oman 3 squadron

Silāḥ al-Jaww as-Sulṭāniy ‘Umān


Royal Air Force of Oman

1971 to present    




Formed in 1971 at RAFO Salalah with Agusta Bell 205 and Agusta Bell 206s, for training, transport, casevac and SAR duties. The unit has operated several detatchments in the past but these have been taken over by 14 Squadron.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1971/nowSalalah InternationalOOSA


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
1985/nowab206
? to ?ab205


Construction Numbers (Not all in unit) Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
8237 ab206a 1970 601: RAFO from 1970 toward G-BNRC
Rotor Enterprises Ltd. G-BNRC: Rotor Enterprises from jul87 to sep90 ex 601 toward new owner
- G-BNRC: unknown from sep90 to 1995 re-registered to G-OBYT
- G-OBYT: unknown from 1985 ex G-BNRC to new owner Sloane Helicopters
Sloane Helicopters G-OBYT: Sloane Helicopters from apr97 to sep97 to new owner
- G-OBYT: Rotaflight from sep97 to jun98 to new owner
Sloane Helicopters G-OBYT: Sloane Helicopters from jun98
8238 ab206a 1970 602: RAFO from 1970 toward G-BNRD
- G-OOPS: unknown from 1995 to apr96 ex G-BNRD re-registered to G-JBDB
- G-BNRD: unknown from sep90 to 1995 re-registered G-OOPS
- G-JBDB: unknown from apr96 ex G-OOPS
Rotor Enterprises Ltd. G-BNRD: Rotor Enterprises from jul87 to sep90 ex 602 toward new owner
8246 ab206a 1970 603: RAFO from 1970 toward G-BNRE
Rotor Enterprises Ltd. G-BNRE: Rotor Enterprises from jul87 to dec88 ex 603 toward new owner
- G-BNRE: unknown from dec88 to 1996 toward OE-XRF
Aerial-Helicopter OE-XRF: Aerial Helicopter; conv ab206b; from 1997 ex G-BNRE; to OM-XRB
- OM-XRB: 2010; ex OE-XRF
8247 ab206a 1970 604: RAFO from 1970 to w/o 25dec76
4156 ab205a 701:
4165 ab205a 702: Nov 2003 was DBER; Jun 2011 in the fire training area, RAFO Masirah.
4166 ab205a 703: RAFO; Scrapped
4167 ab205a 704:
4168 ab205a 705: RAFO; Scrapped
4169 ab205a 706: RAFO; Hit antenna scrapped
4170 ab205a 707:
4171 ab205a 708: Royal Air Force of Oman; w/o 26apr72
4191 ab205a 709:
4174 ab205a 710:
4306 ab205a 711:
4313 ab205a 712: RAFO; Crashed, written off
4320 ab205a 713: RAFO 14 Sqn, w/o 31oct75
713: I believe was shot down by a SAM-7 missile over the shershitty caves in we+
4280 ab205a 714:
4281 ab205a 715:
4284 ab205a 716: RAFO
716: w/o 1993 crashed
4285 ab205a 717: RAFO; retired, scrapped
4286 ab205a 718:
4287 ab205a 719:
4292 ab205a 720:
4052 ab205a 732: Royal Air Force of Oman, ex ZAF 6180
Air Force of Zimbabwe 6180: Zimbabwe airforce d/d Oct78 Rodhesia
4047 ab205a 733: Royal Air Force of Oman, ex ZAF 8606
Air Force of Zimbabwe 8606: Zimbabwe airforce d/d Oct78 Rodhesia
26 C/N found in this Organisation.


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