There are a total of 20 individual aircraft entries in the active argentine air force aircraft 2020 category in the military factory. The 1st step towards an independent force came on 11th february 1944 with the establishment of the aeronautical command which would go on to become the argentine air force on 4 january 1945 an independent force on a par with the army and the navy.
The following represents an overview of the modern aerial fighting capabilities of the argentine air force 2020 the service currently counts 135 total units in its active aircraft inventory the wdmma review takes into account specific categories of aircraft covering attack logistics special mission and general support types.
Argentina air force. The argentine air force relies heavily though not entirely on foreign aircraft types to equip its inventory. The argentine air force spanish. The decision is good news for a once proud air arm that in recent years has.
By the 1940s there were several air units in the argentinian army and the navy. In 2010 it had 14 600 military personnel and 6 900 civilian personnel. The argentine air force has selected south korea s fa 50 as its next fighter jane s reported this week.
There was a time when the fuerza aérea argentina argentine air force was considered to be one of the best air forces in latin america if not the world created into its own independent entity out of the argentine army in 1945 the argentine air force began a massive modernization program which saw them becoming the first country in south america to operate jet aircraft. The argentine air force spanish language fuerza aérea argentina or simply faa is the national aviation branch of the armed forces of the argentine republic. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order 1 to z.
In argentina s favour peru immediately offered its support to the argentine cause with the peruvian air force even offering to fly combat missions. The chilean armed forces had deployed a significant force to chile s common border with argentina and the faa was forced to reinstate their retired f 86 sabres to bolster argentina s air defences. The air force s history begins with the establishment of the argentine army aviation s escuela de aviación militar military aviation school on 10 august 1912.
C 130s flypass air fest 2010 show moron air base argentina this is a list of all fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft operated by the argentine air force since its formation in 1945 and by its predecessor the army aviation service since 1912 to 1945. As of 2015 it had 14 600 military personnel and 6 900 civilian personnel. Today wednesday 5 august 2020 at 10 05 am lt in the morning a fuerza aérea argentina faa argentina air force a 4ar skyhawk locally referred to as fightinghawk serial c 925 of grupo aéreo 5 de caza crashed near the town of villa valeria córdoba during a training flight.
Fuerza aérea argentina or simply faa is the national aviation branch of the armed forces of the argentine republic.