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Bell 212 Helicopters

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many Bell 212 helicopters are in service with the British Army; and in which theatres they are deployed. (134201)

There are seven Bell 212 helicopters in service with the British Army, which are leased to the MOD under a civil owned military registered (COMR) contract. Of these, three are used by 7 Flt AAC in support of Brunei garrison and three by 25 Flt AAC in support of the British Army training support unit in Belize. There is an additional Bell 212 based at the School of Army Aviation (SAAvn) in Middle Wallop for aircrew training.