1er Escuadrón Aéreo

of the Panama Air Force
 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role:
Secondary Role:
First Formed: n/a
Parent Unit: AF HQ
Current Status: Disbanded

History

The unit was formed as 1er Escuadrón de Transporte in 1969 and later renamed 1er Escuadrón Aéreo.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Douglas C-47A Skytrain 4 1969 – 1984 201-204
Douglas DC-6BF 1 1970 – 1975 401
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 3 1971 – 1988 205,210,230
de Havilland DHC-3 Otter 6 1972 – 1988 301-306
Convair CV-580 1 1973 – n/a 206
Lockheed L-188C Electra 1 1973 – 1987 400
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander 3 1975 – Present 207-209
Cessna 402B Utililiner 1 1977 – 1981 209
Cessna 404 Titan 1 1977 – 1981 211
Cessna 172 Skyhawk 2 1978 – n/a 007,012
Piper PA-31 Navajo 4 1978 – Present 200,201,209,300
Short Skyvan 1 1978 – 1988 300
Beech 95 Baron 1 1979 – n/a 600
Aero Commander 560A Commander 1 n/a – n/a 506
Aero Commander 690B Commander 1 1981 – 1988 235
Piper PA-32 Cherokee 1 1982 – 1991 208
Piper PA-34 Seneca 1 1982 – Present 212
CASA 212 Aviocar 6 1982 – Present 215,220,225,250,255,260
Cessna 206 Stationair 1 1984 – 1991 008
Aero Commander 695A Commander 1 1987 – 1997 018
Cessna 152 Aerobat 2 2003 – Present 010,011
Cessna 210 Centurion 1 2004 – Present 017
Rockwell Commander 1121 1 2007 – Present 301


Unit Markings

1er Escuadrón Aéreo

 


Main Bases

Base Duration
Tucumen IAP/Ciudad de Panamá 1969 – 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 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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