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  • united kingdom Caernarfon

    Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

    United Kingdom


    Satellite and aerial maps of Caernarfon with nearby locations

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    14.1078 Llyn Padarn, Wales
    16.2087 Nant Peris, Wales
    16.9045EGB02 Gwynedd General Hospital, Wales
    17.6352EGOQ Mona, Wales
    18.7113 Yr Aran, Wales
    21.0321EGOV RAF Valley, Wales

    1941 to present

    53° 6' 7'' N - 4° 20' 15'' W
    Dinas Dinlle
    Elevation: 14 feet

    History of this Location

    Wales Air Ambulance launched its North Wales service from Dinas Dinlle in Jul 2003, with Helimed 61.

    As a result of the UKSRR SAR service main contract award from Apr 2015, Bristow has been building new SAR facilities for the transition here from 22 Squadron C Flt Sea Kings (from the RAF Valley site), on 1 Jul 2015.

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    List of units at Caernarfon

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2015/    Caernarfon sectorCamcopter S-100 2020/   
    S-92 2015/   
    2003/    WAACH145 / EC145T2 2017/   
    EC135 2009/   
    Bo105 2001/11

    Caernarfon News

    Drone Operational in HM Coastguard, 23-Jul-21 : #drones Schiebel S-100 Camcopter drone will now be operational from HM Coastguard Caernarfon base alongside S-92 helicopters and King Air surveillance aircraft

    HM Coastguard First Drone SAR Missions, 31-Jul-20 : #drones Bristow is operating two Schiebel Camcopter S-100 drones on behalf the HM Coastguard from Caernarfon base in Wales following a 3-month operational trial that began in March

    Bristow Testing SAR Drone at Caernarfon, 02-Mar-20 : #drones Bristow, provider of helicopter search and rescue (SAR) services in the UK on behalf the HM Coastguard, is carrying out UK’s first unmanned SAR aircraft trial by operating the Schiebel Camcopter S-100 drone from Caernarfon Airport in Wales to fully evaluate its capabilities

    Caernarfon Coastguard S-92 500th SAR Mission, 18-Oct-16 : The UK Coastguard S-92 based at Caernarfon since July 1st, 2015 completed its 500th search and rescue mission

    UK Coastguard Caernarfon Reaches 100 Rescues, 03-Sep-15 : UK Coastguard Caernarfon base, the third Bristow civilian search and rescue base to go live, has completed 100 taskings in just two months with their two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters.

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