Escuela de Aviación Naval

of the Uruguayan Navy
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Training
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1944
Parent Unit: Grupo de Escadrones
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed on 15.8.1944 at the small airport of Angel Adami from which flight operations commenced, with some PT-23A. In 1947 the new Base Aeronaval No.2 Capitan Carlos Curbelo became operational and the school moved to its present location.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Fairchild PT-23A 3 1942 – 1959 201-203
North American SNJ-4/5 Texan 6/2 1949 – 1984 251-258
Fairchild PT-26A 1 1951 – 1965 204
Beech TC-45H/J Expediter 3/3 1961 – 1987 210-212,215-217
Beech T-34A/B/C Turbo Mentor 1/1/3 1981 – Present 260,261,270-272


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Angel Adami AP/Melilla 1944 – 1947
Base Aeronaval Cap. Curbelo/Laguna del Sauce 1947 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/2007 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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