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

History

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

None

Aircraft

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


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • 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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