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Current Title: Brigada Aeropolicial de Policía de Investigaciones de Chile
Title in English:  
Abbreviation: PDI

History

Narrative Summary:
The unit got its first aircraft, a Cessna 182E, in 1962. In 1973 the unit got a Beech Queen Air on loan from the Ministerio del Interior. On 9.9.1974 the Investigaciones de Chile became part of the Subsecretaría de Investigaciones of the Ministerio de Defensa. On 26.9.1974 the Sección de Transporte Aéreo was formed. On 27.1.1976 this unit became subordinated to the recently formed Departamento de Transportes. The unit became Brigada Aeropolicial de Investigaciones de Chile on 24.6.1977 and its headquarters moved from Cuartel Zañartu to the Cuartel Central of the Police at Calle Gral. Mackenna in Santiago. In 1979 the brigade added three Cessna aircraft to its inventory. The Investigaciones de Chile became Policía de Investigaciones de Chile on 3.7.1984. In 2002 the brigade got its first helicopter, an Eurocopter AS.350B Ecureuil.

 

Key Dates:
9 September 1974    Investigaciones de Chile became part of the Subsecretaría de Investigaciones of the Ministerio de Defensa.
26 September 1974 Sección de Transporte Aéreo was formed.
24 June 1977 Brigada Aeropolicial de Investigaciones de Chile became operational.
3 July 1984   Investigaciones de Chile became Policía de Investigaciones de Chile.
 

Current Status:
The Policía de Investigaciones de Chile is fully operational.

Future Plans:
No information available.

Markings

National Insignia:
Current --- Historical


Aircraft Serial Numbering System(s):
The aircraft and helicopters use serials in the CC-ET? block from CC-ETA to CC-ETI.

 

Unit/Base Aircraft Code System(s):
Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designation System(s):
None.

Current Aircraft Inventory:
Table of Current Service Aircraft

All-Time Aircraft Used List:
Alphabetical Order --- Chronological Order

Organisation

Main Headquarters:
Cuartel General de la PDI: Calle General Mackenna 1314, Santiago

Current Organisational Structure:
The Policía de Investigaciones de Chile operates from Aeródromo Eulogio Sánchez Errázuriz.

Current Order of Battle:
Table of Current Order of Battle

 

 

Historical Orders of Battle:

None.


 

All-Time Flying Units List: (only units, which are not included in the Orders of Battle)

None.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases:
The
Policía de Investigaciones de Chile currently operates one mayor airbase.

Police Air Bases Listing

All-Time Air Bases Used List:
Police Air Bases Listing

More Information

 

Books:

 

None.
 

'Magazines:

 

None.

Websites:

Policía de Investigaciones de Chile

Policía de Investigaciones de Chile (Wikipedia)

Policía de Investigaciones de Chile (El Observador Aeronáutico)

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