Escuadrilla ‘Scorpio’

of the Paraguayan Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: Scorpio
Main Role: Fighter
Secondary Role: Attack
First Formed: n/a
Parent Unit: 2 Escuadr
Current Status: Active


The unit was formed in 1991 with Lockheed AT-33A donated from Taiwan. The aircraft are jointly used by the Escuadrillas "Taurus" and "Scorpio". The unit was disbanded in 2007 and most of its aircraft are stored at Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP.

Subordinate Units



Type Qty Service Example Serials
Lockheed AT-33A Shooting Star 6 1991 – 2007 1020-1025

Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added

Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Silvio Pettirossi IAP/Asunción 1991 – 2007


None currently available.

More Information


  • Latin American Air Wars and Aircraft 1912-1969 (Dan Hagedorn)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)
  • SAFO Vol. 30, No.2 (118), Oct. 2006, p.61-63

Other Sources

To be added.

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