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Royal Cambodian Air Force history
Royal Cambodian Air Force history
Although given a new roundel, flying the MiG had already stopped in the RCAF.
Photo: Phnom Penh, 7 March 2000, Dick Lohuis
Phnom Penh (VDPP)
Rwy: 05/23
Pos: 11°32'48"N 104°50'39"E
Elev: 40 ft
Force Squadron Timeline Aircraft Type(s) Fate
Royal Cambodian Air Force

Helicopter Squadron
Sep 1993 - present Mi 8
Mi 8S
Mi 17
Mi 26 (1998->?)
Z-9 (2013->)
Z-9WZ
AW119 (Nov19->)


VIP Squadron
Sep 1993 - 1997 An 24RV
Be 200
Ce 402
BN-2A-21 (93->)
Y-12 II (93->)
split up into a Transport and VIP squadron


Reconnaissance Squadron
1995 - present P-92 Echo 3


Fighter Squadron
1996 - present MiG 21bis
MiG 21UM
L-39C


Transport Squadron
1997 - present An 24RV
BN-2A-21
Y-12 II
MA-60 (2012->)
Council of Ministers

VIP Squadron
1997 - present AS 350B2
SA 365N (->Mar00)
Falcon 20E (?-Nov02)
Ce 421C (?-Apr04)
EC 135 (Jan13->)
A320
The old name for this airbase is Pochentong airbase.
Beech 200 XU-008.
Photo: Langkawi, December 1993, Dick Lohuis
Mi 8 XU-811.
Photo: Phnom Penh, 9 March 2000, Dick Lohuis
Cambodia operated two examples of the heaviest and most powerful helicopters in the world, the Mi 26.
Photo: Phnom Penh, 9 March 2000, Dick Lohuis
Antonov 24RV XU-312 is an ex Kampuchean Airlines example.
Photo: Phnom Penh, 7 March 2000, Dick Lohuis
Cessna 421C XU-012 of the Council of Ministers VIP Squadron.
Photo: Phnom Penh, 7 March 2000, Dick Lohuis
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