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Republic of Singapore Air Force

Republic of Singapore Air Force ICOA Code: SAF, is based in Singapore.

The RSAF was officially formed on 1 September 1968 but was named Singapore Air Defence Command (SADC). It was not until 1975 that SADC changed its name to RSAF.

RSAF Trainer ~ 45 Aircraft - AFTC:
13 x Diamond DA40 (Singapore Youth Fly Club).
8 x PAC CT/4B for Air Grading Course (Operated By BAE/Tamworth Airport).
19 x Pilatus PC-21 for Basic Wing Course RSAF 130 Squadron (RAAF Pearce).
** replaces the SIAI-Marchetti S.211 in 2008
10 x ST Aerospace Douglas TA-4SU Super Skyhawk for Advanced Wing Course RSAF 150 Squadron (Cazaux/France).
** to be replaced in 2012 with 12 x Alenia Aermacchi M-346 Master.
5 x Eurocopter EC120 Colibri for Rotary Wing Course.
1 x Beechcraft King Air C90GTi for Transport Wing Course.

Retired RSAF Trainer:
1 x BAC 145 Jet Provost T.3 (ex-RAF) in service from 1969 to 1978.
5 x BAC 145 Jet Provost T.52A (ex-South Yemen) in service from 1975 to 1980.
16 x BAC 167 Strikemaster Mark 84 in service from 1969 to 1984 (15 years).
4 x BAC 167 Strikemaster Mark 81 (ex-South Yemen) in service from 1976 to 1984.
5 x BAC 167 Strikemaster Mark 82 (ex-Oman) in service from 1977 to 1984.
14 x SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 MS Warrior in service from 1972 to 1984 (12 years).
12 x SIAI-Marchetti SF.260 WS were purchased between 1979 and 2000
30 x SIAI-Marchetti S.211 in service from 1984 to 2008 (24 years).
1 x HAL HT-2 1963~1965 (ex-RAF)
3 x DH.82A Tiger Moth 1950~1957 (ex-RAF)
2 x de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.10 1957~1965 (ex-RAF)
8 x Cessna 172K in service from 1969 to 1972 (3 years) transferred to SYFC.
6 x AESL Airtourer T.6/24 (Airtrainer CT/4G) from 1970 to 1972 transferred to SYFC.
12 x Piper Warrior II, PA-28-161, from 1989 to 2011 (Singapore Youth Fly Club, SYFC).

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Republic of Singapore Air Force Hawker Hunter (1969~1991) - The first fighter jet was the British-built refurbished Hawker Hunter. These first batch of Hawker Hunters formed the first fighter squadron in Singapore, the 140 "Osprey" Squadron in 1970. RSAF owned a total of 30 Hawker Hunters performing various active duties (12 x Hunter FGA.74, 26 x HunterFR.74A/B, and 8 x Hunter T.75/A). Hawker Hunter retired phased out of service in 1992.

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Republic of Singapore Air Force BAC Strikemaster (1969~1984) - The BAC Strikemaster was the first jet trainer to served Singapore between 1968 to 1984.

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Republic of Singapore Air Force BAC 145 Jet Provost T.3 (ex-RAF) in service from 1969 to 1978.

Republic of Singapore Air Force operates the following aircraft:

Updated On: 12.12.13