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  • united kingdom 659 Squadron

    Army Air Corps




    Part of 9 Regiment, AAC



    1943 to present    





    Helicopters

    659 Squadron



    I was posted to 659 Squadron in 1971 following the completion of my pilot traing. The squadron was located in Osnabruck, Germany and was equiped with 6 Sioux and 3 or 4 Scouts. I left Osnabruck in 1973.


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    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2008/    AAC DishforthEGXD
    1999YU Film City
    1999MK PetrovecLWSK
    1995/07AAC WattishamEGUW
    1982/83AldergroveEGAA
    1978/79Long Kesh
    1977AldergroveEGAA
    1977/    DE DetmoldEDLJ
    1976AldergroveEGAA
    1975Long Kesh
    1974Long Kesh
    1973AAC BallykellyEGQB
    1969/76DE Osnabrück


    Models

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    YearsModels
    2009/??Lynx AH9A
    1981/??Lynx
    ??/81Scout














    659 Squadron List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    f.9759 ah.1 1972 XW796 : 659 Sq; 660Sq / H by May 1984
    Gunsmoke Paintball XW796 : Privately owned, Sproughton
    : Gunsmoke Paintball Hadleigh Suffolk by Mar 2014, still Jun 2015
    : moved to Layer Marney site by Sep 2017, after Benton End (Hadleigh) closed
    319 ah7 1985 ZE375 : AAC; 1995 AH.9 type 659Sqn.
    328 ah7 1987 ZE382 : AAC; 1998 AH.9 type 659Sqn /3
    331 ah7 1987 ZF539 : AAC; 1995 type:AH.9 659Sqn.
    Royal Marines ZF539 : Royal Marines in 2007 847Sqn.
    Everett Aero ZF539 : To Everett Aero by Apr 2018
    - ZF539 : used as a prop in Fast and Furious Hobbs and Shaw 2019; sold to Lord Powe+
    332 ah7 1987 ZF540 : AAC; 1995 type:AH.9 659Sqn.
    347 ah9 1991 ZG885 : AAC in 2000 /7 659Sqn.
    352 ah9 1991 ZG889 : 659Sq Command Flt by Feb 1999
    357 ah9 1992 ZG918 : AAC in 1993 664Sqn. ; 1998 659Sqn. ; 2006 1Reg.
    358 ah9 1992 ZG919 : AAC; 1993 9Reg./7; 2003 659Sqn.; 2007 1Reg.
    360 ah9 1992 ZG921 : AAC; 1995 659Sqn.



    Operations


    DatesOperation
    25-nov-1311-dec-13RP Typhoon Haiyan relief operations
    aug-13dec-13 Cougar 13
    sep-10jan-11AF Operation Herrick
    jan-09jun-09IQ Operation Telic
    oct-07jan-08AF Operation Herrick
    dec-06may-07IQ Operation Telic
    mar-05dec-05IQ Operation Telic
    nov-03apr-04IQ Operation Telic
    12-jun-99aug-99Y2 KFOR (kosovo force)
    dec-90mar-91IQ Operation Desert Shield/Storm
    04-sep-8218-jan-83 Operation Banner
    13-oct-7813-feb-79 Operation Banner
    12-apr-7716-aug-77 Operation Banner
    12-apr-7612-aug-76 Operation Banner
    28-feb-7501-jul-75 Operation Banner
    15-feb-7421-jun-74 Operation Banner
    31-mar-7302-aug-73 Operation Banner


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