Armed Forces Overviews
Ecuador - Army
Ecuador - Army
Aviación del Ejército Ecuatoriana
More Mi-171 are on order to augment the six survivors.
Photo:
Anno Gravemaker
Base Aérea Simon Bolivar, Guayaquil (SEGU)
Rwy: 03/21, HEL
Pos: 02°09'29"S 079°53'02"W
Elev: 15 ft
Grupo Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
EAE
(Escuela de Aviación del Ejército)
AS350B
Ce182
MT-7-235
PC-6B2H2
Capitán Fernando Vasconez
The army has two CN235s on strength in a high visibility colour scheme.
Photo:
Anno Gravemaker
CLOSED - Base Aérea Mariscal Sucre, Quito (SEQU)
Rwy: 17/35
Pos: 00°08'28"S 078°29'18"W
Elev: 9228 ft
Grupo Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
GAE-45
(Grupo de Aviación del Ejército No.45)
Ce550
DHC-5D (wfu)
Pichincha
The larger Army aircraft have relocated to Shell and Guayaquil early 2013 due to lack of space at the new Quito-Mariscal Sucre Intl airport (SEQM).
Pastaza-Rio Amazonas (SESM)
Rwy: 12/30
Pos: 01°30'18"S 078°03'44"W
Elev: 3421 ft
Grupo Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
GAE-44
(Grupo de Aviación del Ejército No.44)
AS332B
Beech B200
Ce206
C212-400
CN235M-100
IAI-201
Mi-171
SA342L
Pastaza
The army operates three versions of the AS350-family. The AS350B2 seen here on a pre-delivery test flight, before that three AS350L were delivered. Newest addition is the armed version, AS550C3.
Photo:
Marcel de Jong
Portoviejo barracks
Rwy: 06/24, HEL
Pos: 01°03'07"S 080°28'31"W
Elev: 124 ft
Grupo Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
GAE-43
(Grupo de Aviación del Ejército No.43)
AS350L1
SA342L
Portoviejo
The Gazelle forms the backbone of the Fuerza del Ejército en el Aire, as its personnel name the Aviación Ejército Equatoriana. Forty aircraft were received in total and they are often deployed to remote parts of the country.
Photo:
Erwin van Dijkman
Sangolquí barracks
Rwy: 02/20, HEL
Pos: 00°20'48"S 078°28'41"W
Elev: 8269 ft
Grupo Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
15-BAE
(Brigada de Aviación No.15)
AS332B
Mi-171
SA315B
SA342L
Paquisha
Lamas are at their best in mountainous countries like Ecuador.
Photo:
Anno Gravemaker
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