2do Destacamento Aéreo

of the Panama Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Transport
Secondary Role: Search and Rescue
First Formed: n/a
Parent Unit: AF HQ
Current Status: Active


The unit was formed in 1965 at David. The first operational aircraft was only received in 1967, when a Cessna 180 was confiscated and "donated" to the Air Force.

Subordinate Units



Type Qty Service Example Serials
Cessna 180 Skywagon 1 1967 – 1973 002

Unit Markings

2do Destacamento Aéreo


Main Bases

Base Duration
Base Aérea Subteniente Vincente Vargas/David 1965 – 1973


None currently available.

More Information


  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)

Other Sources

To be added.

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