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    Townsville, Queensland


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    2.4210 Garbutt Annex, Queensland
    8.6187YXTL Townsville Hospital, Queensland
    11.8042YNEY Nelly Bay, Queensland
    73.9336YOPH Orpheus Island Seaplane Base, Queensland
    170.4328YTUY Tully Airport, Queensland
    181.8143YCCL Collinsville Coal, Queensland

    1938 to present

    19° 14' 37'' S - 146° 46' 17'' E
    3nm W of Townsville
    Elevation: 18 feet

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    List of units at Townsville

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1987/    5th Aviation RegimentCH-47F Chinook 2015/   
    MRH90 Taipan 2009/   
    CH-47D Chinook 1995/16
    S-70A-9 Black Hawk 1989/   
    QGAirAW139 2008/   
    412 2007/19

    Townsville News

    Two New AW139 for North Queensland Ambulance, 14-Mar-19 : #NorthQueensland Helimods completed interior of two new AW139 for medical air service ambulance in North Queensland. Will enter service in April and based at Townsville to replace two Bell 412

    First Two CH-47F Chinooks to Australian Army, 05-May-15 : Australian Army accepts into service the first two of seven CH-47F Chinook ‘Foxtrot’ helicopters during a ceremony at RAAF Townsville

    Second Australian Army MRH90 Simulator Ready, 05-Nov-14 : Australian Defence Forces accepted their second MRH90 helicopter full-flight and mission simulator located at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville in Queensland.

    List of aircraft and events at Townsville

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    By Date | By Serial

    1988-sep RAAF S-70A-9 A25-105
    2009-sep-26 412HP VH-ESD
    2009-sep-27 CH-47D A15-104
    2009-sep-27 RAN MRH90 A40-002
    2009-sep-27 S-76A VH-LHN
    2009-sep-27 UH-1B VH-THY
    2010-oct-04 S-70A-9 A25-114
    2010-oct-05 EC135P1 VH-WKJ
    2010-oct-09 Australia Air Ambulances AW139 VH-ESJ
    2010-dec-09 S-70A-9 A25-104
    2011-apr-12 S-70A-9 A25-224
    2012-aug-06 EC130B4 VH-NXX
    2015-mar-28 412HP VH-ESD
    2015-apr-01 412HP VH-ESD
    2015-apr-07 412EP VH-ESB
    2015-may-11 407 VH-VHU
    2015-may-18 Australia Air Ambulances AW139 VH-ESZ
    2015-jul-04 Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH H145 D-HADW
    2015-dec-18 Australia Air Ambulances AW139 VH-EZJ
    2016-jan-21 QGAir 412HP VH-ESD
    2016-jan-22 407 VH-VHU
    2016-mar-07 H130 VH-ZVY
    2016-jul-06 AW139 ZK-IHP
    2018-nov-10 Australia Air Ambulances 412HP VH-ESD

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