No. 29 (BATUS) Flight AAC

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29 (BATUS) Flight AAC
Army Gazelle Helicopter on Training Exercise at BATUS in Canada MOD 45153753.jpg
29 Flight Gazelle Helicopter on Training Exercise at BATUS in Canada
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Size Flight
Part of Army Air Corps
Base British Army Training Unit Suffield

The 29 (BATUS) Flight Army Air Corps is an independent flight within the British Army's Army Air Corps.

The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) conducts major training exercises in Alberta, Canada at the Canadian Forces Base Suffield.[1] 29 Flight AAC provides aviation support for the training. Its roles include supervision, CASEVAC (casualty evacuation), reconnaissance, liaison and limited lift of passengers and equipment.

The unit uses Westland Gazelle AH.1 and Westland Lynx AH.9A helicopters.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The British Army in Canada". British Army. 19 February 2016. 

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 50°16′25″N 111°10′44″W / 50.2737°N 111.1790°W / 50.2737; -111.1790