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by Victor Lomantsov, 2 May 2005
The President Mr. Alexander Lukashenko has approved
a resolution on flag of the Air Force and Air Defence
Corps of Republic of Belarus in his Decree number 17
The emblem responding to 2/5 of the total flag width is placed on a blue field of flag with yellow beams. This emblem of Belarusian Air Force and Air Defence Corps has been authorized on April, 22, 2003 by the Decree number 163 of Presidents Mr.Alexander Lukashenko.
The official description is: The heraldic badge - emblem of Air Force and Air Defence Corps of Belarus represents stylized golden images of arrow, lightnings and wings combined with a wreath from golden oak and laurel branches, located in the center of a figured blue shield (baroque type), golden bordered and topped with a five-pointed golden star. This shield is located on a silver medal star.
This Decree is officially published in the National Register of legal acts of Republic of Belarus.
This flag of Belarusian Air Force have similarity to the flag of Air Forces of Soviet Union as well to the modern flag of Air Forces of Russia.
Mikhail Revnivtsev, 2 May 2005
The Website of the Belarussian Ministry of Defense has an
image of the banner, located at <www.mod.mil.by>.
The close up of the badge
can be seen at <www.mod.mil.by/5.jpg>.
Zachary Harden, 3 May 2005
Tt stricly follows the design of the Soviet
Air Force flag. The coincidence with the Ukrainian
national colors is just that - a coincidence.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 May 2005
According to Military Aircraft Insignia of the World [cos98] and <www.skytamer.com,
the VVS kept the former Soviet
Dov Gutterman, 12 June 2004