SELVA (Servicios Aéreos del Vaupes) is a cargo airline based at Vanguardia Airport in Villavicencio, Colombia.
Vaupés is a department of Colombia in the jungle covered Amazonas Region. It is located in the southeast part of the country, bordering Brazil to the east, the department of Amazonas to the south, Caquetá to the west, and Guaviare, and Guainía to the north; covering a total area of 54,135 km². Its capital is the town of Mitú. Because of its location in the Amazon jungle, it has no roads connecting it with the rest of the country or internally from settlement to settlement, and commerce and contact with the outside world is achieved through travel along the main rivers and by means of air travel. Several of the small settlements have airstrips with service to the department's capital, Mitú, and from there with the rest of the country.
The AN-26 light military transport aircraft is a modification of the AN-24, intended for transportation of cargo on the routes of short and medium range. Minimum commercial load is 5.5 t. It has cargo door whose ramp serves for entry of the technique or rolls away under the fuselage and loading directly from the car body. It may be used for transportation of 38-40 passengers on folding seats along the board on altitudes to 6000 meters. It became a basic one for 25 domestic versions and modifications. On May 21, 1969 the first flight of the AN-26 cargo airplane from Svyatoshin airfield. Airplanes of the AN-26 family produced serially in Kiev on Kiev aviation production association in the period from 1969 to 1986. In common 1398 airplanes were produced, 420 were exported.
Antonov An-26 HK-4388
With registration RA-26123 this Antonov often visited Ostend, Belgium and Amsterdam and Maastricht Airport, Holland. She also operated for Pskovavia as LZ-NHE.
Antonov An-26 HK-4295
This example is a former Aeroflot ship and wore registration CCCP-26205. She also operated for Air Ukraine as UR-26605. With Air Nove she wore registration LZ-NHA.
Antonov An-26 HK-4706
This ship is ex Transavia Garanlia RA-26089.