Paraguayan Army Aviation

Operator Profile
 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Aviación Ejército Paraguaya
English Title:
Paraguayan Army Aviation
Abbreviation:
AEP
First Established:
1989
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Paraguay
Status:
Disbanded

History

Narrative Summary

The service was formed in the 1980s as Arma Aerea del Ejercito Paraguayo with some liaison aircraft and was later renamed Aviación Ejército Paraguaya. The aircraft are operated by Grupo Aéreo de Transporte Especiales of the FAP although they have Ejército serials. In 2009 the aircraft were absorbed into the Air Force.

Key Dates

1989    Arma Aerea del Ejercito Paraguayo was formed.
19??    Air arm renamed Aviación Ejército Paraguaya.
2009    Aviación Ejército Paraguaya absorbed into the FAP

Current Status

All aircraft were transfered to the Air Force in 2010.

Future Plans

It was reported in October 2013 that the Army is considering the purchase of a number to troop transport helicopters.

Markings

National Insignia

CurrentHistorical

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Serials began with number 1 and were used in chronological order as aircraft arrived with Army Aviation. The prefix was TE.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Not applicable.

All-Time Aircraft Used List

All-Time Table of Aircraft Used

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

None known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Ministerio de Defensa Nacional, Avenida Mariscal Lopez y Vicepresidente Sanchez, Asunción.

Organisational Structure

None.

Current Order of Battle

Not applicable.

Historical Orders of Battle

Click on unit title for more details

Squadron Type Base
Aviación Ejército Paraguaya Beech Baron, Cessna 206, Cessna 310 Base Aérea Ñu-Guazú/Asunción

All-Time Flying Units List

Aviación Ejército Paraguaya

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

Not applicable.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

Paraguayan Army Aviation operated from one mayor airbase.
Military Air Bases Listing

More Information

Books

Latin American Military Aviation (Midland Counties, 1982)

Magazines

World Air Power Journal No.31 p. 150-152
Air Forces Monthly October 2013 p. 21

Websites

wikipedia: Military of Paraguay
Scramble: Paraguayan Air Arms

Any photographs illustrating this air arm would be welcome.

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