united kingdom sar training unit (sartu)

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Part of Defence Helicopter Flying School UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)

1962 to 2016    

sar training unit (sartu)
Disbanded Apr 2016 by being re-numbered as 202(R) Sq.

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1998/    412
1963/98Wessex HC.2

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List of Aircraft for SARTU
C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
wa367 har10 1962 XP351 : 22 Sq May 1973 to Sep 1976, SARTU on 2 Nov 1976 until Feb 1979, 2 FTS Feb +
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XP351 : to MoD(PE) 30 Nov 1972 for trials until May 1973.
wa531 hc.2 1966 XT604 : ff 7 Jul 1966, dd 2 Aug 1966 to RAF. Wessex HAR.2  78Sq, Muharraq SAR+
- XT604 : To Air & Ground Aviation (Staffordshire). Acquired by M Lindsey 2002 a+
: preserved at East Midlands Aeropark
36125 412ep 1996 ZJ239 : 24+25jul99 SARTU./R Fairford air show
: SARTU / R by Oct 1999
: RAF; ex G-BXFH Bristow Helicopters; d/d 20jan97 as Griffin HT.1 SARTU/R; 0+
Bristow G-BXFH : ex N6282C, to C-FZXD, reg G-BXFH Apr 1997. To UK RAF as ZJ239 Jan 1997.
36163 412ep 1997 ZJ240 : SARTU / U by Oct 1999
Bristow G-BXIR : Bristow Jun/Oct 1997, test serial C-GAIE
36164 412ep 1997 ZJ241 : SARTU / L by Oct 1999
Bristow G-BXIS : Bristow Jun/Nov 1997
36095 412ep 1996 ZJ242 : RAF Griffin HT1 type; ex G-BXDK; 20jul11 pictured as /E of SARTU at RNAS+
SACSA XA-SYM : SACSA; 1996 Bell serial N2291Q; to G-BXDK
Bristow G-BXDK : Bristow; ex XA-SYM; to MoD ZJ242
36296 412ep 2002 ZJ703 : Jan13 SARTU./3
Bristow G-CBST : Bristow Jun/Nov 2002
FB Heliservices G-CBST : FB Leasing Nov02-Jun03, for RAF


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