Embraer EMB-326 Xavante

in Paraguayan Air Force Service

History

Nine MB.326 ordered direct from the manufacturer in early 1979 and delivered from October 1979. A tenth new-build example was recieved in September 1982 as an attrition replacement. Used by the 1 Escuadrón de Caza "Guarani". Withdrawn in 2007 and placed into storage at Asuncion.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
1001 79159402   22 Oct 1979 crashed in 1990
1002 79160403   14 Nov 1979 crashed at Caacupe in 1985
1003 79161404   14 Dec 1979 crashed in 1988
1004 79162405   11 Jan 1980 stored at BA Pettirossi IAP
1005 80163406   22 Feb 1980 stored at BA Pettirossi IAP
1006 80164407   21 Mar 1980 crashed on 12.10.1995
1007 80165408   22 Apr 1980 stored at BA Pettirossi IAP
1008 80166409   26 May 1980 crashed at Ypacari Lake on 10.9.1980
1009 80167410   28 June 1980 stored at BA Pettirossi IAP
1010 81174417   25 Sept 1982 stored at BA Pettirossi IAP


Pictures

Xavante 1004 seen at Ñu-Guazú in October
2005. (photo, Hélio Higuchi)
Xavante 1005 seen at Ñu-Guazú in October
2005. (photo, Hélio Higuchi)
Xavante 1009 seen at Ñu-Guazú in October
2005. (photo, Hélio Higuchi)
Xavante 1010 seen at Ñu-Guazú in October
2005. (photo, Hélio Higuchi)


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