Grupo de Aviación 4 (Transporte)

of the Uruguayan Air Force
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Transport
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1951
Parent Unit: Brigada Aerea I
Current Status: Disbanded

History

The unit was formed with some C-47 Skytrain from the Grupo de Aviación 3 (Transporte) on 18.6.1951. The group was disbanded in 1994, when the Escuadrón Aéreo 3 (Transporte) was established.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Douglas C-47 Skytrain 22 1946 – 1988 507-524
Ryan Navion L-17B 2 1951 – 1958 no serial
Fokker F-27 Friendship 2 1970 – 2000 T-561,562
Fairchild FH-227D 3 1971 – 1994 T-570-572


Unit Markings

Grupo de Aviación 4 (Transporte)



Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Gral. Berisso/Carrasco 1951 – 1994


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

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

Other Sources

To be added.

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