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    Yeovil, Somerset, England

    United Kingdom


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    1.7057 Yeovil College, England
    7.8010EGDY RNAS Yeovilton, England
    10.6080 Sherborne, England
    15.6245 Higher Purtington, England
    19.6277EGDI Merryfield, England
    21.8076EGHS Henstridge, England

    50° 56' 23.98'' N - 2° 39' 31.00'' W
    1nm SW of Yeovil, Somerset
    Elevation: 207 feet

    History of this Location

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    List of units at Yeovil

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2007/08DSAAEC135 2007/17
    Bo105 2000/07

    Yeovil News

    First Flight of Polish Navy AW101, 20-Jul-21 : The first of 4 AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy to be used in ASW and CSAR missions completed first flight at Leonardo Yeovil, UK. PZL-Świdnik acts as the prime contractor

    New Helicopter Logistics Hub in Yeovil, 16-Jun-21 : #LogisticsHub Leonardo breaks ground on £30M advanced new helicopter logistics hub In Yeovil, south west England. Will be fully operational in 2023

    Gravity Jet Suit Visits AW149, 14-Jun-21 : #JetSuit The Gravity Jet Suit, which allows a man fly, visits the Leonardo AW149 helicopter at Yeovil

    Tenth “SAR Queen” Delivered to Norway, 17-Mar-21 : #SARQueen Leonardo Yeovil delivered the 10th of 16 AW101 “SAR Queen” helicopter to the 330 Squadron of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) . Sola (next September), Ørland and Banak airbases are expected to become operational this year

    Leonardo Training Academy at Yeovil, 22-Dec-20 : #Academy Leonardo’s Training Academy in Yeovil, UK specialises in military helicopter training (AW101, AW159, Lynx and Sea King) for pilot and ground aircrew as well as technician and manager training. Cutting ribbon ceremony for upgraded site facilities

    23-Nov-20 - Portuguese Pilots in UK for Lynx Mk95A #Mk95A
    19-Aug-20 - Leonardo UK Supporting Armed Forces COVID-19 Response #coronavirus
    22-Jun-20 - Sea King Turns 50 Visiting Yeovil #SeaKing
    29-Apr-20 - Leonardo UK Adapts to COVID-19 Pandemic #coronavirus
    18-Feb-20 - First Flight for Upgraded Portuguese Lynx #Lynx
    28-Dec-19 - Third Wild Lynx for Brazilian Navy
    14-Nov-19 - Ten Years with the AW159 Wildcat #TenYears
    17-Jan-19 - UK MoD £293M Contract for Apache Support #Apache
    05-Dec-18 - Redstreak Mobile Phone Rescue System #Redstreak
    28-Jun-18 - Second Upgraded Brazilian Lynx Flying in Yeovil #upgrade
    16-Jan-18 - AW169 Pegasus Naming Ceremony
    20-Nov-17 - Leonardo AESA Osprey Radar for Norway #Osprey
    28-Sep-17 - First Flight for Brazilian Navy’ Upgraded Super Lynx
    21-Nov-16 - AW101 Merlin Mk4 Makes Maiden Flight
    28-Jul-16 - 30th Merlin HM.2 Delivered to Royal Navy
    31-May-16 - Norwegian AW101 Roll Out Ceremony
    23-Mar-16 - Norwegian First AW101 Maiden Flight
    12-Jul-15 - AgustaWestland Celebrates 100 Years in the UK
    19-Jul-00 - First UK Built WAH-64 Apache Makes Maiden Flight
    15-Mar-00 - First WAH-64 Apache to British Army
    14-Jan-00 - Westland Apache Production Facility Opens at Yeovil
    01-Sep-99 - First WAH-64 Apache Longbow Kit to Westland

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