Bolivian Air Force airlines add aircraft

EARLY OCTOBER, saw the Bolivian Air Force take delivery of its first of two BAe Jetstream 32s purchased on the second hand market.  The aircraft, serialled FAB-045, will be used mainly by the air force’s airline Transporte Aéreo Militar (TAM), to partially replace its fleet of three Casa C-212s.  The company, also operates a BAe 146-200.  Another Bolivian Air Force operated airline Transportes Aéreos Bolivianos (TAB) received a third McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in October too. The DC-10F, CP-2489, was converted into a cargo transporter for Fedex, which then sold the former airliner to TAB. It joins TAB’s fleet of one DC-10-10 and DC-10-30. Santiago Rivas