- Cameroon Air Force
Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= Cameroon Air Force
caption= Cameroon Air Force Roundel
size= 34 aircraft in service, including 9 combat jets and 11 helicopters
The Cameroon Air Force (French: "Armée de l'Air du Cameroun") is the
air forceof the African nation of Cameroon. The Cameroon Air Force, along with the Cameroon Army, the Cameroon Navy (including the Naval Infantry), the National Gendarmerie, and the Presidential Guard make up the Cameroonian Armed Forces.
The Cameroon Air Force has bases are located in
Garoua, Yaoundé, Doualaand Bamenda.Fact|date=April 2007
The Cameroon Air Force has the following rank structure: [cite web
title = Cameroon Air Force
work = International Encyclopedia of Uniform Insignia Around the World
publisher = World Insignia Collectors' Union
date = 2000- 2006
url = http://www.uniforminsignia.net/index.php?p=show&id=8&sid=15
accessdate = 2007-07-19]
*General, "General de Armee Aerienne"
*Lieutenant General, "General de Corps Aerienne"
*Major General, "General de Division Aerienne"
*Brigadier General, "General de Brigade Aerienne"
*Lieutenant Colonel, "Lieutenant Colonel"
*1st Lieutenant, "Lieutenant"
*2nd Lieutenant, "Sous-lieutenant"
*Chief Warrant Offfcer, "Adjudant-chef"
*Warrant Offfcer, "Adjudant"
*Master Sergeant, "Sergent-chef"
*Master Corporal, "Caporal-chef"
Private 1st Class, "Soldat de 1ere Clase"
The Cameroon Air Force was established in August 1960. [cite web
coauthors =Heimer, Zeljko
title =Cameroon - Air Force
Flags of the World
12 June 2004
url = http://www.fotw.net/Flags/cm%5Eair.html#af
accessdate = 2007-07-18]
All Cameroonian military aircraft are under control of the air force. There are 34 aircraft in service, including 9 combat jets and 11 helicopters.
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Aérospatiale SA 318 Alouette II
Aérospatiale SA 319 Alouette III
Aérospatiale SA 342 Gazelle
Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma
Bell 206L LongRanger
Dassault-Breguet/Dornier Alpha Jet
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo
Dornier Do 28
Dornier Do 128
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Piper PA-23 Aztec
* [http://www.xairforces.net/airforces.asp?id=7 Cameroon Air Force - Armée de l'Air du Cameroun ]
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