canada 442 squadron

Canadian Armed Forces


442 Transport and Rescue Squadron

1968 to present    




From 1945 442 was a fighter/fixed wing Squadron. In 1964 the Squadron disbanded.
In 1968 the 121 Composite Unit renamed to 442 Squadron.

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

RCAF 442 Squadron in SAREX 2015, 12-Apr-15 : Royal Canadian Air Force 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron experienced during their annual search and rescue exercise (SAREX) in Port Hardy, British Columbia, from March 2 to 5, 2015.

442 Squadron “Rescue 903” wins 2014 Cormorant Trophy, 11-Nov-14 : RCAF 442 Sqd “Rescue 903” wins this year for a rescue on August 1st 2013 of an injured hiker on a mountain ledge at 9,300 feet (2834 m) on the edge of the helicopter performance envelope

442 squadron crew wins the 2011 Cormorant Trophy, 05-Dec-11 : 442 Squadron crew and AW101 “Cormorant” helicopter work as one in darkness to winch hiker trapped 1,600 meters up a B.C. mountain in 85 kph winds.


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1968/nowComoxCYQQ


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
2001/nowCH-149 Cormorant
1968/02CH-113 Labrador


Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
301 ch-113 1963 11301: 1st airframe into the Interim Avionics Update programme, 1 May 1978. Retu+
11301: xfer CAF, reserialled as 11301, 1968; conv to SARCUP std, unk; preserved+
11301: to Canadian Aviation Museum 27 Jul 2004
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10401: del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10401, 11Oct63; xfer to CAF, reserialled 11301, 1968.
Boeing Helicopters N6680D: BV-107II-9, c/n 301, ff:?; Boeing-Vertol test registration N6680D prior to delivery to RCAF, Aug63.
302 ch-113 1964 11302: to CAF, 1968; reser as 11302, 1969; conv to SARCUP std, unk; stored at CF+
Boeing Helicopters N6681D: BV-107II-9, cn302, ff?; Boeing test reg N6681D, 1964; del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10402, 24Sep64.
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10402: del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10402, 24Sep64; xfer CAF, reserialled 11302, 1968.
Columbia Helicopters -: Sold Columbia Helicopters, 2008, placed in store Aurora OR for future refurbishment.
303 ch-113 1964 11303: to CAF, reser as 11303, 1968; conv to SARCUP std, unk; sold to Columbia H+
Columbia Helicopters -: sold Columbia Helicopters & stored Aurora OR for future refurb.
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10403: Boeing BV-107II-9, cn 303, ff:?; del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10403, 05May64; xfer CAF, 1968, reser 1...
304 ch-113 1964 11304: xfer CAF, reser as 11304, 1968; conv to SARCUP std, unk; sold to Columbi+
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10404: BV-107II-9, cn 304, ff?; del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10404, 02Jul64; xfer CAF, reser 11304, 1968.
Columbia Helicopters -: sold to Columbia Helicopters 2008, placed in store Aurora, OR, for future refurb.
305 ch-113 1964 11305: xfer CAF, reserialled 11305, 1968; conv to SARCUP std, unk; suffered in-+
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10405: BV-107II-9, cn 305, ff?; del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10405, 02Jul64; xfer CAF, reserialled 11305, 1...
306 ch-113 1964 11306: xfer CAF, reser as 11306, 1968; conv to SARCUP std, unk; sold to Columbi+
Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10406: BV-107II-9, cn 306, ff?; del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10406, 19Aug64; xfer CAF, reser as 11306, 1968.
Columbia Helicopters -: sold to Columbia Helicopters 2008, placed in store Aurora, OR, for future refurb.
50054 ch-149 2000 149901: CSH01/511001. f/f 31may00. d/d CFB Comox 03May02
149901: CAF type:CH-149; 2003 442Sqn.
50058 ch-149 2001 149902: CSH02/511002. d/d CFB Comox 7feb02
149902: CAF type:CH-149; 2003 442Sqn.
50071 ch-149 149903: CSH03/511003.  d/d CAF 08jul02
50076 ch-149 2001 149904: CSH04/511004. d/d 20oct01
149904: CAF type:CH-149; oct2001 149904 and 149905 the first 2 CH-149 arrived in C+
149904: 27jan12 asg 442nd Sqn pictured at CGAS Astoria during US Coast Guard Adva+
50080 ch-149 2001 149905: CSH05/511005. d/d 20oct01
149905: CAF type:CH-149; oct2001 149905 and 149904 the first 2 CH-149 arrived in C+
50086 ch-149 2002 149906: CSH06/511006
50090 ch-149 2002 149907: CSH07/511007; 2003 442Sqn; 2011 442Sqn
50098 ch-149 2002 149908: CSH08/511008. d/d CFB Gander 8jul02
149908: Apr14 pictured in Lima, Peru. Transported by CC-177 Globemaster III for So+
149908: May16 asg 442Sq at Fresno County SAREX 2016 exercise in Hume Lake Christi+
50102 ch-149 2002 149909: CSH09/511009. d/d 24aug02
50112 ch-149 2002 149910: CSH10/511010
50119 ch-149 2002 149911: CSH11/511011
50124 ch-149 2003 149912: CSH12/511012
50130 ch-149 2003 149913: CSH13/511013
149913: 30jun15 at Moncton airport, New Brunswick
50134 ch-149 2003 149914: CSH14/511014; w/o 13jul06, crashed into the sea of Nova Scotia. 3 fatalit+
50132 ch-149 2003 149915: CSH15/511015
149915: Oct12 earns AgustaWestland Cormorant Trophy
149915: 02apr15 asg 103Sqn pictured (pic1) with 413Sqn C-130 Hercules at Stephenvi+
149915: 08feb16 pictured (pic2) asg 103Sqn training with Iceland Coast Guard at Re+
21 C/N found in this Organisation.


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