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Unit History


Escuadrón  de Reconocimiento 1
 

Role: Reconnaissance/Liaison.

The unit was formed on 12.4.1948. During the next years the squadron received many new helicopter and aircraft and became Grupo Aéreo de Reconocimiento y Enlace 1 on 27.1.1967.


Air Bases:
Base Duration

Base Aérea Miranda/La Carlota IAP/Caracas

1948 - n/a

Base Aérea El Libertador/Palo Negro

n/a - n/a

Base Aérea Landeata/Barquisimeto

n/a - 1967

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Beech AT-7C Navigator 3 1945 - 1971

6BR1

Beech AT-11 Kasan 6 1945 - 1978 3341
Beech C-45/D18S Expeditor 10 1947 - 1966

4AR1,5AR1,6AR1

Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly 2 1947 - 1959 n/a
North American AT-6 Texan 16 1948 - 1967

n/a

De Havilland D.H.104 Dove 2A 1 1955 - 1966 3CR1
Sikorsky S-55 (UH-19D) Chickasaw 12 1955 - 1982

1AHR1-6AHR1,4BHR1

Bell 47G Sioux 4 1959 - 1966 5HR1-8HR1
Beech 80 Queen Air 11 1960 - 1967

0548,0826,1864,2345,3168,4939,

5702,7662,7815,8215,8720

Beech C-45/D18S Expeditor 10 1966 - 1978

2187,2228,3099,9323

Bell 47G Sioux 4 1966 - 1986 7387
De Havilland D.H.104 Dove 2A 1 1966 - 1980 2531

 

References:

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

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