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    Published on 04-11-2014 04:58 PM
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    Fairchild C-82A “Packet” USAAF s/n 44-22692, later operated by AVIATECA with the registry TG-ATA. (Photo: USAF)


    By Mario Overall - LAAHS Guatemala
    Translation by Tulio R. Soto - LAAHS USA


    The use of the Fairchild C-82 “Packet” by the Guatemalan airline AVIATECA, is part of a history period on the national aviation on what very little has been said or written.
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    Published on 03-26-2014 03:12 PM
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    Novaer T-Xc


    Novaer, the Brazilian aeronautical firm, has confirmed that the roll out of his newest design, the T-Xc trainer, will take place on March 31st, in São José dos Campos. The new 2-seater aircraft, which has aerobatic capabilities, aims to meet the needs of the Brazilian Air Force for the primary training of its pilots and the replacement of the aging Neiva T-25 Universal.
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    Published on 03-19-2014 05:33 PM
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    IAI Kfir C-10 - Israeli Air Force- Photo: Revista Aero Magazine

    Buenos Aires, March 19, 2014 - According to information from IHS Jane’s 360, the Argentine Air Force is interested in procuring 14 Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) Kfir C.10 fighters that have about 40 years of service, but would arrive updated with modern technology and a price between USD200-280 million. ...
    Published on 02-24-2014 05:04 PM
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    Pilatus PC-7 of the Guatemalan Air Force. Photo LAAHS

    Guatemala City, Guatemala, February 24, 2014 - General Manuel López Ambrosio, the Guatemalan Defense Minister, said this week that experts from an Israeli company will conduct a visit to the country in order to evaluate the status of the Air Force’s ten aircraft, currently grounded, and assess the feasibility of their repair.
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    Published on 02-21-2014 06:40 PM
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    Honduran AF Northrop F-5F - Photo via Museo del Aire de Honduras.

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras, February 21, 2014 - A new law, enacted in January, that allows the shooting down of aircraft suspected of drug trafficking, will take effect next week, said Honduran Congressman Tomas Zambrano, of the ruling party "Partido Nacional” to a local news channel.
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    Published on 02-06-2014 04:32 PM
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    Panamanian Aeronaval Service Bell 412SP. Photo: Panama America Newspaper

    Panama City, Panama, February 6, 2014 - A helicopter of the Panamanian Aeronaval Service crashed this Thursday in the region of Kuna Yala, near the border with Colombia, during a counter-narcotics operation. The authorities have reported that one of the occupants was killed in the accident, and eight more were injured.
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