united kingdom 60(r) squadron

Royal Air Force


60 squadron

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


1916 to present    





60(r) squadron
Formed 30 Apr 1916 and after service in World War I, was associated with the Middle and Far East until Apr 1968 when it was disbanded. New role as communications unit between Feb 1969 and Apr 1992. Reformed again Jun 1992 at RAF Benson (EGUB) with Wessex HC.2. Reformed at RAF Shawbury (EGOS) on 1 Apr 1997 with a Reserve designation, as the RAF contribution to the Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) with Griffin HT.1 to provide RAF crews with advanced, multi-engine training courses.

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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1997/    RAF ShawburyEGOS
1992/97RAF BensonEGUB

Models

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YearsModels
2009/    A109e Power
1997/    412
1992/97Wessex HC.2


Operations


DatesOperation
01-jul-4831-jul-60MY Operation Firedog



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