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Unit History


Escuela de Aviación

Role: Training.

The unit was formed in 1934 as Escuela del Aire.
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration

Managua/Augusto César Sandino IAP

n/a - n/a

Managua/Los Brasiles AP

n/a - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Waco UPF-7 (PT-14) 2 1941 - n/a GN15,16
Vultee BT-13A Valiant 11 1942 - 1956 GN13,17,29-33,36
Fairchild PT-19A 6 1943 - 1972 GN18-20,25-27
North American AT-6 Texan 13 1943 - 1981 GN22-24,42-45,50-53
Luscombe 8A Silvaire 1 1945 - 1959 n/a
Vultee BT-15A Valiant 1 1945 - 1956 n/a
Stearman PT-13A Kaydet 6 1948 - 1972 n/a
North American T-6G Texan 15 1955 - 1981 GN100-GN114
Cessna 172J/K Skyhawk 7 1977 - Present FAN20-26,FAS51-59,FA-154
SIAI-Machetti SF-260W Warrior 6 1983 - 1998 FAS169,170
Piper PA-18 Super Cub 10 1966 - Present FAN27, FA-155-157
Piper PA-28-235 Cherokee 2 2000 - Present FA-153,158

References:

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

  • Air Arsenal North America (Phil Butler)

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