De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (C-7A)

in Costa Rican Ministry of Public Security service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 3
Total Still Active: 1
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1990
Retirement: current
Main Role: Transport
Origin: USA


Used by theServicio de Vigilancia Aérea.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
MSP-001 81 62-4146 1990 wfu
MSP-002 149 63-9718, TI-MSB 1997  
MSP-010 n/a n/a 1990 preserved San Jose


C-7A MSP-002 seen at San Jose in April 2005.
(photo, Daniel Umana)
Close-up of ‘Miss Vanna’ engine art.
(photo, Daniel Umana)

More Information


  • World Air Power Journal 32, p.143-144

Other Sources

To be added.

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