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Client Name: Army Air Corps Historic Aircraft Flight

 

 The Army Air Corps is the smallest of the three combat arms in the Army, but its fleet of helicopters makes it one of the most potent. Providing firepower from the skies, it has a unique role to play on the modern battlefield by delivering hard-hitting support to ground forces during the key stages of a battle. The Army Air Corps operates alongside Armour, Infantry and the Special Forces in direct contact with the enemy and the opportunities offered, both in the air and on the ground, are as varied as its role.The Army Air Corps consists of five operational regiments, two training regiments and one reserve regiment. It also has a number of independent squadrons and flights. Headquarters Army Air Corps is located at Middle Wallop, Hampshire.  Colonel-in-Chief

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales KG KT OM GCB AK QSO PC ADC was appointed to be Colonel-in-Chief of the Army Air Corps by Her Majesty the Queen  in 1992. 

Colonel Commandant

Major General Adrian John Bradshaw CB OBE (late KRH) is Colonel Commandant of the Army Air Corps.

 

Deputy Colonel Commandant

 

Major General The Duke of Westminster was appointed Deputy Colonel Commandant on the 1st April 2009 in a new appointment.

Army Air Corps Band

The Army Air Corps Band is based at the School of  Army Aviation , Middle Wallop.  It was formed in 1993 from a nucleus of the former Royal Artillery Alanbrooke band and volunteers from other corps and regiments.

Regimental Marches

Quick March - Recce Flight composed by AJ Richards.

Slow March - The Thievish Magpie composed by G Rossini.

Guidon

A Guidon is a heraldic banner carried by cavalry regiments and it is the equivalent of the colours borne by regiments of line infantry.  On May 10th 1994 in recognition of its role on the modern battlefield, Her Majesty the Queen was graciously pleased to authorise the grant of a Guidon to the Army Air Corps, and the emblazoning of Honors on it.  The Guidon was formally presented to the Corps on the 10 May 1994 at Middle Wallop by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Affiliations

The  Army Air Corps is affiliated to the Merchant Taylors' Company and 3 Regiment and Headquarters Army Air Corps are affiliated to HMS Chatham.


Home page: http://www.army.mod.uk/aviation/air.aspx

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