Angkatan Udara Ekuador

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Angkatan Udara Ekuador ( Inggris: Ecuadorian Air Force ) ( Spanyol: Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana, FAE) adalah wing arm Udara Militer Ekuador dan bertanggung jawab untuk melindungi wilayah udara Ekuador.

Aircraft inventorySunting

C-130 Hercules
Boeing 727-100
Twin Otter
Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[1] Notes
IAI Kfir   Israel fighter Kfir C.2/C.10
Kfir TC.2

Delivered: 18 throughout the years. Lost: 5. Eight Kfirs are upgraded to the C.10 version, referred to in Ecuador as Kfir CE, featuring a helmet mounted display system, armed with Python-3 and -4 IR-homing AAMs. Two were second-hand IDF/AF examples. It is planned to upgrade all Kfir to C.10 standard.[2]

Atlas Cheetah   Afrika Selatan fighter Cheetah C
Cheetah D
A contract was signed in December 2010. The contract includes maintenance for five years.[3]
Dassault Mirage F1   Prancis fighter F.1JA
Armed with Python 3 air to air missile. To be replaced eventually by the Cheetah C supersonic fighter. Delivered: 18 total: 16 Mirage F-1JA, 2 Mirage F-1EJ. See photos of Mirage from this link.[4]
Mirage 50   Prancis fighter Mirage 50M 6 Upgraded batch of Mirage IIIEs and 5s to the Mirage 50 standard. All donated cost free by Venezuela. To remain in service until 2012-2013.+4 for spare parts.
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly   Amerika Serikat attack A-37B 20 To be replaced by Embraer Super Tucano until 2012. Delivered: 41 total: 37 Cessna A-37B, 4 Cessna T-37G.[5]
Embraer Super Tucano   Brasil trainer, light attack, COIN EMB 314 8
Delivery: to be finished by 2012, at 2 units per month. An initial order of 24 units was reduced to 18 in May 2010.[6]
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor   Amerika Serikat trainer T-34C-1 15 Based at the Cosme Renella Aviation School. Delivered: 27 total: 6 T-34B, 21 T-34C.[7]
Diamond DA20-C1   Kanada trainer DA20-C1 12 Deliveries commenced in March 2012[8]
Cessna A-150L Aerobat   Amerika Serikat trainer A150L 24 Based at the Cosme Renella Aviation School.[9]
Cessna T-41 Mescalero   Amerika Serikat trainer T-41A
Based at the Cosme Renella Aviation School.[7]
MXP-650   Kolombia trainer MXP-650 2[10] Based at the Cosme Renella Aviation School.[7]
North American Sabreliner   Amerika Serikat VIP Sabreliner 40
Sabreliner 60
Modified to generate microgravity for the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency
Embraer Legacy   Brasil VIP Legacy 600 1
Presidential aircraft.
Embraer E-jet   Brasil passenger transport ERJ-170
Operated by TAME
Airbus A320   Prancis passenger transport A320-200 3 Operated by TAME
Boeing 727   Amerika Serikat passenger transport 727-200 2 Operated by TAME
Boeing 727   Amerika Serikat strategic transport 727-100 1 Ex-TAME
Lockheed C-130 Hercules   Amerika Serikat transport C-130B
Delivered: 8 total: 4 C-130B, 1 C-130-30, 3 C-130H. All may not be operational since sources vary.
Avro 748   Britania Raya transport HS.748 2 Delivered: 5 from Brazil. Operational: 2, others used as spares.[7] To be replaced by 4 MA60[11]
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter   Kanada transport DHC-6-300 3 STOL aircraft. Delivered: 6 total.
IAI Arava   Israel transport IAI-201 2 STOL aircraft.
HAL Dhruv   India Utility helicopter 7 First Handover in February 2009,[12][13][14] one lost during accident replaced with a new one. More orders planned.[15] See Photos of Dhruv from this link.[16]
Bell UH-1 Iroquois   Amerika Serikat utility helicopter 23 Some may not be operational. Delivered: 24 total.
Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger   Amerika Serikat training helicopter TH-57 Sea Ranger 9 Initially 13 were ordered in 1990. Lost: one on May 12, 2008, three in earlier incidents.[17]
Bell 212   Amerika Serikat utility helicopter Bell 212 3 2 bought in 1977, 1 in 1980.
Eurocopter AS555 Fennec   Prancis utility helicopter AS-555AN 4
Eurocopter AS350 Ecureuil   Prancis utility helicopter AS350
AS350 B6
Aérospatiale Alouette III   Prancis utility helicopter SA 319B 2 Both were still operational in 2007. Delivered: 11 total to the FAE.[7]