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All-Time Listing (Alphabetical):


Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Retirement Origin
Agusta A.109A 4 1982 current Argentina Army/Italy
AgustaWestland Future Lynx 40* 2011 - UK
Airspeed Horsa Mk.I/II && 3799 May 1942 1949 UK
Auster Mk.I 101 1942 1946 UK
Auster Mk.II 2 1942 1945 UK
Auster Mk.III 469 1942 1947 UK
Auster Mk.IV 255 1943 1947 UK
Auster Mk.V 790 1944 1953 UK
Auster AOP.6 312 June 1946 1960 UK
Auster T.7 83 1947 1960 UK
Auster Type B4 2 1952 1956 UK
Auster Type N 2 1948 19?? UK
Auster Type S 1 1950 1955 UK
Auster AOP.9 131 Feb 1955 1965 UK
Auster T.10 10 1959 1960 UK
Auster AOP.11 1 1961 1971 UK
Baynes Carrier Wing 1 1943 1945? UK
Bell 212HP AH.1 6 1994 current USA
Bell 212HP 1 2003 current USA
Bristol Sycamore HC.10/HC.11 1/4 May 1951 1964 UK
Cessna L-19A Bird Dog 1 1952 1954 US Army
de Havilland Tiger Moth few 1952 1957 RAF
de Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10 27+ 1953 Mar 1997 RAF
de Havilland Canada Beaver AL.1 42 1961 May 1989 Canada
Edgar Percival EP.9 2 1958 1961 UK
Eurocopter Squirrel HT.2 (c) 12 Apr 1997 current France
Fairey Ultra-light 4 1955 1958 UK
General Aircraft Hamilcar Mk.I/X && 412 1943 1950 UK
General Aircraft Hotspur Mk.I/II/III && 1019 Feb 1941 1946 UK
Hafner Rotabuggy 1 1943 1947 UK
Hafner Rotachute 20+ 1942 1943 UK
Heston JC.6 2 1947 1950? UK
Hiller HT.1 few 1950 1957+ Royal Navy?
ML Utility Mk.1/2 3 1956 1961 UK
PBN BN.2 Islander/Defender AL.1 10 1989 current UK
PBN BN.2 Islander ASTOR 1 1984 current UK
Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.6 4 1955 1960 UK
Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.10 3 1957 1963 UK
Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 64 1958 1969 UK
Sikorsky Hoverfly Mk.I 9+ 1943 1952 USA
Sikorsky Hoverfly Mk.II 25 1945 1952 USA
Slingsby Hengist Mk.I && 18 1942 1946 UK
Sud Aviation Alouette AH.2 17 1958 1990 France
Taylorcraft Plus C/Plus D 7 1939 1942 UK
Waco Hadrian Mk.I/II && 1087 1943 1946 USA
Waco CG-13A && 8 1944 1946 USA
Westland Apache AH.1 67 Mar 2000 current USA/UK
Westland Dragonfly HC.4 few 1952 1956 RAF
Westland Gazelle AH.1 212 May 1974 current UK
Westland Lynx AH.1 115 1972 1991+ UK
Westland Lynx AH.5 5 1984 1991+ UK
Westland Lynx AH.7 117 1986 current UK
Westland Lynx AH.9 24 1991 current UK
Westland Scout AH.1 150 1960 1994 UK
Westland Sioux AH.1 300 1965 1974 Italy/UK
* = on order
# = on delivery
&& = Flown by the Glider Pilot Regiment
(c) = operated by a private contractor.


Additional information is welcome

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