Djibouti Air Force history

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Djibouti/Ambouli (HDAM)
Force Timeline Aircraft Type(s)
Air Force

27 June 1977 - present N2501F (->87)
SA318C (->85)
CeU206G (19Mar80-2Aug17)
AS355F2 (82->)
Ce421C (85-?)
Ce208 (12Oct90->)
L-410UVP-E20 (May03->)
Mi-24P/V (Mar05->)
Mi-35P (Dec07->)
MA60 (June14->)
Y-12E (24Dec15->)


? - present Falcon 20F (july80-July00)
Falcon 50 (Dec87-Apr01)
B727-191 (Apr01-June10)
S-76A (28Nov09->)
B767-216ER (Nov10-Feb11)

N2501F J2-MAC in 1980 is ex FAF 037 and only used for 1 and 1/2 year.


Falcon 20F J2-KAC, with the governmental seal below the cockpit, visiting Geneva in August 1985.


Mi-8T AM in August 1992. It was later painted in a green/brown camo scheme.

Philippe Colin

Mi-2 AO is still wearing bort number 20 in February 1994 .

Philippe Colin

An-28 AT in November 1994 in its original grey c/s before being repainted in green/brown camo.

Philippe Colin

Cessna 402C J2-MAH on 11 May 2001 at its home-base.

Dick Lohuis

Sole Cessna U206G J2-MAE was written off in 2017.

Ambouli, 10 May 2001, Dick Lohuis

Largest Governmental plane ever, B767-216ER J2-KBE, was only used for a short time.

Pepa T.

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