Del'd: 212 - 1973 to present


Army Air Corps SA341B Gazelle AH.1

Built by Westland at Yeovil (up to XZ337, c/n 1677) and Weston-super-Mare (XZ338, c/n 1682 onwards).
Also used by Royal Marines.
On July 2016 was announced that the current 34 AAC Gazelles AH.1 ( 19 in use and 15 in routine maintenance ) will remain in service until 2025 under new support contracts to be signed with Cobham Aviation Services, Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo Helicopters and Safran Helicopter Engines.

I was a member of an Air Sqn namely 16/5l ,with this aircraft nos xx384 to xx389. From 29 june 1976 flew one back as nav to wolfenbuttel from b/Kelly , N.Ireland. Dont understand why AAC do not recognise us, as were attached to 653 Sqn and 657 Sqn AAC.
I also served at Wolfenbuttel with these Gazelles. The REGN nos were xx384, xx386 and xx388.

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Gazelle 40 years training British military pilots, 15-Jul-14 : Farnborough, UK – The important role of Airbus Helicopters in the ab-initio training of British military rotorcraft pilots is being marked by Airbus Helicopters during this week’s Farnborough Airshow.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2001/    29 FltCA CFB Suffield
1993/093 FlightAAC Netheravon
RAF Leuchars
1989/94UNFICYP FlightCY Nicosia (Lefkosia)
1988/0316 FltCY Dhekelia
1986/    665 squadron JHCFS Aldergrove
1985/04662 squadronIQ Basrah International Airport
AAC Wattisham
DE Soest
1983/001 REGTDE Gütersloh
DE Hildesheim
1982/91655 squadron JHCFS Aldergrove
AAC Ballykelly
1980/    Historic Aircraft Flight AAC Middle Wallop
1979/0325 flight, army air corps BZ Philip S W Goldson International Airport (PGIA)
1977/01AAC Flight BATUSCA CFB Suffield
1977/00661 squadronHR Divulje Barracks
DE Gütersloh
DE Hildesheim
Long Kesh
DE Detmold
1977/80662 squadronDE Waterloo Barracks, Münster
1976/0912 FlightDE Elmpt Station
DE RAF Wildenrath
1976/913 FlightRAF Topcliffe
1975/05656 squadronAAC Dishforth
AAC Netheravon
Port Stanley
ZW Gweru
ZW Harare International
BZ Philip S W Goldson International Airport (PGIA)
HK Sek Kong
1975/947 FlightDE RAF Gatow
1974/78660 squadronHK Sek Kong
DE Soest
??/07654 squadronYU Pristina Kosovo
AAC Wattisham
SA Al Jubail
DE Detmold
DE Soest
Enniskillen St Angelo
Long Kesh
Long Kesh
DE Herford
DE Hildesheim
??/058 FlightYE Khormaksar / Aden International
YE Falaise
??/05663 squadron AAC Wattisham
DE Soest
AAC Netheravon
671 squadron AAC Middle Wallop

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