Flamaguayan National Air Force

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Flamaguayan National Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Nacional
Flag of Flamaguayan military.png
Flag of the Flamaguayan Armed Forces
Active1923 - present
Country Flamaguay
AllegianceFlamaguayan Armed Forces
TypeAir Force
Size~200,000 active duty
Insignia
RoundelSeal Flamaguayan mil.png

The Flamaguayan National Air Force (Flamaguayan: Fuerza Aérea Nacional), often simply called the FAN, is the aerial warfare and space warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Flamaguayan Confederation. With a $59 billion budget the FAN counts with over 200,000 personnel operataing over 1,000 modern front-line combat aircraft and 2,000 total aircraft, classifying it as one of the most potent air-forces world-wide. The FAN is structured to protect Flamaguayan sovereignty, primarily against potential aggression Prekovy.

History

Organization

Aircraft

A SEPA Ráfaga refuels from a ConAer A400M.


Photo Airframe Origin Year Type Variant Number Notes
Combat aircaft
Rafaga vuelo.jpg SEPA Ráfaga  Flamaguay 1996 Two-seat multirole fighter.
Single-seat air superiority fighter.
Two-seat SEAD version.
Two-seat electronic warfare version.
Ráfaga B
Ráfaga C
Ráfaga SS
Ráfaga E
384
126
36
14
SEPA 4000.jpg SEPA Ilusión 4000  Flamaguay 1980 Twinjet interceptor. 4000 C2 216 Commenced MLU to C2 variant in 2014, including avionics upgrades. To be phased out by the Ráfaga F+ interceptor variant by 2030.
M2000D spa 102.JPG SEPA Ilusión 2000  Flamaguay 1986 Strike fighter, tactical bomber. 2000D-R2 144 Underwent MLU upgrade to 2000D-R2 in 2016.
EF-111A Raven Front Overhead View.jpg B80E Bubo Eléctrico  Flamaguay
 Saratovia
1984 Electronic warfare aircraft. B80E N 36
F-111s Red Flag 09.jpg B80 Bubo Bubo  Flamaguay
 Saratovia
1980 Strategic bomber. B80 M 72
Surveillance aircraft
Rafaga SS.jpg SEPA Ráfaga  Flamaguay 2007 Airborne battlefield and ground surveillance aircraft Ráfaga R 16
Emb r99.png Embraer R-99  Embrea
 Flamaguay
2005 Airborne battlefield and ground surveillance aircraft 12
Daniel Betts 74-3503 (6262591876).jpg E6 Murciélago  Flamaguay 2002 Airborne early warning and control 14
Transport and tanker aircraft
50+61 German Air Force Transall C-160D ILA Berlin 2016 17.jpg G3 Murakoz  PAWA 1977 Military transport aircraft
Tanker aircraft
32
8
A400m flaps down.jpg ConAer A400M 2013 Military transport aircraft
Tanker aircraft
24
6
F-35A Lightning II completes first trans-Atlantic Ocean crossing (12 of 16).jpg R 6 Pajita  Flamaguay 2006 Tanker aircraft 14
C-5 Galaxy.jpg G5 Persheron  PAWA 1978 Strategic airlifter 36
Rotor Aircraft
Royal Air Force Merlin HC3A helicopter training flight over Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire (cropped).jpg VT45 Krechet  PAWA 1999 Medium-lift utility helicopter ?
20151029 ITA Antonio STELLATO 20 (22624950372).jpg VT50 Maina  PAWA 2003 Medium-lift utility and search and rescue helicopter ?
Trainer Aircraft
P400.png Perrata P400  Flamaguay 2012 Primary trainer aircraft 72
SE INICIÓ EL EJERCICIO CONJUNTO MÁS IMPORTANTE DEL AÑO DE LAS FUERZAS ARMADAS (22899784783).jpg EMB-312  Embrea 1985 Turboprop trainer aircraft 58 Built domestically by SEPA
PZL-130 Orlik 2b.jpg PSP-130 Orlik  Poláčekia 1991 Turboprop trainer aircraft 86 Built domestically by SEPA
Embraer EMB-121 Xingu BA 702.JPG EMB-121  Embrea 1979 Turboprop trainer aircraft 20
Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet A.jpg SEPA-PSP LiJet  Flamaguay
 Poláčekia
1975 Advanced jet trainer 97
Rafaga ET.jpg SEPA Ráfaga  Flamaguay 1996 Jet trainer conversion. Ráfaga ET 24
Unmanned Aircraft
S-100-OE-VXX.jpg BLA-VT9  Saratovia
 PAWA
2016 Unmanned surveillance helicopter 25