No. 16 Flight AAC

16 Flight AAC was an independent flight within the British Army's Army Air Corps. It appears to have initially been formed in 1961, and operated in Aden and Borneo.[1] Reformed circa 1982, it was based at Dhekelia in Cyprus,[2] It operated in support of Army units based there. The unit operated Westland Gazelle AH.1 helicopters.

16 Flight
A Westland Gazelle similar to those operated by 16 Flight
Active? - ca. 2000
Disbandedca. 2000
BranchArmy Air Corps
Sizeup to six helicopters
Garrison/HQDhekelia, Cyprus
Aircraft flown
Utility helicopterWestland Gazelle AH.1

The unit was disbanded in 2000. Its role was taken by No. 84 Squadron RAF.


  • Farrar-Hockley, General Sir Anthony. The Army in the Air: The History of the Army Air Corps. Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK: Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1994. ISBN 0-7509-0617-0.

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