Army Air Corps Recruiting Team at the British Military Tournament - 5 December 2013
The Army Air Corps recruiting team will be at the British Military Tournament Ministry of Defence exhibition area Saturday 7 December 2013 and Sunday 8 December 2013. An Apache helicopter will be on display in the main entrance to Earls Court.
Detachment of Army Lynx helicopters arrives in the Philippines - 26 November 2013
659 Squadron, 9 Regiment Army Air Corps is embarked on the Royal Navy amphibious helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious. ‘Lusty’, as the ship is known, yesterday officially took over from HMS Daring, which is now en route to Tokyo to continue with her regional engagement programme. The three Lynx helicopters on board HMS Illustrious will be essential in assessing the scale of damage and determining where aid needs to be targeted, as well as being able to lift supplies, materiel and medical teams to remote areas which have not yet received assistance.
Dedication of Army Air Corps Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum - 2 October 2013
On Wednesday 2 October 2013 the dedication of the AAC Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum took place presided by the Dean of Salisbury. The memorial was created in Portland stone featuring an obelisk mounted on a plinth. The obelisk is surmounted by a bronze eagle and lower faces incorporate the carved badges of the Army Air Corps, the Glider Pilot Regiment, the Air Observation Post Squadrons and the eagle and crown representing Army Aviation. The front of the plinth simply features ARMY AIR CORPS with the Corps Collect carved into the rear plate.
Apache Attack Helicopter Mk1 undertakes confined areas flying - 11 September 2013
The video below shows an Apache AH Mk1 from 673 Squadron Army Air Corps conducting a sortie on confined areas flying. Confined areas training allows Army pilots to operate rotary aircraft in spaces that are constrained by terrain or by the presence of obstructions, either natural or manmade. 673 Squadron Army Air Corps (AAC) are part of 7 Regiment AAC based at Middle Wallop, Hampshire and provide Conversion to Type training for both experienced and newly qualified pilots in the Corps.