No. 41 Squadron, Finnish Air Force

No. 41 Squadron Finnish Air Force
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CountryFinland
BranchFinnish Air Force
Rolebomber, later fighter
Battles/warsnone
No. 41 Squadron (Finnish: Pommituslentolaivue 41 or PLe.Lv.41) was a bomber unit of the Finnish Air Force formed in 1946 and based at Luonetjärvi. The squadron belonged to Flying Regiment 4. In 1951 the unit was renamed into No. 41 Squadron (Lentolaivue 41 or Le.Lv.41).

No. 41 Bomber Squadron

The No. 41 Bomber Squadron was formed in 1946. It was equipped with Fokker D.XXIs, Messerschmitt Bf 109Gs, and Bristol Blenheims. In 1951 it was renamed into "No. 41 Squadron".

No. 41 Squadron

No. 41 Fighter Squadron

No. 41 Fighter Squadron (Hävittäjälentolaivue 41 or HävLLv 41) is currently the fighter training squadron of the Finnish Air Force Air Force Academy, based in Kauhava. It flies Hawk Mk.51s and Mk.51As. In 2009 it will receive the Mk.66s that were purchased from Switzerland in 2007.

Organization

  • 1st Flight (1. Lentue)
  • 2nd Flight (2. Lentue)
  • 3rd Flight (3. Lentue)
Finnish ( suomi  , or suomen kieli) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland (91.
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bomber is a military aircraft designed to attack ground targets, primarily by dropping bombs.

Classifications of bombers

Strategic bombers are primarily designed for long-range strike missions with bombs against strategic targets such as supply bases, bridges, factories,
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The Finnish Air Force (FAF) (Finnish: Ilmavoimat, Swedish: Flygvapnet) is one of the branches of the Finnish Defence Forces. Its peacetime tasks are airspace surveillance, identification flights, and production of readiness formations for wartime conditions.
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Jyväskylä Airport is an airport in Jyväskylä, Finland (IATA: JYV, ICAO: EFJY).

Scheduled Services

  • Finnair (Helsinki)
  • Finncomm Airlines (Helsinki)

References

  • Jyväskylä Destinations

External Links


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Flying Regiment 4 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 4 or LeR 4) was a bomber aircraft regiment of the Finnish Air Force. The regiment was formed on January 1, 1938 and was active during the Winter War, the Continuation War, and the
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Type Fighter
Manufacturer Fokker
Designed by Anthony Fokker
Maiden flight 27 March, 1936
Primary users Finnish Air Force
Dutch Air Force
Danish Air Force The Fokker D.
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Type Fighter
Manufacturer Bayerische Flugzeugwerke
Messerschmitt
Designed by Willy Messerschmitt
Maiden flight 28 May 1935
Introduced 1937
Retired 1945, Luftwaffe
1965, Spain
Status Retired

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Type Light bomber/fighter
Manufacturer Bristol Aeroplane Company
Designed by Frank Barnwell
Maiden flight 12 April 1935
Introduction 1937
Retired 1944 (United Kingdom)
1956 (Finland)
Primary users
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Air Force Academy can refer to:
  • United States Air Force Academy, a military academy
  • Air Force Academy, Colorado, a locality

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Kauhava is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region, 400 km NW of Helsinki and on the main railway from Helsinki to Oulu.
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Type Military trainer aircraft
Manufacturers Hawker Siddeley
British Aerospace (1977-1999)
BAE Systems (1999 onwards)
Maiden flight 1974
Primary users Royal Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Unit cost £18 million (2003)

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Motto
Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (Latin) (traditional)[1]
"One for all, all for one"
Anthem
"Swiss Psalm"
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The Finnish Air Force (FAF) (Finnish: Ilmavoimat, Swedish: Flygvapnet) is one of the branches of the Finnish Defence Forces. Its peacetime tasks are airspace surveillance, identification flights, and production of readiness formations for wartime conditions.
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Flying Regiment 1 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 1 or LeR 1) was a mixed regiment, incorporating both fighter, reconnaissance and communication squadrons, of the Finnish Air Force during World War II.
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Flying Regiment 2 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 2 or LentoR 2, renamed on May 5, 1942 into LeR 2) was fighter regiment of the Finnish Air Force during World War II.

Organization

Winter War

  • No.

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Flying Regiment 3 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 3 or LeR 3) was a fighter aircraft regiment of the Finnish Air Force. The regiment took part in the Continuation War and the Lapland War.
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Flying Regiment 4 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 4 or LeR 4) was a bomber aircraft regiment of the Finnish Air Force. The regiment was formed on January 1, 1938 and was active during the Winter War, the Continuation War, and the
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Flying Regiment 5 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 5 or LeR 5) was a mixed fighter and bomber aircraft regiment of the Finnish Air Force during World War II. The regiment took part in the Continuation War and the Lapland War.
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Flight Regiment 19 (Finnish: Lentorykmentti 19 or LentoR 19), also known as the Swedish Voluntary Air Force or F 19 was a Finnish Air Force unit, manned by Swedish volunteers, which operated from Kemi in northern Finland for the last 62 days of the
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No. 6 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 6 or LLv.6, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.6), renamed No. 6 Bomber Squadron (Finnish: Pommituslentolaivue 6 or PLe.Lv.
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No. 10 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 10 or LLv.10) was a divebomber squadron of the Finnish Air Force in World War II. The squadron was part of Flying Regiment 1.

Organization

Winter War

  • 1st Flight (1.

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No. 12 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 12 or LLv.12, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.12), renamed No. 12 Reconnaissance Squadron (Finnish: Tiedustelulentolaivue 12 or TLe.Lv.
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No. 14 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 14 or LLv.14, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.14), renamed No. 14 Reconnaissance Squadron (Finnish: Tiedustelulentolaivue 14 or TLe.Lv.
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No. 16 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 16 or LLv.16, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.16), renamed No. 16 Reconnaissance Squadron (Finnish: Tiedustelulentolaivue 16 or TLe.Lv.
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No. 22 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 22 or LLv.22) was a fighter squadron of the Finnish Air Force during World War II. The squadron was part of Flying Regiment 2.
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No. 24 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 24 or LLv.24, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.24), renamed No. 24 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 24 or HLe.Lv.
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No. 26 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 26 or LLv.26, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.26), renamed No. 26 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 26 or HLe.Lv.
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No. 28 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 28 or LLv.28, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.28), renamed No. 28 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 28 or HLe.Lv.
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No. 30 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 30 or LLv.30, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.30), renamed No. 30 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 30 or HLe.Lv.
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No. 32 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 32 or LLv.32, from 3 May, 1942 Le.Lv.32), renamed No. 32 Fighter Squadron (Finnish: Hävittäjälentolaivue 32 or HLe.Lv.
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