The Defence Helicopter Flying School (DHFS) was a military flying school based at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire, England. The school, established in 1997, was a tri-service organisation and trained helicopter aircrews for all three British armed forces .
The Station. RAF Shawbury provides world-class training to around 900 personnel a year, from the UK Armed Forces and international partners. No.1 Flying Training School trains helicopter aircrew for the Armed Forces. The Central Flying School (Helicopter) delivers Qualified Helicopter Instructors.
Defence Helicopter Flying School, British Ministry of Defence (UK MoD). Bases and helicopter types history, present and future (DHFS). United Kingdom
In February 2020, the Defence Helicopter Flying School based at RAF Shawbury in Shropshire, was renamed No. 1 Flying Training School and operates 29 Airbus H135 'Juno' and 3 Airbus H145 'Jupiter'. Operations and training An Airbus H135 Juno of the Defence Helicopter Flying School used for Basic Rotary Training.
The Defence Helicopter Flying School at RAF Shawbury, a Royal Air Force station near Shrewsbury, England, trains aircrew from all three of the Armed Forces. The DHFS has three flying squadrons: 660 Squadron, Army Air Corps and 705 Naval Air Squadron - These are 'parallel' training squadrons...
22 set 2023 · RAF Shawbury is home to 1 FTS (formerly the Defence Helicopter Flying School) which delivers the Rotary Wing UK Military Flying Training System. In addition to a fleet of Juno and Jupiter helicopters the station boasts a range of state-of-the-art synthetics and training devices.
The Central Flying School ( CFS) is the Royal Air Force 's primary institution for the training of military flying instructors. Established in 1912 at the Upavon Aerodrome, it is the longest existing flying training school. The school was based at RAF Little Rissington from 1946 to 1976.