Escuadrón Tucano

of the Honduran Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Training
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1973
Parent Unit: Academia Militar de Aviaci
Current Status: Active


The unit was formed as Escuadrón de Enseñanza Basico de Vuelo and is part of the Academia Militar de Aviación.

Subordinate Units



Type Qty Service Example Serials
Cessna T-41D Mescalero 8 1973 – Present 217-221,223-225
Embraer EMB-312 Tucano 12 1984 – Present 250-261
Maule MT-7-235 Super Rocket 8 2008 – Present 270-277

Unit Markings

Escuadrón Tucano

Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Mejia/Toncontin IAP/Tegucigalpa n/a – 1981
Base Aérea Soto Cano/La Palmerola AB/Comayagua 1981 – Present


None currently available.

More Information


  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/03 (Ian Carroll)

Other Sources

To be added.

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