united kingdom 8 Flight

Army Air Corps


8 Flt :

1964 to 2013    




An Independent Flight undertaking special tasks. Renamed 658 Squadron on 1 Sep 2013.


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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1967YE Khormaksar / Aden InternationalOYAA
1964/67YE Falaise
??/13CredenhillEGVH


Models

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YearsModels
2008/13AS365N3 Dauphin 2
1982/08 A109 Hirundo     A109a
1964SE3130 Alouette II
??/05SA341B Gazelle AH.1



8 Flt List of helicopters

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
1583 se3130 1961 XR379 : dd May 1961 as F-WIEN to Middle Wallop. Originally serialled XJ379 until c+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) G-CICS : MoD Army Historic Aircraft Flight at Army Aviation Centre Middle Wallop No+
- 2-ALOU : Apr18 overhauled and re registered 2-ALOU. Based near York, UK with permis+
: Dec18 moved to new owners at White Waltham EGLM, 2-ALOU retained.
f.9528 ah.1 1964 XR628 : 8 Flt/B by Jul 1969; 656 Sq by Mar 1982.
f.9529 ah.1 1964 XR629 : d/d 29/04/1964, 8 Flt/C by Jul 1969
1489 ah.1 1976 XZ290 : 22 Jun 2007, 8 Flt, visiting RAF Brize Norton
7144 a109a 1978 ZE410 : AAC; 1998 8Flt.
: 15jul10 8Flt. at Boscombe Down
Argentine Army Aviation AE-334 : Ejercito d/d 1979, Esc Av Expl Atq 602
: Jun82 captured, Malvinas/Falklands
7244 a109a ZE412 : 2007 8Flt, M0024
7245 a109a ZE413 : AAC; 1998 8Flt.
- ZE413 : Oct16 del to Airwork Service Training Ltd as an instructional airframe at +
6813 as365n3 ZJ781 : AAC 8Flt; ex G-CEXU
6818 as365n3 ZJ782 : AAC 8Flt; ex G-CEXV
6822 as365n3 2007 ZJ783 : AAC 8Flt; ex G-CEXW
: 8 Flt, noted visiting St Athan, 31 Jul 2009.
6823 as365n3 2008 ZJ785 : AAC 2009 8Flt
Eurocopter UK G-CFFW : Eurocopter UK Aug08-Jan12



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