Compañía de Aviación Faucett, colloquially known simply as Faucett Perú or Faucett, was a Peruvian airline.
Elmer J. Faucett had been sent to Peru as a representative of the Curtiss Export Company, arriving in the country from the United States in 1920.:470 In 1928, he and a group of Peruvian business men joined together to found the first commercial airline in Peru, and one of the first in Latin America.]citation needed[ With an initial investment of ₤2,500,:471 the company was formed on 15 September 1928, and started operations on 27 September that year. In 1937, the airline absorbed Cia de Aviacion Peruanas SA from Panagra. At April 1938 , the route network was flown with seven Stinsons, and included Chiclayo, Ica, Lima, Sabados and Talara. Having their initial investment increased to ₤200,000 by 1943, Elmer Faucett bought a large number of aircraft from the United States in 1945.:471
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