Royal Air Force - Helicopter Fleet

IATA N/A
ICAO SHF | SRG | SYS
Callsign Vortex | Rescue | Shawbury
Base(s) RAF Akrotiri (AKT / LCRA) | RAF Benson (BEX / EGUB) | RAF Northolt (NHT / EGWU) | RAF Odiham (ODH / EGVO) | RAF Shawbury (EGOS)
Last updated 02 May 2017
Website www.raf.mod.uk

Current Fleet
(in aircraft type order)

SERIAL CODE A/C TYPE ICAO C/N BUILT D/D UNIT BASE C/S L/U LOG
G-UKAW   Agusta A109E Power A109 11003 1996 ??/09/08 No 32(R) (The Royal) Squadron Northolt Corporate 03/04 [   ]
GZ100   AgustaWestland AW109SP Grand New A109 22347 2015 23/10/15 No 32(R) (The Royal) Squadron Northolt Royal Flight 08/06 [   ]
ZJ703 3 Bell 412EP Griffin HAR2 B412 36296 2002 23/02/03 No 84 Squadron Akrotiri Grey SAR 03/04 [   ]
ZJ704 4 Bell 412EP Griffin HAR2 B412 36304 2002 U/K No 84 Squadron Akrotiri Grey SAR 19/08 [   ]
ZJ706 Bell 412EP Griffin HAR2 B412 36308 2002 U/K No 84 Squadron Akrotiri Grey SAR 03/04 [   ]
ZA670 AA Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7032 1980 09/12/80 No's 18/27 Squadron's Odiham Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZA671 AB Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7007 1980 03/11/80 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA674 AD Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7004 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 08/10 [   ]
ZA675 AE Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7009 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 01/07 [   ]
ZA677 AF Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7012 U/K 25/05/81 No's 18/27 Squadron's Odiham Dark green 02/17 [   ]
ZA679 AG Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7014 U/K 13/04/81 No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 13/05 [   ]
ZA680 AH Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7024 U/K 03/06/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA681 AI Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7002 U/K 03/06/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA682 AJ Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7008 U/K 16/06/81 No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 01/07 [   ]
ZA683 AK Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7031 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Special c/s 05/17 [   ]
ZA684 AL Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7011 U/K 05/08/81 Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 08/10 [   ]
ZA704 AM Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7006 U/K 30/08/81 No 1310 Flight Mount Pleasant Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZA705 AN Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7030 U/K 09/09/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA707 AO Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7025 U/K 28/09/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA708 AP Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7018 U/K 30/12/81 Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 08/10 [   ]
ZA710 AR Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7003 U/K 18/11/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA711 AS Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7026 U/K 25/11/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA712 W Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7016 U/K 23/12/81 Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Special c/s 04/17 [   ]
ZA713 AU Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7013 U/K 30/12/81 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA714 AV Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7005 U/K 20/01/82 No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZA718 BN Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7001 U/K 25/02/82 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 06/04 [   ]
ZA720 AW Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7020 U/K U/K No 18/27 Sqdn's Odiham Dark green 05/17 [   ]
ZD574 DB Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7021 U/K 10/07/84 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 01/07 [   ]
ZD575 DC Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7023 U/K 20/10/84 Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZD980 DD Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7027 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZD981 DE Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7029 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 08/06 [   ]
ZD982 DF Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7019 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZD983 DG Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7022 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZD984 DH Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.7015 U/K U/K No's 18/27 Squadron's Odiham Dark green 16/09 [   ]
ZH775 HB Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.4451 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 05/17 [   ]
ZH777 HE Boeing Chinook HC4 H47 M.4453 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Special c/s 01/17 [   ]
ZH891 HF Boeing Chinook HC4A H47 M.4454 U/K 08/08/01 QinetiQ Boscombe Down Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZH897 HL Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4476 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 04/17 [   ]
ZH898 HM Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4477 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace (conversion) Fleetlands Dark green 01/07 [   ]
ZH899 HN Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4478 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 04/17 [   ]
ZH900 HO Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4479 U/K 01/02/10 Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 04/17 [   ]
ZH901 HP Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4480 U/K U/K No 18/27 Squadron's Odiham Dark green 05/17 [   ]
ZH902 HQ Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4481 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZH903 HR Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4482 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZH904 HS Boeing Chinook HC5 H47 M.4483 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace (conversion) Fleetlands Dark green 01/07 [   ]
ZK550   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7701 U/K ??/??/14 No 7 Squadron Odiham Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZK551   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7702 U/K ??/??/14 No 7 Squadron Odiham Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZK552   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7703 U/K ??/??/14 No 7 Squadron Odiham Dark green 05/17 [   ]
ZK553   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7704 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZK554   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7705 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 04/17 [   ]
ZK555   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7706 U/K U/K   Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK556   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7707 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK557   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7708 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK558   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7709 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK559   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7710 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK560   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7711 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK561   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7712 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK562 Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7713 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZK563   Boeing Chinook HC6 H47 M.7714 U/K U/K Odiham Wing Odiham Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZH776 HC Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4452 U/K U/K QinetiQ (conversion) Boscombe Down Dark green 04/17 [   ]
ZH892 HG Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4455 U/K U/K Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dark green 23/11 [   ]
ZH893 HH Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4456 U/K U/K QinetiQ (conversion) Boscombe Down Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZH894 HI Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4457 U/K U/K QinetiQ (conversion) Boscombe Down Dark green 02/17 [   ]
ZH895 HJ Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4458 U/K U/K QinetiQ Boscombe Down Special c/s 01/17 [   ]
ZH896 HK Boeing Chinook HC6A H47 M.4459 U/K U/K QinetiQ (conversion) Boscombe Down Dark green 04/17 [   ]
XW198   Westland Puma HC1 PUMA 1039 1970 29/01/71 Stored Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW210   Westland Puma HC1 PUMA 1101 1971 01/07/71 Aircraft Storage Flight Shawbury Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW223   Westland Puma HC1 PUMA 1161 U/K U/K Aircraft Storage Flight Shawbury Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW226   Westland Puma HC1 PUMA 1175 1971 U/K Aircraft Storage Flight Shawbury Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA937   Westland Puma HC1 PUMA 1643 U/K U/K Stored Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW199   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1042 1970 29/01/71 No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW204   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1074 1971 24/04/71 No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]
XW209   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1096 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]
XW212   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1111 1971 U/K No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW213   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1116 1971 15/08/71 No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW214   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1120 1971 U/K Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW216   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1129 1971 05/10/71 No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]
XW217   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1134 1971 U/K No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW219   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1144 1971 06/12/71 No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW220   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1148 1971 30/12/71 No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW224   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1166 1971 U/K Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW231   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1195 1972 U/K Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW232   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1199 1972 U/K Airbus Romania Dark green 01/17 [   ]
XW235   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1212 U/K U/K No's 33/230 Squadrons Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
XW237   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1218 1972 U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]
ZA935   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1633 1980 U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]
ZA936   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1640 1980 03/10/80 Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA939   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1653 1980 27/02/81 Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZA940   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1656 U/K U/K Airbus Romania Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZJ954   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1310 U/K U/K Benson Wing Benson Dark green 03/04 [   ]
ZJ955 P Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1363 U/K U/K Benson Wing Benson Black Peter 03/04 [   ]
ZJ956   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1374 U/K U/K No's 28(R)/33/230 Squadron's Benson Dark green 01/17 [   ]
ZJ957   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1474 U/K U/K No 28(R) Squadron Benson Dark green 06/04 [   ]

Recent Withdrawals

SERIAL CODE A/C TYPE ICAO C/N WFU NOTES
ZR322   Agusta A109E Power Elite A109 11664 12/04/16 Sold as G-CDVC
XW229   Westland Puma HC2 PUMA 1185 11/10/15 W/O - crashed Kabul, Afghanistan

Notes

> As well as those listed at the top of this page, various other 'mission' call signs are often used.

> For rotary airframes used in the training role, see the Defence Helicopter Flying School page.

> The RAF handed over their entire fleet of Merlins to the Fleet Air Arm during late 2014.


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