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!Country
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!<br>
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<small>Current</small>
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!Service<br>
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<small>Indigenous name</small>
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!<br>
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<small>Former</small>
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!Established
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| rowspan="10" |Afghanistan
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|
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|Afghan Air Force<sup>[1]</sup><br>
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دافغانستان هوايۍ ځواک
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|
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|2010
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|-
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|
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|Afghan National Army Air Corps<sup>[2]</sup>
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''Afghan Melli-e Ourdou''
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|
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|2002–2010
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|-
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|
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|The Army and Air Force of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan<sup>[3]</sup>
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|
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|1996–2001
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|-
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|
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|Air and Air Defense Force of the Islamic State of Afghanistan<sup>[4]</sup>
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|
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|1992–1996
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1983–1992
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|-
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|
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|Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force
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|
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|1979-1983
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|-
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|
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|Afghan Republican Air Force
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''De Afghan Hanoi Quirah''
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|
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|1973–1979
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|-
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|
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|Royal Afghan Air Force
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|
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|1948–1973
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|-
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|
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|Afghan Air Force
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''Afghan Hawa-e Ourdou''
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|
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|1937–1947
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|-
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|
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|Afghan Military Air Arm
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|
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|1924<sup>[5]</sup>-1929
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Albania
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|
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|Albanian Air Force
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|
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|1951
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|-
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|
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|Albanian People's Army Air Force
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|
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|1951–1990
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|-
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|
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|Royal Albanian Air Corps
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|
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|1914–1939
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Algeria
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|
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|Algerian Air Force<br>
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''Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-jazaeriyya'', ''Armée de l'Air Algérienne''
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|
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|1962
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1962–1964
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|-
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|
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|Algerian Navy
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|
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|
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|-
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|
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|Algerian Gendarmerie
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|
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|
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Angola
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|
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|National Air Force of Angola<br>
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''Força Aérea Nacional de Angola''
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|
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|2007
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|-
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|
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|Angolan People's Air Force And Air Defence Force
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''Força Aérea Popular de Angolia''
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|
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|1975-2007
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1975–1980
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|-
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| rowspan="7" |Argentina
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|
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|Argentine Air Force<br>
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''Fuerza Aérea Argentina''
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|
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|1945
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|-
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|
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|Army Aeronautical Service
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''Servicio Aeronáutico del Ejército''
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|
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|1912–1945
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|-
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|
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|Argentine Naval Aviation<br>
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''Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina''
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|
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|1919
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|
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|-
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|
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|Argentine Army Aviation<br>
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''Comando de Aviación del Ejército Argentino''
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|
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|1956<sup>[6]</sup>
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|-
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|
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|Argentine Coast Guard Air Service<br>
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''Servicio de Aviación de la Prefectura Naval Argentina''
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|
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|1970
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|-
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|
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|Argentine Gendarmería<br>
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''Dirección de Aeronáutica de Gendarmería'' [1]
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|
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|1955
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Armenia
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|
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|Armenian Air Force<br>
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''Հայաստանի Ռազմաօդային Ուժեր''
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|
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|1992
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|-
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| rowspan="12" |Australia
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|
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|Royal Australian Air Force
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|
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|1921
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1945–1956
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1943-1946
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1942–1946
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|-
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|
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|Royal Australian Air Force
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|
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|1921–1942
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|-
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|
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|Australian Air Force
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|
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|March–August 1921
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|-
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|
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|Australian Air Corps
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|
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|1920–1921
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|-
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|
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|Australian Flying Corps
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|
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|1912–1919
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|-
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|
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|Fleet Air Arm
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|
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|1947
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|-
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|
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|Australian Army Aviation
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|
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|1968
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|-
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|
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|1st Aviation Regiment (Divisional)
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|
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|1966–1968
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|-
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|
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|No. 16 Army Light Aircraft Squadron
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|
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|1960–1966
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Austria
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|
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|Austrian Air Force<br>
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''Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte''
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|
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|1955
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|-
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|
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|Austrian Air Force
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''Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte''
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|
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|1928-1938
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|-
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|
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|Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops
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|
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|1893–1918
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Azerbaijan
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|
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|Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force<br>
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''Azərbaycan hərbi hava qüvvələri''
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|
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|1991
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Country
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!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
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!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
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!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
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!Established
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|-
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|Bahamas
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|
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|Royal Bahamas Defence Force Air Wing
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|
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|1981
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Bahrain
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|
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|Royal Bahraini Air Force
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|
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|2002
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|-
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|
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|Bahrain Amiri Air Force
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|
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|1987-2002
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|-
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|
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|Bahrain Defence Force Air Wing
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|
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|1977-1987
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Bangladesh
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|
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|Bangladesh Air Force<br>
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<big>বাংলাদেশ বিমান বাহিনী</big><br>
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''Bangladesh Biman Bahini''
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|
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|1971
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|-
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|
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|Kilo Flight
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|
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|1971-1972
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|-
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|
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|Bangladesh Naval Aviation
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|
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|2011
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|-
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|
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|Bangladesh Army Aviation Group
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|
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|1978
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|-
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|Barbados
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|
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|Barbados Defence Force
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|
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|1981<sup>[7]</sup>
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|-
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| rowspan="2" |Belarus
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|
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|Belarusian Air Force
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|
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|post 1995
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|-
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|
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|Belarus Air Force
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|
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|1991–1995
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|-
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| rowspan="8" |Belgium
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|
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|Belgian Air Component<br>
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''Luchtcomponent'', ''Composante Air''
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|
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|2002
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|-
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|
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|Belgian Air Force
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''Belgische Luchtmacht'', ''Force Aerienne Belge''
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|
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|1946-2001
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|-
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|
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|Free Belgian Air Force
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|
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|1940-1946
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|-
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|
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|Military Aviation
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''Militair Vliegwezen'', ''Aviation Militaire''
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|
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|1915-1940
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|-
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|
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|Company of Aviators
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''Compagnie des Ouvries et Aérostiers''
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|
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|1910–1915
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|-
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|
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|Belgian Navy
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|
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|1962–2002
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|-
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|
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|Belgian Army
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|
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|1954–2002
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|-
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|
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|Belgian Gendarmerie
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|
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|<nowiki>-2001</nowiki>
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|-
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|Belize
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|
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|Belize Defence Force Air Wing
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|
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|1983
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Benin
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|
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|Benin Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de Benin''
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|
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|1990
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|-
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|
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|People's Republic of Benin Air Force
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|
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|1975–1990
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|-
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|
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|Dahomey Air Force
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''Force Aérienne de Dahomey''
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|
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|1961-1975
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|-
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|Bhutan
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|
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|Royal Bhutan Army Air Arm
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|
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|1972
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Bolivia
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|
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|Bolivian Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Boliviana''
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|
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|1944
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|-
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|
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|Bolivian Military Aviation Corps
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''Cuerpo de Aviación''
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|
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|1923–1944
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|-
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|
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|Bolivian Navy
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|
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|
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|-
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|
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|Bolivian Army
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|
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|
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|-
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| rowspan="5" |Bosnia and Herzegovina
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|
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|<br>
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Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina<br>
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''Ваздухопловство и ПВО''<br>
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''Zrakoplovstvo i PZO''
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|
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|2007
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|-
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|
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|Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force
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''Zračne Snage Armije Federacije BiH''
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|
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|1996–2006
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|-
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|
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|Republika Srpska Air Force
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''Ратно Ваздухопловство и ПВО ВРС''
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''Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo i PVO VRS''
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|
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|1992–2006
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|-
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|
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|Croatian Defence Council aviation
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|
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|1992–
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|-
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|
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|Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force
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''Zračne Snage Armije Republike BiH''
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|
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|1992–1996
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|-
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|Botswana
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|
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|Botswana Defence Force Air Wing
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|
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|1977
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|-
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| rowspan="6" |Brazil
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|
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|Brazilian Air Force<br>
  +
''Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)''
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|
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|1941
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
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|
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|1941–1945
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|-
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|
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|Military Aviation Service
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''Serviço de Aviação Militar (AvM)''
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|
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|1918–1941
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|-
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|
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|Brazilian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Força Aeronaval''
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|
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|1916
  +
|-
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|
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|Brazilian Army Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Comando de Aviação do Exército Brasileiro''
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|
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|1986
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|-
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|
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|Brazilian Military Police<br>
  +
''Brazilian Army Military reserve force'' – National and state gendarmerie forces of Brazil.
  +
|
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|
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Brunei
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|
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|Royal Brunei Air Force<br>
  +
''Angkatan Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
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|
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|Royal Brunei Armed Forces Air Wing
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|
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|1984-1991
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|-
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|
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|Royal Brunei Malay Regiment, Air Wing
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|
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|1966-1984
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|-
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| rowspan="11" |Bulgaria
  +
|
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|Bulgarian Air Force<br>
  +
''Български Военновъздушни Сили''<br>
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|
  +
|1992
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|-
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|
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|Bulgarian People's Army Air Force
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''Български Военновъздушни Сили''
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|
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|1949–1992
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|-
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|
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|Air Army
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''Въздушни Войски''
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|
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|1945–1949
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|-
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|
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|former insignia
  +
|
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|1941–1944
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|-
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|
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|Royal Bulgarian Air Force<sup>[8]</sup>
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|
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|1937–1941
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|-
  +
|
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|Gendarmery Aeroplane Detachment
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''Zhandarmeriisko Aeroplanno Otdelenie''
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|
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|1919-1920
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|-
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|
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|Army Aviation Corps<sup>[9]</sup>
  +
|
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|1915–1918
  +
|-
  +
|
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|Aeronautical Detachment<sup>[10]</sup>
  +
|
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|1906-1914
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|-
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|
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|Bulgarian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviatsia Na Bulgarskiya Voennomorski Flot (AnBVMF)''
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|
  +
|1992
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|-
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|
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|Independent ASW Squadron of the Navy
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''Otdelna Protivolodachna Eskadrila na VMF (OPLEV-VMF)''
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|
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|1959–1990
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|-
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|
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|Bulgarian Naval Aviation
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|
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|1915–1918
  +
|-
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| rowspan="2" |Burkina Faso
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|
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|Air Force of Burkina Faso<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de Burkina Faso''
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|
  +
|1984
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|-
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|
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|Upper Volta Air Force
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''Force Aérienne de Haute-Volta''
  +
|
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|1964–1984
  +
|-
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|Burundi
  +
|
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|Burundi Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Force Armée du Burundi''
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|
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|1966
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Country
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!<br>
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<small>Current</small>
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!<br>
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<small>Former</small>
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!Established
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|-
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| rowspan="7" |Cambodia
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|
  +
|Royal Cambodian Air Force<br>
  +
''Toap Akas Khemarak Phoumin''<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne Royale Cambodge''
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|
  +
|1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cambodian People's Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1989–1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
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|
  +
|1989–1993
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|-
  +
|
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|Kampuchean People's Air Force
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|
  +
|1979-1989<sup>[11]</sup>
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|-
  +
|
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|Air Force of the Kampuchean Revolutionary Army
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|
  +
|1977–1979<sup>[12]</sup>
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|-
  +
|
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|Khmer Air Force
  +
''Armée de l'Air Khmère''
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|
  +
|1970–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Khmer Air Force
  +
''Aviation Royale Khmere''
  +
|
  +
|1954–1970
  +
|-
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| rowspan="1" |Cameroon
  +
|
  +
|Cameroon Air Force<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air du Cameroun''
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|
  +
|1960
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="11" |Canada
  +
|
  +
|Royal Canadian Air Force<br>
  +
''Aviation Royale Canadienne''
  +
|
  +
|2011
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM)
  +
''Commandement de la Force aérienne du Canada''
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|
  +
|1968-2011
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1924–1968
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1967
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1945–1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Canadian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1920-1924
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Canadian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1918–1920
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Flying Corps Canada
  +
|
  +
|1917–1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Canadian Aviation Corps
  +
|
  +
|1914–1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Canadian Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1918-1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Canadian Army
  +
|
  +
|1947–1968
  +
|-
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| rowspan="2" |Cape Verde
  +
|
  +
|Cape Verde Air Force<br>
  +
''Força Aérea Caboverdiana''
  +
|
  +
|1982
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1982–1992<sup>[13]</sup>
  +
|-
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| rowspan="3" |Central African Republic
  +
|
  +
|Central African Republic Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne Centrafricaine''
  +
|
  +
|1979–
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Central African Empire Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1976–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Central African Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1961–1976
  +
|-
  +
|Chad
  +
|
  +
|Chadian Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne Tchadienne''
  +
|
  +
|1973
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Chile
  +
|
  +
|Chilean Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea de Chile (FACh)''
  +
|
  +
|1930
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chilean Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Servicio de Aviación de la Armada de Chile''
  +
|
  +
|1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chilean Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Comando de Aviación del Ejército de Chile''
  +
|
  +
|1970<sup>[14]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Carabineros de Chile
  +
|
  +
|1960
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |China (PRC)
  +
|
  +
|People's Liberation Army Air Force<br>
  +
中国人民解放军空军<br>
  +
''Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun''
  +
|
  +
|1949
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Red Army of China Air Force
  +
|
  +
|c. 1930<sup>[15]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force<br>
  +
中国人民解放军海军航空兵<br>
  +
''Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Haijun Hangkongbing''
  +
|
  +
|1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|People's Liberation Army Ground Force Aviation<br>
  +
中国人民解放军陆军航空兵
  +
|
  +
|1988
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Colombia
  +
|
  +
|Colombian Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Colombiana''
  +
|
  +
|1922
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1927–1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Colombian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1984
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Colombian National Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación del Ejército''
  +
|
  +
|1995
  +
|-
  +
|Comoros
  +
|
  +
|Comoros Military Aviation Command
  +
|
  +
|1976
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Congo
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Republic of Congo<br>
  +
''Force 'Aérienne Congolaise''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|People’s Republic of Congo Air Force
  +
''L'Armée de l'Air du Congo''
  +
|
  +
|1970–1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Congolese Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1961–1970
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Dem. Rep. of the Congo
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne du Congo''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Zaire Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1971–1997
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Costa Rica
  +
|
  +
|Air Surveillance Service<br>
  +
''Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA) – Fuerza Pública''
  +
|
  +
|1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Section of the Costa Rica Ministry of Public Security
  +
''Sección Aérea del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública''
  +
|
  +
|1964-1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Costa Rican Military Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1947–1949
  +
|-
  +
|Côte d'Ivoire<br>
  +
(Ivory Coast)
  +
|
  +
|Côte d'Ivoire Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de la Côte d'Ivoire''
  +
|
  +
|c. 1965
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Croatia
  +
|
  +
|Croatian Air Force and Air Defense<br>
  +
''Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo i protuzračna obrana''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1991–1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia
  +
''Zrakoplovstvo Nezavisne Države Hrvatske''
  +
|
  +
|1941–1945
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Cuba
  +
|
  +
|Cuban Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Force<sup>[16]</sup><br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria''
  +
|
  +
|1959
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cuban Rebel Air Force<sup>[17]</sup>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Rebelde''
  +
|
  +
|1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cuban Army Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea del Ejército de Cuba''
  +
|
  +
|1952–1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cuban Army Air Corps
  +
''Cuerpo Aéreo del Ejército de Cuba''
  +
|
  +
|1915–1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cuban Naval Aviation<sup>[18]</sup><br>
  +
''Aviación Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1934-1952
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Cyprus
  +
|
  +
|Cyprus Air Forces<br>
  +
''Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου''
  +
|
  +
|1996
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cyprus National Guard Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1973–1996
  +
|-
  +
|Czech Republic
  +
|
  +
|Czech Air Force<br>
  +
''Vzdušné síly armády České republiky''
  +
|
  +
|1993
  +
|}
  +
  +
== D[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |Denmark
  +
|
  +
|Royal Danish Air Force<br>
  +
''Flyvevåbnet''
  +
|
  +
|1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Danish Navy Air Squadron<sup>[19]</sup>
  +
''Søværnets Helikoptertjeneste''
  +
|
  +
|2003-2010
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Danish Army Flying Service<sup>[20]</sup>
  +
''Hærens Flyvetjeneste'' (HFT)
  +
|
  +
|1971-2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Danish Navy Flying Service
  +
''Søværnets Flyvetjeneste'' (SVF)
  +
|
  +
|1962–2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Danish Brigade in Sweden
  +
|
  +
|1943-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Danish Army Air Corps
  +
''Hærens Flyvertropper''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Danish Naval Aviation
  +
''Marinens Flyvevæsen''
  +
|
  +
|1911–1950
  +
|-
  +
|Djibouti<br>
  +
(formerly the French Territory of Afars and Issas)
  +
|
  +
|Djibouti Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne du Djibouti''
  +
|
  +
|1977
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="16" |Dominican Republic
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)''
  +
|
  +
|1962
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Military Aviation
  +
''Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)''
  +
|
  +
|1957–1962
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)''
  +
|
  +
|1955–1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Military Aviation
  +
''Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)''
  +
|
  +
|1952–1955
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)''
  +
|
  +
|1950–1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Military Aviation Corps (DMAC)
  +
''El Cuerpo de Aviación Militar Dominicana (CAMD/AMD)''
  +
|
  +
|1948-1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Cavalry Squadron<br>
  +
''Escuadrón de Caballería Aérea (EdCA)''
  +
|
  +
|2002
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Transport Cavalry Brigade
  +
''Brigada de Caballería Aerotransportada''
  +
|
  +
|2001–2002
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Company of the National Army
  +
''Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1942–1948<sup>[21]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Army Aviation Company
  +
''Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Dominicano''
  +
|
  +
|1939-1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Detachment of the National Army
  +
''Destacamento de Aviación del Ejército Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1936–1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Air Transport Company, Aviation Arm
  +
''Compañía Nacional de Transporte Aérea, Arma de Aviación''
  +
|
  +
|1934–1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Company
  +
''Compañía de Aviación''
  +
|
  +
|1933-1934
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Arm of the National Army
  +
''Arma de Aviación del Ejército Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1932–1933
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dominican Republic Naval Aviation Corps<br>
  +
''Cuerpo de Aviación Naval Dominicana''
  +
|
  +
|2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Coastguard Search and Rescue Squadron
  +
''Escuadrón de Vigilancia y Rescate de Guardacostas''
  +
|
  +
|1951-1952<sup>[22]</sup>
  +
|}
  +
  +
== E[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Ecuador
  +
|
  +
|Ecuadorian Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana''
  +
|
  +
|1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ecuadorian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación Naval Ecuatoriana''
  +
|
  +
|1967
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ecuadorian Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriano''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="6" |Egypt
  +
|
  +
|Egyptian Air Force<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat Al Jawwiya Il Misriya''
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United Arab Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1958–1961<sup>[23]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1952-1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Egyptian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1937–1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Egyptian Army Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1932–1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1932
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |El Salvador
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of El Salvador<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña''
  +
|
  +
|1923
  +
|-
  +
|Equatorial Guinea
  +
|
  +
|Equatorial Guinea Air Corps
  +
|
  +
|1979
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Eritrea
  +
|
  +
|Eritrean Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1994
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Estonia
  +
|
  +
|Estonian Air Force<br>
  +
''Eesti Õhuvägi''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Regiment
  +
|
  +
|1920?–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Company
  +
|
  +
|1918–1920?
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Eswatini<br>
  +
(formerly Swaziland)
  +
|
  +
|Military of Eswatini Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1979-2018
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Ethiopia
  +
|
  +
|Ethiopian Air Force<br>
  +
''Ye Ithopya Ayer Hayl''
  +
|
  +
|1975<sup>[24]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former air force insignia
  +
|
  +
|1996-2009?
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Ethiopian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1946–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Ethiopian Avaiton
  +
|
  +
|1929-1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ethiopian Navy aviation
  +
|
  +
|1955–1996
  +
|}
  +
  +
== F[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Fiji
  +
|
  +
|Air Wing of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces
  +
|
  +
|1987–1997
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Finland
  +
|
  +
|Finnish Air Force<br>
  +
''Suomen ilmavoimat''<br>
  +
''Finländska flygvapnet''
  +
|
  +
|1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1918-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Roundel variant on some aircraft''
  +
|
  +
|1943–45
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Corps of Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1918–1928
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Finnish Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Suomen maavoimat – Helikopteripataljoona''<br>
  +
''Finländska armén – Helikopterbataljonen''
  +
|
  +
|1997
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="10" |France
  +
|
  +
|French Air Force<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air''
  +
|
  +
|1933
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free French Air Force<sup>[25][26]</sup>
  +
''Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres''
  +
|
  +
|1940–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Vichy French Air Force
  +
''Armée de l'air de l'armistice''
  +
|
  +
|1940–1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|French Air Force
  +
''Armée de l'Air''
  +
|
  +
|1933-1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|French Army Aviation
  +
''Aéronautique militaire''
  +
|
  +
|1909–1933
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|French Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aéronautique navale''
  +
|
  +
|1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free French Naval Air Service
  +
''Aéronavale Francaise Libre''
  +
|
  +
|1940–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|French Naval Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1912–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|French Army Light Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Gendarmerie aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|}
  +
  +
== G[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Gabon
  +
|
  +
|Gabonese Air Force<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air Gabonaise''
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
|Gambia<br>
  +
(formerly part of the Senegambia Confederation)
  +
|
  +
|Gambian Air Force<sup>[27]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|c.2003?<sup>[28]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Georgia
  +
|
  +
|Georgian Air Force<br>
  +
''საქართველოს სამხედრო-საჰაერო ძალები<br>
  +
sak’art’velos samxedro-sahaero dzalebi''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Democratic Republic of Georgia People's Guard air detachment
  +
|
  +
|1917–1920
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="13" |Germany
  +
|
  +
|German Air Force<br>
  +
''Luftwaffe''
  +
|
  +
|1955
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Forces of the National People's Army
  +
''Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee der DDR''
  +
|
  +
|1956–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Volkspolizei-Luft (of the German Democratic Republic / East Germany)
  +
|
  +
|1950–1956
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Air Force
  +
''Luftwaffe''
  +
|
  +
|1935-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Marineluftschiffe-Abteilung''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Die Marinefliegerabteilung des deutschen Kaiserreiches''
  +
|
  +
|1911–1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial German Army Air Service
  +
''Luftstreitkräfte (Die Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches)''
  +
|
  +
|1910–1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1913–1914
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Heeresluftschiffe-Abteilung''
  +
|
  +
|1909–1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Marineflieger''
  +
|
  +
|1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|East German Navy, Naval Air Force
  +
|
  +
|–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Imperial Navy aviation
  +
|
  +
|–1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Army Aviation Corps<br>
  +
''Heeresfliegertruppe''
  +
|
  +
|1957
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Ghana<br>
  +
(formerly the Gold Coast)
  +
|
  +
|Ghana Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1959
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1964-1966
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="8" |Greece
  +
|
  +
|Hellenic Air Force<br>
  +
Πολεμική Αεροπορία<br>
  +
''Polemikì Aeroporia''
  +
|
  +
|1930
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Greek Air Force in the Middle East
  +
|
  +
|1941-1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Hellenic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1935-1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Hellenic Army Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1912-1930
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Hellenic Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1915–1930
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Hellenic Army Aviation<br>
  +
Αεροπορία Στρατού<br>
  +
''Aeroporia Stratou''
  +
|
  +
|1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Navy Aviation Command
  +
|
  +
|2018
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Hellenic Navy Helicopter Command
  +
Διοίκηση Ελικοπτέρων Ναυτικού
  +
''Dioikisi Elikopteron Naftikou''
  +
|
  +
|1975-2018
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Guatemala
  +
|
  +
|Guatemalan Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)''
  +
|
  +
|1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aeronautical Corps
  +
''Cuerpo de Aeronáutica Militar (CAM)''
  +
|
  +
|1935–1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Guatemalan Military Aviation Corps
  +
''Cuerpo de Aviación Militar de Guatemala (CAM)''
  +
|
  +
|1929–1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Guatemalan Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)''
  +
|
  +
|1921–1929
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation Corps
  +
''Cuerpo de Aviación de Ejército''
  +
|
  +
|1914–1921
  +
|-
  +
|Guinea
  +
|
  +
|Guinea Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de Guinée''
  +
|
  +
|1959
  +
|-
  +
|Guinea-Bissau<br>
  +
(formerly Portuguese Guinea)
  +
|
  +
|Guinea-Bissau Air Force<br>
  +
''Força Aérea da Guiné-Bissau''
  +
|
  +
|1974-2015
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Guyana<br>
  +
(formerly British Guyana)
  +
|
  +
|Guyana Defence Force Air Command
  +
|
  +
|1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Guyana Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1968-1973
  +
|}
  +
  +
== H[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Haiti
  +
|
  +
|Haiti Air Corps<br>
  +
''Corps d'Aviation d'Garde d'Haiti''
  +
|
  +
|1942–1994 (2013 re-establishment)
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1964–1986
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942–1964
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Honduras
  +
|
  +
|Honduran Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Hondureña''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force and Military Aviation School
  +
''Fuerza Aérea y Escuela Militar de Aviación (FAEAM)''
  +
|
  +
|1938-1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Military School
  +
''Escuela Militar de Aviación (EMA)''
  +
|
  +
|1931–1938
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Aviation School
  +
''Escuela Nacional de Aviación (ENA)''
  +
|
  +
|1924–1931
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="10" |Hungary
  +
|
  +
|Hungarian Air Force<br>
  +
''Magyar Légierő''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1990-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Hungarian People's Army
  +
''Magyar Néphadsereg légiereje''
  +
|
  +
|1951–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1949-1951
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1948-1949
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Hungarian National Defense Air Force
  +
''Magyar Királyi Honvéd Légierő''
  +
|
  +
|1941–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1938-1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Red Hungarian Air Corps
  +
''Vörös Légjárócsapat''
  +
|
  +
|1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Insignia variant''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Insignia variant''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|}
  +
  +
== I[edit] ==
  +
''For Ivory Coast, see Côte d'Ivoire above.''
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Iceland
  +
|
  +
|Icelandic Coast Guard Aeronautical Division<br>
  +
''Landhelgisgæsla Íslands – Flugdeild''
  +
|
  +
|1955
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Icelandic aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="8" |India
  +
|
  +
|Indian Air Force<br>
  +
भारतीय वायु सेना<br>
  +
''Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā''
  +
|
  +
|1932
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Indian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1945–1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1932–1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation Corps
  +
|
  +
|1986
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indian Naval Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indian Coast Guard Air Wing<br>
  +
भारतीय तटरक्षक<br>
  +
''Bhāratīya Taṭarakṣak''
  +
|
  +
|1978
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |Indonesia
  +
|
  +
|Indonesian Air Force<br>
  +
''Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara (TNI-AU)''
  +
|
  +
|1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Indonesia Air Force
  +
''Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)''
  +
|
  +
|1946–1974
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Indonesia Air Force
  +
''Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)''
  +
|
  +
|1946–1949
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indonesian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Dinas Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL)''
  +
|
  +
|1974
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indonesian Naval Aviation Service
  +
''Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Laut RI (ALRI)''
  +
|
  +
|1956–1974
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indonesian Army Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Pusat Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD)''
  +
|
  +
|1974
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Indonesian Army Aviation Service
  +
''Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Darat RI (DINAS PENERBAD)''
  +
|
  +
|1959–1974
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |Iran<br>
  +
(formerly Persia)
  +
|
  +
|Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force<br>
  +
<big>نیروی هوایی ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران</big>
  +
|
  +
|1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Iranian Air Force
  +
''Nirou Havai Shahanshahiye Iran''
  +
|
  +
|1932–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Officer of the Imperial Iranian Army
  +
|
  +
|1922-1932
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Iranian Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1962–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Iranian Navy Aviation
  +
|
  +
|–1979
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Iraq
  +
|
  +
|Iraqi Air Force<br>
  +
''Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya''
  +
|
  +
|1931
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|2011-2019
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Iraqi Air Force
  +
''Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya''
  +
|
  +
|1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Iraqi Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1931–1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Iraqi Army, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Ireland
  +
|
  +
|Irish Air Corps<br>
  +
''Aer-Chór na h-Éireann''
  +
|
  +
|1924
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1939–1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Irish National Army, Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1922–1924
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Israel
  +
|
  +
|Israeli Defence Force / Air Force<br>
  +
<big>חיל האוויר</big><br>
  +
''Heyl Ha'Avir''
  +
|
  +
|1951
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Israeli Air Force
  +
''Chel Ha'Avir''
  +
|
  +
|1948-1951
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Sherut Avir
  +
''Air Service''
  +
|
  +
|1947-1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Palavir
  +
''Air Companies''
  +
|
  +
|1943-1947
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="19" |Italy
  +
|
  +
|Italian Air Force<sup>[30]</sup><br>
  +
''Aeronautica Militare''
  +
|
  +
|1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force
  +
''Aviazione Cobelligerante ed Aeronautica Militare Italiana''
  +
|
  +
|1943–1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana''   <sup>[31]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1943–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Italian Air Force
  +
Regia Aeronautica   <sup>[32]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1935–1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Italian Air Force
  +
Regia Aeronautica  <sup>[33]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1923–1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Naval Aviation
  +
''Aviazione della Regia Marina''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1923
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Air Corps  <sup>[34]</sup>
  +
''Corpo Aeronautico Militare''
  +
|
  +
|1915-1923
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Colonial Aviation Service
  +
''Servizio d'Aviazone Coloniale''
  +
|
  +
|1912-1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aviation Service
  +
|
  +
|1912-1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Battalion
  +
''Batagliore Aviatori''
  +
|
  +
|1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Army Air Service
  +
''Servizio Aeronautico''
  +
|
  +
|1884<sup>[35]</sup>–1911
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian Navy Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviazione Navale''
  +
|
  +
|1956
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|naval aviation insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Air Cavalry'', ''Cavalleria dell'Aria''
  +
|
  +
|2000
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviazione Leggera dell'Esercito
  +
|
  +
|1951-2000
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Helicopter Service of the Carabinieri Corps<br>
  +
''Nucleo Elicotteri Carabinieri''
  +
|
  +
|1965
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian Coast Guard Air Service<br>
  +
''Italian Navy''
  +
|
  +
|1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Italian aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|}
  +
  +
== J[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Jamaica
  +
|
  +
|Jamaican Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1963
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Japan
  +
|
  +
|Japan Air Self-Defense Force<sup>[36]</sup><br>
  +
航空自衛隊 ''Kōkū Jieitai''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
  +
大日本帝国陸軍航空隊 ''Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun Kōkū tai''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service<sup>[37]</sup>
  +
大日本帝国海軍航空隊 ''Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun Kōkū tai''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Fleet Air Force (JMSDF)<br>
  +
海上自衛隊 ''Kaijō Jieitai''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Japan Ground Self-Defense Force<br>
  +
陸上自衛隊 ''Rikujō Jieitai''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Jordan<br>
  +
(formerly Transjordan)
  +
|
  +
|Royal Jordanian Air Force<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya Almalakiya al-Urduniya''
  +
|
  +
|1955
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Arab Legion Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1949–1955
  +
|}
  +
  +
== K[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
|Kazakhstan
  +
|
  +
|Kazakh Air Defense Forces<br>
  +
''Áue qurǵanysy kúshteri / Әуе қорғанысы күштері''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Kenya
  +
|
  +
|Kenya Air Force<br>
  +
''Jeshi la Anga la Kenya''
  +
|
  +
|1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|The Kenya '82 Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1982-1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Kenya Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1964-1982
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Kenyan Army aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|North Korea
  +
|
  +
|Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force<sup>[38]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1945
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |South Korea
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Korea Air Force<sup>[39]</sup><br>
  +
대한민국 공군 (大韓民國空軍)<br>
  +
''Daehan Minguk Gonggun''
  +
|
  +
|1949
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1951–2000
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1950s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Korea Navy, Air Wing Six
  +
|
  +
|1986
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Fleet Aviation Unit
  +
|
  +
|1977–1986
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Korea Army aviation
  +
|
  +
|1965
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Kuwait
  +
|
  +
|Kuwait Air Force<br>
  +
''Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya''
  +
|
  +
|1988
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free Kuwait Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1990-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Kuwait Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1960-1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Directorate of Public Security, Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1954-1960
  +
|-
  +
|Kyrgyzstan
  +
|
  +
|Kyrgyz Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|}
  +
  +
== L[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Laos
  +
|
  +
|Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force<sup>[40]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1975–
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Lao Air Force
  +
''Aviation Royale Laotienne''<sup>[41][42]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1960–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Laotian Aviation
  +
''Aviation Laotienne''
  +
|
  +
|1955-1960
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Latvia
  +
|
  +
|Latvian Air Force<br>
  +
''Latvijas Gaisa Spēki''
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Latvian Air Force
  +
''Latvijas Gaisa Spēki''
  +
|
  +
|1919–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation component of the Latvian National Guard
  +
|
  +
|1993–2000
  +
|-
  +
|Lebanon
  +
|
  +
|Lebanese Air Force<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Lubnania'', ''Force Aérienne Libanaise''
  +
|
  +
|1949
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Lesotho<br>
  +
(formerly Basutoland)
  +
|
  +
|Lesotho Defence Force – Air Squadron
  +
|
  +
|c. 1988
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1987–2006
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Lesotho Police Mobile Unit – Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1978-1988
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Liberia
  +
|
  +
|Liberian Army Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1987
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Liberian Army Air Reconnaissance Unit
  +
|
  +
|1970s–1980s
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Libya
  +
|
  +
|Libyan Air Force<br>
  +
القوة الجوية الليبية<br>
  +
''Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-libyya''
  +
|
  +
|2011–current date
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free Libyan Air Force
  +
''Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Libiyya al Hurra''<sup>[''citation needed'']</sup>
  +
|
  +
|2011
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  +
|
  +
|1977-2011
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Libyan Arab Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1969–1977
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Libyan Air Force
  +
''Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Malakiya al Libiyya''
  +
|
  +
|1951–1969
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Lithuania
  +
|
  +
|Lithuanian Air Force<br>
  +
''Karinės Oro Pajėgos''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Lithuanian Military Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1920–1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1919–1920
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces, Aviation Unit
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Luxembourg
  +
|
  +
|Luxembourg Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1952–1968
  +
|}
  +
  +
== M[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |North Macedonia
  +
|
  +
|Macedonian Air Force<br>
  +
''Военно Воздухопловство и Противвоздушна Одбрана''<br>
  +
''Voeno Vozduhoplovstvo i Protivvozdushna Odbrana''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|early 1990s
  +
|-
  +
|Madagascar<br>
  +
(formerly the Malagasy Republic)
  +
|
  +
|Malagasy Air Force<br>
  +
''Tafika Anabakabaka Malagasy''<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air Malgache''
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Malawi<br>
  +
(formerly Nyasaland)
  +
|
  +
|Malawi Army Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1976
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|2010-2012
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malawi Young Pioneers Air Arm<sup>[43]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1970–1978
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="9" |Malaysia<br>
  +
(formerly Malaya)
  +
|
  +
|Royal Malaysian Air Force<br>
  +
''Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia''
  +
|
  +
|1963
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1963–1982
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Malayan Air Force
  +
''Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan''
  +
|
  +
|1958–1963
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malayan Auxiliary Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1950–1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malayan Volunteer Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1940–1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Malaysian Navy, Fleet Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1988
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malaysian Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Pasukan Udara Tentera Darat''
  +
|
  +
|1994
  +
|-
  +
|Maldives
  +
|
  +
|Air Elements<br>
  +
''Maldives National Defence Force''
  +
|
  +
|1978
  +
|-
  +
|Mali
  +
|
  +
|Malian Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de la Republique du Mali''
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Malta
  +
|
  +
|Air Wing of the Armed Forces of Malta<br>
  +
''Skwadra tal-Ajru tal-Forzi Armati ta' Malta''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1980–1988
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Mauritania
  +
|
  +
|Mauritania Islamic Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie''
  +
|
  +
|1960
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|1960-2019
  +
|-
  +
|Mauritius
  +
|
  +
|Military of Mauritius
  +
|
  +
|1987
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Mexico
  +
|
  +
|Mexican Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Mexicana''
  +
|
  +
|1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Mexican Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aeronaval''
  +
|
  +
|1926<sup>[44]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|Moldova
  +
|
  +
|Moldovan Air Force<sup>[45]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Mongolia
  +
|
  +
|Mongolian Air Force<sup>[46]</sup><br>
  +
''Агаарын Довтолгооноос Хамгаалах Цэргийн Командлал''
  +
|
  +
|1993-presents
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Mongolian People's Army Air Force
  +
''Монголын Ардын Армийн Нисэх Хүчин''
  +
|
  +
|1925–1992
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Montenegro
  +
|
  +
|Montenegrin Air Force<br>
  +
''Vazdušne snage Crne Gore''
  +
|
  +
|2006
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|2006-2018
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Morocco
  +
|
  +
|Royal Moroccan Air Forceⴰⴷⵡⴰⵙ ⴰⴳⴻⵍⴷⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⴻⵔⵔⵓⴽⴰⵏ ⵓⵊⴻⵏⵏⴰ<br>
  +
''القوة الجوية الملكية المغربية''<br>
  +
''Al-quwwa al-jawwiya al-malikiyya al-maghribiyya''<br>
  +
(''Force Aérienne Royale Marocaine'')
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Sherifan Royal Aviation
  +
''Aviation Royale Chérifienne''
  +
|
  +
|1956–1961
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Moroccan Navy, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie
  +
|
  +
|1962
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Mozambique
  +
|
  +
|Mozambique Air Force<br>
  +
''Força Aérea de Moçambique''
  +
|
  +
|c.1976/77?
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|People's Liberation Air Force of Mozambique
  +
''Força Populare Aérea de Libertação de Moçambique''
  +
|
  +
|1975–c.1976/77?
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Myanmar<br>
  +
(formerly Burma)
  +
|
  +
|Myanmar Air Force<br>
  +
''Tatmdaw Lei''
  +
|
  +
|1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Burmese Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1947-1989
  +
|}
  +
  +
== N[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Namibia<br>
  +
(formerly South West Africa)
  +
|
  +
|Namibian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|2005
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Namibia Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1994–2005
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|South West African Territorial Force, Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1980–1989
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |NATO
  +
|
  +
|Allied Air Command
  +
|
  +
|2013
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Nepal
  +
|
  +
|Nepalese Army Air Service
  +
|
  +
|c.2008
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Nepal Army Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1979–c.2007
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Nepal Army Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1965–1979
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="11" |Netherlands
  +
|
  +
|Royal Netherlands Air Force<br>
  +
''Koninklijke Luchtmacht''
  +
|
  +
|1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942–c.1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation Brigade
  +
''Luchtvaartbrigade''
  +
|
  +
|1939–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1921–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation Group
  +
''Luchtvaartafdeling''
  +
|
  +
|1913–1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dutch Naval Aviation Service<br>
  +
''Marineluchtvaartdienst''
  +
|
  +
|1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942–c.1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1939–1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1921–1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1917–1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Netherlands Coastguard<br>
  +
''Royal Netherlands Navy''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |New Zealand
  +
|
  +
|Royal New Zealand Air Force<br>
  +
''Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa''
  +
|
  +
|1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943–1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1939–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|New Zealand Territorial Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1930–1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|New Zealand Permanent Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1923–1934
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|New Zealand Army Flying Corps
  +
|
  +
|1913–1923
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="10" |Nicaragua
  +
|
  +
|Nicaraguan Army Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea – Ejército de Nicaragua''
  +
|
  +
|1996
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Sandinista Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Sandinista''
  +
|
  +
|1979–1996
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of Nicaragua
  +
''Fuerza Aérea de Nicaragua''
  +
|
  +
|c.1950–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia (fuselage)
  +
|
  +
|1962–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Guard Air Force of Nicaragua
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Guardia de Nicaragua''
  +
|
  +
|c.1947–c.1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia (wings)
  +
|
  +
|1942-1962
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the National Guard
  +
''Fuerza Aérea de la Guardia Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1938–c.1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Corps of the National Guard
  +
''Cuerpo de Aviación de la Guardia Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1936–1938
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aviation Corps
  +
''Cuerpo Militar de Aviación''
  +
|
  +
|1926–1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Guard
  +
''Guardia Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1920–1926
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Niger
  +
|
  +
|National Squadron of Niger<br>
  +
''Escadrille Nationale du Niger''
  +
|
  +
|2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Niger Air Force
  +
''Force Aérienne du Niger''
  +
|
  +
|1961–2003?
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Nigeria
  +
|
  +
|Nigerian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1964
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Nigerian Navy, Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1985
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Norway
  +
|
  +
|Royal Norwegian Air Force<br>
  +
''Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret''
  +
|
  +
|1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free Norwegian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1940-1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Norwegian Army Air Service
  +
''Hærens Flyvevesen''
  +
|
  +
|1914–1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service
  +
''Marinens Flyvevesen''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1944
  +
|}
  +
  +
== O[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Oman<br>
  +
(formerly Muscat and Oman)
  +
|
  +
|Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO)<sup>[47]</sup><br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanya al-Omanya''
  +
|
  +
|1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)
  +
|
  +
|1959–1990
  +
|}
  +
  +
== P[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Pakistan
  +
|
  +
|Pakistan Air Force<br>
  +
<big>پاک فضائيہ</big>
  +
|
  +
|1956
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Pakistan Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1947–1956
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Pakistan Army Aviation Corps
  +
|
  +
|1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Pakistan Naval Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1971
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Pakistan Coast Guard<br>
  +
''Paramilitary forces of Pakistan''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Panama
  +
|
  +
|Panama National Air Service<br>
  +
''Panama Servicio Aéreo Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Panamaian Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Panama''
  +
|
  +
|1969-1989
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2'" |Papua New Guinea
  +
|
  +
|Papua New Guinea Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1990s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Air Transport Wing
  +
|
  +
|1975-1990s
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Paraguay
  +
|
  +
|Paraguayan Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya''
  +
|
  +
|late 1940s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Paraguaryan Army Aviation Corps
  +
|
  +
|1920s–1940s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Paraguayan Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación Naval Paraguaya''<sup>[48][49]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1980
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="8" |Peru
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea del Perú''
  +
|
  +
|1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Aeronautical Corps
  +
''Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú''
  +
|
  +
|1936–1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Aviation Corps
  +
''Cuerpo de Aviación del Perú''
  +
|
  +
|1929–1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aviación Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1980
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aeronaval Service
  +
''Servicio Aeronaval''
  +
|
  +
|1963–1980
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Army, Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación del Ejército''
  +
|
  +
|1977
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Light Aviation Group
  +
''Grupo de Aviación Ligera del Ejército''
  +
|
  +
|1973–1977
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Peruvian Coast Guard<br>
  +
''Peruvian Navy''
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="6" |Philippines
  +
|
  +
|Philippine Air Force<br>
  +
''Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas''
  +
|
  +
|1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Philippine Army Air Corps
  +
|
  +
|1936–1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Philippine Constabulary Air Corps
  +
|
  +
|1935–1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Philippine National Guard aviation
  +
|
  +
|1910s–1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Philippine Navy, Naval Air Group
  +
|
  +
|1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Philippine Army, Air Battalion
  +
|
  +
|1980
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="13" |Poland
  +
|
  +
|Polish Air Force<br>
  +
''Siły Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej''
  +
|
  +
|2004
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air and Air Defence Forces
  +
''Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Powietrznej''
  +
|
  +
|1993–2004
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1990–1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force
  +
''Wojska Lotnicze''
  +
|
  +
|1962-1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Defence Force of Country
  +
''Wojska Obrony Powietrznej Kraju''
  +
|
  +
|1962–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air and Air Defence Forces of Country
  +
''Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Przeciwlotniczej Obszaru Kraju''
  +
|
  +
|1954–1962
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force
  +
''Wojska Lotnicze''
  +
|
  +
|1947–1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Polish Army
  +
''Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego''
  +
|
  +
|1945–1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Polish Army
  +
''Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego''
  +
|
  +
|1943-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Polish Air Forces in France and Great Britain
  +
|
  +
|1939-1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force
  +
''Wojska Lotnicze''
  +
|
  +
|1918–1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Polish Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Lotnictwo Wojsk Lądowych''
  +
|
  +
|1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Polish Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Lotnictwo Marynarki Wojennej''
  +
|
  +
|1947
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="11" |Portugal
  +
|
  +
|Portuguese Air Force<br>
  +
''Força Aérea Portuguesa''
  +
|
  +
|1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aeronautics Arm
  +
''Arma da Aeronáutica Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1924-1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1918-1924
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aeronautical Service
  +
''Serviço Aeronáutico Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1914-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Balloon Company
  +
''Companhia de Aerosteiros''
  +
|
  +
|1911-1914
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Portuguese Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha''
  +
|
  +
|1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aeronaval Forces
  +
''Forças Aeronavais''
  +
|
  +
|1952-1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Navy Air Forces
  +
''Forças Aéreas da Armada''
  +
|
  +
|1931-1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Aeronautics Service
  +
''Serviço da Aeronáutica Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1918-1931
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Navy Aviation Service
  +
''Serviço de Aviação da Armada''
  +
|
  +
|1917-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Portuguese Army Light Aviation Unit<br>
  +
''Unidade de Aviacão Ligeira do Exército''
  +
|
  +
|2000-2015
  +
|}
  +
  +
== Q[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Qatar
  +
|
  +
|Qatar Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1974
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Qatar Public Security Forces Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1968-1974
  +
|}
  +
  +
== R[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="11" |Romania
  +
|
  +
|Romanian Air Force<br>
  +
''Forţele Aeriene Române''
  +
|
  +
|1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1985-1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Socialist Republic of Romania
  +
''Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Socialiste România''
  +
|
  +
|1965-1985
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române''
  +
|
  +
|1964-1965
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Romîne''
  +
|
  +
|1954-1964
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the People's Republic of Romania
  +
''Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române''
  +
|
  +
|1947-1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1944-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Romanian Air Force
  +
''Forţele Aeriene Regale ale României''
  +
|
  +
|1941-1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Romanian Royal Aeronautics
  +
''Aeronautica Regală Română''
  +
|
  +
|1915-1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Romanian Naval Forces, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|2008
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Romanian Naval Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1920s–1940s
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="12" |Russia
  +
|
  +
|Russian Air Force<sup>[50]</sup><br>
  +
''Военно-воздушные cилы России''<br>
  +
''Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii''
  +
|
  +
|2010
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Russian Air Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1991-2008
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Air Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1948-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Air Forces
  +
''Военно-воздушные силы''
  +
''Voenno-Vozdushnye Sily''
  +
|
  +
|1918-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1922–1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Russian Air Service
  +
''Императорский военно-воздушный флот''
  +
''Pre-reform Russian:Императорскій военно-воздушный флотъ''
  +
|
  +
|1910-1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Russian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Авиация Военно-Морского Флота''<br>
  +
''Aviatsiya Voyenno-Morskogo Flota''
  +
|
  +
|2010
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1991-2010
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Naval Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1918-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1922–1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Russian Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1992-2010s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1970s–1991
  +
|-
  +
|Rwanda<br>
  +
(formerly Ruanda-Urundi)
  +
|
  +
|Rwandan Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne Rwandaise''
  +
|
  +
|1972
  +
|}
  +
  +
== S[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
|São Tomé and Príncipe
  +
|
  +
|Armed Forces of São Tomé and Príncipe<br>
  +
''Forças Armadas de São Tomé e Príncipe''
  +
|
  +
|1968
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="6" |Saudi Arabia
  +
|
  +
|Royal Saudi Air Force<br>
  +
القوات الجوية الملكية السعودية<br>
  +
''Al-Quwwāt al-Jawwiyyah al-Malakiyyah as-Suʿūdiyyah''
  +
|
  +
|1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Hejaz Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1921-1932
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Saudi Naval Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1985
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1990s
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|General Security Aviation Command
  +
|
  +
|1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Saudi Arabian National Guard, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|2011
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Senegal<br>
  +
(formerly part of the Senegambia Confederation)
  +
|
  +
|Senegalese Air Force<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air du Sénégal''
  +
|
  +
|1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Senegambia Air Force
  +
''Armée de l'Air du Sénegambia''
  +
|
  +
|1982-1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Senegalese Air Force
  +
''Armée de l'Air du Senégal''
  +
|
  +
|1961-1982
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="8" |Serbia
  +
|
  +
|Serbian Air Force and Air Defence<br>
  +
''Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана Војске Србије''<br>
  +
''Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazduhoplovna odbrana Vojske Srbije''
  +
|
  +
|2006<sup>[51]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of Serbia and Montenegro
  +
''Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Србије и Црне Горе''
  +
''Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Srbije i Crne Gore''
  +
|
  +
|2003–2006<sup>[52]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of FR Yugoslavia
  +
''Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Југославије''
  +
''Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Jugoslavije''
  +
|
  +
|1992–2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Yugoslav Army Air Force
  +
''Ваздухопловство војске Краљевине Југославије''
  +
''Vazduhoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije''
  +
|
  +
|1929–1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Yugoslav Royal Army Aviation Department
  +
''Авиацијско Одељење Југословенске Краљевске Армије''
  +
''Aviacijsko Odeljenje Jugoslovenske Kraljevske Armije''
  +
|
  +
|1918–1929
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Serbian Aviation
  +
''Српска Авијатика''
  +
''Srpska Avijatika''
  +
|
  +
|1915-1918<sup>[53]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
  +
Air Force Command
  +
''Ваздухопловна Команда''
  +
''Vazduhoplovna Komanda''
  +
|
  +
|1912-1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Yugoslav Navy, Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|<nowiki>-1941</nowiki>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Seychelles
  +
|
  +
|Seychelles People's Defence Force Air Wing (part of the Seychelles People's Defence Force)
  +
|
  +
|2008
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Seychelles Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1978
  +
|-
  +
|Sierra Leone
  +
|
  +
|Sierra Leone Defence Force Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1973
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Singapore
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Singapore Air Force<br>
  +
''Angkatan Udara Republik Singapura''<br>
  +
新加坡空军部队<br>
  +
சிங்கப்பூர் ஆகாயப்படை
  +
|
  +
|1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Singapore Air Defence Command
  +
|
  +
|1968-1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1968-1973
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Slovakia
  +
|
  +
|Slovak Air Force<br>
  +
''Vzdušné sily Slovenskej republiky''
  +
|
  +
|1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Slovak Insurgent Air Force
  +
''Slovenské povstalecké letectvo''
  +
|
  +
|August–October 1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Slovak Air Force
  +
''Slovenské vzdušné zbrane''
  +
|
  +
|1939-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1939-1940
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Slovenia
  +
|
  +
|Slovenian Air Force and Air Defence<br>
  +
''Brigada zračne Obrambe in Letalstva Slovenske Vojske''
  +
|
  +
|2004
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|15th Aviation Brigade
  +
''Slovenian Armed Forces''
  +
|
  +
|1995-2004
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|15th Aviation Brigade
  +
''Slovenian Territorial Defence Force''
  +
|
  +
|1991-1995
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Slovenian Air Force upon the break-away from the Habsburg Empire
  +
|
  +
|1918-1919
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Somalia
  +
|
  +
|Somali Air Force<br>
  +
''Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed''<sup>[54]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1960
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Somali Aeronautical Corps
  +
''Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed''
  +
''Corpo di Sicurezza della Somalia''
  +
|
  +
|1954-1968
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |South Africa
  +
|
  +
|South African Air Force (SAAF)<br>
  +
''Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag''
  +
|
  +
|1920
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1982-2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1958-1981
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1947-1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|South African Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1924-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1920-1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|South African Aviation Corps
  +
|
  +
|1915-1920
  +
|-
  +
|South Sudan
  +
|
  +
|South Sudan Air Force
  +
|
  +
|2011
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="13" |Spain
  +
|
  +
|Spanish Air Force (SPAF)<br>
  +
''Ejército del Aire''
  +
|
  +
|1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Nationalist Air Force<sup>[55]</sup>
  +
''Aviación Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1936-1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Nationalist Air Force insignia (wings)
  +
|
  +
|1937-1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Nationalist Air Force insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|1936-1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Spanish Republican Air Force
  +
''Fuerzas Aéreas de la República Española'' (FARE)
  +
|
  +
|1936-1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aviation
  +
''Aeronáutica Militar Española''
  +
|
  +
|1931-1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aviation
  +
''Aeronáutica Militar Española''
  +
|
  +
|1911-1931
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aerostatics Service
  +
''Servicio Militar de Aerostacion''
  +
|
  +
|1896-1911
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Spanish Army Airmobile Force<br>
  +
''Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra'' (FAMET)
  +
|
  +
|1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Light Air Force
  +
''Aviacion Ligera del Ejercito de Tierra''
  +
|
  +
|1965-1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Spanish Navy Air Arm<br>
  +
''Arma Aérea de la Armada''
  +
|
  +
|1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Aviation
  +
''Aeronáutica Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1931-1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Aviation
  +
''Aeronáutica Naval''
  +
|
  +
|1917-1931
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Sri Lanka<br>
  +
(formerly Ceylon)
  +
|
  +
|Sri Lanka Air Force<br>
  +
ශ්රි ලංකා ගුවන් හමුදාව<br>
  +
''Sri Lanka Guwan Hamudawa''
  +
|
  +
|1972
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Ceylon Air Force
  +
රාජකීය ලංකා ගුවන් හමුදාව
  +
''Rajakeeya Lanka Guwan Hamudawa''
  +
|
  +
|1951-1972
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Sudan<br>
  +
(formerly the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan)
  +
|
  +
|Sudanese Air Force<br>
  +
القوّات الجوّيّة السودانيّة<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya''
  +
|
  +
|1956
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1956-1970
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Suriname<br>
  +
(formerly Dutch Guyana)
  +
|
  +
|Suriname Air Force<br>
  +
''Surinaamse Luchtmacht''
  +
|
  +
|1982
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1982-1990s
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="9" |Sweden
  +
|
  +
|Swedish Air Force<br>
  +
''Svenska Flygvapnet''
  +
|
  +
|1926
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1937-1940
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Swedish Air Force
  +
''Svenska Flygvapnet''
  +
|
  +
|1926-1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Defence Helicopter Wing<sup>[56]</sup>
  +
''Försvarsmaktens Helikopterflottilj''
  +
|
  +
|1998-2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Swedish Army Aviation
  +
''Arméflyget''
  +
|
  +
|1954-1998
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1914-1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aircraft Coy of the Signal Corps
  +
''Flygkompaniet''
  +
|
  +
|1912-1926
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Swedish Naval Aviation
  +
''Marinflyget''
  +
|
  +
|1958-1998
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Air Service
  +
''Marinens Flygväsen''
  +
|
  +
|1911-1926
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Switzerland
  +
|
  +
|Swiss Air Force<br>
  +
''Schweizer Luftwaffe''<br>
  +
''Forces Aériennes Suisses''<br>
  +
''Forze Aeree Svizzere''
  +
|
  +
|1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Independent service under the Swiss Federal Military Department
  +
''Schweizerische Flugwaffe''
  +
|
  +
|1936-1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Swiss Army Aviation
  +
''Schweizerische Fliegertruppe''
  +
|
  +
|1914-1936
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Syria
  +
|
  +
|Syrian Arab Air Force<br>
  +
القوات الجوية العربية السورية<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al Arabiya as-Souriya''
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1972-1980
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1963-1972
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United Arab Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1958-1961<sup>[23]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Syrian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1948-1958
  +
|}
  +
  +
== T[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="13" |Taiwan (ROC)
  +
|
  +
|Republic of China Air Force<br>
  +
中華民國空軍<br>
  +
''Chung-Hua Min-Kuo K'ung-Chün''
  +
|
  +
|1938
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Nationalist Chinese Air Force (Central Government)<sup>[57]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1925-1938
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chinese Aviation Ministry
  +
|
  +
|1920-1925?
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chinese Aviation Service
  +
|
  +
|1916?–1919?
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chinese Army Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1914-1916?
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Airplane Corps of the Chinese Army
  +
|
  +
|1913-1914
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of China Army Aviation and Special Forces Command
  +
|
  +
|1999
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Paratroops and Special Forces Command
  +
|
  +
|1979-1999
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation Command<sup>[58]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1976-1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of China Naval Aviation Command
  +
|
  +
|1995
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Anti-Submarine Group
  +
|
  +
|1991-1995
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Fleet Helicopter Squadron
  +
|
  +
|1977-1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Chinese Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1927-1938
  +
|-
  +
|Tajikistan
  +
|
  +
|Tajik Air Force
  +
|
  +
|2006<sup>[59]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Tanzania<br>
  +
(formerly Tanganyika)
  +
|
  +
|Tanzania Air Force Command<br>
  +
''Jeshi la Anga la Wananchi wa Tanzania''
  +
|
  +
|1964
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1964-2010
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="9" |Thailand<br>
  +
(formerly Siam)
  +
|
  +
|Royal Thai Air Force<br>
  +
<big>กองทัพอากาศไทย</big><br>
  +
''Kongthap Akat Thai''
  +
|
  +
|1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Former marking
  +
|
  +
|1942-1945<sup>[60]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Former marking
  +
|
  +
|1940-1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Siamese Air Force Division
  +
<big>กรมทหารอากาศ</big>
  +
''Krom Tahan Akat''
  +
|
  +
|1935-1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Siamese Air Division
  +
<big>กรมอากาศยาน</big>
  +
''Krom Akatsayan''
  +
|
  +
|1921-1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Siamese Army Aviation Division
  +
<big>กรมอากาศยานทหารบก</big>
  +
''Krom Akatsayan Tahan Bok''
  +
|
  +
|1917-1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Siamese Army Aviation Unit
  +
<big>กองบินทหารบก</big>
  +
''Kong Bin Tahan Bok''
  +
|
  +
|1914-1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Thai Army Air Division<br>
  +
<big>กองบินทหารบกไทย</big><br>
  +
''Kong Bin Tahan Bok Thai''
  +
|
  +
|1977
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Thai Naval Air Division<br>
  +
<big>กองการบินทหารเรือไทย</big><br>
  +
''Kongkanbin Tahan Ruea Thai''
  +
|
  +
|1921
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Tonga
  +
|
  +
|Tonga Defence Services aviation
  +
|
  +
|2013<sup>[61]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|HMAF Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1996-2013
  +
|-
  +
|Togo
  +
|
  +
|Togolese Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne Togolaise''
  +
|
  +
|1964<sup>[62]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Trinidad and Tobago
  +
|
  +
|Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Air Guard
  +
|
  +
|2005
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1977-2005
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Wing of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Coast Guard
  +
|
  +
|1966-1977
  +
|-
  +
|Tunisia
  +
|
  +
|Tunisian Air Force<br>
  +
القوات الجوية التونسية<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya At'Tunisia''
  +
|
  +
|1959<sup>[63]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="12" |Turkey
  +
|
  +
|Turkish Air Force<br>
  +
''Türk Hava Kuvvetleri''
  +
|
  +
|1972
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|''former insignia''
  +
|
  +
|1944-1972
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Turkish Ministry of Defense,
  +
Undersecretariat of Military Aviation
  +
''Hava Müsteşarlığı''
  +
|
  +
|1928-1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Turkish Air Force Inspectorate
  +
''Hava Kuvvetleri Müfettişliği''
  +
|
  +
|1922-1928
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Turkish Air Force General Directorate
  +
''Kuva-yı Havaiye Müdüriyet-i Umumiyesi''
  +
|
  +
|1921-1922
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Turkish Army Air Service
  +
''Kuva-yı Havaiye Şubesi''
  +
|
  +
|1920-1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Land Forces Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Kara Kuvvetleri Havacılık Komutanlığı''
  +
|
  +
|1948
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Forces Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Deniz Kuvvetleri Havacılık Komutanlığı''
  +
|
  +
|1971
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|naval aviation insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Coast Guard Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Sahil Güvenlik Havacılık Komutanlığı''
  +
|
  +
|1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Turkish aircraft insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Gendarmerie Aviation Command<br>
  +
''Jandarma Havacılık Komutanlığı''
  +
|
  +
|1968
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Turkmenistan
  +
|
  +
|Turkmen Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1991-2011
  +
|}
  +
  +
== U[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Uganda
  +
|
  +
|Ugandan People's Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1997
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Uganda Police Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1964–1987
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ugandan Army Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1964-1987
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="6" |Ukraine
  +
|
  +
|Ukraine Air Force<br>
  +
Військово-Повітряні Сили України ''Viys'kovo-Povitriani Syly Ukrayiny''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ukrainian Air Defence Forces
  +
|
  +
|1992-2004
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ukrainian People's Republic Air Fleet
  +
|
  +
|1917-1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ukrainian Naval Aviation<br>
  +
Авіація Військово-Морських Сил ''Aviatsiya Viys'kovo-Mors'kykh Syl''
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ukrainian Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Guard of Ukraine, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|2014
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |United Arab Emirates
  +
|
  +
|United Arab Emirates Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1976<sup>[64]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Sharjah Amiri Guard Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1984-1997
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dubai Police Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1973-1976
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Dubai Union Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1971-1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Abu Dhabi Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1972-1976
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Abu Dhabi Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1968-1972
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United Arab Emirates Navy, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="21" |United Kingdom
  +
|
  +
|Royal Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1937-1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1918-1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1915-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Flying Corps
  +
|
  +
|1912-1915
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers
  +
|
  +
|1911-1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|School of Ballooning
  +
|
  +
|1888-1911
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Fleet Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1944-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1937-1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Fleet Air Arm of the RAF
  +
|
  +
|1924-1937
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1914-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps
  +
|
  +
|1912-1914
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Air Corps<sup>[66]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Glider Pilot Regiment
  +
|
  +
|1941-1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron<br>
  +
''Royal Marines''
  +
|
  +
|1968-1995
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="32" |United States
  +
|
  +
|United States Air Force<sup>[67]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1947–
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|insignia variant
  +
|
  +
|1973
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Army Air Forces
  +
|
  +
|1941-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942-1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1941-1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Army Air Corps
  +
|
  +
|1926-1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Army Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1918-1926
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Division of Military Aeronautics
  +
|
  +
|20–24 May 1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1917-1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps
  +
|
  +
|1914-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps
  +
|
  +
|1907-1914
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Army Aviation Branch
  +
|
  +
|1983
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1947-1983
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Navy
  +
|
  +
|1911
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1947–
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943-1947
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942-1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1919-1942
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1918-1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1917-1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Flying Corps
  +
|
  +
|1916-1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Marine Corps Aviation<sup>[68]</sup>
  +
|
  +
|1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|United States Coast Guard
  +
|
  +
|1916
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|US Coast Guard insignia
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |Uruguay
  +
|
  +
|Uruguayan Air Force<br>
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya''
  +
|
  +
|1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1952-1953
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Uruguayan Military Aviation
  +
''Aeronáutica Militar Uruguaya''
  +
|
  +
|1935-1952
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military School of Aeronautics
  +
''Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica''
  +
|
  +
|1916-1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Military Aviation School
  +
''Escuela de Aviación Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1913-1916
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Uruguayan Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación Naval Uruguaya''
  +
|
  +
|1951
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Air Service
  +
''Servicio Aeronáutico''
  +
|
  +
|1925–1951
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Uzbekistan
  +
|
  +
|Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Forces
  +
|
  +
|1992
  +
|}
  +
  +
== V[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="11" |Venezuela
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Air Force<br>
  +
''Aviación Militar Bolivariana''
  +
|
  +
|2006<sup>[69]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Military Aviation
  +
''Aviación Militar de Venezuela''
  +
|
  +
|2001–2006
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Air Force
  +
''Fuerza Aérea Venezolana''
  +
|
  +
|1946–2001
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Army Aeronautical Service
  +
''Servicio de Aeronáutica del Ejército''
  +
|
  +
|1944–1946
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Aviation Regiment N° 1
  +
''Regimiento de Aviación N° 1''
  +
|
  +
|1936–1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Military Aviation School
  +
''Escuela de Aviación Militar''
  +
|
  +
|1920–1936
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Army Aviation<br>
  +
''Servicio Aéreo del Ejército Venezolano''
  +
|
  +
|1970
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Venezuelan Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Aviación de la Marina Venezolana''
  +
|
  +
|1985
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Servicio de Aviacion Naval Venezolana
  +
|
  +
|1974-1985
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Naval Aviation Centre
  +
|
  +
|1922
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|National Guard of Venezuela<br>
  +
''Comando de Apoyo Aéreo de Guardia Nacional''
  +
|
  +
|1999
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Vietnam
  +
|
  +
|Vietnam People's Air Force<br>
  +
''Không Quân Nhân Dân Việt Nam''
  +
|
  +
|1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|North Vietnam Democratic Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1955–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Vietnam Air Force
  +
''Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa''
  +
|
  +
|1955–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Cochin China Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1941–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Vietnam People's Navy, Aviation
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|}
  +
  +
== Y[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Yemen
  +
|
  +
|Yemeni Air Force<br>
  +
''Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Yemeniya''
  +
|
  +
|1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|North Yemen Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1962–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|South Yemen Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1969–1990
  +
|}
  +
  +
== Z[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Zambia<br>
  +
(formerly Northern Rhodesia)
  +
|
  +
|Zambian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1968
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Zambia Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1964–1968
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1954–1963
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="8" |Zimbabwe<br>
  +
(formerly Southern Rhodesia)
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of Zimbabwe
  +
|
  +
|1980
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1982–1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Zimbabwe-Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1979–1980
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1970–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1963–1970
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1954–1963
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Southern Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1947–1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Rhodesian Regiment Air Unit
  +
|
  +
|1935–1939
  +
|}
  +
  +
== Former countries and movements[edit] ==
  +
{| class="wikitable"
  +
!Country
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Current</small>
  +
!Service<br>
  +
<small>Indigenous name</small>
  +
!<br>
  +
<small>Former</small>
  +
!Established
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Abu Dhabi
  +
|
  +
|Abu Dhabi Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1968–1976
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Austria-Hungary
  +
|
  +
|Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops<br>
  +
''Kaiserliche und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen''
  +
|
  +
|1912–1919
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1915–1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1914–1916
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial and Royal Aviation Service
  +
''KuK. Militär-Aeronautische Anstalt''
  +
|
  +
|1893–1912
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Austro-Hungarian Navy
  +
|
  +
|1916–1918
  +
|-
  +
|'' Biafra''
  +
|
  +
|Biafran Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1967–1970
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Bophuthatswana
  +
|
  +
|Bophuthatswana Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1987–1994
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Bophuthatswana Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1981-1987
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Central African Empire
  +
|
  +
|Central African Empire Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1976–1979
  +
|-
  +
|Ceylon
  +
|
  +
|Royal Ceylon Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1951–1972
  +
|-
  +
|Chechen Republic of Ichkeria
  +
|
  +
|Chechen National Guard aviation
  +
|
  +
|1990s
  +
|-
  +
|Reorganized National Government of the Republic of China
  +
|
  +
|Collaborationist Chinese Army
  +
|
  +
|1940–1945
  +
|-
  +
|Ciskei
  +
|
  +
|Ciskei Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1980–1994
  +
|-
  +
|Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia
  +
|
  +
|Croatian Defence Council aviation
  +
|
  +
|1992–
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="6" |Czechoslovakia
  +
* Czech and Slovak Federal Republic
  +
* Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  +
* Third Czechoslovak Republic
  +
* Second Czechoslovak Republic
  +
* First Czechoslovak Republic
  +
|
  +
|Czech and Slovakian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1990–1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Czechoslovak Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1945–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Slovak Insurgent Air Force
  +
|
  +
|August–October 1944
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|1st Czechoslovak Mixed Air Division
  +
''1st Czechoslovak Army Corps in the USSR''
  +
|
  +
|1944-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Czechoslovak Army Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1918–1939
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1918–1920
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Slovak Republic
  +
|
  +
|Slovak Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1939–1945
  +
|-
  +
|Dahomey
  +
|
  +
|Dahomey Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de Dahomey''
  +
|
  +
|1961–1975
  +
|-
  +
|Dubai
  +
|
  +
|Dubai Police Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1971-1976
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Free France
  +
|
  +
|Free French Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1940–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Free French Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1940–1945
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |East Germany
  +
|
  +
|Air Forces of the National People's Army<br>
  +
''Luftstreitkräfte und Luftverteidigung der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik''
  +
|
  +
|1956-1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|People's Navy
  +
|
  +
|<nowiki>-1990</nowiki>
  +
|-
  +
|Second East Turkestan Republic
  +
|
  +
|Ili National Army aviation
  +
|
  +
|1945-1949
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Irish Free state
  +
|
  +
|Irish National Army
  +
|
  +
|1922–1924
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz<br>
  +
 Kingdom of Hejaz
  +
|
  +
|Hejaz Air Force<sup>[70]</sup><br>
  +
القوات الجوية الحجازية
  +
|
  +
|1921–1932
  +
|-
  +
|Imperial State of Iran
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Iranian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1925–1979
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Italian Social Republic<br>
  +
 Kingdom of Italy
  +
|
  +
|Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana
  +
|
  +
|1943–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Regia Aeronautica
  +
|
  +
|1923–1943
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |People's Republic of Kampuchea<br>
  +
 Democratic Kampuchea<br>
  +
 Kingdom of Cambodia<br>
  +
 Khmer Republic
  +
|
  +
|Cambodian People's Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1989–1993
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Kampuchean People's Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1979–1989
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Kampuchean Revolutionary Armed Forces Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1977–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Khmer Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1970–1975
  +
|-
  +
|Malagasy Republic
  +
|
  +
|Malagasy Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1961
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Straits Settlements /<br>
  +
 Federated Malay States /<br>
  +
Unfederated Malay States /<br>
  +
 Malayan Union /<br>
  +
 Malaya
  +
|
  +
|Royal Malayan Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1958–1963
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malayan Auxiliary Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1950–1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Malayan Volunteer Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1940-1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Straits Settlements Volunteer Air Force
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Manchukuo
  +
|
  +
|Manchukuo Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1937–1945
  +
|-
  +
|Muscat and Oman
  +
|
  +
|Sultan of Oman's Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1959–1990
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="1" |Nazi Germany
  +
|
  +
|Luftwaffe
  +
|
  +
|1933–1945
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Dutch East Indies
  +
|
  +
|Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1939-1950
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1921–1948
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen/<br>
  +
 North Yemen
  +
|
  +
|Yemen Arab Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1962–1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen Air Force
  +
|
  +
|<nowiki>-1962</nowiki>
  +
|-
  +
|North Vietnam
  +
|
  +
|North Vietnam Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1955–1975
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Ottoman Empire
  +
|
  +
|Ottoman Air Force<br>
  +
''Kuva-yı Havaiye Müfettişliği''
  +
|
  +
|1909–1920
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Ottoman Naval Aviation Academy and Service<br>
  +
''Bahriye Tayyare Mektebi ve Havacılık Şubesi''
  +
|
  +
|1914–1919
  +
|-
  +
|Pathet Lao
  +
|
  +
|Pathet Lao aviation
  +
|
  +
|1960–1975
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="5" |Southern Rhodesia<br>
  +
 Rhodesia and Nyasaland<br>
  +
 Rhodesia<br>
  +
 Zimbabwe Rhodesia
  +
|
  +
|Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1970–1979
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1963–1970
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1954–1963
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Southern Rhodesian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1939–1954
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Rhodesian Regiment Air Unit
  +
|
  +
|1935–1939
  +
|-
  +
|Senegambia Confederation
  +
|
  +
|Senegambia Air Force<br>
  +
''Armée de l'Air du Sénégambia''
  +
|
  +
|1982–1989
  +
|-
  +
|Republika Srpska<br>
  +
|
  +
|Republika Srpska Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1992–2006
  +
|-
  +
|Republic of Serbian Krajina<br>
  +
|
  +
|105th Aviation Brigade<br>
  +
''Army of the Republic of Serb Krajina''
  +
|
  +
|1991–1995
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |Rattanakosin Kingdom of Siam
  +
|
  +
|Royal Siamese Air Division
  +
|
  +
|1921–1935
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Siamese Army Aviation Division
  +
|
  +
|1917–1921
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Siamese Army Aviation Unit
  +
|
  +
|1914–1917
  +
|-
  +
|South West Africa
  +
|
  +
|South West Africa Territorial Force, Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1980–1989
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |State of Vietnam /<br>
  +
 South Vietnam
  +
|
  +
|Republic of Vietnam Air Force<br>
  +
''Khong Quan Viet Nam''
  +
|
  +
|1955–1975
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Vietnam National Army, Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1951–1955
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Federation of South Arabia /<br>
  +
 South Yemen
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
  +
|
  +
|1967-1990
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Federation of South Arabia Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1967
  +
|-
  +
|Swaziland
  +
|
  +
|Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1979-2018
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="7" |Russian Empire<br>
  +
 Russian Republic<br>
  +
 Russian SFSR<br>
  +
 Soviet Union
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Air Forces<sup>[71]</sup><br>
  +
''Военно-воздушные силы''
  +
|
  +
|1930–1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|
  +
|1943–1992<sup>[72]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1922–1943
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Volunteer Group
  +
|
  +
|1937–1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Imperial Russian Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1910–1917
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Air Defence Forces
  +
|
  +
|1948–1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Soviet Naval Aviation
  +
|
  +
|1918–1991
  +
|-
  +
|'' Tamil Eelam''
  +
|
  +
|Air Tigers<br>
  +
''Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam''
  +
|
  +
|1998–2009
  +
|-
  +
|Transkei
  +
|
  +
|Transkei Defence Force, Air Wing
  +
|
  +
|1986–1994
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |United Arab Republic
  +
|
  +
|United Arab Republic Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1958–1961
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Egyptian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1952–1958
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Syrian Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1948–1958
  +
|-
  +
|Upper Volta
  +
|
  +
|Upper Volta Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aérienne de Haute-Volta''
  +
|
  +
|1964–1984
  +
|-
  +
|Venda
  +
|
  +
|Venda Defence Force
  +
|
  +
|1983–1994
  +
|-
  +
|Vichy France
  +
|
  +
|Vichy French Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1940–1942
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="3" |West Germany
  +
|
  +
|German Air Force<br>
  +
''Luftwaffe''
  +
|
  +
|1955
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Naval Aviation<br>
  +
''Marineflieger''
  +
|
  +
|1957
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|German Army Aviation Corps<br>
  +
''Heeresfliegertruppe''
  +
|
  +
|1957
  +
|-
  +
|Ukrainian People's Republic
  +
|
  +
|Ukrainian People's Republic Air Fleet
  +
|
  +
|1917-1921
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="9" |Kingdom of Serbia /<br>
  +
 State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs /<br>
  +
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia /<br>
  +
 SFR Yugoslavia /<br>
  +
 FR Yugoslavia /<br>
  +
 Serbia and Montenegro
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of Serbia and Montenegro<br>
  +
Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Србије и Црне Горе<br>
  +
''Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdushna odbrana Vojske Srbije i Crne Gore''
  +
|
  +
|2003–2006<sup>[52]</sup>
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|FR Yugoslavia Air Force
  +
Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Југославије
  +
''Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Jugoslavije''
  +
|
  +
|1992–2003
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|SFR Yugoslav Air Force<sup>[73]</sup>
  +
Југословенско Ратно Ваздухопловство и Противваздушна Одбрана
  +
''Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo i Protivvazdušna Odbrana''
  +
|
  +
|1945–1991
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Yugoslav squadrons of the RAF. Nos. 351 and 352
  +
|
  +
|1944–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Yugoslav Partisans Air Force
  +
|
  +
|1941-1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Yugoslav Army Air Force
  +
Ваздухопловство војске Краљевине Југославије
  +
''Vazduhoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije''
  +
|
  +
|1929–1941
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Yugoslav Royal Army Aviation Department
  +
Авиацијско Одељење Југословенске Краљевске Армије
  +
''Aviacijsko Odeljenje Jugoslovenske Kraljevske Armije''
  +
|
  +
|1918–1929
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Serbian Military Air Service
  +
|
  +
|1912–1918
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Royal Yugoslav Navy, Naval Air Service
  +
|
  +
|<nowiki>-1941</nowiki>
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="2" |Independent State of Croatia
  +
|
  +
|Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia
  +
|
  +
|1941–1945
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Croatian Air Force Legion
  +
|
  +
|1941–1945
  +
|-
  +
| rowspan="4" |Zaire<br>
  +
 Congo-Kinshasa<br>
  +
 Léopoldville<br>
  +
 Belgian Congo
  +
|
  +
|Zaire Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aerienne Zairoies''
  +
|
  +
|1971–1997
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Congolese Air Force
  +
''Force Aeriennes Congolaises''
  +
|
  +
|1960–1971
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|former insignia
  +
|
  +
|1960–1964
  +
|-
  +
|
  +
|Force Publique Air Arm
  +
|
  +
|1944–1960
  +
|-
  +
|Katanga
  +
|
  +
|Katangese Air Force<br>
  +
''Force Aerienne Katangaise''
  +
|
  +
|1960–1963
  +
|}
 
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[[Category:Military]]

Revision as of 12:18, December 5, 2019

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Afghanistan Afghan Air Force[1]

دافغانستان هوايۍ ځواک

2010
Afghan National Army Air Corps[2]

Afghan Melli-e Ourdou

2002–2010
The Army and Air Force of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan[3] 1996–2001
Air and Air Defense Force of the Islamic State of Afghanistan[4] 1992–1996
former insignia 1983–1992
Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force 1979-1983
Afghan Republican Air Force

De Afghan Hanoi Quirah

1973–1979
Royal Afghan Air Force 1948–1973
Afghan Air Force

Afghan Hawa-e Ourdou

1937–1947
Afghan Military Air Arm 1924[5]-1929
Albania Albanian Air Force 1951
Albanian People's Army Air Force 1951–1990
Royal Albanian Air Corps 1914–1939
Algeria Algerian Air Force

Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-jazaeriyyaArmée de l'Air Algérienne

1962
former insignia 1962–1964
Algerian Navy
Algerian Gendarmerie
Angola National Air Force of Angola

Força Aérea Nacional de Angola

2007
Angolan People's Air Force And Air Defence Force

Força Aérea Popular de Angolia

1975-2007
former insignia 1975–1980
Argentina Argentine Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Argentina

1945
Army Aeronautical Service

Servicio Aeronáutico del Ejército

1912–1945
Argentine Naval Aviation

Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina

1919
former insignia
Argentine Army Aviation

Comando de Aviación del Ejército Argentino

1956[6]
Argentine Coast Guard Air Service

Servicio de Aviación de la Prefectura Naval Argentina

1970
Argentine Gendarmería

Dirección de Aeronáutica de Gendarmería [1]

1955
Armenia Armenian Air Force

Հայաստանի Ռազմաօդային Ուժեր

1992
Australia Royal Australian Air Force 1921
former insignia 1945–1956
former insignia 1943-1946
former insignia 1942–1946
Royal Australian Air Force 1921–1942
Australian Air Force March–August 1921
Australian Air Corps 1920–1921
Australian Flying Corps 1912–1919
Fleet Air Arm 1947
Australian Army Aviation 1968
1st Aviation Regiment (Divisional) 1966–1968
No. 16 Army Light Aircraft Squadron 1960–1966
Austria Austrian Air Force

Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte

1955
Austrian Air Force

Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte

1928-1938
Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops 1893–1918
Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force

Azərbaycan hərbi hava qüvvələri

1991

B[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Bahamas Royal Bahamas Defence Force Air Wing 1981
Bahrain Royal Bahraini Air Force 2002
Bahrain Amiri Air Force 1987-2002
Bahrain Defence Force Air Wing 1977-1987
Bangladesh Bangladesh Air Force

বাংলাদেশ বিমান বাহিনী
Bangladesh Biman Bahini

1971
Kilo Flight 1971-1972
Bangladesh Naval Aviation 2011
Bangladesh Army Aviation Group 1978
Barbados Barbados Defence Force 1981[7]
Belarus Belarusian Air Force post 1995
Belarus Air Force 1991–1995
Belgium Belgian Air Component

LuchtcomponentComposante Air

2002
Belgian Air Force

Belgische LuchtmachtForce Aerienne Belge

1946-2001
Free Belgian Air Force 1940-1946
Military Aviation

Militair VliegwezenAviation Militaire

1915-1940
Company of Aviators

Compagnie des Ouvries et Aérostiers

1910–1915
Belgian Navy 1962–2002
Belgian Army 1954–2002
Belgian Gendarmerie -2001
Belize Belize Defence Force Air Wing 1983
Benin Benin Air Force

Force Aérienne de Benin

1990
People's Republic of Benin Air Force 1975–1990
Dahomey Air Force

Force Aérienne de Dahomey

1961-1975
Bhutan Royal Bhutan Army Air Arm 1972
Bolivia Bolivian Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Boliviana

1944
Bolivian Military Aviation Corps

Cuerpo de Aviación

1923–1944
Bolivian Navy
Bolivian Army
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Air Force and Anti-Aircraft Defence of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ваздухопловство и ПВО
Zrakoplovstvo i PZO

2007
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force

Zračne Snage Armije Federacije BiH

1996–2006
Republika Srpska Air Force

Ратно Ваздухопловство и ПВО ВРС Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo i PVO VRS

1992–2006
Croatian Defence Council aviation 1992–
Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force

Zračne Snage Armije Republike BiH

1992–1996
Botswana Botswana Defence Force Air Wing 1977
Brazil Brazilian Air Force

Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)

1941
former insignia 1941–1945
Military Aviation Service

Serviço de Aviação Militar (AvM)

1918–1941
Brazilian Naval Aviation

Força Aeronaval

1916
Brazilian Army Aviation Command

Comando de Aviação do Exército Brasileiro

1986
Brazilian Military Police

Brazilian Army Military reserve force – National and state gendarmerie forces of Brazil.

Brunei Royal Brunei Air Force

Angkatan Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei

1991
Royal Brunei Armed Forces Air Wing 1984-1991
Royal Brunei Malay Regiment, Air Wing 1966-1984
Bulgaria Bulgarian Air Force

Български Военновъздушни Сили

1992
Bulgarian People's Army Air Force

Български Военновъздушни Сили

1949–1992
Air Army

Въздушни Войски

1945–1949
former insignia 1941–1944
Royal Bulgarian Air Force[8] 1937–1941
Gendarmery Aeroplane Detachment

Zhandarmeriisko Aeroplanno Otdelenie

1919-1920
Army Aviation Corps[9] 1915–1918
Aeronautical Detachment[10] 1906-1914
Bulgarian Naval Aviation

Aviatsia Na Bulgarskiya Voennomorski Flot (AnBVMF)

1992
Independent ASW Squadron of the Navy

Otdelna Protivolodachna Eskadrila na VMF (OPLEV-VMF)

1959–1990
Bulgarian Naval Aviation 1915–1918
Burkina Faso Air Force of Burkina Faso

Force Aérienne de Burkina Faso

1984
Upper Volta Air Force

Force Aérienne de Haute-Volta

1964–1984
Burundi Burundi Army Aviation

Force Armée du Burundi

1966

C[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Cambodia Royal Cambodian Air Force

Toap Akas Khemarak Phoumin
Force Aérienne Royale Cambodge

1993
Cambodian People's Air Force 1989–1993
former insignia 1989–1993
Kampuchean People's Air Force 1979-1989[11]
Air Force of the Kampuchean Revolutionary Army 1977–1979[12]
Khmer Air Force

Armée de l'Air Khmère

1970–1975
Royal Khmer Air Force

Aviation Royale Khmere

1954–1970
Cameroon Cameroon Air Force

Armée de l'Air du Cameroun

1960
Canada Royal Canadian Air Force

Aviation Royale Canadienne

2011
Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM)

Commandement de la Force aérienne du Canada

1968-2011
former insignia 1924–1968
former insignia 1967
former insignia 1945–1948
Canadian Air Force 1920-1924
Canadian Air Force 1918–1920
Royal Flying Corps Canada 1917–1919
Canadian Aviation Corps 1914–1915
Royal Canadian Naval Air Service 1918-1919
Canadian Army 1947–1968
Cape Verde Cape Verde Air Force

Força Aérea Caboverdiana

1982
former insignia 1982–1992[13]
Central African Republic Central African Republic Air Force

Force Aérienne Centrafricaine

1979–
Central African Empire Air Force 1976–1979
Central African Republic Air Force 1961–1976
Chad Chadian Air Force

Force Aérienne Tchadienne

1973
Chile Chilean Air Force

Fuerza Aérea de Chile (FACh)

1930
Chilean Naval Aviation

Servicio de Aviación de la Armada de Chile

1953
Chilean Army Aviation

Comando de Aviación del Ejército de Chile

1970[14]
Carabineros de Chile 1960
China (PRC) People's Liberation Army Air Force

中国人民解放军空军
Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun

1949
Red Army of China Air Force c. 1930[15]
People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force

中国人民解放军海军航空兵
Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Haijun Hangkongbing

1953
People's Liberation Army Ground Force Aviation

中国人民解放军陆军航空兵

1988
Colombia Colombian Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Colombiana

1922
former insignia 1927–1953
Colombian Naval Aviation

Aviación Naval

1984
Colombian National Army Aviation

Aviación del Ejército

1995
Comoros Comoros Military Aviation Command 1976
Congo Air Force of the Republic of Congo

Force 'Aérienne Congolaise

People’s Republic of Congo Air Force

L'Armée de l'Air du Congo

1970–1992
Congolese Air Force 1961–1970
Dem. Rep. of the Congo Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Force Aérienne du Congo

Zaire Air Force 1971–1997
Costa Rica Air Surveillance Service

Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA) – Fuerza Pública

1994
Air Section of the Costa Rica Ministry of Public Security

Sección Aérea del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública

1964-1994
Costa Rican Military Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Militar

1947–1949
Côte d'Ivoire

(Ivory Coast)

Côte d'Ivoire Air Force

Force Aérienne de la Côte d'Ivoire

c. 1965
Croatia Croatian Air Force and Air Defense

Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo i protuzračna obrana

1991
former insignia 1991–1994
Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia

Zrakoplovstvo Nezavisne Države Hrvatske

1941–1945
Cuba Cuban Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Force[16]

Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria

1959
Cuban Rebel Air Force[17]

Fuerza Aérea Rebelde

1958
Cuban Army Air Force

Fuerza Aérea del Ejército de Cuba

1952–1958
Cuban Army Air Corps

Cuerpo Aéreo del Ejército de Cuba

1915–1952
Cuban Naval Aviation[18]

Aviación Naval

1934-1952
Cyprus Cyprus Air Forces

Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου

1996
insignia variant
Cyprus National Guard Air Wing 1973–1996
Czech Republic Czech Air Force

Vzdušné síly armády České republiky

1993

D[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Denmark Royal Danish Air Force

Flyvevåbnet

1950
Danish Navy Air Squadron[19]

Søværnets Helikoptertjeneste

2003-2010
Royal Danish Army Flying Service[20]

Hærens Flyvetjeneste (HFT)

1971-2003
Royal Danish Navy Flying Service

Søværnets Flyvetjeneste (SVF)

1962–2003
Danish Brigade in Sweden 1943-1945
Royal Danish Army Air Corps

Hærens Flyvertropper

1912–1950
Royal Danish Naval Aviation

Marinens Flyvevæsen

1911–1950
Djibouti

(formerly the French Territory of Afars and Issas)

Djibouti Air Force

Force Aérienne du Djibouti

1977
Dominican Republic Dominican Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)

1962
Dominican Military Aviation

Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)

1957–1962
Dominican Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)

1955–1957
Dominican Military Aviation

Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)

1952–1955
Dominican Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)

1950–1952
Dominican Military Aviation Corps (DMAC)

El Cuerpo de Aviación Militar Dominicana (CAMD/AMD)

1948-1950
Air Cavalry Squadron

Escuadrón de Caballería Aérea (EdCA)

2002
Air Transport Cavalry Brigade

Brigada de Caballería Aerotransportada

2001–2002
Aviation Company of the National Army

Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

1942–1948[21]
Dominican Army Aviation Company

Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Dominicano

1939-1942
Aviation Detachment of the National Army

Destacamento de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

1936–1939
National Air Transport Company, Aviation Arm

Compañía Nacional de Transporte Aérea, Arma de Aviación

1934–1935
Aviation Company

Compañía de Aviación

1933-1934
Aviation Arm of the National Army

Arma de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

1932–1933
Dominican Republic Naval Aviation Corps

Cuerpo de Aviación Naval Dominicana

2003
Coastguard Search and Rescue Squadron

Escuadrón de Vigilancia y Rescate de Guardacostas

1951-1952[22]

E[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Ecuador Ecuadorian Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana

1944
Ecuadorian Naval Aviation

Aviación Naval Ecuatoriana

1967
Ecuadorian Army Aviation

Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriano

1954
Egypt Egyptian Air Force

Al Quwwat Al Jawwiya Il Misriya

1961
United Arab Republic Air Force 1958–1961[23]
former insignia 1952-1958
Royal Egyptian Air Force 1937–1952
Egyptian Army Air Force 1932–1937
former insignia 1932
El Salvador Air Force of El Salvador

Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña

1923
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Air Corps 1979
Eritrea Eritrean Air Force 1994
Estonia Estonian Air Force

Eesti Õhuvägi

1991
Aviation Regiment 1920?–1940
Aviation Company 1918–1920?
Eswatini

(formerly Swaziland)

Military of Eswatini Air Wing 1979
Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Air Wing 1979-2018
Ethiopia Ethiopian Air Force

Ye Ithopya Ayer Hayl

1975[24]
former air force insignia 1996-2009?
Imperial Ethiopian Air Force 1946–1975
Imperial Ethiopian Avaiton 1929-1935
Ethiopian Navy aviation 1955–1996

F[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Fiji Air Wing of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces 1987–1997
Finland Finnish Air Force

Suomen ilmavoimat
Finländska flygvapnet

1918
former insignia 1918-1945
Roundel variant on some aircraft 1943–45
Army Corps of Aviation 1918–1928
Finnish Army Aviation

Suomen maavoimat – Helikopteripataljoona
Finländska armén – Helikopterbataljonen

1997
France French Air Force

Armée de l'Air

1933
Free French Air Force[25][26]

Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres

1940–1945
Vichy French Air Force

Armée de l'air de l'armistice

1940–1942
French Air Force

Armée de l'Air

1933-1940
French Army Aviation

Aéronautique militaire

1909–1933
French Naval Aviation

Aéronautique navale

1912
Free French Naval Air Service

Aéronavale Francaise Libre

1940–1945
French Naval Air Arm 1912–1940
French Army Light Aviation

Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre

1954
National Gendarmerie aviation

G[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Gabon Gabonese Air Force

Armée de l'Air Gabonaise

1961
Gambia

(formerly part of the Senegambia Confederation)

Gambian Air Force[27] c.2003?[28]
Georgia Georgian Air Force

საქართველოს სამხედრო-საჰაერო ძალები
sak’art’velos samxedro-sahaero dzalebi

1991
Democratic Republic of Georgia People's Guard air detachment 1917–1920
Germany German Air Force

Luftwaffe

1955
Air Forces of the National People's Army

Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee der DDR

1956–1990
Volkspolizei-Luft (of the German Democratic Republic / East Germany) 1950–1956
German Air Force

Luftwaffe

1935-1945
Marineluftschiffe-Abteilung 1912–1919
Die Marinefliegerabteilung des deutschen Kaiserreiches 1911–1919
Imperial German Army Air Service

Luftstreitkräfte (Die Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches)

1910–1919
former insignia 1913–1914
Heeresluftschiffe-Abteilung 1909–1917
German Naval Aviation

Marineflieger

1957
East German Navy, Naval Air Force –1990
German Imperial Navy aviation –1918
German Army Aviation Corps

Heeresfliegertruppe

1957
Ghana

(formerly the Gold Coast)

Ghana Air Force 1959
former insignia 1964-1966
Greece Hellenic Air Force

Πολεμική Αεροπορία
Polemikì Aeroporia

1930
Greek Air Force in the Middle East 1941-1946
Royal Hellenic Air Force 1935-1973
Hellenic Army Air Service 1912-1930
Hellenic Naval Air Service 1915–1930
Hellenic Army Aviation

Αεροπορία Στρατού
Aeroporia Stratou

1947
Navy Aviation Command 2018
Hellenic Navy Helicopter Command

Διοίκηση Ελικοπτέρων Ναυτικού Dioikisi Elikopteron Naftikou

1975-2018
Guatemala Guatemalan Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)

1948
Military Aeronautical Corps

Cuerpo de Aeronáutica Militar (CAM)

1935–1948
Guatemalan Military Aviation Corps

Cuerpo de Aviación Militar de Guatemala (CAM)

1929–1935
Guatemalan Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)

1921–1929
Army Aviation Corps

Cuerpo de Aviación de Ejército

1914–1921
Guinea Guinea Air Force

Force Aérienne de Guinée

1959
Guinea-Bissau

(formerly Portuguese Guinea)

Guinea-Bissau Air Force

Força Aérea da Guiné-Bissau

1974-2015
Guyana

(formerly British Guyana)

Guyana Defence Force Air Command 1973
Guyana Defence Force Air Wing 1968-1973

H[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Haiti Haiti Air Corps

Corps d'Aviation d'Garde d'Haiti

1942–1994 (2013 re-establishment)
former insignia 1964–1986
former insignia 1942–1964
Honduras Honduran Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Hondureña

1954
Air Force and Military Aviation School

Fuerza Aérea y Escuela Militar de Aviación (FAEAM)

1938-1954
Aviation Military School

Escuela Militar de Aviación (EMA)

1931–1938
National Aviation School

Escuela Nacional de Aviación (ENA)

1924–1931
Hungary Hungarian Air Force

Magyar Légierő

1991
former insignia 1990-1991
Air Force of the Hungarian People's Army

Magyar Néphadsereg légiereje

1951–1990
former insignia 1949-1951
former insignia 1948-1949
Royal Hungarian National Defense Air Force

Magyar Királyi Honvéd Légierő

1941–1945
former insignia 1938-1941
Red Hungarian Air Corps

Vörös Légjárócsapat

1919
Insignia variant
Insignia variant

I[edit]

For Ivory Coast, see Côte d'Ivoire above.

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Iceland Icelandic Coast Guard Aeronautical Division

Landhelgisgæsla Íslands – Flugdeild

1955
Icelandic aircraft insignia
India Indian Air Force

भारतीय वायु सेना
Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā

1932
Royal Indian Air Force 1945–1950
former insignia 1942–1945
Indian Air Force 1932–1942
Army Aviation Corps 1986
Indian Naval Air Arm 1948
Indian Coast Guard Air Wing

भारतीय तटरक्षक
Bhāratīya Taṭarakṣak

1978
Indonesia Indonesian Air Force

Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara (TNI-AU)

1946
Republic of Indonesia Air Force

Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)

1946–1974
Republic of Indonesia Air Force

Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)

1946–1949
Indonesian Naval Aviation

Dinas Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL)

1974
Indonesian Naval Aviation Service

Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Laut RI (ALRI)

1956–1974
Indonesian Army Aviation Command

Pusat Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD)

1974
Indonesian Army Aviation Service

Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Darat RI (DINAS PENERBAD)

1959–1974
Iran

(formerly Persia)

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force

نیروی هوایی ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران

1979
Imperial Iranian Air Force

Nirou Havai Shahanshahiye Iran

1932–1979
Air Officer of the Imperial Iranian Army 1922-1932
Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation 1979
Imperial Iranian Army Aviation 1962–1979
Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Aviation 1979
Imperial Iranian Navy Aviation –1979
Iraq Iraqi Air Force

Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya

1931
former insignia 2011-2019
Iraqi Air Force

Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya

1958
Royal Iraqi Air Force 1931–1958
Iraqi Army, Aviation
Ireland Irish Air Corps

Aer-Chór na h-Éireann

1924
former insignia 1939–1954
Irish National Army, Air Service 1922–1924
Israel Israeli Defence Force / Air Force

חיל האוויר
Heyl Ha'Avir

1951
Israeli Air Force

Chel Ha'Avir

1948-1951
Sherut Avir

Air Service

1947-1948
Palavir

Air Companies

1943-1947
Italy Italian Air Force[30]

Aeronautica Militare

1946
Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force

Aviazione Cobelligerante ed Aeronautica Militare Italiana

1943–1946
Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana   [31] 1943–1945
Royal Italian Air Force

Regia Aeronautica   [32]

1935–1943
Royal Italian Air Force

Regia Aeronautica  [33]

1923–1935
Royal Naval Aviation

Aviazione della Regia Marina

1912–1923
Military Air Corps  [34]

Corpo Aeronautico Militare

1915-1923
Colonial Aviation Service

Servizio d'Aviazone Coloniale

1912-1915
Military Aviation Service 1912-1915
Aviation Battalion

Batagliore Aviatori

1912
Royal Army Air Service

Servizio Aeronautico

1884[35]–1911
Italian Navy Aviation

Aviazione Navale

1956
naval aviation insignia
Italian aircraft insignia
Italian Army Aviation

Air CavalryCavalleria dell'Aria

2000
Aviazione Leggera dell'Esercito 1951-2000
Helicopter Service of the Carabinieri Corps

Nucleo Elicotteri Carabinieri

1965
Italian Coast Guard Air Service

Italian Navy

1989
Italian aircraft insignia

J[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Jamaica Jamaican Defence Force 1963
Japan Japan Air Self-Defense Force[36]

航空自衛隊 Kōkū Jieitai

1954
Imperial Japanese Army Air Service

大日本帝国陸軍航空隊 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun Kōkū tai

1912–1945
Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service[37]

大日本帝国海軍航空隊 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun Kōkū tai

1912–1945
Fleet Air Force (JMSDF)

海上自衛隊 Kaijō Jieitai

1954
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force

陸上自衛隊 Rikujō Jieitai

1954
Jordan

(formerly Transjordan)

Royal Jordanian Air Force

Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya Almalakiya al-Urduniya

1955
Arab Legion Air Force 1949–1955

K[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Kazakhstan Kazakh Air Defense Forces

Áue qurǵanysy kúshteri / Әуе қорғанысы күштері

1992
Kenya Kenya Air Force

Jeshi la Anga la Kenya

1994
The Kenya '82 Air Force 1982-1994
Kenya Air Force 1964-1982
Kenyan Army aviation
North Korea Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force[38] 1945
South Korea Republic of Korea Air Force[39]

대한민국 공군 (大韓民國空軍)
Daehan Minguk Gonggun

1949
former insignia 1951–2000
former insignia 1950s
former insignia
Republic of Korea Navy, Air Wing Six 1986
Fleet Aviation Unit 1977–1986
Republic of Korea Army aviation 1965
Kuwait Kuwait Air Force

Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya

1988
Free Kuwait Air Force 1990-1991
Kuwait Air Force 1960-1990
Directorate of Public Security, Air Wing 1954-1960
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Air Force 1992

L[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Laos Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force[40] 1975
former insignia 1975–
Royal Lao Air Force

Aviation Royale Laotienne[41][42]

1960–1975
Laotian Aviation

Aviation Laotienne

1955-1960
Latvia Latvian Air Force

Latvijas Gaisa Spēki

1991
Latvian Air Force

Latvijas Gaisa Spēki

1919–1940
Aviation component of the Latvian National Guard 1993–2000
Lebanon Lebanese Air Force

Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-LubnaniaForce Aérienne Libanaise

1949
Lesotho

(formerly Basutoland)

Lesotho Defence Force – Air Squadron c. 1988
former insignia 1987–2006
Lesotho Police Mobile Unit – Air Wing 1978-1988
Liberia Liberian Army Air Wing 1987
Liberian Army Air Reconnaissance Unit 1970s–1980s
Libya Libyan Air Force

القوة الجوية الليبية
Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-libyya

2011–current date
Free Libyan Air Force

Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Libiyya al Hurra[citation needed]

2011
Air Force of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1977-2011
Libyan Arab Republic Air Force 1969–1977
Royal Libyan Air Force

Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Malakiya al Libiyya

1951–1969
Lithuania Lithuanian Air Force

Karinės Oro Pajėgos

1992
Lithuanian Military Aviation 1920–1921
former insignia 1919–1920
Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces, Aviation Unit 1992
Luxembourg Luxembourg Army Aviation 1952–1968

M[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
North Macedonia Macedonian Air Force

Военно Воздухопловство и Противвоздушна Одбрана
Voeno Vozduhoplovstvo i Protivvozdushna Odbrana

1992
former insignia early 1990s
Madagascar

(formerly the Malagasy Republic)

Malagasy Air Force

Tafika Anabakabaka Malagasy
Armée de l'Air Malgache

1961
Malawi

(formerly Nyasaland)

Malawi Army Air Wing 1976
former aircraft insignia 2010-2012
Malawi Young Pioneers Air Arm[43] 1970–1978
Malaysia

(formerly Malaya)

Royal Malaysian Air Force

Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia

1963
insignia variant
former insignia 1963–1982
Royal Malayan Air Force

Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan

1958–1963
Malayan Auxiliary Air Force 1950–1958
Malayan Volunteer Air Force 1940–1950
Straits Settlement Volunteer Air Force
Royal Malaysian Navy, Fleet Air Arm 1988
Malaysian Army Aviation

Pasukan Udara Tentera Darat

1994
Maldives Air Elements

Maldives National Defence Force

1978
Mali Malian Air Force

Force Aérienne de la Republique du Mali

1961
Malta Air Wing of the Armed Forces of Malta

Skwadra tal-Ajru tal-Forzi Armati ta' Malta

1992
former insignia 1980–1988
Mauritania Mauritania Islamic Air Force

Force Aérienne de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie

1960
former aircraft insignia 1960-2019
Mauritius Military of Mauritius 1987
Mexico Mexican Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Mexicana

1915
Mexican Naval Aviation

Fuerza Aeronaval

1926[44]
Moldova Moldovan Air Force[45] 1991
Mongolia Mongolian Air Force[46]

Агаарын Довтолгооноос Хамгаалах Цэргийн Командлал

1993-presents
Mongolian People's Army Air Force

Монголын Ардын Армийн Нисэх Хүчин

1925–1992
Montenegro Montenegrin Air Force

Vazdušne snage Crne Gore

2006
former insignia 2006-2018
Morocco Royal Moroccan Air Forceⴰⴷⵡⴰⵙ ⴰⴳⴻⵍⴷⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⴻⵔⵔⵓⴽⴰⵏ ⵓⵊⴻⵏⵏⴰ

القوة الجوية الملكية المغربية
Al-quwwa al-jawwiya al-malikiyya al-maghribiyya
(Force Aérienne Royale Marocaine)

1961
insignia variant
Sherifan Royal Aviation

Aviation Royale Chérifienne

1956–1961
Royal Moroccan Navy, Aviation
Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie 1962
Mozambique Mozambique Air Force

Força Aérea de Moçambique

c.1976/77?
People's Liberation Air Force of Mozambique

Força Populare Aérea de Libertação de Moçambique

1975–c.1976/77?
Myanmar

(formerly Burma)

Myanmar Air Force

Tatmdaw Lei

1989
Burmese Air Force 1947-1989

N[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Namibia

(formerly South West Africa)

Namibian Air Force 2005
Namibia Defence Force Air Wing 1994–2005
South West African Territorial Force, Air Wing 1980–1989
NATO Allied Air Command 2013
Nepal Nepalese Army Air Service c.2008
Royal Nepal Army Air Wing 1979–c.2007
Royal Nepal Army Air Service 1965–1979
Netherlands Royal Netherlands Air Force

Koninklijke Luchtmacht

1953
former insignia 1942–c.1945
Army Aviation Brigade

Luchtvaartbrigade

1939–1940
former insignia 1921–1940
Army Aviation Group

Luchtvaartafdeling

1913–1939
Dutch Naval Aviation Service

Marineluchtvaartdienst

1917
former insignia 1942–c.1945
former insignia 1939–1942
former insignia 1921–1940
former insignia 1917–1921
Netherlands Coastguard

Royal Netherlands Navy

New Zealand Royal New Zealand Air Force

Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa

1937
former insignia 1943–1946
former insignia 1939–1945
New Zealand Territorial Air Force 1930–1957
New Zealand Permanent Air Force 1923–1934
New Zealand Army Flying Corps 1913–1923
Nicaragua Nicaraguan Army Air Force

Fuerza Aérea – Ejército de Nicaragua

1996
Sandinista Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Sandinista

1979–1996
Air Force of Nicaragua

Fuerza Aérea de Nicaragua

c.1950–1979
former insignia (fuselage) 1962–1979
Guard Air Force of Nicaragua

Fuerza Aérea Guardia de Nicaragua

c.1947–c.1950
former insignia (wings) 1942-1962
Air Force of the National Guard

Fuerza Aérea de la Guardia Nacional

1938–c.1947
Air Corps of the National Guard

Cuerpo de Aviación de la Guardia Nacional

1936–1938
Military Aviation Corps

Cuerpo Militar de Aviación

1926–1936
National Guard

Guardia Nacional

1920–1926
Niger National Squadron of Niger

Escadrille Nationale du Niger

2003
Niger Air Force

Force Aérienne du Niger

1961–2003?
Nigeria Nigerian Air Force 1964
insignia variant
Nigerian Navy, Air Arm 1985
Norway Royal Norwegian Air Force

Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret

1944
Free Norwegian Air Force 1940-1944
Norwegian Army Air Service

Hærens Flyvevesen

1914–1944
Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service

Marinens Flyvevesen

1912–1944

O[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Oman

(formerly Muscat and Oman)

Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO)[47]

Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanya al-Omanya

1990
Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF) 1959–1990

P[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Pakistan Pakistan Air Force

پاک فضائيہ

1956
Royal Pakistan Air Force 1947–1956
Pakistan Army Aviation Corps 1958
Pakistan Naval Air Arm 1971
Pakistan Coast Guard

Paramilitary forces of Pakistan

Panama Panama National Air Service

Panama Servicio Aéreo Nacional

1989
Panamaian Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Panama

1969-1989
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Air Wing 1990s
Papua New Guinea Defence Force, Air Transport Wing 1975-1990s
Paraguay Paraguayan Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Paraguaya

late 1940s
Paraguaryan Army Aviation Corps 1920s–1940s
Paraguayan Naval Aviation

Aviación Naval Paraguaya[48][49]

1980
Peru Peruvian Air Force

Fuerza Aérea del Perú

1950
Peruvian Aeronautical Corps

Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú

1936–1950
Peruvian Aviation Corps

Cuerpo de Aviación del Perú

1929–1936
Peruvian Naval Aviation

Fuerza Aviación Naval

1980
Aeronaval Service

Servicio Aeronaval

1963–1980
Peruvian Army, Aviation

Aviación del Ejército

1977
Army Light Aviation Group

Grupo de Aviación Ligera del Ejército

1973–1977
Peruvian Coast Guard

Peruvian Navy

Philippines Philippine Air Force

Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas

1947
Philippine Army Air Corps 1936–1947
Philippine Constabulary Air Corps 1935–1936
Philippine National Guard aviation 1910s–1935
Philippine Navy, Naval Air Group 1975
Philippine Army, Air Battalion 1980
Poland Polish Air Force

Siły Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej

2004
Air and Air Defence Forces

Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Powietrznej

1993–2004
1990–1993
Air Force

Wojska Lotnicze

1962-1990
Air Defence Force of Country

Wojska Obrony Powietrznej Kraju

1962–1990
Air and Air Defence Forces of Country

Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Przeciwlotniczej Obszaru Kraju

1954–1962
Air Force

Wojska Lotnicze

1947–1954
Air Force of the Polish Army

Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego

1945–1947
Air Force of the Polish Army

Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego

1943-1945
Polish Air Forces in France and Great Britain 1939-1946
Air Force

Wojska Lotnicze

1918–1939
Polish Army Aviation

Lotnictwo Wojsk Lądowych

1994
Polish Naval Aviation

Lotnictwo Marynarki Wojennej

1947
Portugal Portuguese Air Force

Força Aérea Portuguesa

1952
Military Aeronautics Arm

Arma da Aeronáutica Militar

1924-1952
1918-1924
Military Aeronautical Service

Serviço Aeronáutico Militar

1914-1918
Balloon Company

Companhia de Aerosteiros

1911-1914
Portuguese Naval Aviation

Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha

1993
Aeronaval Forces

Forças Aeronavais

1952-1957
Navy Air Forces

Forças Aéreas da Armada

1931-1952
Naval Aeronautics Service

Serviço da Aeronáutica Naval

1918-1931
Navy Aviation Service

Serviço de Aviação da Armada

1917-1918
Portuguese Army Light Aviation Unit

Unidade de Aviacão Ligeira do Exército

2000-2015

Q[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Qatar Qatar Air Force 1974
Qatar Public Security Forces Air Wing 1968-1974

R[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Romania Romanian Air Force

Forţele Aeriene Române

1989
1985-1989
Air Force of the Socialist Republic of Romania

Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Socialiste România

1965-1985
Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române 1964-1965
Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Romîne 1954-1964
Air Force of the People's Republic of Romania

Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române

1947-1954
1944-1947
Royal Romanian Air Force

Forţele Aeriene Regale ale României

1941-1944
Romanian Royal Aeronautics

Aeronautica Regală Română

1915-1941
Romanian Naval Forces, Aviation 2008
Royal Romanian Naval Aviation 1920s–1940s
Russia Russian Air Force[50]

Военно-воздушные cилы России
Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii

2010
Russian Air Defence Force 1991-2008
Soviet Air Defence Force 1948-1991
Soviet Air Forces

Военно-воздушные силы Voenno-Vozdushnye Sily

1918-1991
1922–1943
Imperial Russian Air Service

Императорский военно-воздушный флот Pre-reform Russian:Императорскій военно-воздушный флотъ

1910-1917
Russian Naval Aviation

Авиация Военно-Морского Флота
Aviatsiya Voyenno-Morskogo Flota

2010
1991-2010
Soviet Naval Aviation 1918-1991
1922–1943
Russian Army Aviation 1992-2010s
Soviet Army Aviation 1970s–1991
Rwanda

(formerly Ruanda-Urundi)

Rwandan Air Force

Force Aérienne Rwandaise

1972

S[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
São Tomé and Príncipe Armed Forces of São Tomé and Príncipe

Forças Armadas de São Tomé e Príncipe

1968
Saudi Arabia Royal Saudi Air Force

القوات الجوية الملكية السعودية
Al-Quwwāt al-Jawwiyyah al-Malakiyyah as-Suʿūdiyyah

1950
Hejaz Air Force 1921-1932
Royal Saudi Naval Aviation 1985
Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation 1990s
General Security Aviation Command 1975
Saudi Arabian National Guard, Aviation 2011
Senegal

(formerly part of the Senegambia Confederation)

Senegalese Air Force

Armée de l'Air du Sénégal

1989
Senegambia Air Force

Armée de l'Air du Sénegambia

1982-1989
Senegalese Air Force

Armée de l'Air du Senégal

1961-1982
Serbia Serbian Air Force and Air Defence

Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздухопловна одбрана Војске Србије
Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazduhoplovna odbrana Vojske Srbije

2006[51]
Air Force of Serbia and Montenegro

Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Србије и Црне Горе Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Srbije i Crne Gore

2003–2006[52]
Air Force of FR Yugoslavia

Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Југославије Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Jugoslavije

1992–2003
Royal Yugoslav Army Air Force

Ваздухопловство војске Краљевине Југославије Vazduhoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije

1929–1941
Yugoslav Royal Army Aviation Department

Авиацијско Одељење Југословенске Краљевске Армије Aviacijsko Odeljenje Jugoslovenske Kraljevske Armije

1918–1929
Serbian Aviation

Српска Авијатика Srpska Avijatika

1915-1918[53]

Air Force Command Ваздухопловна Команда Vazduhoplovna Komanda

1912-1915
Royal Yugoslav Navy, Naval Air Service -1941
Seychelles Seychelles People's Defence Force Air Wing (part of the Seychelles People's Defence Force) 2008
Seychelles Defence Force Air Wing 1978
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Defence Force Air Force 1973
Singapore Republic of Singapore Air Force

Angkatan Udara Republik Singapura
新加坡空军部队
சிங்கப்பூர் ஆகாயப்படை

1975
Singapore Air Defence Command 1968-1975
former insignia 1968-1973
Slovakia Slovak Air Force

Vzdušné sily Slovenskej republiky

1993
Slovak Insurgent Air Force

Slovenské povstalecké letectvo

August–October 1944
Slovak Air Force

Slovenské vzdušné zbrane

1939-1945
former insignia 1939-1940
Slovenia Slovenian Air Force and Air Defence

Brigada zračne Obrambe in Letalstva Slovenske Vojske

2004
15th Aviation Brigade

Slovenian Armed Forces

1995-2004
15th Aviation Brigade

Slovenian Territorial Defence Force

1991-1995
Slovenian Air Force upon the break-away from the Habsburg Empire 1918-1919
Somalia Somali Air Force

Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed[54]

1960
Somali Aeronautical Corps

Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed Corpo di Sicurezza della Somalia

1954-1968
South Africa South African Air Force (SAAF)

Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag

1920
1982-2003
1958-1981
1947-1957
South African Air Force 1924-1947
former insignia 1920-1921
South African Aviation Corps 1915-1920
South Sudan South Sudan Air Force 2011
Spain Spanish Air Force (SPAF)

Ejército del Aire

1939
Nationalist Air Force[55]

Aviación Nacional

1936-1939
Nationalist Air Force insignia (wings) 1937-1939
Nationalist Air Force insignia variant 1936-1939
Spanish Republican Air Force

Fuerzas Aéreas de la República Española (FARE)

1936-1939
Military Aviation

Aeronáutica Militar Española

1931-1936
Military Aviation

Aeronáutica Militar Española

1911-1931
Military Aerostatics Service

Servicio Militar de Aerostacion

1896-1911
Spanish Army Airmobile Force

Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET)

1973
Army Light Air Force

Aviacion Ligera del Ejercito de Tierra

1965-1973
Spanish Navy Air Arm

Arma Aérea de la Armada

1954
Naval Aviation

Aeronáutica Naval

1931-1936
Naval Aviation

Aeronáutica Naval

1917-1931
Sri Lanka

(formerly Ceylon)

Sri Lanka Air Force

ශ්රි ලංකා ගුවන් හමුදාව
Sri Lanka Guwan Hamudawa

1972
Royal Ceylon Air Force

රාජකීය ලංකා ගුවන් හමුදාව Rajakeeya Lanka Guwan Hamudawa

1951-1972
Sudan

(formerly the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan)

Sudanese Air Force

القوّات الجوّيّة السودانيّة
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya

1956
former insignia 1956-1970
Suriname

(formerly Dutch Guyana)

Suriname Air Force

Surinaamse Luchtmacht

1982
former insignia 1982-1990s
Sweden Swedish Air Force

Svenska Flygvapnet

1926
former insignia 1937-1940
Swedish Air Force

Svenska Flygvapnet

1926-1937
Defence Helicopter Wing[56]

Försvarsmaktens Helikopterflottilj

1998-2003
Swedish Army Aviation

Arméflyget

1954-1998
former insignia 1914-1915
Aircraft Coy of the Signal Corps

Flygkompaniet

1912-1926
Swedish Naval Aviation

Marinflyget

1958-1998
Naval Air Service

Marinens Flygväsen

1911-1926
Switzerland Swiss Air Force

Schweizer Luftwaffe
Forces Aériennes Suisses
Forze Aeree Svizzere

1946
Independent service under the Swiss Federal Military Department

Schweizerische Flugwaffe

1936-1946
Swiss Army Aviation

Schweizerische Fliegertruppe

1914-1936
Syria Syrian Arab Air Force

القوات الجوية العربية السورية
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al Arabiya as-Souriya

1961
former insignia 1972-1980
former insignia 1963-1972
United Arab Republic Air Force 1958-1961[23]
Syrian Air Force 1948-1958

T[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Taiwan (ROC) Republic of China Air Force

中華民國空軍
Chung-Hua Min-Kuo K'ung-Chün

1938
Nationalist Chinese Air Force (Central Government)[57] 1925-1938
Chinese Aviation Ministry 1920-1925?
Chinese Aviation Service 1916?–1919?
Chinese Army Air Arm 1914-1916?
Airplane Corps of the Chinese Army 1913-1914
Republic of China Army Aviation and Special Forces Command 1999
Army Paratroops and Special Forces Command 1979-1999
Army Aviation Command[58] 1976-1979
Republic of China Naval Aviation Command 1995
Naval Anti-Submarine Group 1991-1995
Fleet Helicopter Squadron 1977-1991
Chinese Naval Air Service 1927-1938
Tajikistan Tajik Air Force 2006[59]
Tanzania

(formerly Tanganyika)

Tanzania Air Force Command

Jeshi la Anga la Wananchi wa Tanzania

1964
former insignia 1964-2010
Thailand

(formerly Siam)

Royal Thai Air Force

กองทัพอากาศไทย
Kongthap Akat Thai

1937
Former marking 1942-1945[60]
Former marking 1940-1941
Royal Siamese Air Force Division

กรมทหารอากาศ Krom Tahan Akat

1935-1937
Royal Siamese Air Division

กรมอากาศยาน Krom Akatsayan

1921-1935
Siamese Army Aviation Division

กรมอากาศยานทหารบก Krom Akatsayan Tahan Bok

1917-1921
Siamese Army Aviation Unit

กองบินทหารบก Kong Bin Tahan Bok

1914-1917
Royal Thai Army Air Division

กองบินทหารบกไทย
Kong Bin Tahan Bok Thai

1977
Royal Thai Naval Air Division

กองการบินทหารเรือไทย
Kongkanbin Tahan Ruea Thai

1921
Tonga Tonga Defence Services aviation 2013[61]
HMAF Air Wing 1996-2013
Togo Togolese Air Force

Force Aérienne Togolaise

1964[62]
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Air Guard 2005
Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Air Wing 1977-2005
Air Wing of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Coast Guard 1966-1977
Tunisia Tunisian Air Force

القوات الجوية التونسية
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya At'Tunisia

1959[63]
Turkey Turkish Air Force

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri

1972
former insignia 1944-1972
Turkish Ministry of Defense,

Undersecretariat of Military Aviation Hava Müsteşarlığı

1928-1944
Turkish Air Force Inspectorate

Hava Kuvvetleri Müfettişliği

1922-1928
Turkish Air Force General Directorate

Kuva-yı Havaiye Müdüriyet-i Umumiyesi

1921-1922
Turkish Army Air Service

Kuva-yı Havaiye Şubesi

1920-1921
Land Forces Aviation Command

Kara Kuvvetleri Havacılık Komutanlığı

1948
Naval Forces Aviation Command

Deniz Kuvvetleri Havacılık Komutanlığı

1971
naval aviation insignia
Coast Guard Aviation Command

Sahil Güvenlik Havacılık Komutanlığı

1993
Turkish aircraft insignia
Gendarmerie Aviation Command

Jandarma Havacılık Komutanlığı

1968
Turkmenistan Turkmen Air Force 1991
former insignia 1991-2011

U[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Uganda Ugandan People's Defence Force 1997
Uganda Police Air Wing 1964–1987
Ugandan Army Air Force 1964-1987
Ukraine Ukraine Air Force

Військово-Повітряні Сили України Viys'kovo-Povitriani Syly Ukrayiny

1992
Ukrainian Air Defence Forces 1992-2004
Ukrainian People's Republic Air Fleet 1917-1921
Ukrainian Naval Aviation

Авіація Військово-Морських Сил Aviatsiya Viys'kovo-Mors'kykh Syl

1992
Ukrainian Army Aviation 1992
National Guard of Ukraine, Aviation 2014
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Air Force 1976[64]
Sharjah Amiri Guard Air Wing 1984-1997
Dubai Police Air Wing 1973-1976
Dubai Union Defence Force Air Wing 1971-1973
Abu Dhabi Air Force 1972-1976
Abu Dhabi Defence Force Air Wing 1968-1972
United Arab Emirates Navy, Aviation
United Kingdom Royal Air Force 1918
insignia variant
former insignia 1942-1947
former insignia 1942-1945
former insignia 1937-1942
Royal Air Force 1918-1937
former insignia 1915-1918
Royal Flying Corps 1912-1915
Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers 1911-1912
School of Ballooning 1888-1911
Fleet Air Arm 1937
insignia variant
former insignia 1944-1945
former insignia 1942-1947
former insignia 1937-1942
Fleet Air Arm of the RAF 1924-1937
Royal Naval Air Service 1914-1918
Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps 1912-1914
Army Air Corps[66] 1957
Glider Pilot Regiment 1941-1957
3 Commando Brigade Air Squadron

Royal Marines

1968-1995
United States United States Air Force[67] 1947
1947–
insignia variant 1973
United States Army Air Forces 1941-1947
former insignia 1943
former insignia 1943
former insignia 1942-1943
former insignia 1942
former insignia 1941-1942
United States Army Air Corps 1926-1941
United States Army Air Service 1918-1926
Division of Military Aeronautics 20–24 May 1918
former insignia 1917-1919
Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps 1914-1918
Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps 1907-1914
United States Army Aviation Branch 1983
Army Aviation 1947-1983
United States Navy 1911
1947–
former insignia 1943-1947
former insignia 1943
former insignia 1943
former insignia 1942-1943
former insignia 1942
former insignia 1919-1942
former insignia 1918-1919
former insignia 1917-1918
Naval Flying Corps 1916-1917
United States Marine Corps Aviation[68] 1912
former insignia 1912
United States Coast Guard 1916
US Coast Guard insignia
Uruguay Uruguayan Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya

1953
Military Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Militar

1952-1953
Uruguayan Military Aviation

Aeronáutica Militar Uruguaya

1935-1952
Military School of Aeronautics

Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica

1916-1935
Military Aviation School

Escuela de Aviación Militar

1913-1916
Uruguayan Naval Aviation

Aviación Naval Uruguaya

1951
Naval Air Service

Servicio Aeronáutico

1925–1951
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Air and Air Defence Forces 1992

V[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Venezuela Venezuelan Air Force

Aviación Militar Bolivariana

2006[69]
Venezuelan Military Aviation

Aviación Militar de Venezuela

2001–2006
Venezuelan Air Force

Fuerza Aérea Venezolana

1946–2001
Army Aeronautical Service

Servicio de Aeronáutica del Ejército

1944–1946
Aviation Regiment N° 1

Regimiento de Aviación N° 1

1936–1944
Venezuelan Military Aviation School

Escuela de Aviación Militar

1920–1936
Venezuelan Army Aviation

Servicio Aéreo del Ejército Venezolano

1970
Venezuelan Naval Aviation

Aviación de la Marina Venezolana

1985
Servicio de Aviacion Naval Venezolana 1974-1985
Naval Aviation Centre 1922
National Guard of Venezuela

Comando de Apoyo Aéreo de Guardia Nacional

1999
Vietnam Vietnam People's Air Force

Không Quân Nhân Dân Việt Nam

1975
North Vietnam Democratic Republic Air Force 1955–1975
Republic of Vietnam Air Force

Không lực Việt Nam Cộng hòa

1955–1975
Cochin China Air Force 1941–1945
Vietnam People's Navy, Aviation

Y[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Yemen Yemeni Air Force

Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Yemeniya

1990
North Yemen Air Force 1962–1990
South Yemen Air Force 1969–1990

Z[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Zambia

(formerly Northern Rhodesia)

Zambian Air Force 1968
Zambia Air Wing 1964–1968
Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland Air Force 1954–1963
Zimbabwe

(formerly Southern Rhodesia)

Air Force of Zimbabwe 1980
former insignia 1982–1994
Zimbabwe-Rhodesian Air Force 1979–1980
Rhodesian Air Force 1970–1979
Royal Rhodesian Air Force 1963–1970
Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland Air Force 1954–1963
Southern Rhodesian Air Force 1947–1954
Rhodesian Regiment Air Unit 1935–1939

Former countries and movements[edit]

Country

Current

Service

Indigenous name


Former

Established
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Air Force 1968–1976
Austria-Hungary Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops

Kaiserliche und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen

1912–1919
1915–1918
1914–1916
Imperial and Royal Aviation Service

KuK. Militär-Aeronautische Anstalt

1893–1912
Austro-Hungarian Navy 1916–1918
 Biafra Biafran Air Force 1967–1970
Bophuthatswana Bophuthatswana Air Force 1987–1994
Bophuthatswana Defence Force Air Wing 1981-1987
Central African Empire Central African Empire Air Force 1976–1979
Ceylon Royal Ceylon Air Force 1951–1972
Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Chechen National Guard aviation 1990s
Reorganized National Government of the Republic of China Collaborationist Chinese Army 1940–1945
Ciskei Ciskei Defence Force 1980–1994
Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia Croatian Defence Council aviation 1992–
Czechoslovakia
  • Czech and Slovak Federal Republic
  • Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
  • Third Czechoslovak Republic
  • Second Czechoslovak Republic
  • First Czechoslovak Republic
Czech and Slovakian Air Force 1990–1993
Czechoslovak Air Force 1945–1990
Slovak Insurgent Air Force August–October 1944
1st Czechoslovak Mixed Air Division

1st Czechoslovak Army Corps in the USSR

1944-1945
Czechoslovak Army Air Force 1918–1939
former insignia 1918–1920
Slovak Republic Slovak Air Force 1939–1945
Dahomey Dahomey Air Force

Force Aérienne de Dahomey

1961–1975
Dubai Dubai Police Air Wing 1971-1976
Free France Free French Air Force 1940–1945
Free French Naval Air Service 1940–1945
East Germany Air Forces of the National People's Army

Luftstreitkräfte und Luftverteidigung der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik

1956-1990
People's Navy -1990
Second East Turkestan Republic Ili National Army aviation 1945-1949
Irish Free state Irish National Army 1922–1924
Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz

 Kingdom of Hejaz

Hejaz Air Force[70]

القوات الجوية الحجازية

1921–1932
Imperial State of Iran Imperial Iranian Air Force 1925–1979
Italian Social Republic

 Kingdom of Italy

Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana 1943–1945
Regia Aeronautica 1923–1943
People's Republic of Kampuchea

 Democratic Kampuchea
 Kingdom of Cambodia
 Khmer Republic

Cambodian People's Air Force 1989–1993
Kampuchean People's Air Force 1979–1989
Kampuchean Revolutionary Armed Forces Air Force 1977–1979
Khmer Air Force 1970–1975
Malagasy Republic Malagasy Air Force 1961
Straits Settlements /

 Federated Malay States /
Unfederated Malay States /
 Malayan Union /
 Malaya

Royal Malayan Air Force 1958–1963
Malayan Auxiliary Air Force 1950–1958
Malayan Volunteer Air Force 1940-1950
Straits Settlements Volunteer Air Force
Manchukuo Manchukuo Air Force 1937–1945
Muscat and Oman Sultan of Oman's Air Force 1959–1990
Nazi Germany Luftwaffe 1933–1945
Dutch East Indies Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force 1939-1950
former insignia 1921–1948
Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen/

 North Yemen

Yemen Arab Republic Air Force 1962–1990
Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen Air Force -1962
North Vietnam North Vietnam Air Force 1955–1975
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Air Force

Kuva-yı Havaiye Müfettişliği

1909–1920
Ottoman Naval Aviation Academy and Service

Bahriye Tayyare Mektebi ve Havacılık Şubesi

1914–1919
Pathet Lao Pathet Lao aviation 1960–1975
Southern Rhodesia

 Rhodesia and Nyasaland
 Rhodesia
 Zimbabwe Rhodesia

Rhodesian Air Force 1970–1979
Royal Rhodesian Air Force 1963–1970
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Air Force 1954–1963
Southern Rhodesian Air Force 1939–1954
Rhodesian Regiment Air Unit 1935–1939
Senegambia Confederation Senegambia Air Force

Armée de l'Air du Sénégambia

1982–1989
Republika Srpska
Republika Srpska Air Force 1992–2006
Republic of Serbian Krajina
105th Aviation Brigade

Army of the Republic of Serb Krajina

1991–1995
Rattanakosin Kingdom of Siam Royal Siamese Air Division 1921–1935
Siamese Army Aviation Division 1917–1921
Siamese Army Aviation Unit 1914–1917
South West Africa South West Africa Territorial Force, Air Wing 1980–1989
State of Vietnam /

 South Vietnam

Republic of Vietnam Air Force

Khong Quan Viet Nam

1955–1975
Vietnam National Army, Air Force 1951–1955
Federation of South Arabia /

 South Yemen

Air Force of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967-1990
Federation of South Arabia Air Force 1967
Swaziland Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force Air Wing 1979-2018
Russian Empire

 Russian Republic
 Russian SFSR
 Soviet Union

Soviet Air Forces[71]

Военно-воздушные силы

1930–1991
1943–1992[72]
former insignia 1922–1943
Soviet Volunteer Group 1937–1941
Imperial Russian Air Service 1910–1917
Soviet Air Defence Forces 1948–1991
Soviet Naval Aviation 1918–1991
 Tamil Eelam Air Tigers

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

1998–2009
Transkei Transkei Defence Force, Air Wing 1986–1994
United Arab Republic United Arab Republic Air Force 1958–1961
Egyptian Air Force 1952–1958
Syrian Air Force 1948–1958
Upper Volta Upper Volta Air Force

Force Aérienne de Haute-Volta

1964–1984
Venda Venda Defence Force 1983–1994
Vichy France Vichy French Air Force 1940–1942
West Germany German Air Force

Luftwaffe

1955
German Naval Aviation

Marineflieger

1957
German Army Aviation Corps

Heeresfliegertruppe

1957
Ukrainian People's Republic Ukrainian People's Republic Air Fleet 1917-1921
Kingdom of Serbia /

 State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs /
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia /
 SFR Yugoslavia /
 FR Yugoslavia /
 Serbia and Montenegro

Air Force of Serbia and Montenegro

Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Србије и Црне Горе
Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdushna odbrana Vojske Srbije i Crne Gore

2003–2006[52]
FR Yugoslavia Air Force

Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана Војске Југославије Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana Vojske Jugoslavije

1992–2003
SFR Yugoslav Air Force[73]

Југословенско Ратно Ваздухопловство и Противваздушна Одбрана Jugoslovensko Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo i Protivvazdušna Odbrana

1945–1991
Yugoslav squadrons of the RAF. Nos. 351 and 352 1944–1945
Yugoslav Partisans Air Force 1941-1945
Royal Yugoslav Army Air Force

Ваздухопловство војске Краљевине Југославије Vazduhoplovstvo vojske Kraljevine Jugoslavije

1929–1941
Yugoslav Royal Army Aviation Department

Авиацијско Одељење Југословенске Краљевске Армије Aviacijsko Odeljenje Jugoslovenske Kraljevske Armije

1918–1929
Serbian Military Air Service 1912–1918
Royal Yugoslav Navy, Naval Air Service -1941
Independent State of Croatia Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia 1941–1945
Croatian Air Force Legion 1941–1945
Zaire

 Congo-Kinshasa
 Léopoldville
 Belgian Congo

Zaire Air Force

Force Aerienne Zairoies

1971–1997
Congolese Air Force

Force Aeriennes Congolaises

1960–1971
former insignia 1960–1964
Force Publique Air Arm 1944–1960
Katanga Katangese Air Force

Force Aerienne Katangaise

1960–1963

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