Key Dates

of the Honduran Air Force
19.4.1921    Military aviation started with the procurement of two Bristol F.2b.
1924 The Escuela Nacional de Aviación was formed.
14.4.1931 The aviation school became part of the Ministry of War, Marine and Aviation.
25.2.1936 Fuerza Aérea y Escuela de Aviación Militar was formed.
1954 The FAEAM became an independent service and was renamed Fuerza Aérea Hondureña (FAH).
1957 Frontier conflict with Nicaragua.
14.7.1969 The so called "El Guerra de 100 Horas" between El Salvador and Honduras started.
5.8.1969   After pressure from the OAS, El Salvador withdraw its troops from Honduras.
21.5.1985   Honduras and the USA signed an agreement for the further use of Palmerola AB.

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