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Unit History


Escuadrón de Ala Rotatoria

Role: Transport, Assault, SAR.

No unit history available.
 


Air Bases:
Base Duration

Managua/Augusto César Sandino IAP

n/a - Present

Aircraft Used:
Type Qty Service Example Serials
Hiller 12B 4 1955 - n/a n/a
Bell 47H 1 1955 - n/a GN1A
Hughes 269A/B (TH-55A) Osage 3 1963 - 1988 AN-ARO,AN-ASX,AN-ASY
Hughes OH-6A/H-369HS Defender 12 1970 - 1992 511-517,528-531
Sikorsky S-58T (CH-34A) Choctaw 11 1975 - 1988 FAN517-527, FAS51
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 2 1976 - 1986 FAS260
Mil Mi-2 Hoplite 10 1977 - n/a n/a
Mil Mi-8 Hip-E 12 1981 - 1998 261,264,265,269-275,281-286
Mil Mi-17 Hip-H 48 1986 - Present FA287-334
Mil Mi-25 Hind-D 12 1983 - 1992 338-349
Mil Mi-24 Hind-D 16 1984 - 1992 350-365
Robinson R44 1 2010 - Present 230
Bell 206B JetRanger 1 2012 - Present 233

References:

  • Central American and Caribbean Air Forces (Daniel Hagedorn)

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)

  • World Air Forces Directory 2002/2003 (Ian Carroll)

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