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Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing
The Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing (JSFAW) was formed in April 2001. The wing brings together Royal Air Force (RAF) and Army Air Corps (AAC) squadrons into a single unit. JSFAW's role is to provide specialized air support to United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF)
- 7 Squadron RAF
flying Chinook HC2 helicopters
- 658 Squadron AAC
flying Dauphin II and Gazelle AH1 helicopters
The Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing is based at RAF Odiham in Hampshire, England.
note: 651 Squadron AAC was part of the JSFAW from 2006 until recently. 651 Sqn flies Defender AL.1 fixed wing aircraft in the manned aerial surveillance(MAS) role.