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Unit History


Escuadrón de Instrucción VT-1

 

Role: Training.

The unit was formed as Escuadrón de Instrucción VT-4 and got its present name at a later date. The unit is part of Escuela de Aviación Naval "Guardiamarina Zañartu". The Pilatus PC-7 are jointly used by this unit and Escuadrón de Ataque VA-1, which was formed as Escuadrón de Ataque VA-5 at an unknown date.


Air Bases:
Base Duration

Base Aeronaval El Belloto/Quilpué

1966 - 1989

Base Aeronaval Viña del Mar/Con Cón

1989 - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Beech T-34B Mentor 6 1966 - 1980 201-206
Pilatus PC-7 10 1980 - Present 210-219

 

 

Unit Insignia:

 

Escuadrón de Ataque VA-1

Escuadrón de Instrucción VT-1

References:

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

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