united kingdom 284 squadron

Royal Air Force



1943 to 1959    




284 squadron
Raised as an Air-Sea Rescue unit during World War II at Gravesend on 7 May 1943, it disbanded in Italy on 21 Sep 1945.

Its helicopter association was short, when it reformed in Cyprus at RAF Nicosia on 15 Oct 1956 with 14 Sycamore HR.14s drawn from the incorporation of other Flights. These were supplemented with a few Whirlwind HAR.2 from Nov 1956. It disbanded on 1 Aug 1959 when it was renumbered 103 Squadron.

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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1956/59CY Nicosia (Lefkosia)LCNC


Models

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YearsModels
1956/59Type 171 Sycamore



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List of Aircraft for . / 284Sq / 284 Sq
C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
13387 Type 171 Sycamore 1956 XG547 : Built at Weston-super-Mare as HR.14. 284 Sq/5 by Nov 1956, CFS/S-T, to 801+
- G-HAPR : To British Rotorcraft Museum by Jun 1979; Reg. cancelled Jun 2008; To Brus+
13444 Sycamore 4 1957 XL824 : 284 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 1564 Flight; CFS(H)





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