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This alphabetically arranged list of air forces identifies the current and historical names and roundels for the military aviation arms of countries fielding an air component, whether an independent air force, a naval air arm, army aviation unit, or coast guard. At the end is a separate list of no longer extant nations that once operated air forces. Country names in italics indicate that they are not generally recognized internationally as independent states but which nonetheless managed to field an active air service. For information on the size of air forces, see list of countries by size of armed forces.

AEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan Afghan National Army emblem Afghan Air Force[1]
دافغانستان هوايۍ ځواک
2010

Afghan National Army Air Force[2]
Afghan Melli-e Ourdou

Transparent 2002-2010

Air and Air Defense Force of the Islamic State of Afghanistan (Mujahideen)[3]

Transparent 1996-2001

Army Air Force of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (Taliban)[4]

Transparent 1996-2001

Air and Air Defense Force of the Islamic State of Afghanistan[5]

ISA roundel3 1992-1996

Afghan Republican Air Force
De Afghan Hanoi Quirah

Roundel of the Afghan Air Force (1983-1992) 1983-1992

Afghan Army Air Force[6]
De Afghan Hawa-e Quvah

Afghanistan-roundel02 1980-1983

Afghan Republican Air Force
De Afghan Hanoi Quirah

Roundel of the Afghan Air Force (1948-1979) 1973-1979

Royal Afghan Air Force

Roundel of the Afghan Air Force (1948-1979) 1948-1973

Afghan Air Force
Afghan Hawa-e Ourdou

Roundel of the Afghan Air Force (1937-1947) 1937-1947

Afghan Military Air Arm

Roundel of Afghanistan Air Force (1924-1929) 1924[7]-1929
Flag of Albania.svg Albania Roundel of Albania Albanian Air Brigade 2006

Albanian Air Force
Forcat Ajrore Shqiptare

Transparent 1991-2006

 

Roundel of the Albanian Air Force 1960-91 1960-1990

 

Roundel of Albania (1958-1960) 1958-1960

 

Roundel of the Albanian Air Force before 1958 1951-1957

Albanian Air Corps

Transparent 1914-1939
Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria Roundel of Algeria Algerian Air Force
Adwas Ujenna Adzayri
ⴰⴷⵡⴰⵙ ⵓⵊⴻⵏⵏⴰ ⴰⴷⵣⴰⵢⵔⵉ
القوة الجوية الجزائرية
Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-jazaeriyya
1962
Flag of Angola.svg Angola Roundel of Angola (1980-2011) National Air Force of Angola
Força Aérea Nacional de Angola
2007

Angolan People's Air Force & Anti-Aircraft Defence
Força Aérea Popular de Angola / Defesa Anti-Aérea

Roundel of Angola (1980-2011) 1980-2007

 

Roundel of Angola (1975-1980) 1976-1980
Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina Roundel of Argentina Argentine Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Argentina
1945

Servicio Aeronáutico del Ejército

Transparent 1912-1945?
Roundel of Argentina Navy Argentine Naval Aviation
Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina
1919
Roundel of Argentina Argentine Army Aviation
Comando de Aviación del Ejército Argentino
1956[8]
Transparent Coast Guard Air Service
Servicio de Aviación de la Prefectura Naval Argentina
1970s
Transparent Border Guard Air Service
Dirección de Aeronáutica de Gendarmería [1]
1955
Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia Roundel of Armenia Armenian Air Force
Հայաստանի Ռազմաօդային Ուժեր
1992
Flag of Australia.svg Australia Roundel of Australia Royal Australian Air Force 1921

 

RAF roundel 1945-1956

 

RAAF Type A Roundel (dull colours) 1942-1945

 

RAAF Type B Roundel (dull colours) 1942-1945

Royal Australian Air Force

RAF Type A Roundel 1921-1942

Australian Air Corps

RAF Type A Roundel 1921

Australian Flying Corps

RAF Type A Roundel 1914-1921
Roundel of Australia - Low Visibility Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm 1947
23px Australian Army Aviation 1968
Flag of Austria.svg Austria Roundel of Austria Austrian Air Force
Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte
1955

Luftwaffen Kommando Österreich

Balkenkreuz 1938-1945

Heimwehr Flieger Korps

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1927-1938
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan Roundel of Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Air and Air Defence Force
Azərbaycan hərbi hava qüvvələri
1991

BEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas Roundel of the Bahamas Royal Bahamas Defence Force Air Wing 1981
Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain Roundel of Bahrain Royal Bahraini Air Force 2002

Bahrain Ameri Air Force

Transparent 1987-2002

Bahrain Defence Force Air Wing

Transparent 1977-1987
Flag of Bangladesh.svg Bangladesh
(formerly East Pakistan)
Roundel of Bangladesh Bangladesh Air Force
বাংলাদেশ বিমান বাহিনী
Bangladesh Biman Bahini
1971
Flag of Barbados.svg Barbados Flag of Barbados Barbados Defence Force 1981[9]
Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus URSS-Russian aviation red star Belarus Air Force post 1995

Belarus Air Force

Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991–1995) 1991-1995
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium Roundel of Belgium COMOPSAIR[10]
Luchtcomponent, Composante Air
2002

Belgische Luchtmacht, Force Aerienne Belge

Roundel of Belgium 1946-2001

Militair Vliegwezen, Aviation Militaire

Roundel of Belgium 1915-1940

Compagnie des Ouvries et Aérostiers

Transparent 1910-1915
Flag of Belize.svg Belize
(formerly British Honduras)
Flag of Belize Belize Defence Force Air Wing 1983
Flag of Benin.svg Benin
(formerly Dahomery)
Roundel of Benin Benin Air Force
Force Aérienne Populaire de Benin
1990

People's Republic of Benin air force

Roundel of Benin (1975-1990) 1975-1990

Dahomey Air Force
Force Aérienne de Dahomey

Transparent 1961-1975
Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan Roundel of Bhutan Bhutan Army Air Arm 1972
Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia Roundel of Bolivia Bolivian Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Boliviana
1923
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina Coat of arms of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Air Force and Air Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ваздухопловство и ПВО
Zrakoplovstvo i PZO
2007

Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force
Zračne Snage Armije Federacije BiH

Flag of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996-2007) 1996-2006

Republika Srpska Air Force
Ратно Ваздухопловство и ПВО ВРС
Ratno Vazduhoplovstvo i PVO VRS

Roundels of Republika Srpska 1992-2006

Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Force
Zračne Snage Armije Republike BiH

Roundel of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1998) 1992-1996
Flag of Botswana.svg Botswana
(formerly Bechuanaland)
Roundel of Botswana Botswana Defence Force Air Wing 1977
Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil Roundel of Brazil Brazilian Air Force
Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)
1941

(Roundel used during World War II)

Brazilian Air Force WW2 roundel 1941-1945

National Air Forces
Forças Aéreas Nacionais

Transparent 1941

Military Aviation Service
Serviço de Aviação Militar (AvM)

Transparent 1918-1941
Roundel of Brazil - Naval Aviation Brazilian Naval Aviation
Força Aeronaval
1952

Naval Aviation Service
Serviço de Aviação Naval (AvN)

Roundel of Brazil - Naval Aviation 1941-1952
Coat of arms of the Brazilian Army Brazilian Army Aviation Command
Comando de Aviação do Exército Brasileiro
1986
Flag of Brunei.svg Brunei Roundel brunei Royal Brunei Air Force
Angkatan Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei
1991

Royal Brunei Armed Forces Air Wing

Transparent 1984-1991

Royal Brunei Malay Regiment Air Wing

Transparent 1965-1984
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria Roundel of Bulgaria Bulgarian Air Force
Български Военновъздушни Сили
Balgarski Voennovazdushni Sili (BVVS)
1992

Bulgarian Air Defense and Air Force
Противовъздушна отбрана и Военновъздушни сили

Protivovazdushna Otbrana i Voennovazdushni Sili (PVOiVVS)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1946-1992) 1961-1992

Bulgarian Military Air Force
Български Военновъздушни Сили

Balgarski Voennovazdushni Sili (BVVS)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1946-1992) 1952-1961

Bulgarian Military Air Force
Български Военновъздушни Сили

Balgarski Voennovazdushni Sily (VVS)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1946-1992) 1949-1952

Air Army
Въздушни Войски

Vazdusni Voiski (VV)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1944-1946) 1945-1949

 

Roundel of Bulgaria (1941-1944) 1941-1944

Royal Bulgarian Air Force[11]
Vazhdushnite na Negovo Velichestvo Voiski (VNVV)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1937-1941) 1937-1941

Department of Aeronautics under Ministry of Railways, Posts and Telegraphs

Transparent 1924-1937

Section of Aeronautics under Ministry of Railways, Posts and Telegraphs[12]

Transparent 1920-1924

Gendarmery Aeroplane Detachment
Zhandarmeriisko Aeroplanno Otdelenie

Transparent 1919-1920

Aeroplane Group

Transparent 1918-1919

Army Aviation Corps[13]

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1915-1918

Aeronautical Battalion

Transparent 1914-1915

Aeronautical Detachment[14]

Transparent 1906-1914
Roundel of Bulgaria Bulgarian Naval Aviation
Aviatsia Na Bulgarskiya Voennomorski Flot (AnBVMF)
1992

Independent ASW Squadron of the Navy
Otdelna Protivolodachna Eskadrila na VMF (OPLEV-VMF)

Roundel of Bulgaria (1946-1992) 1959-1990

Bulgarian Naval Aviation

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1915-1918
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg Burkina Faso
(formerly Upper Volta)
Roundel of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Air Force
Force Aérienne de Burkina Faso
1984

Upper Volta Air Force

Transparent 1964-1984
Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi Roundel of Burundi Burundi Army Aviation
Force Armée du Burundi
1966

CEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Cambodia.svg Cambodia
(formerly Kampuchea)
Roundel of Cambodia Royal Cambodian Air Force
Toap Akas Khemarak Phoumin
Force Aérienne Royale Cambodge
1993

Cambodian People's Air Force

Roundel of Cambodia 1989 1989-1993

Kampuchean People's Air Force

Roundel of Cambodia 1979 1979-1989[15]

Air Force of the Kampuchean Liberation Army

Roundel of Cambodia 1975 1977-1979[16]

Khmer National Air Force
Aviation Nationale Khmer

Roundel of Cambodia (1970-1975) 1970-1975

Royal Khmer Air Force
Aviation Royale Khmere

Transparent 1954-1970
Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon Roundel of Cameroon Cameroon Air Force
Armée de l'Air du Cameroun
1960
Roundel of Cameroon Cameroon Naval Aviation
Aviation Navale Camerounaise
2009
Roundel of Cameroon Cameroon Army Light Aviation
Aviation Légère (ALDA)
2008
Flag of Canada.svg Canada Roundel of Canada Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) ("Aviation royale canadienne" ) 2011

Canadian Forces Air Command (AIRCOM)
Commandement de la Force aérienne du Canada

Roundel of Canada 1968-2011

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)

Roundel of the Royal Canadian Air Force (1946-1965) 1924-1968

Air Board (Canada)

RAF type A roundel 1919-1923

Canadian Air Force

RAF type A roundel 1918-1920

Royal Flying Corps Canada

RAF type A roundel 1917-1918

Canadian Aviation Corps

Transparent 1914-1915
Transparent Royal Canadian Navy Fleet Air Arm

 

File:RCN roundel.jpg 1952-1965

 

File:RCN pre-1952 roundel.JPG 1946-1952

Royal Canadian Naval Air Service

Transparent 1918-1919
Flag of Cape Verde.svg Cape Verde Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde Air Force
Força Aérea Caboverdiana
1982
Transparent Cape Verde Coast Guard
Guarda Costeira de Cabo Verde
1992[17]
Flag of the Central African Republic.svg Central African Republic
(formerly the Central African Empire)
Roundel of the Central African Republic Central African Republic Air Force
Force Aérienne Centrafricaine
1976-

Central African Empire Air Force

Transparent 1976-1979

Central African Republic Air Force

Transparent 1961-1976
Flag of Chad.svg Chad Roundel of Chad Chad Air Force
Force Aérienne Tchadienne
1973
Flag of Chile.svg Chile Roundel of Chile Chilean Air Force
Fuerza Aérea de Chile (FACh)[18]
1930

Chilean Military Aviation Service
Servicio de Aviación Militar de Chile

Transparent 1910-1930
Chilean Naval Aviation Roundel Chilean Naval Aviation
Servicio de Aviación de la Armada de Chile (popularly, Aviación Naval)
1953

Chilean Naval Aviation Service
Servicio de Aviación Naval de Chile

Transparent 1919-1930[19]
Roundel of Chile Chilean Army Aviation
Comando de Aviación del Ejército de Chile (popularly, Aviación del Ejército)
1970[20]
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China (PRC) Roundel of the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force People's Liberation Army Air Force
中国人民解放军空军
Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun
1949

Nanyuan Flying Group[21]

Transparent 1949

Red Army of China Air Force

Transparent c. 1930[22]
Roundel of the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force
中国人民解放军海军航空兵
Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Haijun Hangkongbing
1953
Transparent People's Liberation Army Ground Force Aviation
中国人民解放军陆军航空兵
 ????
Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia Roundel of Colombia Colombian Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
1922
Roundel of Colombia - Naval Aviation Colombian Naval Aviation
Aviación Naval
1935
Roundel of Colombia Colombian Army Aviation
Aviación del Ejército
1995
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg Congo[23] Roundel of the Congolese Air Force Congolese Air Force
L'Armée de l'Air du Congo

People’s Republic of Congo Air Force

Roundel of Congo 1970 1970-1992

Congolese Air Force

Roundel of the Congolese Air Force 1961-1970
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Dem. Rep. of the Congo[24] Congo Air force roundel variant Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Force Aérienne du Congo

Zaire Air Force

Roundel of Zaire Air Force 1971-1997
Flag of Costa Rica.svg Costa Rica Transparent Air Surveillance Service
Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA) – Fuerza Pública
1994

Air Section of the Costa Rica Ministry of Public Security
Sección Aérea del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública

Roundel of the Air Section of the Costa Rica Ministry of Public Security 1964-1994

Air Section of the Costa Rica Civil Guard
Sección Aérea de la Guardia Civil

Transparent 1957-1964

Costa Rican Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Costarricense

Transparent 1955-1957

Costa Rican Military Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Militar

Roundel of the Costa Rican Military Air Force 1947/48-1949[25]
Flag of Côte d'Ivoire.svg Côte d'Ivoire
(Ivory Coast)
Roundel of Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire Air Force
Force Aérienne de la Côte d'Ivoire
c. 1965
Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Roundel of Croatia Croatian Air Force and Defense
Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo i protuzračna obrana
1991

Kroatische Luftwaffen Legion[26]

Croatian roundel WW2 1941-1945

Air Force of the Independent State of Croatia

Transparent 1941-1945
Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba Roundel of Cuba Cuban Revolutionary Air Force[27]
Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
1959

Cuban Rebel Air Force[28]
Fuerza Aérea Rebelde

Roundel of Cuba (1959-1962) 1958

Cuban Army Air Force
Fuerza Aérea del Ejército de Cuba

Roundel of Cuba (1955-1959) 1952-1958

Cuban Army Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación del Ejército de Cuba

Roundel of Cuba 1934-1952

Cuban Army Air Corps
Cuerpo Aéreo del Ejército de Cuba

Transparent 1915-1934

Cuban Army Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación del Ejército de Cuba

Transparent 1913-1915
Transparent Cuban Naval Aviation[29]
Aviación Naval
1934-1952
Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus Roundel of Greece Cyprus Air Forces
Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου
1963
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic Roundel of the Czech Republic Czech Air Force
Vzdušné síly armády České republiky
1993

DEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Roundel of Denmark Royal Danish Air Force
Flyvevåbnet
1950

Royal Danish Army Air Corps
Hærens Flyvertropper

Roundel of Denmark 1912-1950

Royal Danish Naval Aviation
Marinens Flyvevæsen

Roundel of Denmark 1911-1950
Transparent Danish Navy Air Squadron[30]
Søværnets Helikoptertjeneste
2003-2010

Royal Danish Navy Flying Service
Søværnets Flyvetjeneste (SVF)

Roundel of Denmark 1962-2003
Transparent Royal Danish Army Flying Service[31]
Hærens Flyvetjeneste (HFT)
1971-2003
Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti
(formerly the French Territory of Afars and Issas)
Roundel of Djibouti Djibouti Air Force
Force Aérienne du Djibouti
1977
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Dominican Republic Roundel of the Dominican Republic Dominican Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)
1962

Dominican Military Aviation
Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)

Transparent 1957-1962

Dominican Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)

Transparent 1955-1957

Dominican Military Aviation
Aviación Militar Dominicana (AMD)

Transparent 1952-1955

Dominican Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Dominicana (FAD)

Transparent 1950-1952

Dominican Military Aviation Corps (DMAC)
El Cuerpo de Aviación Militar Dominicana (CAMD/AMD)

Transparent 1948-1950
Transparent Air Cavalry Squadron
Escuadrón de Caballería Aérea (EdCA)
2002

Air Transport Cavalry Brigade
Brigada de Caballería Aerotransportada

Transparent 2001-2002

Aviation Company of the National Army
Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

Transparent 1942-1948[32]

Dominican Army Aviation Company
Compañía de Aviación del Ejército Dominicano

Transparent 1939-1942

Aviation Detachment of the National Army
Destacamento de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

Transparent 1936-1939

National Air Transport Company, Aviation Arm
Compañía Nacional de Transporte Aérea, Arma de Aviación

Transparent 1934-1935

Aviation Company
Compañía de Aviación

Transparent 1933-1934

Aviation Arm of the National Army
Arma de Aviación del Ejército Nacional

Transparent 1932-1933
Transparent Dominican Republic Naval Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación Naval Dominicana
2003

Coastguard Search and Rescue Squadron
Escuadrón de Vigilancia y Rescate de Guardacostas

Transparent 1951-1952[33]

EEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador Roundel of Ecuador Ecuadorian Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana (FAE)
1944

Ecuadorian Army Air Force
Fuerza Aérea del Ejército Equatoriana (FAEE)

Transparent 1935-1944

Army Military Aviator Corps
Cuerpo de Aviadores Militares del Ejército

Transparent 1927-1935

Army Aviation Company
Compañia de Aviación del Ejército

Transparent 1925-1927

Military Aviation School
Escuela Militar de Aviación

Transparent 1920-1925
Roundel of Ecuador - Naval Aviation Ecuadorian Naval Aviation
Aviación Naval Ecuatoriana (ANE)
1967
Roundel of Ecuador Ecuadorian Army Aviation
Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriano (AEE)
1978

Ecuadorian Army Air Service
Servicio Aéreo del Ejército (SAE)

Transparent 1954-1978
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt Roundel of Egypt Egyptian Air Force
Al Quwwat Al Jawwiya Il Misriya
1961

United Arab Republic Air Force

Roundel of the Syrian Air Force 1958-1961[34]

Egyptian Air Force

Egyptian Air Force roundel (1945-1958) 1952-1958

Royal Egyptian Air Force

Royal Egyptian Air Force roundel (1939-1945) 1937-1952

Egyptian Army Air Force

Transparent 1931-1937
Flag of El Salvador.svg El Salvador Roundel of El Salvador Air Force of El Salvador
Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña (FAS)
1946

Salvadoran Army Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Ejército de Salvador (FAES)

Transparent 1927-1946

Salvadoran Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de la Aviación Salvadoreña

Transparent 1925-1927

Salvadoran Air Flotilla
Flotilla Aérea Salvadoreña

Transparent 1923-1925

El Salvador Military Aviation Service
Servicio de Aviación Militar de Salvador

Transparent 1922-1923
Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Equatorial Guinea
(formerly Spanish Guinea)
Roundel Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Air Force 1979
Flag of Eritrea.svg Eritrea Roundel of Eritrea Eritrean Air Force 1994
Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia Roundel of Estonia Estonian Air Force
Eesti Õhuvägi
1991

Luftwaffe units[35]

Balkenkreuz 1943-1944

Sonderstaffel Buschmann[36]

Balkenkreuz 1942-1943

Aircraft Squadron of the 22nd Territorial Corps of the Soviet Army

Transparent 1940-1941

Aviation Regiment

Roundel of the Estonian Air Force 1920 1920?–1940

Aviation Company

Transparent 1918-1920?
Flag of Ethiopia.svg Ethiopia
(formerly Abyssinia)
Roundel of Ethiopia Ethiopian Air Force
Ye Ithopya Ayer Hayl
1975[37]

Imperial Ethiopian Air Force

Roundel of Ethiopia (1946-1974) 1946-1975

Imperial Ethiopian Aviation

Transparent 1929-1935

FEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji Transparent none

Air Wing, Republic of Fiji Military Forces

Transparent 1987-1997
Flag of Finland.svg Finland Finnish air force roundel border Finnish Air Force
Suomen ilmavoimat
Finländska flygvapnet
1918

 

Finnish air force roundel 1934-1945 border 1918-1945

Roundel variant on some aircraft

Finnish air force roundel 1934 low visibility 1943-45
Finnish air force roundel border Finnish Army Aviation
Suomen maavoimat – Helikopteripataljoona
Finländska armén – Helikopterbataljonen
1997
Rajavartiolaitoksen logo Finnish Border Guard
Rajavartiolaitos
Gränsbevakningsväsendet
1919

Finnish Coast Guard
Merivartiolaitos
Sjöbevakningssektionen

Transparent 1919-1944
Flag of France.svg France French-roundel French Air Force
Armée de l'Air
1933

Normandie-Niémen squadron
Groupe de Chasse Normandie-Niémen

Red star 1942-1945

Free French Air Force[38][39]
Forces Aériennes Françaises Libres

Free French Air Forces Roundel svg 1940-1943

Vichy French Air Force
Armée de l'air de l'armistice

Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945 1940-1944

French Air Force
Armée de l'Air

Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945 1933-1940

French Army Aviation
Aéronautique militaire

Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945 1909-1933

French Aerostatic Corps

Transparent 1794-1799
Roundel of the French Fleet Air Arm French Naval Air Arm
Aéronautique navale
1912

Free French Naval Air Service

Transparent 1940-1945

French Naval Air Arm

Roundel of the French Fleet Air Arm before 1945 1912-1940
French-roundel French Army Light Aviation
Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre
1954
French-roundel Air Gendarmerie
Gendarmerie de l'air
1943

GEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Gabon.svg Gabon Roundel of Gabon Gabon Air Force
Armée de l'Air Gabonaise
1961
Flag of The Gambia.svg Gambia Flag of The Gambia Gambian Air Force[40] c.2003?[41]
Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia Roundel of Georgia Georgian Air Force
საქართველოს სამხედრო-საჰაერო ძალები
sak’art’velos samxedro-sahaero dzalebi
1990

Democratic Republic of Georgia People's Guard air detachment

Transparent 1917-1920
Flag of Germany.png Germany Roundel of the German Air Force border German Air Force
Luftwaffe
1955

East German Air Force
Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee

Emblem of aircraft of NVA (East Germany) 1956-1990

German Air Force
Luftwaffe

Balkenkreuz 1935-1946

Marineluftschiffe-Abteilung

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1912-1919

Die Marinefliegerabteilung des deutschen Kaiserreiches

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1911-1919

Imperial German Army Air Service
Luftstreitkräfte (Die Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches)

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1910-1919

Heeresluftschiffe-Abteilung

Cross-Pattee-Heraldry 1909-1917
Transparent National Socialist Flyers Corps 1937-1945

German Air Sports Association

Transparent 1933-1937
Roundel of the German Air Force border German Naval Aviation
Marineflieger
1955

East German Navy, Naval Air Force

Transparent -1990
Roundel of the German Air Force border German Army Aviation Corps
Heeresfliegertruppe
1955
Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
(formerly the Gold Coast)
Roundel of Ghana Ghana Air Force 1959
Flag of Greece.svg Greece Roundel of Greece Hellenic Air Force
Πολεμική Αεροπορία
Polemikì Aeroporia
1911
Roundel of Greece Hellenic Army Aviation
Αεροπορία Στρατού
Aeroporia Stratou
1956
Roundel of Greece Hellenic Naval Aviation
Πολεμικό Ναυτικό
Polemiko Navtiko
1976

Hellenic Naval Air Service

Transparent 1915-1930
Roundel of Greece Hellenic Coast Guard
Λιμενικό Σώμα
Limeniko Soma
1982
Flag of Guatemala.svg Guatemala Roundel of Guatemala Guatemalan Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)
1948

Military Aeronautical Corps
Cuerpo de Aeronáutica Militar (CAM)

Roundel of Guatemala (1939-1947) 1935–1948

Guatemalan Military Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación Militar de Guatemala (CAM)

Transparent 1929–1935

Guatemalan Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca (FAG)

Transparent 1921–1929

Army Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación de Ejército

Transparent 1914–1921
Flag of Guinea.svg Guinea Roundel of Guinea Guinea Air Force
Force Aérienne de Guinée
1959
Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg Guinea-Bissau
(formerly Portuguese Guinea)
Roundel of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Air Force
Força Aérea da Guiné-Bissau
1978
Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana
(formerly British Guyana)
Roundel of Guyana Guyana Defence Force 1968

HEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti Roundel of Haiti Air force 1989 Haiti Air Corps
Corps d'Aviation d'Garde d'Haiti
1942
Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras Roundel of Honduras Honduras Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Hondureña
1974

Honduran Air Force & Aviation Military School
Fuerza Aérea Hondureña y Escuela Militar de Aviación

Transparent 1938-1974

Aviation Military School
Escuela Militar de Aviación (EMA)

Transparent 1933-1938

National Aviation School
Escuela Nacional de Aviación (ENA)

Transparent 1931-1933
Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary Roundel of Hungary Hungarian Air Force
Magyar Légierő
1991

 

Roundel of Hungary (1990-1991) 1990-1991

Air Force of the Hungarian People's Army
Magyar Néphadsereg légiereje

Roundel of Hungary (1951-1990) 1951-1990

 

Roundel of Hungary (1949-1951) 1949-1951

 

Roundel of Hungary (1948-1949) 1948-1949

Royal Hungarian National Defense Air Force
Magyar Királyi Honvéd Légierő

Roundel of Hungary (1942-1945) 1941-1945

 

Roundel of Hungary 1938-1941
First Roundel of the Hungarian Red Air Force (1919) Red Hungarian Air Corps
Vörös Légjárócsapat
1919

Insignia variant

Roundel of the Hungarian Red Air Corps (second variant) border

Insignia variant

Roundel of the Hungarian Red Air Corps (third variant)

IEdit

For Ivory Coast, see Côte d'Ivoire above.

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland Transparent Iceland Air Defense System
Íslenska Loftvarnarkerfið
1987
Flag of Iceland (state) Icelandic Coast Guard Aeronautical Division
Landhelgisgæsla Íslands – Flugdeild
1955
Flag of India.svg India Roundel of India Indian Air Force
भारतीय वायु सेना
Bharatiya Vayu Sena
1950

Royal Indian Air Force

Ashoka Chakra 1945-1950

Royal Air Force in India

RAF roundel 1932-1945
Roundel of India Army Aviation Corps 1987
Roundel of India Naval Air Arm 1953
Transparent Indian Coast Guard Air Wing
Bharatiya Tatarakshak Dal
1978
23px Border Security Force Air Wing 1965
Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
(formerly the Dutch East Indies)
Roundel of Indonesia Indonesian Air Force
Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Udara (TNI-AU)
1946

Republic of Indonesia Air Force
Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)

Roundel of Indonesia 1946-1974

Republic of Indonesia Air Force
Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia (AURI)

Roundel of Indonesia (1946-1949) 1946-1949

Military Aviation of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army

Transparent 1939-1950
Roundel of Indonesia - Naval Aviation Indonesian Naval Aviation
Dinas Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL)
1974

Indonesian Naval Aviation Service
Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Laut RI (ALRI)

Transparent 1956-1974
Roundel of Indonesia - Army Aviation Indonesian Army Aviation
Dinas Penerbangan TNI Angkatan Darat (TNI-AD)
1974

Indonesian Army Aviation Service
Dinas Penerbangan Angkatan Darat RI (DINAS PENERBAD)

Transparent 1959-1974
Flag of Iran.svg Iran
(formerly Persia)
Roundel of Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
نیروی هوایی ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران
1979

Imperial Iranian Air Force
Nirou Havai Shahanshahiye Iran

Transparent 1925-1979
Roundel of Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation
Roundel of Iran Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Aviation
Roundel of Iran Aerospace Force of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
Flag of Iraq.svg Iraq Flag of Iraq Iraqi Air Force[42]
Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya
2004

Iraqi Air Force
Al Quwwa al-Jawwiya al-Iraqiya

IQAF Symbol 1958

Royal Iraqi Air Force

Transparent 1931–?1958
Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland
(Eire)
Roundel of Ireland Irish Air Corps
Aer-Chór na h-Éireann
1922

 

Roundel of Ireland (1939-1954) 1939-1954

 

Roundel of Ireland (1922-1923) 1922-1923
Flag of Israel.svg Israel
(formerly the British Mandate of Palestine)
Roundel of Israel Israeli Air Force
חיל האוויר
Heyl Ha'Avir
1948

Air Service (Haganah)
Sherut Avir

Transparent 1947-1948

Air Company (Palmach)
Palavir

Transparent 1943-1947
Flag of Italy.svg Italy LV Italian Air Force roundel Italian Air Force[43]
Aeronautica Militare
1946

Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force
Aviazione Cobelligerante ed Aeronautica Militare Italiana

Roundel of the Italian Air Force 1943-1946

Aeronautica Nazionale Repubblicana  ASDF [44]

Aviazione Nazionale Repubblicana Air Force roundel 1943-1944

Royal Italian Air Force
Regia Aeronautica Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1929-1943) Italy-Royal-Airforce flank roundel [45]

Italy-Royal-Airforce 1935-1943

Royal Italian Air Force
Regia Aeronautica CoA House of Savoy crowned [46]

Roundel of the Italian Air Force 1923-1936

Royal Naval Aviation
Aviazione della Regia Marina

Roundel of the Italian Air Force 1912-1923

Military Air Corps RA-emblem [47]
Corpo Aeronautico Militare

Roundel of the Italian Air Force 1911-1923

Royal Army Air Service
Servizio Aeronautico

Transparent 1884[48]-1911
Roundel of the Italian Air Force Italian Naval Aviation
Aviazione Navale
1956
Roundel of the Italian Air Force Italian Army Aviation
Cavalleria dell'Aria
1951
Roundel of the Italian Air Force Helicopter Service of the Carabinieri Corps
Nucleo Elicotteri Carabinieri
1965

JEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica Roundel of Jamaica Jamaican Defence Force 1963

Jamaica Air Squadron

Transparent 1963
Flag of Japan.svg Japan Roundel of Japan Japan Air Self-Defense Force[49]
航空自衛隊 Kōkū Jieitai
1954
Roundel of Japan Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force aviation
海上自衛隊 Kaijō Jieitai

Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service[50]
大日本帝国海軍航空隊 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun Kōkū tai

Roundel of Japan 1912-1945
Roundel of Japan Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
陸上自衛隊 Rikujō Jieitai

Imperial Japanese Army Air Service
大日本帝国陸軍航空隊 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun Kōkū tai

Roundel of Japan 1912-1945
Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan
(formerly Transjordan)
Roundel of Jordan Royal Jordanian Air Force
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya Almalakiya al-Urduniya
1955

Arab Legion Air Force

Transparent 1946-1955

KEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan Roundel of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Air Defense Force
Sil Vozdushnoy Oborony Respubliki Kazakhstan
1992
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya Roundel of Kenya Kenya Air Force
Jeshi la Anga la Kenya
1964
Flag of North Korea.svg North Korea Roundel of North Korea Korean People's Army Air Force 1948
Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea Roundel of South Korea Republic of Korea Air Force[51]
대한민국 공군 (大韓民國空軍)
Daehan Minguk Gonggun
1949

 

ROKAF Roundel 1950s-2000s 1950s–2000s
Flag of Kuwait.svg Kuwait Roundel of Kuwait Kuwait Air Force
Al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Kuwaitiya
1988

Kuwait Air Force and Air Defense

Transparent 1961
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan Roundel of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Air Force 1991

LEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Laos.svg Laos Flag of Laos Lao People's Liberation Army Air Force[52] 1975

Royal Lao Air Force[53][54]

Roundel of Royal Lao Air Force 1960-1975

Aviation Laotienne

Transparent 1955-1960
Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia Roundel of Latvia Latvian Air Force
Latvijas Gaisa Spēki
1991

 

Roundel of the Latvian Air Force until 1940 border 1926-1940
Roundel of Latvia - National Guard Latvian National Guard 1991

Guard organization
Aizsargu organizācija

Transparent 1919-1940
Flag of Lebanon.svg Lebanon Roundel of Lebanon Lebanese Air Force
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Lubnania
1945
Flag of Lesotho.svg Lesotho
(formerly Basutoland)
LesothoAir Force roundel Lesotho Defence Force – Air Squadron c.1988
Flag of Liberia.svg Liberia Liberian Air Force Roundel Liberian Army Air Wing 1987
Flag of Libya.svg Libya Free Libyan Air Force roundel Libyan Air Force
Adwas Alibyan Ujenna
ⴰⴷⵡⴰⵙ ⴰⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰⵏ ⵓⵊⴻⵏⵏⴰ
القوة الجوية الليبية
Al-quwwa al-jawwiyya al-libyya
2011–current date
Free Libyan Air Force roundel Free Libyan Air Force
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Libiyya al Hurra[citation needed]
2011

Libyan Arab Jamahiriyya Air Force

Roundel of Libya (1977-2011) 1977-2011

Libyan Arab Republic Air Force

Roundel of Libya (1969-1977) 1969-1977

Royal Libyan Air Force
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Malakiya al Libiyya

Roundel of Libya (1959-1969) 1951-1969
Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania Lithuanian Air Force Roundel 1934 Lithuanian Air Force
Karinės Oro Pajėgos
1992

 

Lithuanian Air Force Roundel 1919-1920 1919-1920
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg Roundel of Luxembourg NATO Airborne Early Warning Force [55] 1982

MEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of North Macedonia.svg Macedonia Roundel of Macedonia Macedonian Air Force and Air Defense Force
Военно Воздухопловство и Противвоздушна Одбрана
Voeno Vozduhoplovstvo i Protivvozdushna Odbrana
1992
Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar Roundel of Madagascar Malagasy Air Force
Tafika Anabakabaka Malagasy
Armée de l'Air Malgache
1961
Flag of Malawi.svg Malawi
(formerly Nyasaland)
Roundel of Malawi Malawi Army Air Wing 1978

Malawi Young Pioneers Air Arm[56]

Transparent 1970-1978
Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia
(formerly Malaya)
Roundel of Malaysia Royal Malaysian Air Force
Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia
1963

 

Roundel of the Royal Malaysian Air Force 1963-1982 1963-1982

Royal Malayan Air Force
Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan

Transparent 1958-1963
Transparent Malaysian Army Aviation 1994
Flag of Maldives.svg Maldives Roundel of the Maldives Air Elements
Maldives National Defence Force
1978
Flag of Mali.svg Mali IMG Mali Roundel Mali Air Force
Force Aérienne de la Republique du Mali
1961
Flag of Malta.svg Malta Roundel of Malta Air Wing of the Armed Forces of Malta
Skwadra tal-Ajru tal-Forzi Armati ta' Malta
1992
Flag of Mauritania.svg Mauritania Roundel of Mauritania Mauritanian Air Force
Force Aérienne de la Republique Islamique de Mauritanie
1961
Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius Roundel of Mauritius Mauritius Coast Guard 1987

Mauritius Police Force Marine Wing

Transparent 1970-1987
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico Roundel of Mexico Mexican Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Mexicana
1915
Roundel of Mexico - Naval Aviation Mexican Naval Aviation
Fuerza Aeronaval
1926[57]
Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova Roundel of Moldova Moldovan Air Force[58] 1991
Flag of Mongolia.svg Mongolia Soyombo red Mongolian Air Defense Forces Command[59]
Агаарын Довтолгооноос Хамгаалах Цэргийн Командлал
1993-presents

Mongolian People's Army Aviation Монголын Ардын Армийн Нисэх Хүчин

Roundel of Mongolia (1949-1992) 1925-1993
Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro Roundel of Montenegro (2006-2018) Montenegrin Air Force
Vazdušne snage Crne Gore
2006
Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco Roundel of Morocco Royal Moroccan Air Force
Adwas Ageldan Amerrukan Ujenna
ⴰⴷⵡⴰⵙ ⴰⴳⴻⵍⴷⴰⵏ ⴰⵎⴻⵔⵔⵓⴽⴰⵏ ⵓⵊⴻⵏⵏⴰ
القوة الجوية الملكية المغربية
Al-quwwa al-jawwiya al-malikiyya al-maghribiyya
(Force Aérienne Royale Marocaine)
1961

Sherifan Royal Aviation
Aviation Royale Chérifienne

Transparent 1956-1961
Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique Mozambique air force roundel Mozambique Air Force
Força Aérea de Moçambique
c.1976/77?

People's Liberation Air Force of Mozambique
Força Populare Aérea de Libertação de Moçambique

Transparent 1975-c.1976/77?
Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar
(formerly Burma)
Roundel of Myanmar Myanmar Air Force
Tatmdaw Lei
1947

NEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia
(formerly South West Africa)
Namibie identification aéronefs Namibian Air Force 2005

Namibia Defence Force Air Wing

Transparent 1994-2005
Flag of Nepal.svg   Nepal Roundel of Nepal Nepalese Army Air Service c.2008

Royal Nepal Army Air Wing

Transparent 1979-c.2007

Royal Nepal Army Air Service

Transparent 1965-1979
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands Roundel of the Netherlands Royal Netherlands Air Force[60]
Koninklijke Luchtmacht
1953

 

Flag of the Netherlands 1942-c.1945

 

Netherlands roundel WW2 1939-1942

 

Roundel of the Netherlands 1921-1940

Luchtvaartafdeling

Roundel of the Netherlands WW1 1914-1921
Transparent Netherlands Naval Aviation
Marineluchtvaartdienst
1917

 

Flag of the Netherlands 1942-c.1945

 

Netherlands roundel WW2 1939-1942

 

Roundel of the Netherlands 1921-1940

 

Roundel of the Netherlands WW1 1917-1921
Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand Roundel of New Zealand Royal New Zealand Air Force[61][62] 1934

New Zealand Squadrons of the RAF Nos. 75, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489, 490

New Zealand roundel WW2 1939-1945

New Zealand Territorial Air Force

RAF type A roundel 1930-1957

New Zealand Permanent Air Force

RAF type A roundel 1923-1934

New Zealand Army Flying Corps

RAF type A roundel 1913-1923
Flag of Nicaragua.svg Nicaragua Transparent Nicaraguan Army Air Force
Fuerza Aérea – Ejército de Nicaragua
1995

Nicaraguan Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Nicaraguënse

Transparent 1990-1995

Sandinista Air Force
Fuerza Aérea Sandinista

Fasroundel 1979-1990

Air Force of Nicaragua
Fuerza Aérea de Nicaragua

Nic-afroundel c.1950–1979

Guard Air Force of Nicaragua
Fuerza Aérea Guardia de Nicaragua

Transparent c.1947-c.1950

Air Force of the National Guard
Fuerza Aérea de la Guardia Nacional

Transparent 1938-c.1947

Air Corps of the National Guard
Cuerpo de Aviación de la Guardia Nacional

Transparent 1936-1938

Military Aviation Corps
Cuerpo Militar de Aviación

Transparent 1926-1936
Transparent {{{service}}} 1920-1926
Flag of Niger.svg Niger Roundel of Niger National Squadron of Niger
Escadrille Nationale du Niger
2003

Niger Air Force
Force Aérienne du Niger

Roundel of Niger 1961-2003?
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria Roundel of Nigeria Nigerian Air Force 1964
Flag of Norway.svg Norway Roundel of Norway Royal Norwegian Air Force
Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret
1944

Royal Air Force squadrons 331 and 332

RAF roundel 1942-1945

Norwegian Army Air Service
Hærens Flyvevesen

Norwegian Army Air Service WW2 1915-1944

Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service
Marinens Flyvevesen

Transparent 1916-1944

OEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Oman.svg Oman
(formerly Muscat and Oman)
Fin Flash of Oman Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO)[63]
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Sultanya al-Omanya
1990

Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)

Roundel of the Royal Air Force of Oman 1959-1990

PEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Pakistan.svg Pakistan Roundel of Pakistan Pakistan Air Force
پاک فضائيہ
1956

Royal Pakistan Air Force

Transparent 1947-1956
Roundel of Pakistan Pakistan Army Aviation Corps 1958
Roundel of Pakistan Pakistan Naval Air Arm 1973
Flag of Panama.svg Panama Roundel of Panama National Air-Sea Service
Servicio Nacional Aeronaval
2008
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea Roundel of Papua New Guinea Air Operations Element of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force 1974
Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay Roundel of Paraguay Paraguayan Air Force
Aeronautica Militar Paraguaya
1989
Transparent Paraguayan Naval Aviation
Aviación Naval Paraguaya[64][65]
1980
Flag of Peru.svg Peru Roundel of Peru Peruvian Air Force
Fuerza Aérea del Perú
1950

Peruvian Aeronautical Corps
Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú

Transparent 1936-1950

Peruvian Aviation Corps
Cuerpo de Aviación del Perú

Transparent 1929-1936
Transparent Peruvian Naval Aviation
Fuerza Aviación Naval
1980

Aeronaval Service
Servicio Aeronaval

Transparent 1963-1980
Transparent Peruvian Army Aviation
Aviación del Ejército
1977

Army Light Aviation Group
Grupo de Aviación Ligera del Ejército

Transparent 1973-1977
Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines Roundel of the Philippines Philippine Air Force
Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas
1947

Philippine Army Air Corps

Transparent 1935-1947
Flag of Poland.svg Poland Roundel of Poland Polish Air Force
Siły Powietrzne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
2004

Air and Air Defence Forces
Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Powietrznej

Roundel of Poland 1993-2004

 

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1990-1993

Air Force
Wojska Lotnicze

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1962-1990

Air Defence Force of Country
Wojska Obrony Powietrznej Kraju

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1962-1990

Air and Air Defence Forces of Country
Wojska Lotnicze i Obrony Przeciwlotniczej Obszaru Kraju

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1954-1962

Air Force
Wojska Lotnicze

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1947-1954

Air Force of the Polish Army
Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego

Roundel of Poland (1921-1993) 1945-1947

Air Force of the Polish Army
Lotnictwo Wojska Polskiego

Red star 1943-1945

RAF squadrons 300–309, 315–318 and 663

RAF roundel 1940-1947

Forces Aerienes Polonaises

Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945 1940

Air Force
Wojska Lotnicze

Roundel of Poland (1918-1921) 1918-1939
Roundel of Poland Polish Army Aviation
Lotnictwo Wojsk Lądowych
1994
Roundel of Poland Polish Naval Aviation
Lotnictwo Marynarki Wojennej
1947
Roundel of Poland - Border Guard Aviation of Polish Border Guard
Lotnictwo Straży Granicznej
1990
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal Roundel of Portugal Portuguese Air Force
Força Aérea Portuguesa
1952

Military Aeronautics Arm
Arma da Aeronáutica Militar

Roundel of Portugal 1924-1952

 

Roundel of Portugal 1918-1924

Military Aeronautical Service
Serviço Aeronáutico Militar

Portuguese WW1 roundel 1914-1918

Balloon Company
Companhia de Aerosteiros

Portuguese WW1 roundel 1911-1914
Roundel of Portugal Navy Helicopter Squadron
Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha
1993

Aeronaval Forces
Forças Aeronavais

Roundel of Portugal 1952-1957

Navy Air Forces
Forças Aéreas da Armada

Roundel of Portugal 1931-1952

Naval Aeronautics Service
Serviço da Aeronáutica Naval

Roundel of Portugal 1918-1931

Navy Aviation Service
Serviço de Aviação da Armada

Portuguese WW1 roundel 1917-1918
Transparent Portuguese Army Light Aviation Unit 2000

QEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Qatar.svg Qatar Roundel of Qatar Qatar Emiri Air Force 1968

REdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Romania.svg Romania Roundel of Romania Romanian Air Force
Forţele Aeriene Române
1989

 

Roundel of Romania 1985-1989

Air Force of the Socialist Republic of Romania
Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Socialiste România

Roundel of Romania (1947-1985) 1965-1985

Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române

Roundel of Romania (1947-1985) 1964-1965

Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Romîne

Roundel of Romania (1947-1985) 1954-1964

Air Force of the People's Republic of Romania
Forţele Aeriene ale Republicii Populare Române

Roundel of Romania (1947-1985) 1947-1954

 

Roundel of Romania 1944-1947

Royal Romanian Air Force
Forţele Aeriene Regale ale României

Roundel of the Romanian Air Force, 1941-1944 1941-1944

Romanian Royal Aeronautics
Aeronautica Regală Română

Roundel of Romania 1915-1941
Flag of Russia.svg Russia Roundel of Russia Russian Air Force[66]
Военно-воздушные cилы России
Voyenno-Vozdushnye Sily Rossii
2010

 

URSS-Russian aviation red star 1991-2010

Soviet Air Forces
Военно-воздушные силы
Voenno-Vozdushnye Sily

URSS-Russian aviation red star 1945-1991

 

Red star 1918–1945

Imperial Russian Air Force
Императорский военно-воздушный флот
Pre-reform Russian:Императорскiй военно-воздушный флотъ

Imperial Russian Aviation Roundel 1910-1917
Transparent Soviet Air Defence Forces 1948-1991
Roundel of Russia Russian Naval Aviation
Авиация Военно-Морского Флота
Aviatsiya Voyenno-Morskogo Flota
2010

 

URSS-Russian aviation red star 1991-2010

Soviet Naval Aviation

URSS-Russian aviation red star 1945-1991

 

Red star 1918–1945
Flag of Rwanda.svg Rwanda Roundel of Rwanda Rwandan Air Force
Force Aérienne Rwandaise
1972

SEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg Saudi Arabia Roundel of Saudi Arabia Royal Saudi Air Force
القوات الجوية الملكية السعودية
Al-Quwwāt al-Jawwiyyah al-Malakiyyah as-Suʿūdiyyah
1950
Flag of Senegal.svg Senegal Roundel of Senegal Senegalese Air Force
Armée de l'Air du Sénégal
1960
Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia Roundel of Serbia Serbian Air Force
Ваздухопловство
Vazduhoplovstvo
2006[67]


Српска Авијатика
Srpska Avijatika

Roundel of the Serbian Air Force 1915 1915-1918[68]

 

Roundel of the Serbian Air Force 1912 1913-1915


Ваздухопловна Команда
Vazduhoplovna Komanda

Roundel of the Serbian Air Force 1912 1912-1913
Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles Seychelles Coast Guard Aviation Insigna Seychelles Air Force (part of the Seychelles People's Defence Force) 1978
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg Sierra Leone Roundel of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Defence Force 1973
Flag of Singapore.svg Singapore 23px Republic of Singapore Air Force
Angkatan Udara Republik Singapura
新加坡空军部队
சிங்கப்பூர் ஆகாயப்படை
1975

Singapore Air Defence Command

Roundel of Singapore (1973-1990) 1973-1975

 

Roundel of Singapore (1968-1973) 1968-73
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia Coat of arms of Slovakia Slovak Air Force
Velitelstvo Vzdušnych Sil
1993

Slovak Air Force
Slovenske Vzdusne Zbrane

Slovak roundel WW2 1939-1945

Slovak Insurgent Air Force

Transparent 1944 only
Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia Roundel of the Slovenian Air Force Slovenian Air Force
Brigada zračne Obrambe in Letalstva Slovenske Vojske
2004

15th Aviation Brigade (Slovenian Armed Forces)

Roundel of the Slovenian Air Force 1995-2004

15th Aviation Brigade of the Territorial Defense Force

Sign of Slovenian Army 1991-1995

Slovenian Air Force upon the break-away from the Habsburg Empire

Roundel of the Slovenian Air Force 1918-1919
Flag of Somalia.svg Somalia Transparent none

Somali Air Force[69]

Roundel of Somalia 1960-1991

Somali Aeronautical Corps
Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed
Corpo di Sicurezza della Somalia

Roundel of Somalia 1958-1968
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa Roundel of South Africa South African Air Force (SAAF)
Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag
1920

 

Roundel of South Africa (1982-2003) 1982-2003

 

Roundel of South Africa (1958-1981) 1958-1981

 

Roundel of South Africa (1947-1958) 1947-1957

South African Air Force

Roundel of South Africa (1927-1947) 1924-1947

South African Aviation Corps

South African Air Force roundel early 1920 1915-1920
Flag of South Sudan.svg South Sudan Transparent South Sudan Air Force 2011
Flag of Spain.svg Spain Roundel of Spain Spanish Air Force (SPAF)
Ejército del Aire
1939

Nationalist Air Force[70]
Aviación Nacional

Nationalist air force black roundel 1936-1939

"   

Spanish Civil War nationalist roundel 1937-1939

Spanish Republican Air Force
Fuerzas Aéreas de la República Española (FARE)

Roundel of the Spanish Republican Air Force 1931-1939

Military Aviation
Aeronáutica Militar Española

Roundel of Spain 1911-1931

Military Aerostatics Service
Servicio Militar de Aerostacion

Roundel of Spain 1896-1911
Roundel of Spain Spanish Army Airmobile Force
Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET)
1973
Roundel of Spain Spanish Navy Air Arm
Arma Aérea de la Armada
1954

Naval Aviation
Aeronáutica Naval

Roundel of Spain 1917-1936
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Sri Lanka
(formerly Ceylon)
Roundel of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Air Force 1972

Royal Ceylon Air Force

Roundel of Sri Lanka (1951-2010) 1951-1972
Flag of Sudan.svg Sudan
(formerly the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan)
Roundel of Sudan Sudanese Air Force
القوّات الجوّيّة السودانيّة
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya
1956
Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname
(formerly Dutch Guyana)
Roundel of Suriname Suriname Air Force
Surinaamse Luchtmacht
1982
Flag of Eswatini.svg Swaziland Transparent Swazi Air Force 1979
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden Roundel of Sweden Swedish Air Force
Svenska Flygvapnet
1926

 

Roundel of Sweden (1937-1940) 1937-1940

Swedish Air Force
Svenska Flygvapnet

Roundel of Sweden (1927-1937) 1927-1937

Defence Helicopter Wing[71]
Försvarsmaktens Helikopterflottilj

Transparent 1998-2003

Swedish Army Aviation
Arméflyget

Roundel of Sweden 1954-1998

Aircraft Coy of the Signal Corps
Flygkompaniet

Roundel of Sweden (1912-1927) 1912-1926

Swedish Naval Aviation
Marinflyget

Roundel of Sweden 1958-1998

Naval Air Service
Marinens Flygväsen

Roundel of Sweden 1911-1926
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland Roundel of Switzerland Swiss Air Force
Schweizer Luftwaffe
Forces Aériennes Suisses
Forze Aeree Svizzere
1946

Independent service under the Swiss Federal Military Department
Schweizerische Flugwaffe

Flag of Switzerland 1936-1946

Swiss Army Aviation
Schweizerische Fliegertruppe

Flag of Switzerland 1914-1936
Flag of Syria.svg Syria Roundel of the Syrian Air Force Syrian Arab Air Force
القوات الجوية العربية السورية
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al Arabiya as-Souriya
1961

United Arab Republic Air Force

Roundel of the Syrian Air Force 1958-1961[34]

Syrian Air Force

Roundel of the Syrian Air Force (1940s to 1950s) 1948-1958

TEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of the Republic of China.svg Taiwan (ROC) National Emblem of the Republic of China Republic of China Air Force
中華民國空軍
Chung-Hua Min-Kuo K'ung-Chün
1938

Nationalist Chinese Air Force (Central Government)[72]

Roundel of the Republic of China Air force 1925-1938

Chinese Aviation Ministry

Chinese Air Force Roundel 1920-1921 1920-1925?

Chinese Aviation Service

Chinese Roundel 1916-1920 1916?–1919?

Chinese Army Air Arm

Transparent 1914-1916?

Airplane Corps of the Chinese Army

Transparent 1913-1914
Transparent Republic of China Army Aviation and Special Forces Command 1999

Army Paratroops and Special Forces Command

Transparent 1979-1999

Army Aviation Command[73]

Transparent 1976-1979
Transparent Republic of China Naval Aviation Command 1995

Naval Anti-Submarine Group

Transparent 1991-1995

Fleet Helicopter Squadron

Transparent 1977-1991

Chinese Naval Air Service

Transparent 1927-1938
Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan Tajikistan roundel Tajik Air Force 2006[74]
Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania
(formerly Tanganyika)
Roundel of Tanzania Tanzanian People's Defense Force Air Wing
Jeshi la Anga la Wananchi wa Tanzania
1965
Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
(formerly Siam)
Roundel of Thailand Royal Thai Air Force
กองทัพอากาศไทย
Kongthap Akat Thai
1937

Former marking

File:--- 1942-1945[75]

Siamese Air Force Division
กรมทหารอากาศ
Krom Tahan Akat

Roundel of Thailand 1935-1937

Siamese Air Division
กรมอากาศยาน
Krom Akatsayan

Roundel of Thailand 1921-1935

Siamese Army Aviation Division
กรมอากาศยานทหารบก
Krom Akatsayan Tahan Bok

Roundel of Thailand 1917-1921

Siamese Army Aviation Unit
กองบินทหารบก
Kong Bin Tahan Bok

Roundel of Thailand 1914-1917
Roundel of Thailand Royal Thai Army Aviation
กองบินทหารบกไทย
Kong Bin Tahan Bok Thai
1977
Roundel of Thailand Royal Thai Naval Air Division
กองการบินทหารเรือไทย
Kongkanbin Tahan Rune Thai
1921
Roundel of Thailand Border Patrol Police
ตำรวจตระเวนชายแดน
Tamrod Traven Chaidan
1951
Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga Transparent Tonga Defence Services 1939
Flag of Togo.svg Togo Roundel of Togo Togolese Air Force
Force Aérienne Togolaise
1964[76]
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago Trinadad and Tabago air wing roundel Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force Air Guard 1966
Flag of Tunisia.svg Tunisia Roundel of Tunisia Tunisian Air Force
القوات الجوية التونسية
Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya At'Tunisia
1959[77]
Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey Roundel of Turkey Turkish Air Force
Türk Hava Kuvvetleri
1972

former marking

Roundel of Turkey (1920-1972) 1944-1972

Turkish Ministry of Defense,
Undersecretariat of Military Aviation
Hava Müsteşarlığı

Roundel of Turkey (1920-1972) 1928-1944

Turkish Air Force Inspectorate
Hava Kuvvetleri Müfettişliği

Roundel of Turkey (1920-1972) 1922-1928

Turkish Air Force General Directorate
Kuva-yı Havaiye Müdüriyet-i Umumiyesi

Roundel of Turkey (1920-1972) 1921-1922

Turkish Army Air Service
Kuva-yı Havaiye Şubesi

Roundel of Turkey (1920-1972) 1920-1921
Transparent Turkish Land Force Aviation
Türk Kara Kuvvetleri Havacılığı
1948
Transparent Turkish Naval Aviation
Türk Donanma Havacılığı
1971
Transparent Turkish Coast Guard Aviation
Türk Sahil Güvenlik Havacılığı
1993
Transparent Turkish Gendarmerie Aviation
Jandarma Genel Komutanlığı
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan Roundel of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Air Force and Air Defense Force 1992

UEdit

Country Established
Service
Indigenous nameCurrentFormer
Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda Roundel of Uganda - Type 1 Ugandan Air Force 1964
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine Roundel of Ukraine Ukrainian Air Force
Військово-Повітряні Сили України Viys'kovo-Povitriani Syly Ukrayiny
1992
Roundel of Ukraine - Naval Aviation Ukrainian Naval Aviation
Авіація Військово-Морських Сил Aviatsiya Viys'kovo-Mors'kykh Syl
1992
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg United Arab Emirates
(formerly the Trucial States)
Roundel of the United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Air Force[78] 1976[79]
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
(Great Britain)
RAF roundel Royal Air Force 1918

 

RAF Type C1 Roundel 1942-1947

 

RAF Type A1 Roundel 1937-1942

Royal Air Force

RAF type A roundel 1918-1937

 

RAF type A roundel 1915-1918

Royal Flying Corps

Flag of the United Kingdom 1912-1915

Air Battalion of the Royal Engineers

Transparent 1911-1912

School of Ballooning

Transparent 1888-1911
RAF roundel Fleet Air Arm 1937

 

RAF Type C1 Roundel 1942-1947