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  • Westland Sioux
    in
    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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    Units


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




    Platform


    Classes
    CV Modified Centaur class
    L Fearless class


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    C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

    wa335 1965     XT176: RM; Sioux AH.1
    British Army XT176: Del Aug 1965. Gurkha Rifles Air Tp by 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, in storage at Wrougthon
    PDG Helicopters G-BHKW: private Jan80-Jan85

    Dollar Air Services Ltd Jan85-Mar87

    - SX-HCC: Greece from 1987

    British Army XW193: Took part in 666 Sq disbandment flypast on 22 Feb 1978,+
    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
    4 C/N.