argentina Chipre

Fuerza Aerea Argentina


UNFICYP Flight
Argentine Air Force

Part of UNFICYP United Nations
VII Brigada Aerea



1994 to present    





Chipre Fuerza Aerea Argentina

Established to contribute to the United Nations UNFICYP mission to Cyprus in Sep 1994. Although composed of Argentinean troops and equipment, the Flight is tasked by UNFICYP HQ in Nicosia (Lefkosia).

Took over UNFICYP flying duties from the UK contingent on 30 Sep with its 2x MD500 airframes, after they were air freighted in by FAA C-130 to Larnaca on 15 Sep 1994.

By Oct 2011 the team from VII Brigada Aerea had achieved over 20,000 flying hours for UNFICYP.

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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1994/    CY Nicosia (Lefkosia)LCNC


Models

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YearsModels
1998/    212
1994/    369 / 500 / H-6


List of aircraft

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
30838 212 1978 H-86 : FAA d/d 1978; 1999 pictured (top) with VIP camo at Moron; 2004 in camoufla+
32201 UH-1N H-90 : FAA from 2000, to UNFICYP
Israeli Air Force ? : IAF; 2000 to Argentine Air Force
H-90 : UN ARGAIR UNFICYP 2000
110-0886D 369d PGH-01 : built by RACA; INAC; UNFICYP
110-0933D 369d PGH-03 : built by RACA; used by INAC; UNFICYP ; May08 pictured (pic1) at Moron, Bue+



Operations


DatesOperation
30-sep-94CY UNFICYP



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