|No. 654 Squadron AAC|
654 Light Aircraft Squadron
|Branch||Army Air Corps|
|Part of||4 Regiment Army Air Corps|
|Helicopter||AgustaWestland Apache AH.1|
The squadron was formed on 1 September 1958 in Germany and employed as 2 Division Aviation HQ between 1964 and October 1969.
Between February and March 1991 the squadron was in Iraq as part of Operation Desert Sabre (the ground phase of Operation Granby) using Westland Lynx AH1GT's against armoured vehicles of the Iraqi 12th Armoured Division. They returned to Hobart Barracks on 22 March 1991 without any losses.
At some point the squadron was reformed and became the Regimental Headquarters for 4 Regiment Army Air Corps
Aircraft operated edit
The squadron operated a variety of helicopters: