AgustaWestland EH101

Merlin HC.3

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C/NYearHistory
50033 1998 UK ZJ117 : RAF 50033/RAF01 f/f 24dec98 at Yeovil
1999 as /H301 at Le Bourget air show
UK ZJ117 : 2007 with AgustaWestland for BERP IV Flight Testing for+
50049 1999 UK ZJ118 : RAF 50049/RAF02 f/f 14jun99 at Yeovil
2007 28 Sqn /B
UK ZJ118 : First visit to RAF Benson by Merlin HC.3, flown by A&AE+
UK ZJ118 : hc.3i Nov15 HC.3i type asg 846Sqn
pictured as 846 NAS/B at RNAS Yeovilton during Air Day+
50075 1999 UK ZJ119 : RAF 50075/RAF03; 2011 28/78Sqn./C
HC.3 type 28/78Sqn./C Geilenkirchen dep. next day
UK ZJ119 : 846 NAS / C by 2 Jul 2015
as 845 NAS / C operating with HMS Queen Elizabeth in M+
13may18 pictured (pic1) (pic2) as 845Sq /C during Ten T+
50083 2000 UK ZJ120 : 28/78 Sq/D by Oct09. Part of 1st detachment of RAF Merl+
RAF; 18jun11 pictured (pic1) at Kemble, England
flying round Farnborough upper lambourn/uffington whit+
UK ZJ120 : hc.4 RN /D HC.4 type asg 845Sq by Jul18, pictured (pic2)
visited Plymouth Citadel
50099 2000 UK ZJ121 : RAF; 2007 28Sqn./E
pictured (pic1) at Yeovil
UK ZJ121 : RN 846Sqn; pictured (pic2) at RIAT 2015
846Sqn./E at Nantes direction South
846Sqn./E at Bordeaux direction Spain
hc.3i HC.3i type; visit to Gibraltar, with ZJ129.
846 NAS/E deployed to Gibraltar Aug 2016
hc.4 Oct18 /E HC.4 type asg 845NAS first Commando Merlin l+
20 Aug 2018 embarked HMS Queen Elizabeth for WESTLANT 1+
845 NAS / E evacuation exercise from area around MCAF Q+
50113 2000 UK ZJ122 : RAF 50113/RAF06 f/f 26jun00 d/d 11dec00; /F
Jul06 pictured (pic1) as 28 Sqn /F at RAF Fairford
29 pictured (pic2) at Al Fao, Iraq
1419 Flt /F, in Iraq Jun 2009
07aug13 emergency landing in a field at Old Colwyn. no +
11jul14 at Fairford for RIAT 2014
leaving Brize Norton
UK ZJ122 : hc.4 Royal Navy /F from Aug15; Oct16 first flight of HC.4 ty+
pictured (pic3) as first HC4 at Yeovilton airshow
as /F pictured (pic4) on the East Terrace of Excel +
Detached to RFA Argus for Caribbean deployment.
50129 2000 UK ZJ123 : RAF Merlin HC.3 28Sqn/G; Jun09 pictured at Kemble Air S+
50133 2000 UK ZJ124 : HC.3 type 28Sqd./H at Rotterdam
24 Apr 2003 Conducted lifts of air conditioning units o+
RAF HC.3 /H; 17jul11 pictured (pic1) with 28Sqd at RAF +
UK ZJ124 : hc.4 RN; at Yeovil, being conv to HC4
HC4 type as /H at RNAS Yeovilton
, pictured (pic2) in the Commando Assault finale at RNA+

May20 aft end seen for scrap (?) on Burscough industria+
18may20 just flew over Redditch so don't think it's scr+
50137 2000 UK ZJ125 : RAF
1419 Flt /J, in Iraq Jun 2009
as 78Sq /J pictured (pic1) at RAF Benson
UK ZJ125 : transferred to RN from RAF
hc.4 to Agusta Westland for conversion to HC.4
as /J pictured (pic2) in the Commando Assault finale a+
Detached to RFA Argus for Caribbean deployment.
pictured (pic3) HC4 type
50141 2000 UK ZJ126 : RAF 50141/RAF10 in June 2009 /K 28/78Sqn.
pictured (pic2) with 78 Sq/K markings on std side in t+
UK ZJ126 : hc.3i Apr15 HC.3i type asg 846Sqn
pictured under heavy rain on ferry stop at San Sebasti+
22mar18 23:45hs callsign REN5 flying round Braintree Es+
Visited Bournemouth as 846 NAS / K on 18 Oct 2018
Visited Keevil as 846 NAS / K on 30 Oct 2018
, in the static display at RNAS Yeovilton 2019
50149 2001 UK ZJ127 : RAF 50149/RAF11 in 2003 /L 28Sqn.
25feb17 rear fuselage and tail boom seen in storage yar+
UK ZJ127 : hc.4 conv to fully marinised HC.4
UK ZJ127 : /L pictured at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2017
Was deployed aboard Zr Ms Johan de Witt during Cold Res+
Detached to RFA Argus for Caribbean deployment.
50153 2001 UK ZJ128 : 50153/RAF12; 2003 /M 28Sqn; 19aug06 pictured (pic1) at +
UK ZJ128 : Sep17 as 845 NAS / M deployed to Caribbean for hurrican+
hc.4 conv to Commando Mk4 at Leonardo Yeovil
HC4 type as /M at RNAS Yeovilton
as /M pictured (pic2) in the static display at RNAS Ye+
50167 2001 UK ZJ129 : RN; 01may05 as 28Sqn /N pictured (pic1) at Abingdon
2007 28Sqn /N
UK ZJ129 : 846Sqn /N at Nantes direction South
846Sqn /N at Bordeaux direction Spain
hc.3i HC.3I type; visit to Gibraltar with ZJ121.
UK ZJ129 : hc.4 May18 /N conv to HC.4 completed for delivery to 845 NA+
03sep18 pictured (pic2) winching exercise with HMS Que+
UK ZJ129 : Mar18 845sqn /N pictured (pic3) in formation returning +
re-delivered to Fleet Air Arm after upgrade.
hc.4 Aug18 /N HC.4 type
845 NAS Furious Flt / N, embarked HMS Queen Elizabeth+
845 NAS / N evacuation exercise from area around MCAF +
as 845 NAS / N, in formation with ZJ131 / P and ZJ134 +
noted operating from RFA Lyme Bay during JW19-1 marked+
Was deployed aboard Zr Ms Johan de Witt during Cold Res+
overflying Shaftesbury, Dorset
Trondheim, Norway, returning from cancelled Cold Respon+
ILS runs at Birmingham Airport during COVID19 lockdown
50169 2001 UK ZJ130 : HC.3 type 28Sqd./O at Rotterdam
RAF; 2007 28Sqn./O
28/78 Sq/O by Oct 2009. Part of 1st detachment of RAF M+
pictured (pic1) as /O at RIAT 2013 RAF Fairford
UK ZJ130 : hc.3i pictured (pic2) as 846Sq /O at RNAS Yeovilton during A+
as /O in the Commando Assault finale at RNAS Yeovilton+
50173 2001 UK ZJ131 : RAF Merlin HC.3 28Sqn./P; 11may07 pictured (pic1) at E+
1419 Flt /P by Jun 2009; returned to UK to MDMF Culdros+
UK ZJ131 : hc.3i final Merlin delivered from RAF Benson to 845 NAS at Ye+
hc.4 To AW / Leonardo Yeovil for conversion to HC.4 standard+
Visited Bournemouth as 845 NAS / P on 26 Oct 2018
As 845 NAS / P, in formation with ZJ129 / N and ZJ134 /+
as /P pictured (pic2) in the Hangar 7 display at RNAS+
50177 2001 UK ZJ132 : RAF Merlin HC.3; 06 pictured at Abingdon Air Show
UK ZJ132 : hc.3i Royal Navy HC3i; /Q RNAS Yeovilton
07jul16 HC.3i type 846Sqn./Q at Northolt
29 Aug 2017 845 NAS/Q embarked HMS Ocean for 4 month M+
22 Sep 2017 joined Caribbean relief effort when ship ar+
Visited Bournemouth as 846 NAS / Q on 15 Oct 2018
21 Dec 2018 846 NAS, c/s Renegade 3 in operation to det+
50181 2001 UK ZJ133 : RAF 50181/RAF17 in 2009 28Sqn.
10/ on display at Aviation Nation, Nellis AFB, Nevada, +
28/78Sqn./R departure next day
50183 2001 UK ZJ134 : RAF
1419 Flt /S, in Iraq Jun 2009; MDMF Culdrose on 9 Jul 2+
23apr13 seen at the west coast of Wales
UK ZJ134 : RN; Oct16 846Sq /S in Bavaria, Germany
hc.4 To AW / Leonardo Yeovil for conversion to HC.4 standard+
As 845 NAS / S, in formation with ZJ129 / N and ZJ131 /+
Was deployed aboard Zr Ms Johan de Witt during Cold Res+
Was deployed aboard Zr Ms Johan de Witt during Cold Res+
50187 2001 UK ZJ135 : RAF HC.3; 27aug09 pictured (pic1) at RAF Benson
UK ZJ135 : 846Sq by Mar16
16jun16 on my radar in South Wales the past few nights
hc.3i pictured (pic2) as 846Sq /T at RNAS Yeovilton during A+
Visited RAF Brize Norton as 846 NAS / T on 4 Sep 2018
21 Dec 2018 846 NAS, c/s Renegade 4 in operation to det+
as /T pictured (pic3) in the static display at RNAS Y+
50191 2001 UK ZJ136 : RAF HC.3 d/d 29apr02
as /U pictured (pic1) at RAF Benson.
UK ZJ136 : hc.3i Dec15 HC.3i type asg 846Sqn
One of two 846 NAS Merlin HC.3i /U assigned to support +
pictured (pic2) on display at Fairford 2017
Visited RAF Valley on 3 Oct 2018 as 846 NAS / U
50195 2002 UK ZJ137 : RAF 50195/RAF21.; 2003 28Sqn./W
UK ZJ137 : hc.3i Jan16 HC.3i type asg 846Sqn
hc.3i as 846 NAS /W pictured (pic1) at RNAS Yeovilton during+
07jul16 HC.3i type 846Sqn./W at Northolt
as /W pictured (pic2) in the Commando Assault finale a+
50199 2002 UK ZJ138 : RAF HC.3 d/d 22nov02; w/o heavy landing at Camp Bast+
22 C/N.


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