Escuadrón Tucano

of the Honduran Air Force
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Training
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1973
Parent Unit: Academia Militar de Aviaci
Current Status: Active

History

The unit was formed as Escuadrón de Enseñanza Basico de Vuelo and is part of the Academia Militar de Aviación.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Cessna T-41D Mescalero 8 1973 – Present 217-221,223-225
Embraer EMB-312 Tucano 12 1984 – Present 250-261
Maule MT-7-235 Super Rocket 8 2008 – Present 270-277


Unit Markings

Escuadrón Tucano



Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Mejia/Toncontin IAP/Tegucigalpa n/a – 1981
Base Aérea Soto Cano/La Palmerola AB/Comayagua 1981 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/03 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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