Guyana Defence Force

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Guyana Defence Force - Air Corps
English Title:
Guyana Defence Force - Air Corps
Abbreviation:
GDF
First Established:
1968
ICAO Code:
?
Country:
Guyana
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

The air force was formed 1968 as Defence Force Air Wing with three Helio H-295 Super Courier and was renamed 1973 as Air Command. During the next years the air force received some transport aircraft and helicopters for liaison and transport duties.

Key Dates

1968    The Defence Force Air Wing was formed.
1973    The Air Command was established.

Current Status

The aircraft of the Air Corps are fully operational.

Future Plans

No information available.

Markings

National Insignia

CurrentHistorical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

The aircraft operate with civil registration, their only distinctive markings being the initials G.D.F. and the national flag, or its colours of red, yellow and green as an overall trim.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Table of Current Service Aircraft

All-Time Aircraft Used List

All-Time Table of Aircraft Used

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports of aircraft on order or in service have been noted.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Camp Stephenson, Cheddi Jagan IAP, Georgetown.

Organisational Structure

Today the Guyana Defence Force operates an Air Corps.

Current Order of Battle

Table of Current Order of Battle

Historical Orders of Battle

None.

All-Time Flying Units List

Guyana Defence Force – Air Corps

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The Guyana Air Corps currently operates one mayor air base.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

Military Air Bases Listing

More Information

Books

None.

Magazines

World Air Power Journal 30, p.142

Websites

Scramble: Guyana Defence Force

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