Western Counties Air Operations Unit

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The Western Counties Air Operations Unit was a joint consortium established to provide police aviation for Avon and Somerset Constabulary and Gloucestershire Constabulary.[1] It was formed in August 1995,[1] and operated a Eurocopter EC135 from Bristol Filton Airport.[2][3] In July 2013 the unit was subsumed into the National Police Air Service, becoming NPAS Filton, though continued to operate from Filton.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Welcome". Website of the Western Counties Air Operations Unit. Western Counties Air Operations Unit. Archived from the original on 8 December 2006. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Air Support Unit". Website of Avon and Somerset Constabulary. Avon and Somerset Constabulary. Archived from the original on 26 May 2006. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Frequently asked questions (FAQs)". Website of the Western Counties Air Operations Unit. Western Counties Air Operations Unit. Archived from the original on 3 January 2007. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "The National Police Air Service - How Will It Affect You?". Retrieved 23 August 2016. 

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