united kingdom 194 squadron

Royal Air Force



1942 to 1959    




Helicopters

First formed 13 Oct 1942 at Lahore and disbanded at Mingaladon on 15 Feb 1946.

Reformed on 2 Feb 1953 at RAF Sembawang (from the Far East Casevac Flight with 12 Dragonfly HC.2, becoming the RAFs first operational helicopter squadron. It sent a detachment to Kuala Lumpur and the whole unit followed on 1 May 1953, where it received its first Sycamore HR.14s, which replaced the Dragonfly in Jun 1956. On 3 Jun 1959, it merged with 155 Squadron and both were renumbered into 110 Squadron.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1953/59MY SimpangWMKF
1953SG SembawangWSAG

Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
1954/59sycamore
1953/56dragonfly


Construction Numbers for 194Sq Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
12888 sycamore 1948 WA577 : 3rd production Sycamore. Allocated G-ALST (ntu) by Jun 1949, (canx Nov 195+
- WA577 : to North East Aircraft Museum in early 1980s. Still present 2014.
13221 sycamore 1954 XE319 : w/o 21feb59 crashed following main rotor failure south of Kuala Lumpur whi+
13226 sycamore 1954 XF266 : 194Sq after Oct 1954, 110 Sq after 1960, struck off charge Jun 1967.
13227 sycamore 1954 XF267 : w/o 27feb59 crashed following main rotor failure 3.5nm N of Kuala Lumpur w+
4 serials found for 194Sq

Operations

DatesOperation
feb-53jun-59MY Operation Firedog



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