Escuadrón de Transporte

of the Honduran Air Force
 

Key Facts

Short Name: EscTrans
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Transport
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1945
Parent Unit: AF HQ
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed as Sección de Transporte Aéreo and later renamed.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman 2 1945 – 1961 35,36
Douglas C-47 Skytrain 20 1947 – Present 301-321 until 1994, 301-308 after 1994
Lockheed UC-36A Electra 1 1953 – 1960 104
Convair P4Y-2 Privateer 3 1956 – 1973 792,794,796
Curtiss C-46 Commando 1 1958 – 1962 n/a
Douglas C-54 Skymaster 3 1958 – 1983 795,798,799
Fairchild C-82A Packet 1 1958 – 1963 793
Cessna 180 4 1959 – Present 108,113,119
Cessna 170 1 1969 – n/a 115
Douglas C-118A Liftmaster 1 1975 – 1982 800
IAI-201 Arava 2 1976 – 2007 316-317
IAI-1123 Westwind 1 1976 – 1992 318
Lockheed L-188A Electra 1 1979 – 1998 555
Piper PA-31 Navajo 4 1979 – Present 010,011,014,018
IAI-1124 Westwind 1 1981 . 1998 002
Rockwell Commander 114 3 1982 – 1994 116-118
Lockheed C-130A/D Hercules 4/1 1986 – Present 556-560
Cessna 401 1 1991 – n/a 007
Aero Commander 690B 1 1993 – 1998 008
Rockwell Commander 695 2 1994 – Present 006,016
Cessna 310 1 1996 – 1998 009
Piper PA-42 Cheyenne III 1 1997 – Present 012
Piper PA-28 Cherokee 1 2011 – Present 124
Beech 200 King Air 1 2011 – Present 015
Piper PA-34 Seneca 1 2011 – Present 017
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690 1 2013 – Present 030


Unit Markings

Escuadrón de Transporte

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Mejia/Toncontin IAP/Tegucigalpa n/a – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)
  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/2003 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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