List of Army Air Corps aircraft units (United Kingdom)

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This is a list of British Army Army Air Corps aircraft units.

Wings[edit]

  • No. 1 Wing AAC (Last known active as of 1989)
  • No. 2 Wing AAC (Last known active as of 1989)

Squadrons[edit]

Current squadrons[edit]

RAF AAC Aircraft Unit Notes
651 Squadron RAF 651 Squadron AAC Britten-Norman Defender 5 Regiment
652 Squadron RAF 652 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a 1 Regiment
653 Squadron RAF 653 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 3 Regiment
656 Squadron RAF 656 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 4 Regiment
657 Squadron RAF 657 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing (JSFAW)
658 Squadron RAF 658 Squadron AAC Eurocopter AS365N3 Dauphin II
Westland Gazelle AH1
Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing (JSFAW)
659 Squadron RAF 659 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a 9 Regiment
660 Squadron RAF 660 Squadron AAC Eurocopter Squirrel HT.1 Defence Helicopter Flying School Training
661 Squadron RAF 661 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a 1 Regiment
662 Squadron RAF 662 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 3 Regiment
663 Squadron RAF 663 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 3 Regiment
664 Squadron RAF 664 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 4 Regiment
665 Squadron RAF 665 Squadron AAC Westland Gazelle AH1 5 Regiment
667 Squadron RAF 667 (D&T) Squadron AAC Development and Trials HQ AAC
668 Squadron RAF 668 (Trg) Squadron AAC 2 (Trg) Regiment Training
669 Squadron RAF 669 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a 9 Regiment
670 Squadron RAF 670 Squadron AAC 7 (Trg) Regiment Training
671 Squadron RAF 671 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH7
Westland Gazelle AH1
Bell 212
7 (Trg) Regiment Training
672 Squadron RAF 672 Squadron AAC Westland Lynx AH9a 9 Regiment
673 Squadron RAF 673 Squadron AAC AgustaWestland Apache AH1 7 (Trg) Regiment Training
674 Squadron AAC Grob Tutor Elementary Flying Training School Training
675 (The Rifles) Squadron AAC 6 Regiment Groundcrew
676 Squadron AAC 2 (Trg) Regiment Training
677 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Squadron AAC 6 Regiment Groundcrew
678 (The Rifles) Squadron AAC 6 Regiment Groundcrew
679 Squadron RAF 679 (The Duke of Connaught's) Squadron AAC 6 Regiment Groundcrew

Former squadrons[edit]

Flights[edit]

Current flights[edit]

Flight Founded at Founded on Equipment Current
Location
Notes
7 Flight Malaya 1957 Bell 212 British Forces
Brunei
Formerly No. 7 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1907 Light Liaison Flight RAF)[2]
25 Flight Belize 1987 Bell 212 AAC Middle Wallop,
UK
Part of 671 Squadron
29 (BATUS)
Flight
Suffield,
Canada
1972 Westland Gazelle AH.1
Westland Lynx AH.9A
British Army Training
Unit Suffield,
Canada

Former flights[edit]

Flight Founded
at
Founded
on
Disbanded
at
Disbanded
on
Notes
1 Flight Formerly No. 1 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1901 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
2 Flight Formerly No. 2 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1902 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
3 Flight Formerly No. 3 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1903 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
4 Flight Formerly No. 4 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1904 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
5 Flight Formerly No. 5 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1905 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
6 Flight Formerly No. 6 Independent/Liaison Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1906 (Helicopter) Flight RAF)[2]
8 Flight Asia 1 September
1957
Credenhill
Barracks
1 September 2013 Formerly No. 8 Independent Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1908 Independent Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[2]
9 Flight Formerly No. 9 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1909 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[2]
10 Flight Formerly No. 10 Independent Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1910 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[2]
11 Flight Formerly No. 11 Reconnaissance/Liaison Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1911 Light Liaison Flight RAF)[2]
12 Flight Formerly No. 12 Independent Liaison Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1912 Light Liaison Flight RAF)[2]
13 Flight Formerly No. 13 Liaison Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1913 Light Liaison Flight RAF)[2]
14 Flight Formerly No. 14 Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1914 Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[2]
15 Flight Formerly No. 15 Independent Liaison Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1915 Light Liaison Flight RAF)[2]
16 Flight
17 Flight
18 Flight BAOR
20 Flight Formerly No. 20 Independent Reconnaissance Flight AAC
(Formerly: No. 1900 Independent Air Observation Post Flight RAF)[3]
21 Flight
22 Flight
23 Flight
24 Flight
26 Flight
27 Flight
'C' Flight (Seria, Brunei)
UNFICYP
Flight
AAC
Cyprus 27 March
1964
Cyprus 30 September
1994
(Nicosia Airport, Cyprus)

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ "654 Squadron's Last Parade Before Disbandment". Forces TV. 10 February 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Lake 1999, p. 100.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Lake 1999, p. 99.

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