2. Flight
Jamaican Defence Force

 

Key Facts

Short Name:
Nickname: Scorpion
Main Role: Utility
Secondary Role:
First Formed: 1963
Parent Unit: Defence Force HQ
Current Status: Active

History

2.Flight was formed in 1963 and conducted all helicopters operations until 1999, when 3.Flight was activated to operate the Aerospatiale Ecureuil.

Subordinate Units

None.

Aircraft

Type Qty Service Example Serials
Bell 47G Sioux 2 1963 – 1977 JDF H-1, H-2
Bell 206 JetRanger 7 1971 – 1998 JDF H-3-5,14-17
Bell 212 Twin Huey 3 1973 – 1998 JDF H-6-8
Bell 205A 4 1974 – 1975 JDF H-9-12
Bell 222UT Twin Huey 1 1986 – 1988 JDF H-18
Bell UH-1H Iroquois 4 1989 – 2002 JDF H-19-22
Bell 412 3 1998 – Present JDF H-23-25


Unit Markings

Figure 1
To be added


Main Bases

Base Duration
Up Park Camp/Kingston 1963 – Present


Photographs

None currently available.

More Information

References

  • Air International May 2001 p. 314-317
  • Scramble 389, October 2011, p.127-132

Other Sources

To be added.

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