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images by Željko Heimer 15 June 2004
Force Aerienne de la Republique du Mali was formed in 1961. Cochrane and Elliot (1998), [c2e98], report a
roundel of (inside out) green-yellow-red, also used recently as the fin flash (previously the stripes in the national colours were used).
However, the Album 2000, [pay00] reports the oposite colour order for the roundel: red-yellow-green.
Željko Heimer, 31 May 2002 and Dove Gutterman, 20 June 2004
The source for the [pay00] report is a newspaper photograph, dated 1999.
Armand du Payrat, 31 May 2002
I have a few books from the mid 80s with a/c markings. One shows Mali with the 'reverse' roundel the same as Album 2000. ( with the
national flag as a fin flash ).
Dean McGee, 1 June 2002
Photos of the planes, showing rtoundel as per [c2e98]:
http://www.acig.org/artman/uploads/maaf_mig-17f_02_001_001.jpg http://www.fighter-jets.de/fighterjets/luftwaffen.php?land=mli&attr=mli&teil=m By the way, according to http://www.worldairforces.com/Countries/mali/mli.html, the Force Aerienne de la Republique du Mali don't have any planes since 1998.
Dov Gutterman, 20 June 2004
image located by Ivan Sache, 31 July 2012
"Le Figaro", 30 July 2012, shows a photo of President of the Republic
Dioncounda Traoré back to Bamako after a two-month exile in France. On the
photo, the President is presented the color of the Air Force Staff.
The flag is vertically divided green-yellow-red, that is, the national flag of Mali, charged in the middle with a badge, surrounded on top and bottom by a writing in black capital letters (the badge and the writing form a kind of eye):
- top: RÉPUBLIQUE DU MALI
- bottom: ÉTAT MAJOR ARMÉE DE L'AIR
Ivan Sache, 31 July 2012