7 Squadron

of the Royal Bahraini Air Force

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: unknown
Main Role: Utility Transport
Secondary Role: VIP Transport
First Formed: 19??
Parent Unit: Helicopter Wing
Current Status: Active


Number 7 Squadron was formed in 19?? to operate the MBB Bo 105C. These helicopters were the first equipment of the Bahrain Defence Force Air Wing, which later split into separate squadrons as it expanded. The unit forms part of the Helicopter Wing at Rifa’a Air Base.


Type Qty Service Example Serials
Bo 105C 3 1977 – Present 761, 763

Unit Markings

Figure 1
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Main Bases

Base Duration
Bahain Intl. Airport (Manama) 1977 – 1994
Rifa’a AB 1994 – Present

More Information


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Other Sources

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