united kingdom RAF Shawbury

Shawbury, Shropshire, England

United Kingdom


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1938 to present

52° 48' 0'' N - 2° 40' 0'' W
6nm NNE of Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Elevation: 249 feet

RAF Shawbury

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List of units at RAF Shawbury

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1997/    705 NASAS350BB Ecureuil 1997/18
SA341C Gazelle HT.2 1975/97
1997/    60(R) SquadronA109E Power 2009/??
412 1997/18
Wessex 1992/97
1997/    660 SquadronAS350BB Ecureuil 1997/18
1997/    DHFSH135 / EC135T3 2018/   
H145 / EC145T2 2018/   
AW139 2009/12
AS350BB Ecureuil 1997/18
AS350BB Ecureuil 1997/18
412 1997/18
1993/??6 Flt
1976/972FTSSA341D Gazelle HT.3 1976/97
Wessex 1963/97
Whirlwind ??/76

RAF Shawbury News

RAF Training Building Named Duke of Cambridge, 10-Mar-20 : #UKMFTS The training facility at RAF Shawbury named in honour of The Duke of Cambridge. The building is part of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) and houses flying simulators

UK MoD Orders Four More H145 Jupiter, 22-Jan-20 : #Jupiter British Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed £183M contract for 4 new H145/EC145T2, or Jupiter HT.1, and an additional simulator to be added to the 3 helicopters already in use by private contractor Ascent in the joint Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS)

First Graduates at British Juno / Jupiter School, 27-Aug-19 : #HelicopterSchool First 13 British Armed Forces pilots completed their training within the new Rotary Wing UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS). The tri-Service Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) operating the Juno (H135) and Jupiter (H145) at RAF Shawbury since April 2018 under contract with Ascent

10.000 Flight Hours for Juno in Less Than a Year, 19-Mar-19 : #Juno The United Kingdoms Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) Juno HT.1 ( H135/EC135T3H ) achieved more than 10,000 flight hours in less than one year with the Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS)

Juno and Jupiter Fully Operational, 03-Oct-18 : #UKMFTS UK MoD new Military Flying Training System (UK MFTS) H135 Juno and H145 Jupiter helicopters fully operational at RAF Shawbury and RAF Valley for the Joint Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS)

07-Jul-16 - CAE Simulators for UK MFTS Program H135/H145
20-May-16 - H135 and H145 for UK Military Flying Training
26-Sep-14 - 705 Naval Air Squadron 75th anniversary

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