Guatemaltecan Air Force
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Unit History


Escuadron de Reconocimiento y Ataque "Halcones"

Role: COIN/Reconnaissance.

The unit was formed in 1981 as 2.Escuadrón de Contra Insurgencia. Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Porter are occasionally deployed to BA Danilo Sánchez at Santa Elena for COIN and anti-drug operations.
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration
Base Aérea La Aurora/Ciudad de Guatemala 1981 - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Porter 12 1979 - Present

211,212,215,218,219,220,229,

265,267,269,274,278,284

References:

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/2003 (Ian Carroll)

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