austria Österreichische Luftstreitkräfte

Austrian Air Force

The Austrian Air Force was reformed after World War II in May 1955. By 1964 it had a mixed force of c 100 helicopters.


Avalex and Garmin Partners in Austria S-70 Upgrade, 09-Feb-18 : Avalex partnered with ACE Aeronautics and Garmin in the Austrian S-70A-42 avionics upgrade. The 9 Bundesheer Black Hawks, delivered in 2002, need to comply with the Single European Sky initiative

Austria S-70A Avionics Upgrade, 09-Jun-17 : Ace Aeronautics awarded us$ 40M contract to design, manufacture and install a new avionics system for the 9 Austrian Bundesheer S-70A-42 Black Hawk. Work will be done in Alabama and completed by 2020

Black Blade 2016 in Belgium, 08-Nov-16 : European Defence Agency’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) organizing exercise Black Blade (BB16) for special forces in Belgium

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List of Units

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Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    Fliegerregiment 1 - Flight Regiment 1 Fl.1? --
    3 Hubschrauberstaffel, Fliegerregiment 1 - 3 helicopter squadron, flight regiment 1 1976 2010
    Fliegerregiment 2 - Flight Regiment 2 Fl.21967 --
    1 Hubschrauberstaffel, Fliegerregiment 3 - 1 helicopter squadron, flight regiment 3 1958 2010
    Fliegerregiment 3 - Flight Regiment 3 Fl.3 1958 --
    2 Hubschrauberstaffel, Fliegerregiment 3 - 2 helicopter squadron, flight regiment 3 1976 2010
    Mehrzweckhubschrauberstaffel - multirole light utility helicopter squadron 2010 --
    leichte Transporthubschrauberstaffel - light transport helicopter squadron 2010 --

Bases and Locations

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Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
   Aigen-im-EnnstalFl.2 1967/   
   Langenlebarn / TullnFl.1
Mehrzweckhubschrauberstaffel 2010/   
   Linz / Hörsching Fl.3 1958/   
leichte Transporthubschrauberstaffel 2010/   

Model Types

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  Sikorsky S-70A-42 Black Hawk 92002
  F+W SA316B Alouette III11999
  Bell 21211998
  Agusta ab212 261980
  Bell OH-58B Kiowa121976
  Sikorsky S-65C-2219701981
  Agusta ab2061319692009
  SNIA Alouette III291967
  Agusta ab204b2619632001
  Bell OH-13H Sioux1719601976
  Westland whirlwind1019581965
  SNIA SE3130 Alouette II1619581975
  Agusta ab471219561969

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