The six Merlins purchased by the RAF from the Danish Air Force are known as HC.3A and were first delivered to RAF Benson in July 2007.
Transferred to the Royal Navy on Sept.30, 2014
Royal Air Force Hand Over Merlin To Royal Navy, 01-Oct-14 : Yesterday marked the end of an era for the Royal Air Force and the start of a new one for the Royal Navy as the official handover of the Merlin helicopter took place in a formal ceremony at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire.
|Six Danish EH101 Helicopters goes to the RAF, 30-Mar-07 : UK / Italy - AgustaWestland and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have today signed an agreement to modify six EH101 Merlin helicopters the MoD are buying from Denmark, to provide additional helicopter support for the UK armed forces. The agreement also includes the purchase of six new build EH101 Merlin helicopters that will be delivered by the MoD to the Royal Danish Air Force to replace the original aircraft.|
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|C/N||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|50089||2003|| ZJ990: First delivered to the Royal Danish air force as M-501 in Oc+|| M-501: 50089/DEN01 return to UK as ZJ990 |
|50106||2005|| ZJ992: Delivered to RDAF as M-503 in 2006, arrived in UK for conver+|| M-503: 50106/DEN03 return to UK as ZJ992; Jul06 pictured (top)+ |
|50121||2005|| ZJ994: Delivered to RDAF as M-505 on 2 Feb 2006. Returned to UK fo+|| M-505: 50121/DEN05 return to UK as ZJ994 |
ZJ994: 02jul16 pictured as 845 NAS /AC at RNAS Yeovilton durin+
|50123||2005|| ZJ995: Delivered to RDAF as M-506 on 29 Apr 2006. Returned to UK on+|| M-506: 50123/DEN06 return to UK as ZJ995 |
|50148||2005|| ZJ998: Delivered to RDAF as M-509. Returned to UK on 29jun07 for +|| M-509: 50148/DEN09 return to UK as ZJ998 |
RDAF; 16jul06 pictured (top) as /Rescue-09 at RAF Fairf+
|50160||2005|| ZK001: Delivered to RDAF as M-511. Returned to the UK on 29jun07 +|| M-511: 50160/DEN11 return to UK as ZK001 |