Colombian army aviation recent history traces back to August 1995 when the air branch was last re-established. Most of the aircraft arrived with the Plan Colombia sponsored by the United States. In 2003 the aviation school is created at Tolemaida and in 2004 the 1st Aviation Battalion is activated. In 2007 is created the current División de Aviación Asalto Aéreo ( DAAVA, Air Assault Aviation Division ) which groups all the aviation units and aircraft.
Colombia Offers Black Hawk Maintenance and Training, 04-Apr-18 : FIDAE 2018 Sikorsky Colombia offering maintenance and training for the Black Hawk. Colombia is the larger Latin American operator with more than 100 delivered to Air Force, Army and Police.
Colombia to Support Black Hawk in Latin America, 04-Aug-16 : Formed in 2012, Sikorsky Colombia operates a Black Hawk depot repair facility fully tooled and equipped to provide complete airframe structural repairs and is now offering its services to Mexico
Colombia Mechanics with South Carolina NG, 31-Jul-15 : Aviation maintenance personnel from the Republic of Colombia’s armed forces participated in a subject matter expert exchange with the South Carolina Army National Guard
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10-Apr-13 - Two additional S-70i for Colombian Army
21-Mar-13 - Five S-70i Black Hawks to the Colombian Army
30-Jan-13 - In-Country repairs for Colombian Black Hawks
10-Jul-12 - Colombia In-Country Black Hawk maintenance
22-Jun-11 - Colombian H-60s exceeds 300,000 flight hours
21-Jun-07 - 15 UH-60L for Colombia
18-Dec-00 - Plan Colombia: 30 More Black Hawks
21-Sep-00 - Black Hawk and UH-1N for Colombia