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3405.Regimiento Ejecutivo

Role: VIP Transport.

The unit consisted of two squadrons (251./252.Escuadrón de Transporte). The former operates Il-76, An-30, An-32 from BA Jose de Martin/La Habana, while An-2, An-26 and Yak-40 are operated by the later one from BA San Antonio de los Baños. The unit was renamed 3405.Regimiento Ejecutivo in the 1990s and moved to BA Playa Baracoa.
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration
BA Jose de Martin/La Habana n/a - n/a
BA Playa Baracoa n/a - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Antonov An-2 Colt 50 1960 - n/a 12-10,12-13,12-15
Antonov An-24 Coke 2 1962- Present 930,931
Mil Mi-8 Hip C/E/F 20/20/20 1970 - Present n/a
Antonov An-26 Curl 30 1977 - n/a 12-20,12-22,12-28,12-29,14-22,14-36,1401-1408, 1420-1423,1425,1426,1429,1432-1436,1439
Yakovlev Yak-40 Codling 6 1982 - Present 1440,1441,1443,1444,2142
Antonov An-32 Cline 2 1983 - n/a n/a
Ilyushin Il-76 Candid 2 1988 - n/a n/a
Antonov An-30 Clank 1 1993 - n/a 1444
Ilyushin Il-62 Classic 1 n/a - Present CU-T1280
Ilyushin Il-96 2 2004 - Present CU-T1250,CU-T1251

References:

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

  • Worldmil - Military Aircraft Serials (Andy Mower)

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/2007 (Ian Carroll)

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