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Hungarian Air Force
Hungarian Air Force
Magyar Légierö
The first western aircraft have arrived for the Hungarian Air Force. With these JAS39C and JAS39D Gripen aircraft, the Air Force will have a modern aircraft and fully compatible with the other NATO aircraft.
Photo: Georg Mader
Kecskemét (LHKE)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 46°55'03"N 019°44'57"E
Elev: 376 ft
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MH 59. 'Szentgyörgyi Deszö' Harcászati Repülö Bázis

1. Vadászrepülö Század JAS39C
JAS39D
Puma


3. Szallitó Repülö Század An-26 Tevé


4. Kiképzö Repülö Század Yak-52
The L-39ZOs of 2. "Dongo" Vadászrepülö Század were retired from service in December 2009 followed by the units last MiG-29s in December 2011.
The 4. Kiképzö Repülö Század with its Yak-52s is based at Szolnok but is under command of the MH 59 Sz.D.REB.
 
Pápa (LHPA)
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 47°21'50"N 017°30'03"E
Elev: 485 ft
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NATO Strategic Airlift Capability

Heavy Airlift Wing C-17A
47.Pápa Harcászati Repüloezred was based here operating the MiG-21 until 2000. The base still houses large numbers of stored MiG-21s, MiG-23s and Su-22s.

The base was upgraded to serve as a NATO stronghold early this century. From 2009 the bases houses the three C-17A Globemaster IIIs belonging to the NATO Strategic Airlift Capability.
 
Szolnok (LHSN)
Rwy: 02/20
Pos: 47°07'22"N 020°14'08"E
Elev: 322 ft
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MH 86. 'Szolnok' Helicopter Ezred

1. Szállitó Helikopter Zászlóalj Mi-8T
Mi-8PS
Mi-17
MH 59. 'Szentgyörgyi Deszö' Harcászati Repülö Bázis

4. Kiképzö Repülö Század det. Yak-52
The 4. Kiképzö Repülö Század is subordinate to the 59. Szentgyörgyi Deszö" Repülö Bázis at Kecskemét.
 
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