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Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 5:56pm

Fuerza Aérea del Perú – General

Repository for general information regarding Peruvian military aviation.

Formed in 1929 through the merger of aviation divisions of the Peruvian Army and Navy as the Cuerpo de Aviación del Perú, and re-named the Cuerpo Aeronáutico del Perú in 1936. By decree of President Manuel Arturo Odría Amoretti dated 18 July 1945 the Peruvian air arm was again renamed as the Fuerza Aérea del Perú; by this same decree those air assets allocated to naval and maritime operations were returned to the control of the Peruvian Navy as the Fuerza de Aviación Naval.


Monday, January 16th 2017, 2:30am

Organization and Deployment

Grupo Aérea No.1 – Central Zone (Base aérea Las Palmas)

Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.111 “Tigres” – Fiat G.55 Centauro
Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.112 “Escorpiones" – Fiat G.55 Centauro
Escuadrón aéreo de transporte operando No.841 “Golondrinas” – Douglas C-47

Grupo Aérea No.2 – Southern Zone (Base aérea La Joya)

Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.211 “Gallos” – Fiat G.55 Centauro
Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.212 "Halcones" – Fiat G.55 Centauro
Escuadrón aéreo de ataque No.213 “Azores” – DAF Eagle IV (intruder)
Destacamiento Aéreo de Puerto Maldonado – composite
Destacamiento Aéreo de Tacna – composite

Grupo Aérea No.3 – Northwest Zone

Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.311 "Águilas" – Fiat CR.36 (Base Aérea de Piura)
Escuadrón aéreo de caza No.312 "Dragones” – Fiat CR.36 (Base Aérea de Chiclayo)

Grupo Aérea No.4 – Central Zone (Base Aérea de Limatambo)

Escuadrón aéreo de bombardero No.411 “Jaguares” – DAF Eagle IV (bomber)
Escuadrón aéreo de bombardero No.412 – “Panteras” – DAF Eagle IV (bomber)
Escuadrón aéreo de reconocimiento No.413 “Avispas” - ENA Canastero

Grupo Aérea No.5 – Northeast Zone (Base aérea de Santa Clara)

Escuadrón aéreo de reconocimiento No.511 “Gatos andino” – ENA Canastero
Escuadrón aéreo de reconocimiento No.512 “Maracayás” – ENA Canastero
Escuadrón aéreo de transporte operando No.842 “Colibres” – ENA Pardusco

Escuela de Formación de Pilotos – Pisco (Base aérea El Pato)

Escuadrón aéreo de entrenamiento primario operando No.511 – Fairchild M-62
Escuadrón aéreo de entrenamiento básico operando No.512 – North American NA-16
Escuadrón aéreo de entrenamiento avanzado operando No.513 - various