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430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

1943 to present    

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430 Squadron
After fighting in World War II, 430 Squadron used F-86 Sabre and F-104 Starfighter jets during the Cold War. In 1971 was reformed as 430 Escadron tactique dhélicoptères. The squadron deployed abroad as part of United Nations Mission in Haiti (UNMIH) 1993/1996 and as Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai.

Besides its utility mission, the squadron supports 5e Groupe Brigade Mécanisé du Canada

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RCAF 430 Squadron 75th Anniversary, 28-Oct-18 : #RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force 430’ Tactical Helicopter Squadron celebrated its 75th Anniversary. Established in 1943 and reformed as a helicopter unit in 1971 flying since then CH-136 Kiowa, CH-135 Twin Huey and CH-146 Griffon


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1995/    CH-146 Griffon
1971/95CH-136 Kiowa
1971/95CH-135 Twin Huey

430 Squadron List of helicopters

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
32018 ch-135 135118 : BuNo 70-15667. 430 sqd. w/o 10jun72
44046 ch-136 136246 : BuNo 71-20911. 430 sqd w/o 18jul79
44051 ch-136 136251 : CAF; BuNo 71-20916; May.94 pictured in WWII RCAF 430 Sqd markings G9-M of +
46430 ch-146 146430 : 2000 430Sqn
46470 ch-146 146470 : CAF; 2004 SFOR at Bosnia and Herzegovina; 16jul06 Fort McCoy, WI with 430 +

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