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Romania - Air Force
Romania - Air Force
Fortele Aeriene ale Romaniei
Esc.902 Av. Transp. Oper. si Foto based at Baza90 Bucuresti - Otopeni are using two of these An-30s
Photo: Jonathan Verschuuren
Bacau (LRBC)
Baza 95 Aeriana
Rwy: 16/34
Pos: 46°31'19"N 026°54'37"E
Elev: 607ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 95 Aeriana

Escadrila 951 Aviatie Instructie Avansata IAR-99C Soim


Escadrila 952 Elicoptere SOCAT IAR330L
IAR330L SOCAT
Wild Stallions
Bacau also houses the Aerostar aircraft facility which carries out maintenance, modifications and repairs on most of the aircraft on the Romanian AF inventory.

Baza 95 Bacau is the home base for the IAR-99C Soims from Esc.951.
Photo: Arnold ten Pas
Boboc (LRBO)
Rwy: 04/22
Pos: 45°13'04"N 026°58'29"E
Elev: 344 ft
Scoala Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Scoala de Aplicatie a pentru ForteleAeriene 'Aurel Vlaicu'

Esc. 1 Aviatie Instr. Faza AI-A IAK-52
IAR316B


Esc. 2 Aviatie Instr. Faza AII-A IAR-99 Standard
Scoala Militara de Maistri si Subofiteri a Fortelor Aeriene 'Traian Vuia'

Technical School various i/a

S.A.p.F.A. which is based at Boboc is still flying with a dozen Iak-52s.
Photo: Arnold ten Pas
IAR316B 122 is in use for helicopter training.
Photo: Caescu Dan
Bucuresti/Henri Coanda (LROP)
Baza 90 Aviatie de Transport ""Gheorghe Banciulescu""
Rwy: 08L/26R, 08R/26L
Pos: 44°34'16"N 026°05'06"E
Elev: 314ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 90 Aviatie de Transport "Gheorghe Banciulescu"

Esc.901 Av. Transp. Strategic C-130B
C-130H


Esc.902 Av. Tr. Oper. si Foto An-30
C-27J


Esc.903 Elicoptere Transport IAR330L
IAR330M

Esc.901 Av. Transp. Strategic operates four C-130Bs and one C-130H out of Baza90 Bucuresti - Otopeni.
Photo: Arnold ten Pas
Seven C-27J's are in use with Esc.902 Av.Tr.
Photo: Caescu Dan
Constanta/Mihail Kogalniceanu (LRCK)
Baza 86 Aeriana (Bâzu Cantacuzino)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 44°21'43"N 028°29'18"E
Elev: 354ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 86 Aeriana annex

Escadrila 861 Aviatie Lupta MiG-21 Lancer-B
MiG-21 Lancer-C


Escadrila 862 Elicoptere IAR330M

MiG-21 Lancer-C 6807 of Esc. 982 is litting its afterburner while taking off RAF Fairford during RIAT 2019.
Photo: Eerebout Stefaan
IAR330M 99 of the Escadrila 862 Elicoptere.
Photo: Roland Bergmann
Câmpia Turzii (LRCT)
Baza 71 Aeriana
Rwy: 15/33
Pos: 46°30'16"N 023°53'04"E
Elev: 1079ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 71 Aeriana

Escadrila 711 Aviatie Lupta MiG-21 Lancer-B
MiG-21 Lancer-C


Escadrila 713 Elicoptere SOCAT IAR330M
IAR330L SOCAT

Still going strong are these Mig-21s from Esc.711 based at Baza71 Campia Turzii.
Photo: Arnold ten Pas
MiG-21 Lancer-B 9536 of Esc. 711 showing its upper side and new badge on the tail.
Photo: Chirila Alexandru
IAR330L SOCAT 66 of the Escadrila 713 Elicoptere.
Photo: Chirila Alexandru
Fetesti (LRFT)
Baza 86 Aeriana ; Cocargeaua (Borcea)
Rwy: 18/36
Pos: 44°23'20"N 027°42'40"E
Elev: 180 ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 86 Aeriana

Escadrila 53 Vanatoare F-16AM
F-16BM
Warhawks

Timisoara/Giarmata (LRTR)
Baza 71 Aeriana annex
Rwy: 11/29
Pos: 45°48'36"N 021°20'16"E
Elev: 348ft
Baza Escadrila Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Baza 71 Aeriana annex

Escadrila 712 Elicoptere IAR330M

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