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Unit History


Escuadrón Aeronaval 100

Role: Surveillance/Maritime Patrol.

The unit was formed as Escuadrón Aeronaval 100 (Exploración y Escuela) on 3.4.2000 and became Estación Aeronaval de Manta on 1.12.2003. From 2005 the training aircraft were tranferred to the Escuela de Aviación Naval. At a later date the Estación Aeronaval de Manta was again renamed and became Escuadrón Aeronaval 100.


Air Bases:
Base Duration

Estación Aeronaval de Guayaquil/Guayaquil

1997 - 2000

Estación Aeronaval de Manta/Manta

2000 - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Cessna 500 Citation I 2 1979 - n/a 201,205

Beech T-34C Turbo Mentor

3 2000 - 2005

221,223,225

Beech 200 King Air 2 2000 - Present 231,233,234,236

Enaer T-35B Pillan

4 2002 - 2005 211-214

CASA CN-235MPA

1 2005 - Present

204(2)

IAI Heron 2 2009 - Present 241,242
IAI Searcher 4 2009 - Present 251-254
Beech 350 Super King Air 1 2014 - Present 237

Unit Insignia:

Escuadrón Aeronaval 100

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