Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in Chile

Warplanes of the Second World War 
preserved in Chile

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document Warplanes from the Second World War preserved in Chile.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are as credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in Chile would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at 

Data current to 6 Feb 2020.

Aviones de combate de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
conservados en Chile

Chilean Air Force

On 21 March 1930, the existing aviation elements of the army and navy were amalgamated into a dedicated department: the Subsecretaria de Aviación (Department of the Air Force) effectively creating the current independent Air Force.  It was initially named Fuerza Aérea Nacional (National Air Force).

Museo Nacional Aeronáutico y del Espacio, Cerrillos, Santiago de Chile.

 ( Photos)

Beechcraft 18 Expeditor (Serial No. 465), Santiago Los Cerillos.

 ( Photo)

Consolidated OA-10A Catalina (Serial No. 44-34085), Chilean Air Force (Serial No. 405), Santiago Los Cerillos.  Airworthy, this aircraftis listed for sale.  It is the only airworthy example in Latin America.

 ( Photo)

Douglas A-26 Invader (Serial No. 840), Santiago Los Cerillos.

 ( Photo)

Naval Aircraft Factory N3N-3 (Serial No. 001), CC-DME, Santiago Los Cerillos.


North American T-6 Harvard (Serial No. 237), CC-DMI.

 (Jorgebarrios Photo)

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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (Serial No. 750), Santiago Los Cerillos.

 ( Photo)

Vought OS2U-3 Kingfisher (Serial No. 314), Santiago Los Cerillos.