Del'd: 15 - 2002 to present





Helicopters

Canadian Armed Forces CH-149 Cormorant

The EH.101 was chosen as Canada new search and rescue helicopter to replaced the CH-113 Labrador.

The first unit to receive the Cormorant was 442 Transport & Rescue Squadron at 19 Wing in Comox, British Columbia. The base initially host five helicopters that formed the Operational Training Unit. The remaining ten aircraft were divided between 413 Squadron at 14 Wing in Greenwood, Nova Scotia, 424 Squadron at 8 Wing in Trenton, Ontario and 103 Squadron at 9 Wing in Gander , Newfoundland. Canada has become the first third-party customer to use the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) at RAF Benson for training personnel which includes british Mk3 flight simulators
In 2011, Canada acquired 7 VH-71 airframes after the US cancelled the Marine One replacement program. In 2017 were announced plans to expand the CH-149 fleet by converting these aircraft.


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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2002/    413 Squadron Greenwood
2002/    103 Squadron Gander
2001/    442 Squadron Comox





List of Aircraft

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C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

50054 2000     149901: CSH01/511001, f/f 31may00, d/d CFB Comox 03May02
50058 2001     149902: CSH02/511002. d/d CFB Comox 7feb02
50071     149903: CSH03/511003.  d/d CAF 08jul02
50076 2001     149904: CSH04/511004. d/d 20oct01
50080 2001     149905: CSH05/511005. d/d 20oct01
50086 2002     149906: CSH06/511006
50090 2002     149907: CSH07/511007; 2003 442Sqn; 2011 442Sqn
50098 2002     149908: CSH08/511008. d/d CFB Gander 8jul02
50102 2002     149909: CSH09/511009. d/d 24aug02
50112 2002     149910: CSH10/511010
50119 2002     149911: CSH11/511011
50124 2003     149912: CSH12/511012
50130 2003     149913: CSH13/511013
50134 2003     149914: CSH14/511014; w/o 13jul06, crashed into the sea of Nova Sco+
50132 2003     149915: CSH15/511015


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