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  • ireland Aer Chór na hÉireann

    Irish Air Corps


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    Established 1924, the Aer Chór na hÉireann is the air component of Ireland Defence Forces. Headquartered at Casement in Baldonnel also provides multiple non-military services such as ambulance, police support and fisheries protection


    3000th Patient for Irish Air Corps 112, 01-Oct-20 : #EAS Ireland’s first Emergency Aeromedical Service (EAS) airlifts 3000th patient. “Air Corps 112” is an air ambulance helicopter service based in Athlone operated since 2012 by the Irish Air Corps and National Ambulance Service under the call sign MEDEVAC 112, the service was redesignated AIR CORPS 112 in 2016

    Ireland Set Permanent Emergency Service, 15-Jul-15 : Ireland announced the establishment of the Emergency Aeromedical Support Service on a permanent basis.

    Irish Air Corps 50th Anniversary, 13-Aug-13 : On the 26th November 2013 the Air Corps celebrate the 50th anniversary of helicopter aviation in the Irish Air Corps.

    List of Units

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    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
        301 squadron - 301 squadron, 3 operations wing 1962 --
        302 squadron - 302 squadron, 3 operations wing 1960 --
        303 squadron - 303 squadron, 3 operations wing 1980 --
        106 squadron - 106 squadron, 1 operations wing 1900 --

    Bases and Locations

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    Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
       Baldonnel301 squadron
    302 squadron 1960/   
    303 squadron
    106 squadron

    Model Types

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      AW AW139 62006
      EC EC135 22005
      Sikorsky S-61 H-3 12003
      EC AS355 Ecureuil 211997
      SNIA SA365F Dauphin 2519862008
      SNIA SA330L Puma119811983
      SNIA SA342L Gazelle21979??
      SNIA Alouette III819632007

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