Air Platforms

Bolivia inducts new light aircraft

04 June 2018

The Bolivian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Boliviana: FAB) received five new aircraft during a ceremony held at the ‘Germán Busch’ Military Aviation College (Colegio Militar de Aviación: COMILAV) on 31 May.

The platforms are three Cessna 210 Centurion, one Beechcraft Baron 55, and one Piper PA-34 Seneca light aircraft. The Bolivian media reported that the propeller-driven aircraft will be divided among various FAB units: Air Group 62 in Riberalta; Third Air Brigade in Santa Cruz; Tactical Air Group 65 in Uyuni; Air Group 72 in Trinidad; and Air Group 33 in Tarija.

They will be utilised for patrol and surveillance operations.

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