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  • Del'd: 4 - 1982 to 2009






    First two aircraft captured during the Falklands War from the Argentine Army.  Two additional aircraft brought from new.  Used by 8 Flight AAc in the communication role to support the UK's special forces. 
    Retired by 2009 and replaced with Dauphins. Airframes keep at instructional aircraft or stored


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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    1982/088 FltCredenhill



    List of Aircraft

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    C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    7144 a109a 1978     ZE410: AAC; 1998 8Flt.
    Argentine Army Aviation AE-334: Ejercito d/d 1979, Esc Av Expl Atq 602

    Jun82 captured, Malvinas/Falklands
    7138 a109a     ZE411: AAC 8 Flight 1982-2009; ex Argentine Army AE-331 captured on+
    Argentine Army Aviation AE-331: Ejercito d/d 1979; Apr82 flew to Malvinas jumping on AR+
    7244 a109a     ZE412: 2007 8Flt, M0024
    7245 a109a     ZE413: AAC /M0025 Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffs
    - ZE413: Oct16 del to Airwork Service Training Ltd as an instruc+

    still at Perth, Nov 2017