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  • united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    Set up to be a parent to Joint Services organisations and various executive agencies (typically but not exclusively, military) of the Ministry of Defence.

    This catch-all includes previous organisations known as the War Department, Ministry of Aircraft Production and Ministry of Supply.


    Another Jupiter Arrived at RAF Shawbury, 27-May-20 : #Jupiter The Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) part of the United Kingdoms Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) took delivery at RAF Shawbury of a brand new Airbus EC145T2/H145 known as Jupiter HT1 in British service. It is the fourth delivered and three more are expected

    RAF Training Building Named Duke of Cambridge, 10-Mar-20 : #UKMFTS The training facility at RAF Shawbury named in honour of The Duke of Cambridge. The building is part of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) and houses flying simulators

    UK MoD Orders Four More H145 Jupiter, 22-Jan-20 : #Jupiter British Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed £183M contract for 4 new H145/EC145T2, or Jupiter HT.1, and an additional simulator to be added to the 3 helicopters already in use by private contractor Ascent in the joint Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS)

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    List of Helicopter Operators

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    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
      Military Forces
        Defence Helicopter Flying School - DHFS DHFS1997 --
        Royal Armaments Research and Development EstablishmentRARDE1962 1991
        Naval Aircraft Repair Organisation - NARO NARO1965 1999
        Aircraft & Armament Evaluation Establishment - A&AEE A&AEE1992 --
        Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment - A&AEE 1924 1992
        Defence Aviation Repair Agency - DARA 1999 2008
        Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering - DCAE DCAE2004 --
        Defence Evaluation and Research Agency - DERA 1995 2001
        Defence Research Agency - DRA DRA1991 1995
        Empire Test Pilots School - ETPS ETPS1943 --
        Joint Warfare EstablishmentJWE1963 1979
        Proof and Experimental EstablishmentP&EE? --
        Royal Aerospace Establishment - RAE 1988 1991
        Royal Aircraft Establishment - RAE RAE1918 1988
        Royal Radar EstablishmentRRE1953 1976
        Royal Signals and Radar EstablishmentRSRE1976 1991
        Testing & Evaluation EstablishmentT&EE1992 1995

    Bases and Locations

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    Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
       AAC Middle WallopDHFS 1997/   
       Boscombe DownETPS 1968/   
    A&AEE 1992/   
       MoD LynehamDCAE 2015/   
       MoD ShoeburynessP&EE 1950/   
       RAF CosfordDCAE 2004/   
       RAF ShawburyDHFS 1997/   
       RAF ValleyDHFS 1997/   

    Model Types

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      AH H145 / EC145T22018
      AH H135 / EC135T32017
      PZL SW-4 Solo2013
      AW AW139 320092012
      Westland Lynx1971??
      Westland Sea King1969??
      Westland Wessex1956??
      Sikorsky S-51 / R-5 / H-5119471958

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