Pride of the Tatmadaw Lei is undoubtedly the MiG-29.

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Hmawby AB (VYHB)

RWY 09/27 (dirt)     POS 17°07'16"N 096°04'08"E     ELEV 72 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern SOC

(HQ Tachilek)
56 Squadron (၅၆ တပ်မှ) Mi-17
Z-9?

Homalinn (VYHL)

RWY 16/34     POS 24°53'56"N 094°54'51"E     ELEV 546 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Northern SOC

(HQ Myitkyina Air Base)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) Bell 205A-1

Myanmar uses a dozen Mi-35P helicopters, like this 6801.

Defence Services Museum

Lashio (VYLS)

RWY 01/19     POS 22°58'39"N 097°45'09"E     ELEV 2516 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
South Eastern SOC

(HQ Yay)
45 Squadron (၄၅ တပ်မှ) Mi-35P (detachment)

Magway (VYMW)

RWY 01/19     POS 20°09'13"N 094°58'07"E     ELEV 298 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Western SOC

(HQ Sittwe Air Base)
41 Squadron (၄၁ တပ်မှ) F-7M, FT-7M



81 Squadron (၈၁ တပ်မှ) MiG-29, MiG-29UB

Myanmar has used the F7 for many years.

Walter van Brempt

Mandalay/Intl (VYMD)

RWY 17/35     POS 21°42'04"N 095°58'39"E     ELEV 301 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Central SOC

(HQ Meiktila East (Shante Air Base))
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) A-5C



1FTS Yak-130

Mawlamyine (VYMM)

RWY 04/22     POS 16°26'41"N 097°39'39"E     ELEV 78 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
South Eastern SOC

(HQ Yay)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) no based aircraft

More familiar to our eyes, is the venerable Fokker 27. This is beleived to be the only operational survivor.

Walter van Brempt

Meiktila AB (VYML)

RWY 16L/34R (grass), 16R/34L (dirt), HEL     POS 20°53'20"N 095°53'35"E     ELEV 704 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Central SOC

(HQ Meiktila East (Shante Air Base))
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) Mi-35P

Myeik (VYME)

RWY 18/36     POS 12°26'24"N 098°37'16"E     ELEV 62 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Southern SOC

(HQ Meyik Air Base)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) no based aircraft

Over the years, the Tamadaw Lei has acquired a sizeable fleet of MiG-29s.

Walter van Brempt

Nampong AB (VYNP)

RWY 18/36     POS 25°21'24"N 097°17'42"E     ELEV 476 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Northern SOC

(HQ Myitkyina Air Base)
4 Squadron (၄ တပ်မှ) F-7M, FT-7M
Direct reporting units


1 Flying Training School PT-6
Northern SOC

(HQ Myitkyina Air Base)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) Mi-17

Namsang (VYNS)

RWY 03/21     POS 20°53'27"N 097°44'09"E     ELEV 3198 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Eastern SOC

(HQ Tachilek)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) W-3?

Myanmar is a huge country, necessitating ferrying personnel around and the Beech 1900 is used to that end.

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Naypyitaw/Intl (VYNT)

RWY 16/34     POS 19°37'25"N 096°12'04"E     ELEV 294 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Central SOC

(HQ Meiktila East (Shante Air Base))
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) Mi-17 Det.?
Mi-35P Det.?

Pathein (VYPN)

RWY 06/24     POS 16°48'44"N 094°46'26"E     ELEV 13 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Western SOC

(HQ Sittwe Air Base)
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) A-5C



.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) G-4A



.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) JF-17M

More Chinese hardware in the shape of the K-8W Karakorum. these are assembled in Myanmar itself.

Tatmadaw Lei

Shante AB (VYST)

RWY 01/19, HEL     POS 20°56'36"N 095°54'54"E     ELEV 646 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Central SOC

(HQ Meiktila East (Shante Air Base))
25 Squadron (၂၅ တပ်မှ) Bell 206
Mi-17
Direct reporting units


.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) G120TP
G-4A
Central SOC

(HQ Meiktila East (Shante Air Base))
.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) K-8W



.. Squadron (... တပ်မှ) F-6 (wfu)
MiG-29
One of the K-8 units is said to be 41sq.

Immaculate looking F-7M comes in to land at Yangoon Intl.

Peter Heeneman

Taungoo AB (VYTO)

RWY 18/36     POS 19°01'52"N 096°24'05"E     ELEV 173 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
South Eastern SOC

(HQ Yay)
1 Squadron (၁ တပ်မှ) F-7M, FT-7M



47 Squadron (၄၇ တပ်မှ) Mi-17?



43 Squadron (၄၃ တပ်မှ) MiG-29, MiG-29UB

Yangon/Intl (VYYY)

RWY 03/21     POS 16°54'26"N 096°08'00"E     ELEV 110 ft

Sector Operations Center Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
South Eastern SOC

(HQ Yay)
3 Squadron (၃ တပ်မှ) Beech 1900 (to be confirmed)



6 Squadron (၆ တပ်မှ) Mi-17



7 Squadron (၇ တပ်မှ) Y8D, Y8F-200W



43 Squadron (၄၃ တပ်မှ) MiG-29, MiG-29UB, MiG-29SE
liaison
One of the F-7 units is said to be 1sq.

Heavy hauling is performed by the Y8. Myanmar was one of the early adaptors of this Chinese An-12 clone.

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