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  • united kingdom 849 Squadron

    Fleet Air Arm


    849 NAS : 849 Naval Air Squadron

    1943 to present    








    849 NAS List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    wa 637 has.1 1969 XV649 : RN; f/f 21sep69, d/d 06oct69 Built as HAS.1, conv to HAS.2A then AEW.2A; +
    : Conv to AEW.2A at Fleetlands by 1986; 849Sq/183-R by 1988; 849Sq B Flt/183+
    : 18-22mar88 type:AEW2 849Sqn./R-183 embarked HMS Ark Royal (R07)
    : Converted by 1984; 13Feb85 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent uncoded of 849 Squadro+
    : 849 Sq B Flt/184-R operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastl+
    : 849 Sq B Flt/184-R by Mar 1993, still Mar 1999
    : 1996 type:AEW2A embarked aboard HMS Invincible (R05). 849Sqn./N-186; 1998 +
    : type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-184 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious (R06).
    : 2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-183
    : Conv to ASaC.7, 849Sq HQ Flt/180-CU by Jul 2003; still Sep 2004; 854Sq/180+
    : 2003 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./CU-180; 2004 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./CU-180
    : 2009 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./180
    : as 849 NAS /180 pictured (pic1) in the flying display at Yeovilton Air D+
    wa 638 has.1 1969 XV650 : RN HAS.1 f/f 02oct69, d/d 06nov69; conv to HAS.2A; conv to AEW.2A; Served +
    : 19Jul86 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded -.180 of 849 Squadron, HQ Flight; 4+
    : 1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-180
    : 849 Sq A Flt/ 186-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92+
    : 849 Sq B Flt/182 operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastlin+
    : 1996 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./IFOR mrks.
    : 1998 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    : type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    : 2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-185
    : w/o mid air collision with XV704 in northern Persian Gulf while operating+
    wa 644 has.1 1969 XV656 : Conv to AEW.2 849 Sq/186 by Aug 1985 still 1986, 849 Sq/186-N by 1990; 849+
    187-N : 849 Sq A Flt/ 187-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92+
    : 849 Sq/187-N by Apr 2000 still Sep 2001.
    : 1994 AEW.2A type 849Sqn./CU-187; 1996 still /180
    : Conv to ASaC.7 849 Sq/185-N Jun 2003
    : 2003 ASaC.7 type 849Sqn./R-185; 2007 still /185
    : pictured as 849NAS /185 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day
    : 849 NAS detached to RAF Lossiemouth on 6 Oct for Ex JW16-2
    : asg 849NAS, was lead aircraft in formation to celebrate HMS Queen Elizabe+
    wa 652 has.1 1970 XV664 : RN, Sea King HAS.1 type f/f 06may70, d/d 01jun70; 826Sq/142-E by 1971; con+
    : pictured(top) as /181 of 849 Squadron HQ Flight at RNAS Portland
    : 07Nov90 noted at RNAS Portland coded -.185 of 849 Squadron, A Flight; 29Ju+
    : 849 Sq A Flt/ 185-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92+
    : AEW2A type as 849Sqn /N-86 embarked HMS Invincible
    : 2003 ASaC.7 type 849Sqn /R-187; 2004 still
    : Aug07 pictured (bot) ASaC7 type with 849 Sqd during RNAS Culdrose Air Day
    wa 658 has.1 1970 XV670 : RN; 1993 type:HAS.5 706Sqn./592; 1994 type:HAS.5 819Sqn./CU-07; 1996 type:+
    wa 659 has.1 1970 XV671 : conv to AEW.2 type; 1994 706Sqn /N-86; 2001 849Sqn /L-188
    : conv to ASaC.7 type; 2003 849Sqn /N-183
    wa 660 has.1 1970 XV672 : Royal Navy HAS 1 Yeovil f/f 19sep70, d/d 5oct70; served with 706Sq, 819S+
    : 18-22mar88 type:AEW.2 849Sqn./R-182 embarked HMS Ark Royal R07.
    : 849 Sq B Flt/183 operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastlin+
    : 1996 AEW.2A type 849 Sqn./82 IFOR
    wa 668 has.1 1971 XV697 : 02Jun83 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded-.354 on AEW.2A conversion; To Westland+
    : 18-22mar88 type:AEW.2 849Sqn./R-184 embarked HMS Ark Royal R07.
    : 1996 AEW2A type at 849Sqn /8
    : 10Sep96 delivered to 849 Squadron, B Flt, HMS Illustrious coded L.183, not+
    : 17may97 pictured (pic1) as 849Sqn B flight /183-L on HMS Illustrious (R06)
    : 2003 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./CU-181
    : pictured (pic4) as 849Sq/181 aboard HMS Ocean at Greenwich for VE-Day ce+
    : type:ASaC7 849NAS./81 tdy 15oct15 at Lossiemouth
    : 14mar16 pictured (pic6) asg 849Sq over Cornwall
    wa 675 has.1 1971 XV704 : RN; 1985 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./63; 1990 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./R-184; 1996 type:A+
    : 24+25jul99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-181 Fairford air show
    : ASAC.7 type 849 NAS; w/o mid air collision with XV650 in northern Persian+
    wa 678 has.1 1971 XV707 : 1993 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-181; 1994 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-181; 1996 type:+
    : 2005 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./184; 2008 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./184
    : Apr 2010 Embarked on HMS Ark Royal for 5 month Auriga 2010 deployment as 8+
    wa 679 has.1 1971 XV708 : 1994 HAS.6 type 849Sqn /CU-708; 1996 HAS.6 type 810Sqn /10
    wa 685 has.1 1972 XV714 : 1996 AEW2A type 849 Sqn /N-187 on HMS Invincible (R05)
    : 2003 ASaC.7 type 849 Sqn /R-188; 2004 ASaC.7 type 849 Sqn /R-188
    188 : Final European deployment for 849 NAS Sea King ASaC.7, directing Dutch F-1+
    : 26 Sep 2018 departed Culdrose as 849 Sq / 188 for final time, for Fleetlan+
    wa 887 has.5 1980 ZA126 : 849Sq /91 by Jul 2009; to Fleetlands /91 by Oct 2009
    : 02jul11 pictured (top) as 849NAS/91 at RAF Waddington. inflatable dome det+
    : still in active service on 849Sq at RNAS Culdrose
    : pictured (bot) with 849NAS embarked HMS Ocean at Greenwich Ship Tier for +
    wa 889 has.5 1980 ZA128 : 26 Sep 2018 departed Culdrose as 849 Sq / 191 for final time, for Fleetlan+
    wa 890 has.5 1980 ZA129 : RN; 1994 type:HAS.6 849Sqn./CU-502; 1996 type:HAS.6 810Sqn.
    wa 896 has.5 1981 ZA135 : 2003 type:HAS.6 849Sqn./CU-705
    wa 899 has.5 1982 ZA166 : 2001 HU.5U type 849Sqn /CU-189
    Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ZA166 : HeliOps; VAHS Fleetlands for overhaul and repainting by Jun17 following le+
    : Dara pictured (pic4) off Portland, on a training flight with HeliOperati+
    wa 942 has.5 1984 ZD633 : 1994 HAS.6 type 849 Sqn /CU-507; 1996 HAS.6 type 810 Sqn /507
    wa 945 has.5 1985 ZD636 : 2000 849Sqn /L-183; 2001 849Sqn /L-183
    : 849 NAS B Flt / 182 pictured in the static display at Yeovilton Air Day
    wa 956 has.5 1986 ZE418 : 1996 Approx converted to AEW.2A and noted coded N.186 of 849 Squadron, "A"+
    : 2009 ASaC7 type 849Sqn /186
    : 849Sq /186, in flying display at Devonport Navy Days 2009
    : 849 NAS/186 embarked HMS Illustrious Oct 2009 at Glasgow, for Exercise JW +
    : Apr 2010 Embarked on HMS Ark Royal for 5 month Auriga 2010 deployment as 8+
    : 2011 ASaC7 type 849Sqn./86
    wa 958 has.5 1986 ZE420 : 22Jul97 delivered after conversion to AEW.2A standard coded N.592 to 849 S+
    : 1998 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-183 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    : type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-183 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious R06.
    : as 849 NAS /189 pictured on Plymouth Hoe for AFD 2018
    : departed Culdrose as 849 Sq / 189 for final time, for Fleetlands store, i+
    Developing Assets (UK) Ltd - : arrived at Helioperations, Portland by road for harvesting before being re+
    wa 961 has.5 1986 ZE422 : as 849 NAS/192 pictured at RNAS Culdrose for Air Day 2016
    : 849 NAS detached to RAF Lossiemouth on 6 Oct for Ex JW16-2
    50087 hm.1 1999 ZH841 : Visiting Bodmin as Guardian 84




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