No. 29 (BATUS) Flight AAC

The 29 (BATUS) Flight Army Air Corps is an independent flight within the British Army's Army Air Corps.

29 (BATUS) Flight AAC
29 Flight Gazelle helicopter during a training exercise at BATUS in Canada
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
SizeFlight
Part ofArmy Air Corps
BaseBritish Army Training Unit Suffield

The British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) conducts major training exercises in the Canadian province of Alberta, at the Canadian Forces Base Suffield.[1] 29 Flight AAC provides aviation support for the training. Its roles include supervision, CASEVAC (casualty evacuation), reconnaissance, liaison and limited lift of passengers and equipment.

The unit uses Westland Gazelle AH.1 helicopters.[2]

References

  1. "The British Army in Canada". British Army. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. Ripley, Tim (2011). British Army Aviation in Action. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Books. p. 54. ISBN 978-1-84884-670-8.

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