Now painted as 126937, but was originally 126998 with US Navy since 1961. Was used by French Air Force as N° 37 from 1961 to 1977; then given to Chad Air force which used it until 1982. Stored at N'Djamena until acquired by Didier Chable in 1988 and restored. Later to France and operated as a warbird.
Hided in a hangar, this Pilatus PC-7, one of two in the Chadian Air Force inventory. In 2008, the aircraft was not airworthy as spare parts were needed to bring it back in the air. The aircraft was once US registered as N976DM but sold to Chad as TT-AAX by April 2008. Later in 2008, it was reregistered to TT-QAJ. Notable are the hardpoints underneath the wings. These can be used for fueltanks, but also for rocketpods or iron bombs. As Chad used weapons with the PC-7s, Pilatus stopped any support.
It is reported that this PC-9, the sole one in Chadian inventory, was destined for the Royal Thai Air Force, but it was never delivered. After a storage period, and known as HB-HRH, it was delivered to Chad on 22 August 2006.
This 1972 built, US registered (Air-Serv International, Warrenton, VA) Twin Otter served the UNHCR in Chad. The Twotter was once registered VP-FAQ and painted in an all red color scheme while serving the British Antarctic Survey. It also flew in Norway as LN-FKB. But since 1988 it was registered to Air Serve and flew quite along time through the African continent. In 2013 it returned to USA and was eventually sold to a Mexican (XT-UTK) operator but is now back to its birthing-grounds, Canada as C-FZDQ flying out of Calgery.
Late August 2008, this Mi-8 was new to the inventory of the United Nations aviation fleet at Abeche and still needed an UNO-inventory number. The helicopter was just transferred from UN-operations over Democratic Republic Congo (DRC) to Chad. On the 26 August 2008 it was making a test flight near Abeche airport in eastern Chad.
This 1985 built Mi-8T was deployed by its Moldavian owner Ayr Aviation to Chad. The company supported the European Union mission in Chad and the Central African Republic (CAR), EUFOR Chad/CAR, in logistical flights.
This Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre (French Army Aviation) Gazelle of 4 RHFS was deployed from homebase Pau/Pyrénées as part of ALAT Det Tchad to Abeche in the far eastern part of Chad. Puma's and Gazelle's supported from this location the European Union Force (EUFOR) mission over Chad/CAR
This former Libyan Arab Air Force (serial 490) was captured (!) from Libya in 1987 while it flew a reconnaissance mission over western Sudan near the border of Chad. The aircraft became in trouble during that flight and landed in the desert in Chad. It was restored to flying condition by Reims aircraft in June 1989 where it carried temporarely F-WQFA up to late 2000. It was redelivered to Chad, but they only flew a short while with it.
This former Ukrainian Air Force Hip was sold to Chad in October 1999. During a rebel attack on Faya Largeau airfield in northern Chad 3 October 2002, the helicopter was badly damaged. It was dumped in this shown condition at N'Djamena.
Hided in a hangar, this Pilatus PC-7, one of two in the Chadian Air Force inventory. In 2008, the aircraft was not airworthy as spare parts were needed to bring it back in the air. This airframe was in 1983 known as HB-HLB with Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG, then it was sold to Cippa/Sasmat as F-GDMF in July 1983, in March 1985 the trainer was sold to Chjad as TT-QAB. Notable are the hardpoints underneath the wings. These can be used for fueltanks, but also for rocketpods or iron bombs. As Chad used weapons with the PC-7s, Pilatus stopped any support.