Agusta-Bell AB47J Ranger
in Cyprus Air Command service

in Cyprus Air Command service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Total Still Active: 0
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1964
Retirement: 1972
Main Role: Utility
Origin: Italy


One AB.47J-2A Ranger was acquired by the CNGAW in 1964 for light transport and liaison duties. A second example was obtained in 1967. They were sold off circa 1972, before the Turkish invasion in 1974. Some sources report that an AB.47G was also acquired in 1970, but this appears unlikely.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CR1 2071   1964 to 5B-CAF, to D-HACK Feb 1972
CR2 2072   1967 to 5B-CAM, OD-AGA

More Information


  • Rotorspot
  • European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

See other operators of the Bell 47

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