Renamed as 29 (BATUS) Flight on 1 Sep 2001, from AAC BATUS Flight. Operates Gazelle AH.1 in support of exercises (eg CASEVAC, Range Safety) on the extensive ranges in the Suffield area.
The units airframes carry their side codes on the doors, which may explain why they seem to change so often.
29 Flt List of helicopters
|C/N||Version||Built||In this Org||In other Org|
|f.9523||ah.1||1964|| XR601 : w/o 26 Aug 1979 after tail rotor severed by main rotor following heavy lan+ |
|1119||ah.1||1973|| XW865 : 29 (BATUS) Flt /5D, noted at Calgary Intl on 5 Jul 2009 |
: 29 (BATUS) Flt /5C, noted at Calgary Intl on 24 Jul 2009
|1177||ah.1||1974|| XW896 : AAC AH.1; 29Flt w/o 11jun82 at Suffield training area, Alberta, Canada |
|1691||ah.1||1977|| XZ340 : 29 (BATUS) Flt /(5B), noted at Calgary Intl on 13 May 2009 |
: in Boscombe Down undergoing maintenance for the Batus reg in Canada
|1800||ah.1||1980|| ZA731 C : BATUS Flt / C by May 1984 |
: 29 (BATUS) Flt /5A, noted at Calgary Intl on 11 Sep 2009
: AAC Gazelle AH.1 built by Westland; 2011 with 29 Flight/British Army Train+
|1801||ah.1|| ZA732 D : BATUS Flt / D by May 1984 |
|1802||ah.1||1980|| ZA733 E : BATUS Flt / E by May 1984 || G-CHBR : MW Helicopters 09; ex ZA733 |
- RA-05706 : ex G-CHBR; to Russia
- G-CHBR : ex RA-05706, restored to G-CHBR with Excel Charter.
|1805||ah.1||1980|| ZA736 A : BATUS Flt / A by May 1984 |
: 29 (BATUS) Flt /5C, noted at Calgary Intl on 8 Oct 2004
: 29 (BATUS) Flt /5A, noted at Calgary Intl on 3 Aug 2009
|1812||ah.1||1980|| ZA770 B : BATUS / B by May 1984 |
: possibly the one that crashed in BATUS Suffield Canada?
|1958||ah.1|| ZB671 : 29 (BATUS) Flt /5A, noted at Calgary Intl on 20 Jul 2009 |
|1978||ah.1|| ZB677 : 29 (BATUS) Flt /5B, noted at Red Deer on 30 Jun 2003 |
: 29 (BATUS) Flt /(5A), noted at Calgary Intl on 23 Sep 2009