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Grupo de Exploración Antártica 19

Role: Transport/Liaison.

The unit was formed in 1980, when the Aeródromo "Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martín" at the Base Aérea Antártica "Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva" was built.

Air Bases:
Base Duration

Base Aérea Teniente Rodolfo Marsh/Antártica

1980 - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 2 1980 - Present 938,942
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 1 1980 - n/a n/a
MBB Bo-105CB 1 1985 - Present H-61



Unit Insignia:


Grupo de Exploración Antártica 19


  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/2007 (Ian Carroll)

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