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Unit History


1.Escuadrón

Role: Military Aviation.

The unit was formed 18 May 1919. After a reorganisation in 1939 the aircraft were divided between the Escuadrón de Observación y Bombardeo and the Escuadrón de Persecución.
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration
Campo de Columbia/La Habana 1919 - 1939

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 9 1919 - 1926 1-6
Vought QO-2 Corsair 4 1925 - 1929 7-10
Boeing de Havilland DH-4M-1 6 1927 - 1929 11-16
Curtiss P-6S Hawk 6 1930 - 1931 9,10,15-18
Waco 9 2 n/a - n/a 13,14
Waco 10 2 n/a - n/a 15,16
Curtiss Hawk II 4 1933 - 1939 19-22
Vought O2U-3 Corsair 10 1929 - 1941 16,17,19,24-34
Curtiss Robin 1 1935 - 1937 n/a
Bellanca 66-75 Airbus 1 1935 - 1938 103
Waco S3HD-A 4 1935 - 1947 23
Stinson SR-9 Reliant 1 1937 - 1937 104
Curtiss CW-19R-2 Hawk 5 1937 - 1948 50-54

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