Escuadrilla Presidencial

of the Panama Government

History

The unit was formed in 1975.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
IAI 1123 Westwind 1 1975 – 1979 HP-1A
Dassault Falcon 20F 1 1979 – 1984 HP-1A
Learjet 35A 1 1984 – 1989 n/a
Boeing 727 2 1983 – 1997 HP-400,HP-501
Grumman Gulfstream II 1 1995 – 2009 HP-1A
Sikorsky S-76C Spirit 1 1995 – Present HP-A1A
Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600 1 2010 – Present HP-1A


Unit Markings

Escuadrilla Presidencial

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Tucumen IAP/Ciudad de Panamá 1975 – 1999
Howard AFB/Balboa 1999 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Current Order of Battle

of the Panamanian National Aeronaval Service

Click on unit title for more details

Unit Type Base
1er Escuadrón Aéreo BN-2A, CASA 212, PA-31/34, Cessna 152/172/210 Ciudad de Panamá/Tucumen IAP
2do Escuadrón Aéreo

Bell 407/212/412, UH-1H,

MD-500E, EC145

Ciudad de Panamá/Tucumen IAP
3er Escuadrón Aéreo T-35B/D Ciudad de Panamá/Tucumen IAP
Escuadrilla Presidencial Gulfstream II, S-76C Balboa/Howard AFB
Destacamento Aéreo de Rambala   Rambala/Bocas del Toro AP

 

 

Panama SEC Bell 407

in Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-1430 53439 w/o 19.2.2001


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2013/14 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Beech King Air 200

in Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-21 ? ? Noted Feb 2011


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2013/14 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Rockwell Commander 1121

In Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the 1er Escuadrón Aéreo.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
301 n/a n/a 11.2007 impounded 11.2007


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC McDonnell Douglas 500E Defender

In Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the 2do Escuadrón Aéreo.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
111(2) n/a n/a 2008  


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Grumman Gulfstream II

in Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-1A 78 N90HH 7.9.1995 wfu in 2009


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Embraer ERJ-135BJ Legacy 600

in Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the Escuadrilla Presidencial.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
HP-1A 145.01066 PT-SER 4.1.2010  


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

Panama SEC Eurocopter EC145

In Panamanian National Aeronaval Service use

History

Used by the 2do Escuadrón Aéreo.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
136 n/a n/a 11.2.2009  


Pictures

None at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.