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Ecuatoriana

Role: Civil Transport.

Ecuatoriana was formed as Compañia Ecuatoriana de Aviación in 1957 and renamed Ecuatoriana de Aviación in 1974. The Company stopped operations in 1993 and restarted in 1996 as Ecuatoriana and ceased operations due to financial problems again in 2002.


Air Bases:
Base Duration
Base Aérea Mariscal Sucre/Quito 1957 - 2002

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Douglas C-54A/D/G Skymaster 1/1/1 n/a - n/a

10405,10608,36036

Curtiss C-46A/F Commando 1/1 n/a - n/a 22491,26480
Douglas DC-6 10 1964 - 1984

36326,42858,42859,42887,42900,43037,

43049.43817,44082,45064

Lockheed L-188 Electra II 8 1967 - 1991 1002,1004,1031,1040,1042,1050,1052,2002
Boeing 720-023B 3 1975 - 1984 18033,18036,18037
Boeing 707-321 4 1976 - 1996 19265,19273,19277,20033
Douglas DC-10-30 1 1983 - 1993

46575

Lockheed L-1011 TriStar 2 1986 - 1986 no serials
Airbus A-310 3 1991 - 2001 HC-BRA,HC-BRB,PP-SFH
Boeing 727 2 1996 - 2000 HC-BXU,HC-BVM

Unit Insignia:

Ecuatoriana

 

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