Formed on 15 Sep 1971 to provide basic flying training with the Hughes 300 and SAR training with the Chetak in Tamil Nadu province. It maintains a detatchment in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands at Port Blair.
Construction Numbers (Not all in this unit)
|C/N||Version||Built||In this Org||In other Org|
|AH290||chetak|| IN475: preserved at Indian Naval Aviation Museum, Goa by 2008 |
|AH292||chetak|| IN477: Indian Navy in 2009 deployed aboard INS Beas F37. INAS 321 |
|chetak|| IN492: Indian Navy |
IN492: 19nov16 pictured aboard INS Sumitra (P59) giving salute to Governor Genera+