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  • AgustaWestland EH101 Mk.512
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    united kingdom Royal Air Force







    Del'd: 6 - 2007 to 2015







    The six Merlins purchased by the RAF from the Danish Air Force are known as HC.3A and were first delivered to RAF Benson in July 2007.
    Transferred to the Royal Navy on Sept.30, 2014


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    Royal Air Force Hand Over Merlin To Royal Navy, 01-Oct-14 : Yesterday marked the end of an era for the Royal Air Force and the start of a new one for the Royal Navy as the official handover of the Merlin helicopter took place in a formal ceremony at RAF Benson in Oxfordshire.

    Six Danish EH101 Helicopters goes to the RAF, 30-Mar-07 : UK / Italy - AgustaWestland and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have today signed an agreement to modify six EH101 Merlin helicopters the MoD are buying from Denmark, to provide additional helicopter support for the UK armed forces. The agreement also includes the purchase of six new build EH101 Merlin helicopters that will be delivered by the MoD to the Royal Danish Air Force to replace the original aircraft.




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    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2008/1478 SquadronRAF Benson



    List of Aircraft

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    C/NBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    50089 2003     ZJ990: hc.3a First delivered to the Royal Danish air force as M-501 in Oc+
    AgustaWestland UK ZJ990: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-501: 50089/DEN01 return to UK as ZJ990

    Royal Navy ZJ990: RN from Sep16; Sep17 pictured (pic3) asg 845Sq trainin+
    50106 2004     ZJ992: Delivered to RDAF as M-503 in 2006, arrived in UK for conver+
    AgustaWestland UK ZJ992: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-503: 50106/DEN03 return to UK as ZJ992; pictured (pic1) at +

    Royal Navy ZJ992: as 845Sq /AB pictured (pic3) at London Heliport for +
    50121 2005     ZJ994: Delivered to RDAF as M-505 on 2 Feb 2006. Returned to UK fo+
    AgustaWestland UK ZJ994: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-505: 50121/DEN05 return to UK as ZJ994

    Royal Navy ZJ994: pictured (pic1) as 845 NAS /AC at RNAS Yeovilton durin+

    28may18 HC.3A type 845Sqn./AC stop at Volkel, for exerc+



    31may18 HC.3A type 845Sqn./AC stop at Volkel, for exerc+

    Jun18 pictured (pic2) with ZK001 as HC.3A type /AC at A+

    , in the static display as /AC at RNAS Yeovilton 2019

    6 Nov 2019, heading north up the Lea Valley nr Walthams+
    50123 2005     ZJ995: hc.3a Delivered to RDAF as M-506 on 29 Apr 2006. Returned to UK on+
    AgustaWestland UK ZJ995: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-506: 50123/DEN06 return to UK as ZJ995
    50148 2005     ZJ998: hc.3a Delivered to RDAF as M-509.  Returned to UK on 29jun07 for +
    AgustaWestland UK ZJ998: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-509: 50148/DEN09 return to UK as ZJ998

    RDAF; pictured (top) as /Rescue-09 at RAF Fairford, UK

    Royal Navy ZJ998: Royal Navy; HC.3A type 845Sqn./AE visit Schiphol
    50160 2006     ZK001: hc.3a Delivered to RDAF as M-511.  Returned to the UK on 29jun07 +
    AgustaWestland UK ZK001: AW pre-delivery serial for military class tests

    Royal Danish Air Force M-511: 50160/DEN11 return to UK as ZK001

    Royal Navy ZK001: Royal Navy; HC.3A type 845 Sqn /AF visit Schiphol

    28may18 HC.3A type 845Sqn./AF stop at Volkel, for exerc+

    Jun18 pictured (pic3) as HC.3A type /AF at APROC 2018 i+

    as HC3A type 845NAS /AF pictured (pic4) in Norway du+

    , in the static display as /AF at RNAS Yeovilton 2019


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