

1

1

Transport

1991

Russia

An-32 Cline

4

3

Transport

1977

SU

Boeing 727-100

1

1

Transport

1994

USA

Boeing 707-321B

1

1

Transport

1984

USA

Auster AOP.6 

2

1981

Transport

1976

-

Auster AOP.7 

2

1981

Transport

1976

-

BN-2A-21 Islander

19

6

Transport

1977

GB

Dornier Do 27 

10

5

Transport

1976

Germany

Do28D Skyservant

1

1

Transport

1976

n/k

C-212-300 Aviocar

17

17

Transport

1985

Spain

C-47 Dakota 

3

1994

Transport

1975

USA

Lockheed  C-130K Hercules

6

6

Transport

1997

USA

Lockheed  L-100-20 Hercules

3

3

Transport

1986

USA

Lockheed  L-100-30 Hercules

2

1991

Transport

1977

USA

Il-76T Candid-A

1

1

Transport

1988

SU

Tupolev Tu-134A, Crusty 

1

1997

Transport

1978

SU

Grumman Gulfstream III

1

1998

VIP Transport

1987

US

PC-6B Turbo-Porter

2

4

Transport

1967

CH

Turbo Commander 690A

1

1

Transport

1981

USA

Beech 18, C-45 Expeditor

2

1981

Transport

1979

USA

Dassault Falcon/Mystere 20E

1

1979

Transport

1976

France

Beech 60 Duke

1

1981

Transport

1979

USA

Nord 2501D Noratlas

6

1994

Transport

1975

USA

Short Skyvan 3

2

-

Transport

1980

USA

Yak-40FG Codling

1

1998

Transport

1976

SU

Yak-18, Max 

4

1994

Transport 

1986

SU

Mi-4, Hound  

10

1994

Transport 

1981

SU

Mi-6, Hook 

8

1994

Transport 

1985

SU

Mi-8, Hip-C

52

25

Transport 

1979

SU

Mi-17, Hip-H

17

9

Transport 

1983

SU

AB-212 Twin Huey

12

12

Transport 

2002

Italy

SA-365M Dauphin 2

18

8

Transport 

1986

France

N262A  Fregate,

5

1989

Transport 

1980

France

Bell 47G Sioux

2

1983

Transport/Liaison

1979

USA 

SNIAS Alouette II, Lama 

2

1997

Transport/Liaison

1981

France

SNIAS Alouette III, SA316B

26

-

Transport/Liaison

1976

France

IAR-316 Alouette III

36

29

Transport/Liaison

1984

Romania

AS-565AA Panther

6

5

Transport / Attack 

1993

France

AS-565UA Panther

10

8

Transport / Attack 

1993

France

SA-342M Gazelle

13

7

Attack 

1986

France

Mi-24 Hind-D

30

-

Attack 

1982

SU

Mi-25 Hind-E

35

12

Attack 

1983

SU

Mi-35P Hind-F

12

14

Attack 

1987

SU

NAA T-6 Texan

12

1986

Training

1975

USA

EMB-312 Tucano

6

6

Training 

1999

Brazil

MiG-15UTI Midget

32

8

Training 

1976

SU

Yak-11 Moose

6

1998

Training 

1976

SU

PC-6B Turbo-Porter

6

-

Training 

1976

Swiss

PC-7 Turbo-Trainer

11

11

Training 

1983

Swiss

PC-9

4

4

Training 

1986

Swiss

Cessna  172 

5

3

Training 

1983

USA

19?? = Service Ended Aircraft:

 

 
MI-8 Hip-C Forca Aerea Popular de Angola
Angolan An-26 Curl
Angolan Su-25K Frogfoot-A
Angolan Su-24MK Fencer-D 
Angolan MiG-17F Fresco-C
Angola AF
Scheme
Angolan Su-27 Flanker-B


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