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1 Regiment Army Air Corps

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Active  1964 – present.
Branch  British Army
Part of  Army Air Corps
Country  United Kingdom
Size  Regiment
Base  RNAS Yeovilton

1 Regiment Army Air Corps is a regiment of the Army Air Corps (AAC).

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History

  • Detmold | 9, 17 & 26 Flights | 1964-1969
  • Detmold | 651, 657 & 658 Squadrons | 1969-1971
  • HQ at Detmold | 651 at Verden, 657 at Minden & 658 Squadron at Soltau | 1971-1976
  • Hildesheim | 651 & 661 | 1977-1980
  • Hildesheim | 651 & 661 | 1981-1983
  • Hildesheim | 651, 652 & 661 | 1983-1990
  • Hildesheim | 651, 652 & 661 | 1990-1994
  • Gutersloh | 1994-
  • Until 1993 the regiment was based at Tofrek Barracks with 651 & 652 Squadrons using a mix of Westland Lynxs and Westland Gazelles.Previously, RHQ was located at Verden along with 651 Sqn AAC whilst 658 Sqn AAC was located at St Georges Barracks in Minden.

    Structure

    The regiment consists of:

  • No. 652 (Wildcat Fielding) Squadron AAC - Wildcat.
  • No. 659 Squadron AAC. Previously part of 9 Regiment AAC.
  • No. 661 Squadron AAC - Wildcat.
  • References

    1 Regiment Army Air Corps Wikipedia


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