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San Miguel de Cozumel in Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

North American T-28A Trojan

 
 
North American T-28A Trojan Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 15, 2017
1. North American T-28A Trojan Marker
Inscription.
Avión North American T-28A Trojan
de fabricación norteamericana producido por la compañía “North American”

En 1958 fueron adquiridos los primeros T-28A Trojan y se mantuvieron en operación hasta 1982.

Con estas aeronaves de características excelentes, se estandarizó el adiestramiento técnico y táctico de combate de los pilotos aviadores.

Se asignaron a los Escuadrones Aéreos de Peleas 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 y Mixto de Entrenamiento Táctico.

Esta placa es en memoria de las generaciones de pilotos aviadores y especialistas de la Fuerza Aérea Mexicana, que durante mas de dos décadas salvaguardaron el espacio aéreo mexicano operando el avión T-28A Trojan.

English translation:
North American T-28A Trojan
In 1958 the first T-28A Trojans were acquired and they remained in operation until 1982.

With these aircraft of excellent characteristics, the technical and tactical combat training of aviators was standardized.

The Aerial Flight Squadrons 201, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 and the Mixed Tactical Training Squadron were assigned this aircraft.

This plaque is in memory of the generations of aviators and specialists of the Mexican Air Force, who for more than two decades safeguarded Mexican airspace by operating the T-28A Trojan
The North American T-28A Trojan and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 15, 2017
2. The North American T-28A Trojan and Marker
aircraft.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 20° 31.286′ N, 86° 56.571′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel. Marker is on Avenida Rafael E. Melgar, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is in an area of memorials directly outside of the entrance to the Mexican Military Air Base #4 in Cozumel. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Cozumel, Quintana Roo 77609, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to the 201st Squadron of the Mexican Expeditionary Force (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed T-33. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican Air Force Expeditionary Squadron 201 Memorial (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Arrival of the Spanish in Cozumel (about 210 meters away); Monument to Gonzálo Guerrero (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Benito Juárez García (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); The First Mass Celebrated in Mexico (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Cozumel's Tribute to the Defenders of the Nation (approx. 1.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Cozumel.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 227 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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