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  • canada 103 Squadron

    Canadian Armed Forces


    103 Search and Rescue Squadron

    1947 to present    






    Helicopters

    ch-149 cormorant rescue

    Formed on 1 Apr 1947 as 103 Search and Rescue Flight at Dartmouth, NS, it moved to CFB Greenwood later that year and was re-badged 103 Rescue Unit in 1950. Moved to CFB Summerside, PEI in Jul 1968 and became 413 Squadron but disbanded in 1969.

    Reformed in 1977 at Gander and became 103 Search and Rescue Squadron in Mar 1997.


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    News of 103 Squadron


    Rescue 901 Wins 2017 Cormorant Trophy, 22-May-18 : Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 103 Squadron crew of CH-149 “Rescue 901” honored for the rescue of five crewmen forced to abandon a fishing vessel 250km offshore in fierce weather and rough seas

    RCAF Trains with Icelandic Coast Guard, 09-Feb-16 : Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CH-149 Cormorant from 103 Search and Rescue Squadron deployed to Iceland to train with the Icelandic Coast Guard



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1977/    CFB GanderCYQX




    Models

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    YearsModels
    2002/    CH-149 Cormorant
    1977/03CH-113 Labrador





    103 Squadron List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    301 ch-113 1963 11301 : 1st airframe into the Interim Avionics Update programme, 1 May 1978. Retu+
    Boeing Helicopters N6680D : BV-107II-9, c/n 301, ff:?; Boeing-Vertol test registration N6680D prior to+
    Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) CF-POA : reg RCAF as CF-POA for initial acceptance trials, Aug - Oct 1963.
    Royal Canadian Air Force (1945-1968) 10401 : del RCAF as CH-113 Labrador 10401, 11Oct63; xfer to CAF, reserialled 11301+
    50054 ch-149 2000 149901 : 2017 asg 103 Squadron wins Cormorant Trophy
    50080 ch-149 2001 149905 : pictured during Operation Lentus ( RCAF homeland humanitarian aid mission +
    50132 ch-149 2003 149915 : asg 103Sqn pictured (pic1) with 413Sqn C-130 Hercules at Stephenville, Ne+
    : pictured (pic2) asg 103Sqn training with Iceland Coast Guard at Reykjavik
    : 10feb16 pictured (pic3) asg 103 Squadron during exercise in Iceland





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