united kingdom 240 operational conversion unit

Royal Air Force


240 ocu

1948 to 1993    




Formed at RAF North Luffenham in Jan 1948 as a Transport Unit, until disbanded there in Apr 1951, to re-emerge as 242 OCU by amalgamation with 241 OCU. Its rotary wing story began on 29 Dec 1971 when it reformed from the short-lived Air Training Squadron, at RAF Odiham. It has used Wessex HC.2, Puma HC.1 and latterly the Chinook, before disbanding on 1 Oct 1993 to become 27(R) Squadron.

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1991SA King Khaled Air BaseOERY
1990/91SA Ras-al-Ghar
1971/93RAF OdihamEGVO
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YearsModels
1980/93CH-47C Chinook
1972/93sa330 puma
1971/81Wessex HC.2

Operations

DatesOperation
25-nov-9015-mar-91IQ Operation Desert Shield/Storm







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