Bell 206B JetRanger
in Guyana Defence Force service

History

Used by the Defence Force Air Command.


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
8R-GEX 2077   11.1976 sold as C-FIHL
8R-GEY 2085   11.1976 crashed at Cheddi Jagan IAP on 28.1.1998
GDF-1 3012 N2464X 2.4.2008  
GDF-2 3643 N364M 5.2008  


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • Latin-American Military Aviation (John Andrade)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

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To be added.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois
in Belize Defence Force service

History

Used by the Air Wing. (DOSAW)


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
N81526 4067 63-08775 1990 sold to Peru on 17.5.2000


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/2005 (Ian Carroll)

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To be added.

Bell 47

in Icelandic Coast Guard Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 1
Service Entry: 1965
Retirement: 1984

History

One Bell 47J-2A obtained in 1965. It crashed on 9 October 1971, but was presumably repaired. Two OH-13S (Bell 47G) obtained in 1973. First example withdrawn 1984 and became G-BJFI, second example withdrawn 8 December 1980 and became G-WYTE. All used for liaison/light transport.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
TF-EIR 3305   1965 Bell 47J-2A, CAA No.144, to N333TD in 1977
TF-HUG 3173 63-13763 1973 OH-13S/Bell 47G-2A, CAA No.226. damaged landing aboard CG cutter Aegir, wfu 1984. To G-BJFI.
TF-MUN 3294 64-15426 1973 OH-13S/Bell 47G-2A, CAA No.236. wfu 8 Dec 1980. To G-WYTE.

Pictures

[Bell 47J]
TF-EIR (Photo, Olafur Sigurdsson Collection)

[Bell 47G]
TF-HUG (Photo, Eggert Norðdahl)

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Agusta-Bell AB212

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Twenty-two Bell-built and Agusta-built 212s delivered from 1973. Used by ? Squadron in the ? role. Withdrawn in 1999 when replaced by the UH-1H. Five restored to service from 2007.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-551 5509   2003 ex L-251
L-552 5511   2003 ex L-252, wfu Rayak Feb 2006
L-553 5512   2004 ex L-253
L-554 5516   2004 ex L-254
L-555 5519   2003 ex L-255, wfu Rayak Feb 2006
L-556 5520   2003 ex L-256, wfu Rayak Feb 2006
L-557     2004 ex L-???, preserved Rayak Feb 2006
L-558 32107   2004 ex L-???, wfu Rayak Feb 2006
L-559 32108   2003 ex L-???, wfu Rayak Feb 2006
L-560     2003 w/o ? Aug 1982, wreck Beirut IAP Mar 1993
L-561     2004 ex L-???
L-562 32117   2004 ex L-???, wfu Rayak Feb 2006

More Information

References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • International Air Power Review
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Bell UH-1H Iroquois

in Lebanese Air Force service

History

Text to be added.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-1001     1999  
L-1002     1999  
L-1003     1999  
L-1004     1999  
L-1005     1999  
L-1006 9142 66-16948 1999  
L-1007     1999  
L-1008     1999  
L-1009     1999  
L-1010     1999  
L-1011     1999  
L-1012     1999  
L-1101     1999  
L-1102 10815 68-16156 1999  
L-1103     1999  
L-1104     1999  
L-1105     1999  
L-1106     1999  
L-1107     1999  
L-1108 5909 66-16215 1999  
L-1109     1999  
L-1110     1999  
L-1111     1999  
L-1112     1999  
L-1113     1999  

More Information

References

  • Scramble
  • Air Forces Monthly
  • International Air Power Review
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Bell 430

in Bahrain Royal Flight Service

History

One Bell 430 acquired by November 2001. Used by the Government for VIP transport.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
A9C-HA 49020 N11753 Nov 2001  

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2004/05 (Mach III)

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To be added.

Bell 212

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

At least three Bell 212 obtained from the USA by 2004. Used by ? Squadron for transport duties.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
721       noted July 2004
722       noted Apr 2004
723       photograph
724       noted 1980

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

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To be added.

Bell AH-1E/F Cobra

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

The supply of eight AH-1E and six TAH-1P was approved by the US Congress in February 1994. A deal for the supply of eight ex-US Army AH-1E was signed in May 1994, with deliveries begining late in 1994. An additional four AH-1E were acquired in 1995, bringing the total acquired to 12. Used by the 8th and 10th Squadrons for anti-armour duties. (Six “AH-1P” were reportedly approved in January 1995 and ten AH-1E in October 1995. A total of 24 AH-1E and six TAH-1P were reportedly delivered. There is no evidence that these proposed transfers took place. 17 ex-US Army AH-1F were reportedly approved in 2001 for delivery in 2003). Nine AH-1F were delivered in April 2005.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
825     1994  
843     1994  
845     1994  
883       noted July 2004
885       noted July 2004
889       noted July 2004
         
         
         
         

More Information

References

  • World Air Forces Directory ’98 (Mach III)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2000 (Mach III)
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

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To be added.

Bell 427

in Bahrain Public Security Service

History

One Bell 427 obtained from USA in late June 2001. Used for policing duties. Sold in late 2008.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
BPS-07 56017   June 2001 to N324FH Dec 2008

More Information

References

  • Police Aviation News No.55 November 2000
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

Bell 412

in Bahrain Public Security Service

History

Two Bell 412 obtained from USA in 1982. One Bell 412SP obtained from USA in 1990. Used for policing duties.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
BPS-3 33055   1982 noted 2005
BPS-04 33057   1982 noted 1990, to Chile AF H-42 Mar 2002
BPS-05 33187 N3214Q April 1989 412SP, noted Jan 2009

More Information

References

  • Worldmil (1988)
  • Worldmil (1994)
  • Worldmil (1996)
  • Police Aviation News No.55 November 2000
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

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To be added.