MBB Bo 105C

in Royal Bahraini Air Force Service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 3
Total Still Active: 3
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1976
Retirement: Current
Main Role: Transport
Origin: Germany


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


  • 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.

See other operators of the MBB Bo 105

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