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  • australia 808 Squadron

    Fleet Air Arm (RAN)


    808 Naval Air Squadron

    1940 to present    






    Helicopters

    • 808 Squadron Fleet Air Arm (RAN)
    • mrh90 rescue hoistRescue Hoist

    Formed as a Royal Navy unit in July 1940 and eventually disbanded on return from the Far East in Dec 1945.

    Reformed as a Royal Australian Navy unit on 25 Apr 1950, disbanding again at Nowra on 1 Dec 1958.
    On July 11, 2013 was officially reactivated with the MRH90 Taipan at HMAS Albatross (Nowra)


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    News of 808 Squadron


    Australia Assists Fiji after Cyclone Yasa, 25-Jan-21 : #CycloneYasa Royal Australian Navy (RAN) MRH-90 Taipan helicopters from HMAS Adelaide delivered humanitarian aid supplies to Fijian communities that had been cut off by the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Yasa

    Australian Army Training with Navy MRH90, 05-Jun-15 : Royal Australian Navy s MRH90 helicopter from 808 Squadron has recently supported their Army colleagues from 8 Brigade during training serials at Singleton Barracks.

    Australia 808 Squadron reactivated with MRH-90, 11-Jul-13 : The Navy’s newest Squadron - 808 - was commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy’s Fleet Air Arm on 11 July, in a traditional ceremony at HMAS Albatross.



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    2011/    NowraYSNW




    Models

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    YearsModels
    2013/    MRH90 Taipan






    808 Squadron List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    1108 mrh90 A40-006 : on display at Avalon 2017
    1160 mrh90 2011 A40-009 : 1190/TAUA09, for 808 Sqn
    1187 mrh90 A40-011 : 1196/TAUA11; Feb11 RAN 808Sqn
    Australian Army A40-011 : pictured asg 5 Avn Regt in Fiji for relief operations after Cyclone Winst+
    1189 mrh90 A40-013 : 1189/TAUA13; Feb13 RAN 808Sqn
    Australian Army A40-013 : on display at Avalon 2017
    : Callsign DEST107
    1200 mrh90 A40-017 : 1200/TAUA17; 2013 808sq
    1202 mrh90 A40-019 : 1202/TAUA19; 2014 808sq
    1235 mrh90 A40-021 : 1235/TAUA21; 2014 808sq
    1236 mrh90 A40-022 : 1236/TAUA22; 2013 808sq
    1254 mrh90 A40-025 : 1254/TAUA25; 2014 808sq
    1255 mrh90 A40-026 : 1255/TAUA26; 2014 808sq
    mrh90 A40-028 : TAUA28; 2014 asg 808 Sqn
    Australian Army A40-028 : 22mar16 asg 5 Avn Regt in Fiji Taveuni Island for relief operations
    mrh90 A40-029 : ?/TAUA29, RAN 808 Squadron; 09jul15 pictured (pic1) on USS Ashland (LSD 48+
    1270 mrh90 A40-030 : 1270/TAUA30; RAN; 05jun15 with 808 Sqn at Singleton, NSW
    mrh90 A40-042 : 27jul17 as 808 Sqn /Poseidon 42 in Canberra with "Army" titles
    Australian Army A40-042 : TAUA42; Army 2017
    mrh90 A40-043 043 : TAUA43



    Operations


    DatesOperation
    04-oct-1305-oct-13 International Fleet Review Sydney 2013
    15-jul-1306-aug-13 Talisman Saber 2013



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