Armed Forces Overviews
Botswana Defence Force - Air Wing
Botswana Defence Force - Air Wing
Francistown (FBFT)
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 21°09'35"S 027°28'28"E
Elev: 3283 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Z3 Bat Hawk C
Z12 BN-2A-21
BN-2B-20

BN-2A-21 OA2 of Z12.
Photo: Chris Knott
Gaborone/Sir Seretse Khama Int'l (FBSK)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 24°33'19"S 025°55'06"E
Elev: 3299 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
VIP Flight Beech B200
Bell 412EP
Bell 412ER
Do328-110
EC-225LP
Global Express XRS
PC-12/47E
PC-24

EC-225LP OL1 of the VIP Flight in the fly-pass over Gabarone on 12 April 2019.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
Bell 412ER OH8 of the VIP Flight on 24 September 2016.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
Bell 412ER OB2 of the VIP Flight in the fly-pass over Gabarone on 12 April 2019.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
Thebephatshwa/Molepolole (FBTP)
Rwy: 08/26
Pos: 24°13'16"S 025°20'50"E
Elev: 3750 ft
Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Z7 PC-7 Mk.II Flying Training School
Z10 C212-300
C212-400
CN235-300M
C-130B
Z21 AS350BA
AS350B3
Bell 412SP
Z23 AS350B
AS350BA
AS350B3
Z28 BF-5A
BF-5D
Viper

Four PC-7 Mk.IIs of Z7/Flying Training School in a box formation on 20 September 2017.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
CN235-300M OG1 of Z10 in the fly-pass over Gabarone on 12 April 2019.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
C-130B OM3 of Z10 showing its paint scheme on the upper wings.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
Bell 412SP OH2 of Z21.
Photo: Chris Knott
AS350B3 OF9 of Z23 on 16 April 2014.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
BF-5A OJ5 of Z28 taxiing out on 24 September 2016.
Photo: Jonathan Laverick
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