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Aircraft of No 5 Squadron AFC / RAAF




1917 to 1919 (in UK)



1936 to 1939 As a Fleet Co-operation Squadron from 101 FC Flight

  • Supermarine Seagull V/Walrus Amphibious Biplane



1941 to 1946 as an Army Co-operation Squadron operating from Queensland to Bougainville


  • DH82 Tiger Moth


  • CAC Wirraway

  • CAC Boomerang

  • Curtis P40 Kittyhawk



1964 to 1966 AS Helicopter Squadron supporting British Commonwealth Forces in Malaysia during terrorist activities and Indonesian Confrontation


  • Bell UH-1B Iroquois Helicopter A2-385, A2-386, A2-387 & A2-390



1966 to 1989 as rotary wing Training and SAR squadron at Fairbairn ACT


  • Bell UH-1B Iroquois A2-384, A2-388, A2-389, A2-391

  • Bell UH-1B Iroquois A2-714, A2-715, A2-716, A2-717, A2-718, A2-719, A2-720 & A2-721

  • Bell UH-1B Iroquois A2-1019, A2-1020, A2-1021, A2-1022, A2-1023, A2-1024, A2-1025 (ex 9 Sqn 1968)

  • Bell UH-1D Iroquois A2-085, A2-649 (Ex 9 Sqn 1968), A2-505, A2-506, A2-507, A2-508, A2-509 & A2-510 (Converted to UH-1H).

  • Bell UH-1H Iroquois A2-484, A2-485, A2-486, A2-487, A2-488, A2-489, A2-490 & A2-295, A2-296 & A2-310

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