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HONDURAN AIR FORCE • Fuerza Aérea Hondureña (FAH)
Air Force 2,300

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
(incl Army AD units)

AIRCRAFT 36 combat capable. Total 69 Aircrafts.

Air Defence (Interceptor) 1 sqn with 10 Ftr ac:
8 Northrop F-5E Tiger II;
2 Northrop F-5F Tiger II (operational conversion)

Fighter Ground Attack sqns with 5 FGA ac:
5 Dassault Super Mystère B.2 (in storage);

Fighter Ground Attack & Reconnaissance 1 gp with 9 FGA/Recce ac:
4 Cessna A-37B Dragonfly;
4 Cessna OA-37B Dragonfly (Reconnaissance);
1 Cessna 401 Titan (Liaison);

COIN & Advanced Flying Training
1 sqn with 4 Adv Trg/Coin ac:
4 CASA C-101BB Aviojet (in storage);

Counter Insurgency & Training 1 sqn with 9 Trg/Coin ac::
9 Embraer EMB-312 (T-27) Tucano;

Transport 1 sqn with 11 Tpt ac:
1 Lockheed C-130A Hercules;
1 Aero Commander Commander 1000 (in storage);
1 Aero Commander - Rockwell RC695A;
5 Douglas C-47 Skytrain (3 C-47in storage);
2 LET L-410UVP Turbolet;
1 IAI-201 Arava

Light transport & Surveillance
4 Lt Tpt/Surv ac:
4 Maule MXT-7-180 Star Rocket (with trg sqn);

Utility transport
7 Utl Tpt ac:
1 Cessna 180E Skywagon;
1 Cessna 182P Skylane (in storage);
4 Cessna 185F Skywagon (U-17A);
1 Cessna 310R (in storage);

Liaison 4 Liaison ac:
2 Piper PA-31P Navajo;
1 Piper PA-32T Saratoga (in storage);
1 Piper PA-34-200T Seneca (in storage);

Basic Flying Training
1 sqn with 6 Basic Trg ac:
4 Cessna T-41D (R172) Mescalero;
1 Cessna T-41B Mescalero (in storage);
1 Cessna 182B Skylane;


HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 15 Helicopters.

Utility Transport 1 Hel sqn with 15 Utl hel:
4 Bell 412SP Twin Huey (2 Bell 412SP in storage);
4 Bell UH-1H Iroquois (2 UH-1H in storage);
2 MD Helicopters MD500D Defender (Hughes 369D);

Rotary Flying Training sqn with 5 Trg hel:
5 Hughes 269 (TH-55A Osage);


MISSILES
  AAM 100+ Shafrir Mk.II, AIM-9P Sidewinder


FACILITIES
  Air Force Staff Heaquarters
(Estado-Mayor de la Fuerza Aérea) - Tegucigalpa
  Honduran Air Force Airfields and Air Bases:

La Ceiba - Goloson (MHLC)
Airport / Base Aérea Héctor Caracciola Moncada
Fighter Squadron (Escuadrón de Caza): F-5E/F, Super Mystère B.2

San Pedro Sula - La Mesa (MHLM)
Airport / Base Aérea Armando Escalón Espinal
First Tactical Group (1° Grupo Táctico): OA/A-37B, Cessna 401

Tegucigalpa - Toncontin (MHTG) International
Airport / Base Aérea Hernán Acosta Mejia
Transport Squadron (Escuadrón de Transporte): C-130A, C-47, PA-31P/42, RC695A, IAI-201/1124-1, Ce-180E/185F/310R, L-410UVP
Helicopter Squadron (Escuadrón de Helicópteros): UH-1H, Bell 412SP, Hughes 369

Comayagua - La Palmerola (MHCG) Airport / Base Aérea José Enrique Soto Cano - (Academia Militar de Aviación)
Basic Flying Training Squadron (Escuadron de Ensenanza Basico de Vuelo): MXT-7-180, Ce-182B, PA-34-200T, T-41B/D, TH-55A
Tucano Squadron (Escuadrón - Tucano) - EMB-312
Advanced Flying Training Squadron (Escuadron de Ensenanza de Vuelo Avenzada): C-101BB


Honduran Army Air Defence Systems
AD • 6 Mil Zones: 1 ADA arty bty
GUNS 48:
20mm 24 M-55A2; 24 TCM-20

 
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   Honduras AF News:

Honduras Air Force Has Problems

• Honduras Air Force Has Problems  (4/9/2012)

No-fly Zone Proposed for Northeastern Honduras

• No-fly Zone Proposed for Northeastern Honduras  (8/31/2011)



 

 



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