Unlike many other Latino countries the FAU Dragonfly population's identities are rather straightforward. They received eight A-37B in 1976, and eight OA-37B in 1988/89. All the survivors serve Escuadrón Aéreo Nº 2 (Caza) at Durazno.
Erwin van Dijkman
Not the most exiting airplane but in military guise Barons are becoming a rarity. The EMA badge is visible on its tail
|General Artigas/Pando (SUGA) Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica|
RWY 01/19 POS 34°44'51"S 055°57'40"W ELEV 37 ft
|Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica
||UB-58 (Beech 58)
Factory fresh aircraft are not often acquired by Uruguay, the delivery of thirteen F260EU (T-260 in FAU service) in 1999 marking the welcome exception. The Escuela Militar de Aeronáutica operates them; sadly one was lost in 2003.
The Huey has entered FAU service relatively late, in 1991. This example is from a batch arriving in 1998 and six more were received from the United States in March 2003 and four more arrived from Spain in 2009.
The PC-7U fleet is still going strong. they are known as AT-92 in FAU service and based at Durazno.
|Toledo Sur (--) Escuela Técnica de Aeronáutica Tnte.Cnel. José A. Rígoli|
RWY HEL POS 34°48'28"S 056°02'37"W ELEV 66 ft
|Escuela Técnica de Aeronáutica "Tnte.Cnel. José A. Rígoli"