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Dominican Republic

Naval Aviation Corps

Unit History

Escuadrón de Vigilancia y Rescate de Guardacostas

Role: Surveillance, SAR.

The unit was activated in December 1951 with one RC-3 Seabee. In February 1952 they received 4 PBY-5A from the United States. The Naval Aviation Corps was disbanded on the 3 November 1952 and the aircraft were integrated into the Cuerpo de Aviación Militar Dominicana.

Air Bases:
Base Duration

Aeródromo Cristóbal Colón/Sans Soucy/Santo Domingo

1951 - 1952

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Republic RC-3 Seabee 1 1950 - 1954 GC-13
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 4 1952 - 1957 GC-14-17


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