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.

Aviation Department

of the Honduran Government

History

A civilian VIP transport unit was established circa 1990.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Lockheed L-188A Electra 1 1979 – 1998 HR-EMA
Bell 206B JetRanger 1 n/a – 2000 HR-AQX
Bell 412SP 1 1986 – Present FAH-973
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne II 1 1993 – 2003 HR-JFA
IAI 1124 Westwind 1 1998 – Present HR-CEF
Agusta A109 1 n/a – 2004 HR-PRH


Unit Markings

Aviation Department
 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Mejia/Toncontin IAP/Tegucigalpa n/a – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/03 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.