Morocco received its first F-5E in 1983.

Arjan van Osch

The F-16C/D is the most modern fighter in the inventory. More are on the wish list.

René Verschuur

Ben Guerir (GMBG)
6 Air Base (Benguérir)

RWY 18/36     POS 32°07'28"N 007°52'41"W     ELEV 1410ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Centre d'Instruction Pilotes Combat
(CIPC)
Ecole de Pilotage Avancé
1er Escadron

T-6C


Ecole de Pilotage Avancé
2ème Escadron

T-6C
Escadre de Chasse
Atlas Falcon
Escadron de Chasse
F-16C
F-16D
Falcon


Escadron de Chasse
F-16C
F-16D
Spark


Escadron de Chasse
F-16C
F-16D
Viper

The Beech A100 is used for pilot training for transport crews.

Arjan van Osch

King Airs like this B200 are used for VIP transport.

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Casablanca/Mohammed V (GMMN)

RWY 17L/35R, 17R/35L     POS 33°22'03"N 007°35'24"W     ELEV 656 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Gouvernement

Royal Flight
B737-8KB (BBJ2)
B747-8Z5 (BBJ)
Kénitra (GMMY)
3 Air Base

RWY 03/21, 07/25     POS 34°17'56"N 006°35'45"W     ELEV 4018 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Escadre de Transport 3

Escadron Appui Tactique
C-27J
C-130H
KC-130H


Escadron Guerre Electronique
Falcon 20ECM
CL-415
C-130H


Escadron Appui Liasion
CN235M-100
Centre d'Instruction des Equipages de Transport

Escadron de Specialisation Transport
Beech A100
Beech 200


Escadron de Qualification des Equipages de Transport

Apart from the Hercules, the transport wing also has the CN235...

Arjan van Osch

...and the C-27J.

Alessandro Buffa

Laâyoune/Hassan I (GMML)

RWY 02/20, 04/22     POS 27°09'06"N 013°13'09"W     ELEV 223 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Escadre de Chasse 2
Tigre
Escadron de Chasse (Det)
F-5E
F-5F


Maritime Patrol Flight
Do28D2 (wfu)

Pride of the Royal Moroccan Air Force is their aerial demonstration team "Marche Verte".

Sander Smit

Basic training is done on the AS202 Bravo.

Erwin van Dijkman

Marrakech/Ménara (GMMX)

RWY 10/28     POS 31°36'22"N 008°02'08"W     ELEV 4422 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Ecole Royale de l'Air

Ecole de Pilotage
AS202/18


Patrouille Acrobatique
CAP232 Marche Verte


Ecole de Technique
Various i/a

Water bomber CL-415 is a very maneuverable aircraft...

Erwin van Dijkman

...and obviously the SA330 is too. They form the backbone of troop transport helicopters.

Erwin van Dijkman

Meknes/Bassatine (GMFM)
2 Air Base

RWY 09/27     POS 33°52'45"N 005°30'54"W     ELEV 1890 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Escadre de Chasse 2
Tigre
Escadron de Chasse
F-5E
F-5F
Chahine


Escadron de Chasse
F-5E
F-5F
Borak
Centre d'Instruction Pilotes Combat
(CIPC)
Escadron d'Entrainement Avancé
Alpha Jet H


Escadron de Instruction Sol
Alpha Jet H


Ecole de Chasse
Alpha Jet H Christian Martel

Alpha Jets are used for advanced training, light attack and even rain making.

René Verschuur

Part of the fleet of Mirage F1s has been upgraded.

René Verschuur

Rabat/Salé (GMME)
1 Air Base

RWY 03/21     POS 34°03'05"N 006°45'06"W     ELEV 272ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Escadre de Transport

Escadron de Transport (VIP)
BAe146-RJ100
Beech 300
Cessna 560/560XLS+
G550
G650
Escadre d'Hélicoptère 1

Escadron d'Hélicoptère
AB205A
AB206A
AB206B
AB212
Bell 212


Escadron Chinook
CH-47D
CH-47C(M) (wfu)
Dragon


Escadron de Manoeuvres Tactiques
SA330 Fahd


Escadron Antichar
SA342L
Centre d'Instruction des Équipages d'Hélicoptères
(CIEH)
L'Ecole de Pilotage Hélicoptère
(EPH)
AB206A/B


Escadron d'Entrenamient Avancé
(EEA)
AB205A
SA342L
Escadre Aerocombat

Escadron Gazelle
SA342L Scorpions



AH-64E (o/o)
Gouvernement

Royal Flight
BAe146-RJ100

The AB205A still soldiers on.

Jaap Dijkstra

Other helicopters in use are the SA342, seen in the background, and the AB206B.

Sander Smit

Sidi Slimane (GMSL)
5 Air Base

RWY 07/25     POS 34°13'50"N 006°03'00"W     ELEV 3827 ft

Escadre Escadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Escadre de Chasse 5
Sarab
Escadron de Chasse
Mirage F1EH-200
Mirage F1EM-VI
Atlas


Escadron de Chasse
Mirage F1CH
Mirage F1CM-VI
Assad


Escadron Reconnaissance
Mirage F1CH/EH
Mirage F1CM-VI
Mirage F1EM-VI
Iguider

The mighty CH-47C has been in service since 1978.

Erwin van Dijkman

The T-6C Texan II is used for advanced training.

Erwin van Dijkman

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