2018 to present


Royal Australian Air Force AW139

Entered service in 2019 replacing the S-76 as RAAF / RAN / Army support helicopter operated under contract by CHC Rescue Service.
As 2019, six AW139 and an extra backup helicopter (for maintenance times) are in use

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CHC Australia AW139 Ready for Rescue Service, 27-Feb-19 : Avalon 2019 The six AW139 helicopters operated by CHC under contract of the Australian DoD for rescue services for RAAF, RAN and Army are now operational

CHC Renewed SAR Service with RAAF, 16-Apr-18 : CHC signed 30-month contract continuation with Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to provide search and rescue at five bases replacing current six S-76 with AW139. CHC also provides SAR to Army and Navy


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2019/    CHC Helicopters Australia
RAAF Rescue Service
YE Falaise
Darwin Intl
East Sale

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