Ecuador 1973

International Operation Name: N/A

International Operation Dates:  N/A

Mandating Organization: Government of Canada

Region Name:  South America

Location:  Ecuador

Canadian Operation Name: (Ecuador 1973)

Canadian Operation Dates: 1973/04/01 – 1973/04/30

Mission Mandate:

To assist de Havilland Canada in selling aircraft to the Government of Ecuador.

Mission Notes:

In April 1973, the Government of Canada authorized the Canadian Forces to assist de Havilland Canada in the company’s efforts to sell DHC-5 Buffalo aircraft to Ecuador. A CC-115 Buffalo aircraft and technicians from CFB Trenton deployed to that country to demonstrate the aircraft’s capabilities. The trip was successful as Ecuador bought three aircraft. 

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