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7 (Trg) Regt AAC

7 (Training) Regiment Army Air Corps delivers all the flying training for AAC pilots. The Regiment formed up on 1 April 2009 as part of the School of Army Aviation, subsequently retitled the Army Aviation Centre on 1 August 2009. The Regiment is also home to 25 Flight Army Air Corps based in Kenya following the drawdown from Belize during 2011.

Squadrons

7 (Trg) Regt AAC consists of three squadrons:

670 Squadron Army Air Corps is responsible for the Operational Training Phase of the Army Pilots Course.

671 Squadron Army Air Corps conducts Conversion to Type training on the Lynx, Gazelle and Bell 212 aircraft for graduates of the Operational Training Phase. The Squadron also provides training for the Aviation Crewman specialism.

673 Squadron Army Air Corps conducts Conversion to Type training on the Apache aircraft for both experienced Army pilots and the newly qualified, who then go on to their respective regiments to complete their combat training.

The Army Aviation Centre’s Flying Wing reformed as 7 (Training) Regiment Army Air Corps at Middle Wallop on 1 April 2009. Assets from 7 Regiment Army Air Corps (Volunteers), based at Netheravon airfield from 1995 until 31 March 2009, were transferred to the retitled regiment. The Regiment is also home to 25 Flight Army Air Corps and the Bell 212 aircraft, now based in Kenya following their drawdown from Belize during 2011.