Escuadrilla de Comunicaciones

of the Costa Rican Civil Guard
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Liaison
Secondary Role: Air Support
First Formed: 1964
Parent Unit: Civil Guard HQ
Current Status: Disbanded

History

No unit history available.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Aero Commander 680 1 1990 – n/a TI-SPW
Beechcraft C-45F 1 1950 – 1960 TI-505SP
Cessna 180B 1 1954 – 1980 TI-SPA
Cessna 185 (U-17A) Skywagon 3 1963 – 1980 TI-SPB,TI-SPC, TI-SPD
Cessna 206G Stationair 4 1985 – Present TI-SPA,TI-SPB, TI-SPC, TI-SPD
DHC U-1A Otter 3 1975 – 1980 TI-SPE, TI-SPF, TI-SPG
Piper PA-23-160 Apache 1 1977 – 1988 TI-SPK
Piper PA-23-250F Aztec 2 1979 – 1998 TI-SPN, TI-SPT
Grumman American AA-5 1 1984 – 1995 TI-SPV
De Havilland C-7A Caribou 3 1990 – Present MSP-001,MSP-002,MSP-010
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne 2 1990 – Present MSP-003, MSP-019
Piper PA-32 Cherokee 3 1979 – 1990 TI-SPQ, TI-SPR, TI-SPS
Piper PA-34 Seneca 1 1980 – Present MSP-017


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea 1 Liberia/Daniel Oduber IAP 1964 – n/a
Base Aérea 2 San José/Juan Santa Maria IAP 1964 – n/a


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Power Journal 32, p.143-144

Other Sources

To be added.

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