SIAI-Marchetti SF-260WL; F-GMRF in the colours of the Force Aérienne de Burkina Faso (FABF) which added 5 of these to its aviation inventory in 1986 but has it seems has disposed of them since, The FABF has 19 various aircraft at present. This ex-French colony gained its Independence as Upper Volta in 1960. Before 1984 the national colours were red, white and black, but have since been changed to the pan-African colours of red, yellow and green. The roundel is based on the national flag this is red over green, split horizontally, with a yellow star which can be seen here on the fin.

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~ by starflight on July 24, 2009.

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