Armed Forces Overviews
Zambian Air Force
Zambian Air Force
Zambia acquired eight L-15 from China.
Photo:
Jan Gerrits
Livingstone/H.M. Nkumula Intl (FLLI)
Rwy: 10/28, 15/33 (grass)
Pos: 17°49'15"S 025°49'21"E
Elev: 3255 ft
Command
No.4 Training Command
Airbase Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
ZAF Livingstone

Flying Training School MFI-15
SF260TW
Brand new F260TP were delivered late 2012.
Photo: Mario Ferioli
Lusaka/Kenneth Kaunda Intl (FLLS)
Rwy: 10/28, 14/32 (grass)
Pos: 15°19'36"S 028°27'24"E
Elev: 3779 ft
Command
No.9 Air Transport Support Command
Airbase Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
ZAF Lusaka

No... Squadron BAe748
MA-60


No.22 Squadron Y-12-II
Y-12-4


No... Squadron AB205A
Bell 212


No... Squadron AB206
Z9WE
Like many African countries, Zambia turned to the Chinese for infrastructure and hardware like these MA-60.
Photo:
Morné Booij-Liewes
Backbone of the transport fleet is the Y-12, like this Y-12-II AF218.
Photo:
Paul Mali
Mbala ( )
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 08°51'35"S 031°20'11"E
Elev: 5483 ft
Command
No.14 Strike Command
Airbase Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
ZAF Mbala

No.43 Squadron K-8P
Zambia operates bothe the Mi-171Sh and Mi-171E. One of the latter, AF1103, is seen here.
Photo:
Paul Mali
Mumbwa
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 15°04'17"S 027°11'14"E
Elev: 6995 ft
Command
No.5 Air Defence Command
Airbase Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Badge
ZAF Mumbwa

No.1 Squadron MiG-21bis
MiG-21UM
Of the Zambian Z-9 fleet, only one is in white/blue colours as far as we know, AF741.
Photo:
Paul Mali
Although the Agusta-Bell 205 is in service since december 1969, the active ones are the former Italian Carabinieri examples.
Photo:
Paul Mali
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