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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 4:26 p.m. PST

"Given that Zeljava is a huge complex of underground and overground military facilities, it has been quite a challenge to write an article about it. Therefore, in this article, I will try to present the most important information about the Airbase Zeljava.

Zeljava is the largest underground military airport of the former Yugoslav People´s Army (JNA), and it is also one of the largest underground airports in Europe. It is located on the border of the two countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, near the town of Bihac. Hence, it was also known as the Bihac airport…"
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nikolas93ts14 Apr 2018 3:58 a.m. PST

HAS equipped with blast doors made for single tail aircraft, like those on Zeljava airbase, were problematic because they couldn't house more modern aircraft like MiG-29.

On the other hand, there were really few double tail aircraft in the period when airbase was constructed.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 11:07 a.m. PST

Thanks!

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