Ex Portuguese AF C.212s on delivery to Uruguay

C.212-300 FAU537 pictured at Nantes. (Jean Malfer)

Two ex Portuguese Air Force CASA C.212-300s have passed through Europe on their way to a new life with the Uruguayan Air Force. The two aircaft - 536 and 537 (to be FAU536 and FAU537) departed Montijo in Portugal on Saturday and then stopped at Nantes, Aberdeen and Rekjavik on their way across the Atlantic over the weekend and Monday.
The two aircraft will be operated by 3 Squadron (Transport) when they enter service.