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  • france 3 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat

    Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre


    3 RHC : 3 combat helicopters regiment
    French Army Light Aviation

    1977 to present    





    Helicopters

    Structure:

    Bataillon d’hélicoptères de reconnaissance et d’attaque (BHRA):
    - Escadrille dHélicoptères de Reconnaissance et d’Attaque n°1 ( EHRA 1 )
    - Escadrille dHélicoptères de Reconnaissance et d’Attaque n°1 ( EHRA 2 )
    - Escadrille dHélicoptères de Reconnaissance et d’Attaque n°3 ( EHRA 3 )

    Bataillon d’hélicoptères de manœuvre et d’assaut (BHMA):
    - Escadrille d’Hélicoptères de Manœuvre (EHM 1)
    - Escadrille d’Hélicoptères de Manœuvre (EHM 2)
    Previously known as GALDIV 4
    1 EHA from 1999 flying with Gazelle. Until Sep09 flew wiyh code range BYA-BYJ.
    The unit deployed 12 Puma and 2 Gazelle in support of the Gendarmerie to Cannet (Le Luc) for the Nov 2011 G20 summit.


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    French Army New SIT-ALAT System, 05-Sep-16 : Captain Franck, Officer in the 3rd Combat Helicopters Regiment explains the French Army new information system SIT-ALAT which is operational since 2015



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2011Le LucLFMC
    1977/    Etain RouvresLFQE



    Models

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    YearsModels
    1977/    Gazelle
    1977/    SA330 Puma





    3 RHC List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    1017 sa330b 1017 : ALAT; 1994 EAALAT./ATA; 2001 3RHC/EHM2./BZN desert c/s
    1063 sa330b 1063 : ALAT; 25jul98 pictured as 3RHC /BZA at Fairford, UK
    : 2001 3RHC/EHM1./BZA
    1070 sa341f 1070 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXV
    1100 sa330b 1100 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHM2./BZR desert c/s
    1108 sa330b 1108 : ALAT 3RHC w/o 25sep83
    1109 sa330b 1971 1109 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHM1./BZB; 2005 3RHC./BZB
    1114 sa330b 1114 : ALAT /DCH F-MDCH; 2010-2014 3RHC
    1122 sa330b 1122 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHM2./BZP
    1142 sa330b 1142 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHM1./BZG
    1163 sa330b 1163 : ALAT; 1997 1RHC/EHM./CZU desert c/s; 2001 3RHC/EHM2./BZO; 2006 EAALAT./AZF
    1172 sa330b 1172 : ALAT in 2003 /AZK EAALAT ; 2005 /BZS 3RHC
    1189 sa341f 1189 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXN
    1204 sa330b 1204 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHM2./BZT
    1213 sa330b 1213 : ALAT; 1991 3RHC/BZH; 2003 EAALAT/AZG
    1234 sa341f 1234 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXO
    1248 sa330b 1974 1248 : ALAT; 2003 3RHC./BZI; 2005 3RHC./BZI
    1312 sa341f 1312 : ALAT; 1991 3RHC/BWS; 1994 EAALAT/AWA
    1335 sa341f 1335 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXP
    1372 sa341f 1372 : ALAT; 1996 6RHC./AFG; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXQ
    1417 sa330b 1417 : 08sep17 asg 3RHC pictured being loaded in A400M for deployment to Caribbea+
    1483 sa341f 1483 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXR
    1487 sa341f 1487 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXS; 2003 1RHC/EHAP1./CWA
    1508 sa341f 1508 : ALAT; 1994 EAALAT./AWK; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXT
    1519 sa330b 1519 : ALAT; 1997 4RHCM/EHM./ARG white c/s; 2001 3RHC/EHM1./BZC; 2003 5RHC./BRF
    1562 sa341f 1976 1562 : ALAT 1996 /AED 6RHC; 2005 /BXS 3RHC
    1593 sa341f 1593 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXU
    1598 sa341f 1977 1598 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP2./BXW
    - N250KS : Air-20 Corporation at Gardenville, Nevada from Dec13; 341F2 type
    : Aug17 TT 8,840 Hrs, for sale u$s 435,000
    : Aug17-Mar18 for sale Gazelle SA 341 1977; USA Certified Restored Mint
    1634 sa330b 1634 : ALAT F-MDBO; 3RHC /DBO
    1693 sa341f 1693 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWA
    1459 sa342m 3459 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYA
    1476 sa342m 3476 : 3 RHC / GAB in blue Tiger markings over Biscay coast during Tiger Meet 201+
    Aerospatiale F-ZWVI : conv to SA342M1; returned to ALAT
    1512 sa342m 3512 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYN
    1548 sa342m 3548 : ALAT, F-MGAE; 2015 /GAE 3RHC
    1549 sa342m 3549 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYH
    1615 sa342m 3615 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWB
    - : Jul18 sold to UK private owner, farm Deighton, York
    - G-CLBC : Registered to S.Atherton from 26sep18
    1862 sa342m 3862 : pictured (pic1) as 3RHC /GAL at Zaragoza during NATO Tiger Meet 2016
    1863 sa342m 3863 : from sep09 /GAM; 3RHC Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
    1957 sa342m 3957 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYB; 2004 6RHC/EHA./AEP; 2006 EAALAT./AXW
    1964 sa342m 3964 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYO
    1996 sa342m 3996 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYC
    2018 sa342m 4018 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYD
    2020 sa342m 4020 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYP
    2039 sa342m 4039 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYE
    2053 sa342m 4053 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWE
    2059 sa342m 4059 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYU
    2072 sa342m 4072 : Attended 50th anniversary fly-in at Middle Wallop, with 3 RHC/GBI.
    2091 sa342m 4091 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYQ
    2095 sa342m 4095 : ALAT from sep09 /GBL; 3RHC Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
    2114 sa342m 4114 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYF
    2120 sa342m 4120 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYR
    2136 sa342m 4136 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYG
    2145 sa342m 4145 : 3RHC /GBY pictured at Zaragoza during NATO Tiger Meet 2016
    2151 sa342m 4151 : ALAT from sep09 /GBZ; 3RHC Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
    2155 sa342m 4155 : from sep09 /GCA; 3RHC Flew in parade quatorze juillet 2010.
    2160 sa342m 4160 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYS
    2162 sa342m 4162 : ALAT; 1996 6RHC./AEJ; 2001 3RHC./BWH
    2168 sa342m 4168 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWI
    2175 sa342m 4175 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHA1./BYI
    2181 sa342m 4181 : ALAT; 1996 6RHC./AEK; 2001 3RHC./BYT
    2186 sa342m 4186 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWJ; 2004 6RHC/EHA./AEN
    2187 sa342m 4187 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BWC
    2191 sa342m 4191 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC./BYV
    2198 sa342m 4198 : ALAT; 1997 3RHC/EHAC3./BXI; 2001 3RHC./BWF
    2205 sa342m1 4205 : ALAT; 1997 1RHC/EHAP2./CYQ; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXA
    2206 sa342m1 4206 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXB
    2207 sa342m1 4207 : Attended 50th anniversary fly-in at Middle Wallop, as F-MGEC, with 3 RHC.
    2209 sa342m1 4209 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXC
    2210 sa342m 4210 : ALAT; 1997 1RHC/EHAP2./CYR; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXD; 2004 6RHC/EHAP1./AFB
    2211 sa342m1 4211 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXE
    2213 sa342m1 4213 : ALAT; 1997 1RHC/EHAP2./CYS; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXF; Sep05 5RHC/EHAP./BQN par+
    2230 sa342m1 4230 : ALAT; 2001 3RHC/EHAP1./BXG



    Operations


    DatesOperation
    17-may-1917-may-19 NATO Tiger Meet 2019
    09-sep-17oct-17AI Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria Relief Operations
    16-may-1627-may-16ES Tiger Meet 2016
    14-jul-1414-jul-14 Quatorze Juillet 2014
    02-nov-1105-nov-11 6th G20 Summit
    14-jul-1014-jul-10 Quatorze Juillet 2010