Cessna 185C/U-17B Skywagon

In Panama Air Force Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 1/5
Total Still Active: 5
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1963
Retirement: 1991
Main Role: Transport
Origin: USA


Used by the 1er Destacamento Aéreo.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
GN-001 185-0701 HP-10, N5801T 1963 1969 reserialled as FAP-001
GN-002(2) n/a n/a 1969 1969 reserialled as FAP-002, U-17B
GN-003 185-1557 n/a 1969 1969 reserialled as FAP-003, U-17B
GN-004 185-1559 n/a 1969 1969 reserialled as FAP-004, U-17B
GN-005 185-1560 n/a 1969 1969 reserialled as FAP-005, U-17B
GN-006 185-1563 n/a 1969 1969 reserialled as FAP-006, U-17B


None at present.

More Information


  • 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.

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