UKSF Gear - Aircraft
In this section we link to info / photos on the various aircraft employed in support of United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) and other elite units.
Chinook HelicoptersHeavy-lift helicopters providing support to Special Forces.
more info : Chinook Helicopters
Lynx Mk9aAs flown by 657 Squadron Army Air Corps (AAC).
more info : Lynx Mk9a
Wildcat AH1State of the art battlefield reconnaissance and light assault helicopter operated by the AAC and Commando Helicopter Force (CHF).
more info : Wildcat AH1
Wildcat HMA2Naval version of the Wildcat oeprating from warships and by 815 NAS Maritime Interdiction Flight.
more info : Wildcat HMA2
MerlinMedium-lift helicopter operated by the Commando Helicopter Force.
more info : Merlin
AS365 DauphinLight helicopters flown by 658 Sqn AAC in support of the 22nd Special Air Service.
more info : AS365 Dauphin
Puma HelicoptersRAF helicopters flown in support of Special Forces
more info : Puma Helicopters
Hercules C5 / C4C-130J Hercules transporters operated by RAF Special Forces.
more info : Hercules C5 / C4
Hercules C1 / C3 / C3aThe previous generation of RAF Special Forces Hercules, based on the C-130K
more info : Hercules C1 / C3 / C3a
Defender / IslanderFixed wing airborne command post / communications relay / surveillance aircraft operated by 651 Sqn AAC.
more info : Defender / Islander