Air Corps
Guyana Defence Force

 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Multirole
Secondary Role:
First Formed: n/a
Parent Unit: Defence Force HQ
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed in 1968 as the Defence Force Air Wing and was renamed 1973 as Air Command. It is now officially known as the Air Corps.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Helio H-295 Super Courier 3 1968 – 1971 8R-GCJ,8R-GCU,8R-GCV
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander 7 1971 – 1998 8R-GDN,8R-GDQ,8R-GEE,8R-GER,8R-GES,8R-GET,8R-GFN
Beech 200 Super King Air 1 1975 – 1992 8R-GFB
AĆ©rospatiale SA-319B Alouette III 2 1975 – 1987 8R-GEL,8R-GEM
Cessna 206 Stationair 1 1976 – 1996 8R-GEN
Bell 212 3 1976 – 1994 8R-GEO,8R-GEQ,8R-GEZ
Bell 206B JetRanger 4 1976 – Present 8R-GEX,8R-GEY, GDF-1,2
Short SC-7 Skyvan 3M 5 1979 – Present 8R-GFF,8R-GFK,8R-GGK,8R-GMC,8R-GRR
Cessna 182J Skylane 1 1982 – 1994 8R-GCD
Embraer EMB-110P Bandeirante 1 1984 – 1994 8R-GFO
Bell 412 1 1984 – Present 8R-GFP
Mil Mi-8 Hip 3 1985 – 1991 8R-GDH,8R-GGC,8R-GGD
Harbin Y-12 Panda 1 2002 – Present 8R-GDS
Rotorway 162F 2 2004 – Present 8R-GLA,8R-GLL


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Camp Stephenson/Cheddi Jagan IAP/Georgetown 1968 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

Other Sources

To be added.

One thought on “Air Corps
Guyana Defence Force

  1. Noted in Opa Locka June 1994 F1004 cessna 402 guyana defence force
    Any information would be much appreciated including exact type and c/n

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