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The roundel of the Guatemalan Air Force

The Guatemalan Air Force (FAG ) is the Air Force of Guatemala Army. It is organized, equipped and trained to plan, conduct and implement actions imposed by the State Military Defense regarding the use of air power. Provided in coordination with the Land and Sea Forces and defense security of the Republic of Guatemala, including the territorial sea, contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone .

Guatemala 's air force operates from five military bases, which are :

  • La Aurora International Airport, Guatemala City, Guatemala;
  • Mundo Maya International Airport, Flores, Petén
  • AFB Puerto San José, Escuintla ;
  • AFB Del Sur, Retalhuleu.
  • Military Base Kaibil from Puerto Barrios, Izabal

The Armed Forces of Guatemala has about 1.378 elements (data from 2008) and is subject to Army.

Equipment

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service Notes
Basler BT-67 United States Tactical transport 5
Beechcraft King Air United States Presidential transport----

Utility transport

F90----

65-A90 C90

1----

5 3

Beechcraft Super King Air United States Presidential transport----

Utility transport

200

300---- 300

1

1---- 2

Bell UH-1 Iroquois United States Utility helicopter UH-1H 4
Bell 206 JetRanger United States Utility helicopter 206B----

206L

3----

3

Bell 212 Twin Huey United States Transport helicopter 7
Bell 412 United States Transport helicopter 412EP 3
Bellanca 8KCAB Decathlon United States Utility 1
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly United States Light attack/COIN A-37B 2
Cessna T-41 Mescalero United States Trainer T-41D 1
Cessna 206 Stationair United States Utility U206G 2
Cessna 210 Centurion United States Utility 2
Embraer A-27 Super Tucano Brazil Light attack 6
ENAER T-35 Pillán Chile trainer T-35B 4
Fokker F27 Netherlands Utility transport F27-200----

F27-400M

1----

1

IAI Arava Israel Tactical transport Arava 201 7
Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer Switzerland Trainer/Light attack 2
Piper PA-31 Navajo United States Utility transport 0

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