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    Army Air Corps



    1943 to present    








    657 Squadron List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    f.9529 ah.1 1964 XR629 : 657Sq landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 Jun 1982, for South Atla+
    f.9714 ah.1 XV139 : AH.1 for AAC; 653 Sq; 662 Sq; 656 Sq; 657 Sq; Wroughton; Dishforth
    f.9715 ah.1 1968 XV140 : 657Sq by Mar 1982
    : Flew Oakington - Yeovilton 4 Apr 1982 to replace 3 CBAS XP907/(D)U.
    Royal Marines XV140 : 3 CBAS B Flt/(D)U, embarked RFA Sir Lancelot at Marchwood, on 5 Apr 1982.
    : 3CBAS/U concentrated with most of B Flt at Estancia House from 4 Jun until+
    - G-KAXL : To G-KAXL North Weald 1999 (still wearing 666 Sq/K marks May 2002).
    - 9L- : apr06
    f.9716 ah.1 XV141 : 657Sq landed on mv Astronomer in Plymouth Sound 7 Jun 1982, for South Atla+
    f.9743 ah.1 1970 XW615 : 657Sq by Mar 1982
    Royal Marines XW615 : 3CBAS B Flt/(D)S, embarked RFA Sir Lancelot at Marchwood, on 5 Apr 1982.
    : 3CBAS/S concentrated with most of B Flt at Estancia House from 4 Jun until+
    1240 ah.1 1974 XX372 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    085 ah1 1978 XZ191 : AAC; 2003 type:AH7 671Sqn./A; 2011 type:AH7 657Sqn.
    133 ah1 1979 XZ214 : AAC; 1992 type:AH.7 654Sqn.; 2007 type:AH.7 657Sqn.
    : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    148 ah1 1979 XZ222 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    : type: AH.7 657Sqn. at Ronaldsway
    1563 ah.1 1976 XZ308 : AAC Gazelle AH1 built by Westland 1994 /V 657Sqn ; 2001 656Sqn ; 2004 4Reg+
    : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    1704 ah.1 1977 XZ344 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    1705 ah.1 1978 XZ345 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    : 657 Sq by 2000, 671 Sq/M by Aug 2002
    152 ah1 1979 XZ608 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    : 2011 657Sqn
    160 ah1 1980 XZ613 : 654 Sq; 657 Sq; A&AEE; 665 Sq; 655 Sq; Middle Wallop
    167 ah1 1980 XZ616 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    : AAC; 2011 type:AH7 657Sqn.
    Westland XZ616 : ff 12 Mar 1980, dd 28 Mar 1980
    180 ah1 1980 XZ645 : AAC AH7 type;1993 657Sqn.; 1997 9Reg.
    - XZ645 : Sitting outside Delta Force paintball in Romany, UK by Apr17
    192 ah1 1980 XZ651 : 657 Sq, 9 REGT during Jul 1999
    Westland XZ651 : ff Sep 1980, dd 02 Oct 1980
    279 ah1 1983 ZD275 : 656 Sq by 1984, 657 Sq by 1985 still 1991, 657 Sq/Q by 1992, to Fleetlands+
    321 ah7 ZE377 : AAC; 657 Sqn w/o 01aug89
    324 ah7 1986 ZE380 : 657 Sq noted visiting Inverness
    329 ah7 1986 ZF537 : type: AH.9A 657Sqn. at Prestwick
    : 657 Sq. Took part in celebration flypast to mark end of Lynx AH.9 in AAC s+
    330 ah7 1987 ZF538 : 657 Sq. Took part in celebration flypast to mark end of Lynx AH.9 in AAC s+
    Royal Marines ZF538 : conv AH.9A type, also with AAC
    : Royal Marines in 2007 847Sqn.
    347 ah9 1991 ZG885 : AH.9A 657 Sq by Dec 2014
    : type: AH.9A 657Sqn. at Ronaldsway
    357 ah9 1992 ZG918 : type: AH.9A 657Sqn. at Ronaldsway
    : Aug16 657sq
    : 657 Sq. Took part in celebration flypast to mark end of Lynx AH.9 in AAC s+
    358 ah9 1992 ZG919 : 2015 asg 9 Regt, 657 Sqn ; Jul16 at BASS, Kenya; Out of service