Iquique/Diego Aracena (SCDA) Base Aérea Los Condores

RWY 18/36     POS 20°32'07"S 070°10'53"W     ELEV 156 ft

Fuerza Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fuerza Aeronaval N°2
Destacamento Aeronaval BO-05 (Bo105CBS)
EMB111AN
P68 Observer 2
The civilian part of the airfield is also known as Pdte. Carlos Ibanez del Campo.
Isla Dawson/Almirante Schroeders (SCDW)

RWY 04/22, 12/30     POS 53°36'38"S 070°28'14"W     ELEV 160 ft

Fuerza Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fuerza Aeronaval N°2
Destacamento Aeronaval various on detachment
The civilian part of the airfield is also known as Pdte. Carlos Ibanez del Campo.

Also now devoid of serials are the PC-7s that are still going strong.


Jan Swart

Punta Arenas/Pdte. Carlos Ibáñez del Campo (SCCI) Base Aérea Chabunco

RWY 01/19, 07/25, 12/30     POS 53°00'10"S 070°51'17"W     ELEV 139 ft

Fuerza Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fuerza Aeronaval N°2
Destacamento Aeronaval BO-05 (Bo105CBS)
C212-100 (wfu)
EMB111AN
P-3ACH
UP-3A
The civilian part of the airfield is also known as Pdte. Carlos Ibanez del Campo.

Both the Chilean air force and navy received O-2 from the United States. The navy received eight serialled 330-337 that were originally split between VC-1 and the naval air club but are now all with VC-1, this 335 being one of them.

Jaap Dijkstra

Viña del Mar (SCVM) Base Aeronaval Concón

RWY 05/23     POS 32°56'59"S 071°28'43"W     ELEV 461 ft

Fuerza Escuadrón Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Fuerza Aeronaval N°1
Escuadrón Embarcado HH-32 (AS332B)
SH-32 (AS532SC)
HH-65 (AS365N)

Escuela de Aviación Naval PC-7

HA-1 HH-32 (AS332B)
SH-32 (AS532SC)
HH-65 (AS365N)

HU-1 UH-57B (Bell 206B)
BO-05 (Bo105CBS)

VC-1 C212-100 (wfu)
O-2A (wfu)
P68 Observer 2

VP-1 EMB111AN
P-3ACH
UP-3A

VT-1 / VA-1 PC-7 (on loan from EAN)

The AS332B and AS532SC Cougar are known as SH-32 in Chilean naval use. Seven were delivered to HA-1 two of which suffered accidents and their wrecks are kept at Viña del Mar. The survivors are painted in gloss petrol colours but lack serials...

Erwin van Dijkman

Blanco Encalada class M-Frigate (Ship)
Fuerza Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Escuadra Nacional
FF-15 Blanco Encalada HH-65 [1]

FF-18 Almirante Riveros HH-65 [1]
Cochrane class Frigate (Ship)
Fuerza Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Escuadra Nacional
FF-05 Almirante Cochrane SH-32 [1]

FF-06 Almirante Condell SH-32 [1]

FF-07 Almirante Lynch SH-32 [1]
Foudre class Amphibious Assault Ship (Ship)
Fuerza Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Comando Anfibio y de Transportes Navales
LSDH-91 Sargento Aldea SH-32 [3]
and/or BO-05/HH-65
Oscar Viel Toro class Survey Ship (Ship)
Fuerza Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Escuadra Nacional
AP-46 Contralmirante Oscar Viel Toro BO-05 [2]

If they are not at Viña del Mar, you might encounter the UH-05, or B0105, on the arctic exploration ship Contralmirante Oscar Viel Toro.


Ian French

Williams class Frigate (Ship)
Fuerza Ship Aircraft Type(s) Badge
Escuadra Nacional
FF-19 Almirante Williams SH-32 [1]

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