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  • bangladesh Bangladesh Biman Bahini

    BAF - Bangladesh Air Force


    Officially formed 28 Sep 1973, nearly 2 years after Bangladesh became independent from Pakistan. Main helicopter bases (2003) are Jessore (VGJR) in the west, Dhaka/Tejgaon (VGTJ) in central plain and Chittagong (VGEG) in the south east.


    Bangladesh Air Force Signs for Five More Mi-171Sh, 19-Jun-17 : Paris Air Show 2017 Russian Helicopters to deliver in 2018 a new batch of five Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters to the Bangladesh’s Air Force

    Five Mi-171Sh Delivered to Bangladesh, 11-Dec-15 : Bangladesh received 5 new Mi-171Sh equipped with additional fuel tanks and the latest avionics enabling them to all weather operations

    Bangladesh orders Two Maritime SAR AW139, 14-Jul-14 : Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has signed a contract for two AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopters.

    List of Units

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    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
        1 Squadron? --
        9 Squadron? --
        18 Squadron? --
        31 Squadron? --

    Bases and Locations

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    Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
       Jessore18 Squadron
       Shah Amanat International1 Squadron
    9 Squadron
       Tejgaon9 Squadron
    31 Squadron

    Model Types

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      AW AW1392015
      Bell 4072012
      Bell 212161980
      Mil Mi-4 Hound219791994
      Westland Wessex219731994
      Mil Mi-8 Hip (1st Gen)151973
      Bell 206
      Mil Mi-171Sh

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