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Police Aviation

 

 

Current Title: Prefectura Aeropolicial de Carabineros de Chile
Title in English:  
Abbreviation:  

History

Narrative Summary:
Police aviation started in 1948, when the Club Aéreo de Carabineros was formed as a flight club, which supported police operations. The Carabineros formed the Brigada Aeropolicial de Carabineros on 17.2.1960 as an official police unit. The unit was renamed Prefectura Aeropolicial de Carabineros de Chile on 24.4.1972 and operates from Aeródromo Eulogio Sánchez Errázuriz (Tobalaba), with detachments (Sección Aeropolicial) deployed around the country.

 

Key Dates:
1948    Club Aéreo de Carabineros was formed.
17 February 1960 Brigada Aeropolicial de Carabineros was established.
24 April 1972 Prefectura Aeropolicial de Carabineros de Chile was formed.
 

Current Status:
Units of the Police Aviation are fully operational.

Future Plans:
No information available.

Markings

National Insignia:
Current --- Historical


Aircraft Serial Numbering System(s):
The prefix C is used. The aircraft of the Club Aéreo de Carabineros use serials in the CC-KKA to CC-KKZ and CC-LLA to CC-LLZ blocks.

 

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:
Aeródromo Eulogio Sánchez, Santiago-Tobalaba

Current Organisational Structure:
The Prefectura Aeropolicial de Carabineros de Chile operates from Aeródromo Eulogio Sánchez Errázuriz with detachments (Sección Aeropolicial) deployed around the country.

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 Chile Police Aviation currently operates one mayor airbase and eight secondary airfields.

Military Air Bases Listing

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

More Information

 

Books:

 

None.
 

'Magazines:

 

World Air Power Journal 31, p. 146-152

Websites:

Prefectura Aeropolicial de Carabineros de Chile

Scramble: Chilean Air Arms

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