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    Portuguese Air Force





    Del'd: 12 - 2005 to present





    Helicopters

    Força Aérea Portuguesa EH101

    Força Aérea Portuguesa EH101
    Initial order of 12 Merlins for Search and Rescue (6 Mk514), Combat SAR (4 Mk516) and Fishery Protection (2 Mk515) roles, saw the first enter service in Feb 2005, followed by three more to commence conversion to type training.

    On 2010 the Portuguese Air Force (PoAF) achieved the milestone of 10,000 flying hours with its AW101 fleet performing fishery protection and search and rescue duties having saved more than 630 lives since introduced in late 2004


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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2005/    Esquadra de Busca e Salvamento 751 Lajes
    Montijo (BA6)
    Porto Santo



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    C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    50088 mk514 2003     19601: FAP Esq751
    50094 mk514     19602: 19602 FAP Esq751; 30may07 pictured at Lajes airbase
    50104 mk514     19603: 19603 FAP Esq751
    50107 mk514     19604: FAP Esq751
    50126 mk514     19605: FAP Esq751
    50128 mk514     19606: FAP Esq751
    50100 mk515     19607: FAP Esq751
    50115 mk515     19608: FAP Esq751
    50122 mk516     19609: 19609 50122/SAR09/516001. FAP Esq751
    50140 mk516     19610: 19610 50140/SAR10/516002. FAP Esq751
    50152 mk516     19611: 19611 FAP, 516003/SAR1; pictured (pic1) with Esq751 Pumas at Mont+
    50158 mk516 2006     19612: FAP Esq751


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