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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


    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
    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



    Operations


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



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