MBB Bo 105CBS
in Trinidad & Tobago Defence Force service

History

Used by the National Helicopter Services Ltd and two helicopters are used by the Special Anti-Crime Unit of Trinidad & Tobago and from 2011 by the National Security Operations Centre (NSOC)


Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
9Y-THP S-758 D-HDXT, N725MB, C-FDXG 1995  
9Y-TIC S-837 D-HFCU, N7161N 1991  
9Y-TIW S-671 D-HDUM, N4573S 1996 became SAUTT-04 in 2010
SAUTT-03 S-732 SwAF 09416, D-HDRT, LN-OSX,
F-OHQZ, 9Y-TJF
2010 became MNS-03 on 1.9.2011
SAUTT-04 S-671 D-HDUM, N4573S, 9Y-TIW 2010 became MNS-04 on 1.9.2011
MNS-03 S-732 SwAF 09416, D-HDRT, LN-OSX,
F-OHQZ, 9Y-TJF, SAUTT-03
1.9.2011  
MNS-04 S-671 D-HDUM, N4573S, 9Y-TIW, SAUTT-04 1.9.2011  


Pictures

None available at present.

More Information

References

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

Other Sources

To be added.

MBB Bo 105C

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

History

Two Bo 105C obtained in 1976. Comprised the first equipment of the newly formed Bahrain Defence Force Air Wing. A third Bo 105C was obtained later. Currently used for transport duties by the 7th Squadron – two for general transport duties and the third machine for VIP transport.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
761 S.252 D-HDHL 1976 Initially serialled BDF-761
762 S.253 D-HDHM 1976 Initially serialled BDF-762
763 S.323 D-HLBJ 1977 Initially serialled BDF-773

More Information

References

  • Worldmil(1994) p.52
  • World Air Forces Directory ’98 (Mach III)
  • World Air Power Journal Vol 26 Autumn 1996 p.114-115

Other Sources

To be added.

MBB Bo 105
in Royal Bahraini Navy service

History

Two Bo 105CBS-MSS acquired new from the manufacturer in 1994. The Bo 105CBS-MSS is a navalised version of the CBS-4, equipped for maritime surveillance and SAR with provisions including a search radar in an undernose radome and NVG compatible cockpit lighting. It can also be used for over the horizon targeting of the Exocet MM40 anti-shipping missile. Operated by the 5th Squadron.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
511     August 1994 noted Apr 1999
?     1994  

More Information

References

  • World Air Power Journal Vol 21 Summer 1995 p.9
  • Worldmil (1996) p.51
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.