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Discovered by Christopher Colombus in 1492, the island of Cuba stayed a spanish possession until its independance, in 1898, after the spanish-american war.
Flag, five blue and white horizontal stripes, red triangle with a white star at the front.
The Cuban national flag is used as a fin flash. It is more often painted on the whole rudder. It was used equally with the different historic roundels.
Red triangle, pointed downwards, with a white star, over a blue background.
Roundel used from 1928 to 1955 by the Cuban military aviation, then Cuban Army Air Corps (Cuerpo de Aviacion del Ejercito de Cuba). It is now used again, since 1962.
White star, red border, blue side bars.
Roundel used from 1955 to 1959 by the now named Fuerza Aerea del Ejercito de Cuba (Cuban Army Air Force), after the absorbtion of the Naval Air Arm.
Red triangle with a white star, lateral side bars, with three horizontal stripes, blue white blue.
National insignia used by the Fuerza Aerea Revolucionara, from 1959 to 1962.
- Puerto Rico : same shape for the flag, red and blue inverted
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