united kingdom Western Counties Air Operations Unit

UK Police Forces


1995 to present    

Joint organisation, established in Aug 1995 to operate a helicopter for the Avon and Somerset Constabulary and the Gloucester Constabulary, sharing costs and benefits.

Became part of the National Police Air Service on 3 Jul 2013.

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1995/    Bristol FiltonEGTG


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2002/    EC135     EC135T2

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0204 ec135t1 2001 G-WCAO : Western Counties Air Operations Unit (WCAOU) Aug02-Jul13; Avon and Somerse+
McAlpine Helicopters G-WCAO : McAlpine Apr/Aug 2002, test serial D-HECU

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