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HAF’s Participation in a US Air Force Escort Mission

On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) participated with four (4) F-16 Block 52+ aircraft of the 337th Squadron on a mission of escorting two (2) US B-1B Strategic Bombers inside the Skopje FIR and carry out flight above the capital city (Skopje).

First Test Flight of the Supermarine Spitfire MJ755 Aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force

On Sunday 19 January 2020, the Supermarine Spitfire MJ755 aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force, took off from the Biggin Hill Airport of Great Britain, for its first test flight in 67 years, which was a total success.

Completion of the 7th Air Power Conference

On Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 May 2019, at the auditorium “First Lieutenant Nikolaos Sialmas” of the Air Force Academy at Dekeleia Air Base in Tatoi, the 7th Air Power Conference, focusing on “Airpower as a Strategic Factor in the Transition of Defense and Security” was conducted, officially launched by the Minister of Defense Mr. Evangelos Apostolakis.

Ceremony for the Transfer of Duties of Chief of Tactical Air Force Command

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, February 5,2019 PRESS RELEASE Ceremony for the Transfer of Duties of Chief of Tactical Air Force Command On Tuesday, February 5th...

Ceremony for the Transfer of Duties of Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, February 1,2019 PRESS RELEASE Ceremony for the Transfer of Duties of Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff On Friday,...

Official Celebration of the HAF Patron

The official celebration of the Patron of the HAF, Archangel Michael, took place on Thursday November 8th, at the Air Force Academy in Dekeleia, Tatoi. The Minister of Defense, Mr. Panos Kammenos and the Chief of the Hellenic Air Force General Staff (HAFGS), Lieutenant General Christos Christodoulou honored the celebration with their presence.

Visit of HAFGS to the United Arab Emirates

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, October 18,  2018 PRESS RELEASE Visit of HAFGS to the United Arab Emirates On Tuesday, October 16th 2018, the Chief of...

HAF’s T-2E Buckeye crash

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, August 28,  2018 PRESS RELEASE HAF's T-2E Buckeye crash On Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 08:50, during a flight instructor training...

Medevac of Patient Abroad

In the morning hours of Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, the Air Force Embraer EMB-135 of the Hellenic Air Force received and transferred a 2-year old patient from the 112 Combat Wing / Air Base in Elefsina to Newcastle, UK for specialized treatment at the request of the National Emergency Aid Centre.

Completion of the 6th Air Power Conference

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, March 20,  2018 PRESS RELEASE Completion of the 6th Air Power Conference On Thursday the 19th  and Friday the 20th  of...

HAF’s M2000-5 crash

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, April 12,  2018 PRESS RELEASE HAF's M200-5 crash           On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:15, a...

Loss of communication with HAF’s M2000-5 aircaft

HELLENIC AIR FORCE GENERAL STAFF PRESS OFFICE Athens, April 12,  2018 PRESS RELEASE Loss of communication with HAF's M2000-5 aircaft          On Thursday 12 April 2018...