Westland Sioux
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united kingdom Royal Marines







Del'd: 23 - 1965 to 1975






Initially with 42 Commando Air Troop in 1965, these Sioux AH.1 were used for observation and rapid support of the Commando units. They were amalgamated into 3 CBAS in Sep 1968 to provide support for the Brigade. They were replaced between 1974 and 1975 by the Gazelle AH.1.


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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1968/753 CBASCoypool
SG Sembawang


Platform


Classes
CV Modified Centaur class
L Fearless class


List of Aircraft

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C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

wa566/was185 1968     A2631: 15Apr76 to G-BDVJ
Royal Air Force XV312: RAF Sioux HT.2 d/d 29jan68, unk to 8430M

Ministry of Defence (MoD) 8430M: MOD Maintenance Serial - Instructional Airframe unk to +

- G-BDVJ: Variety of owners until 25May84 when reg to Dollar Air +

- 5B-CGI: Private based at Pafos, Cyprus
wa335 1965     XT176: RM; Sioux AH.1
British Army XT176: Del Aug 1965. Gurkha Rifles Air Tp by 1966 in Borneo.
wa356 1966     XT197: RM Sioux AH.1; With 3CBAS coded Z at Middle Wallop Airshow j+
- G-BPDY: Private, Reg Canx 29Oct91

Private, Re-registered 16Jan92, to OY-HCO 20Dec02

- OY-HCO: Private, unk to SE-HIF

- SE-HIF: Private, unk to VH-HFG

- VH-HFG: Private, unk to VH-PBK

- VH-PBK: Private, based at Caboolture, Queensland
wa713 1969     XW193: RM, Sioux AH.1, 21oct78 in storage at Wrougthon
PDG Helicopters G-BHKW: private Jan80-Jan85

Dollar Air Services Ltd Jan85-Mar87

- SX-HCC: Greece from 1987