france Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre

ALAT - French Army Light Aviation

Helicopters

  • Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre French Army Light Aviation
  • Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre French Army Light Aviation

ALAT regiments subunits :
  EHA - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Attaque
  EHAP - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Appui protection
  EHR - Escadrille d Helicopteres de Reconnaissance
  EHM - Escadrille d Helicopteres de Manouvre
  EHOR - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Observation Radar

In September 2009 the ALAT changed the structure of codes on the helicopters. From code ranges designated for the squadrons toward a fixed code to the helicopter. These 3 digit are the last 3 from the civilian F-M... number.

Organisation News

Operation Ossau Air Units in Mali, 25-Mar-16 : Four Gazelle, four Tiger, three NH90 Cayman and six Puma helicopters are operating with French forces in Operation Ossau, part of Operation Barkhane in Mali

Piasecki H-21 Flying Banana at the Helicopter Museum, 01-Feb-16 : A former French Army Piasecki H-21C Workhorse "Flying Banana" twin rotor helicopter arrived at the British Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare

Six Additional NH90 for the French Army Aviation, 07-Jan-16 : French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) ordered 6 additional NH90 helicopters in tactical troop transport configuration. 74 NH90 TTH are now on order for the French Army Aviation (ALAT)

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Rotary Wing Aircraft Units Login to Edit

Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    Détachement ALAT des Opérations Speciales - special operations aviation detachment DAOS1997 2009
    l'Ecole d'Application l'ALAT - army aviation school EAALAT1957 --
    l'Ecole Franco Allemande - French German School EFA2003 --
    LÁrmee Francaise de Berlin - DETALAT Berlin 1947 1994
    1 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 1 combat helicopters regiment 1 RHC1977 --
    2 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 2 combat helicopters regiment 2 RHC1978 1992
    3 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 3 combat helicopters regiment 3 RHC1977 --
    4 Regiment d'Helicopteres de Combat et de Manouvre - 4 combat helicopter regiment 4 RHCM1985 1999
    4 Regiment d'Helicopters des Forces Speciales - 4 special forces helicopter regiment 4 RHFS2009 --
    5 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 5 combat helicopters regiment 5 RHC1977 --
    6 Regiment d'Helicopteres de Combat et de Manouvre - 6 combat helicopter regiment 6 RHCM1977 2007
    7 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 7 combat helicopters regiment 7 RHC1958 1997
    5 Groupe d'Helicopteres Legers - 5 light helicopters group 5GHL1977 1998
    4 Groupe d'Aviation Legere Divisionnaire - 4 divisional light aviation group GALDIV 41968 1977




Locations for this Org Login to Edit

Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
   Etain Rouvres3 RHC 1977/now
   Le LucEAALAT 1963/now
EFA 2003/now
   Pau Uzin5 RHC 1977/now
4 RHFS 2009/now
   Phalsbourg / Camp de la Horie1 RHC 1977/now


Organisation Models Login to Edit

ModelDel'dFromTo
  NHI NH90 TTH 2012
  EC EC725AP Caracal 2010
  EC Tiger / Tigre 2003
  EC AS355 Ecureuil 2 181992
  EC AS532UL Cougar 291989
  SNIA gazelle 3601973
  SNIA sa330 puma 1501969
  SNIA alouette iii 1960
  sikorsky s-55 H-1919561971
  SNIA alouette ii 23019552000
  SA SO-1221 Djinn1001954??
  bell 4719521986
  piasecki H-21



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