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Number of records in registration database: 328
Previous identities: oldest listed first.
 
Reg Type C/N Reg Date Comments
(No Reg) Martinsyde Type A. Mark II 217 16/06/22 Withdrawn from use 11/10/27
I Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - 05/07/22 W/O 14/2/24
II Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 4968 04/07/22 Crashed at Baldonnel 23/01/24
III Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 5202 10/07/22 Scrapped 09/25
IV Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - 16/09/22 Scrapped date unknown
V Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - 14/10/22 Crashed at Crumlin 06/08/24
VI Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - 13/10/22 Crashed at Kildare 22/09/25
VII Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - Nov-22 Withdrawn from use 04/34
VIII Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter - 22/11/22 Crashed at Baldonnel 03/08/28
17 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6858 24/10/25 Crashed at Hempstown 21/9/26
18 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6859 24/10/25 Withdrawn from use 04/35
19 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6860 10/11/25 Withdrawn from use 05/35
20 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6861 04/11/25 Withdrawn from use 10/31
21 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6862 18/11/25 Withdrawn from use 07/30
22 Bristol Type 14 F.2B Fighter 6863 09/11/25 Withdrawn from use 05/35
I Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard - 15/08/22 Crashed near Baldonnel 16/5/29
II Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard - 14/10/22 Scrapped 04/29
III Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard - 14/10/22 Written off 18/09/28
IV Martinsyde F.4 Buzzard - 14/10/22 Withdrawn from use 09/25
I Avro 504K - 31/08/22 Crashed at Baldonnel 18/03/27
II Avro 504K - 20/09/22 Crashed 30/06/25
III Avro 504K - 20/10/22 Withdrawn from use 02/06/31
IV Avro 504K - Oct-22 Withdrawn from use 17/05/32
V Avro 504K - 15/02/23 Withdrawn from use 03/07/28
VI Avro 504K - 11/06/23 Written off 03/09/26
I De Havilland DH.9 - 01/01/23 Crashed near Fermoy 25/06/23
II De Havilland DH.9 - 01/01/23 Withdrawn from use 02/30
III De Havilland DH.9 - 06/01/23 Withdrawn from use 09/34
IV De Havilland DH.9 - 12/01/23 Written off 18/01/23
V De Havilland DH.9 - 23/01/23 Written off 26/06/26
VI De Havilland DH.9 - 28/02/23 Withdrawn from use 04/31
7 De Havilland DH.9 - 05/04/29 Withdrawn from use 09/34
8 De Havilland DH.9 - 05/04/29 Withdrawn from use 05/32
23 De Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth 264 12/07/26 Crashed 26/07/28
24 De Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth 265 12/07/26 Written off 04/06/28
25 De Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth 266 12/07/26 Withdrawn from use 08/35
26 De Havilland DH.60 Cirrus Moth 267 12/07/26 Written off 29/06/27
(No Reg) Fairey IIIF Mk. II F968 10/03/28 Crashed Terenure 10/09/34
V.1 Vickers Type 193 Vespa IV - 14/04/30 Written off 06/07/34
V.2 Vickers Type 193 Vespa IV - 14/04/30 Written off 31/08/32
V.3 Vickers Type 193 Vespa IV - 14/04/30 Crashed Foxford mountains 18/05/31
V.4 Vickers Type 193 Vespa IV - 14/04/30 Crashed in the Curragh 9/4/31
V.5 Vickers Type 208 Vespa V - 05/04/31 Written off 10/07/35
V.6 Vickers Type 208 Vespa V - 05/04/31 Crashed Phoenix Park 05/08/33
V.7 Vickers Type 208 Vespa V - 05/04/31 Written off 17/08/37
V.8 Vickers Type 208 Vespa V - 05/04/31 Written off 12/06/40
A.7 Avro 621 Tutor 410 23/03/30 Crashed, Bray Head 21/11/30
A.8 Avro 621 Tutor 411 05/04/30 Withdrawn from use 08/37
A.9 Avro 621 Tutor 412 17/04/30 Crashed 26/11/30
C.1 Avro 631 Cadet 581 21/03/32 Withdrawn from use 11/41
C.2 Avro 631 Cadet 582 21/03/32 Crashed 26/07/42
C.3 Avro 631 Cadet 583 21/03/32 Crashed near Baldonnel 3/8/33
C.4 Avro 631 Cadet 584 02/04/32 Written off 23/06/37
C.5 Avro 631 Cadet 585 02/04/32 Written off 16/01/42
C.6 Avro 631 Cadet 586 02/04/32 Crashed at Croom 23/02/42
C.7 Avro 631 Cadet 730 08/09/34 Sold 28/08/45 as EI-AFO and later becoming EI-AGO. Was supposed to be returned to the Air Corps in the summer of 2002 after restoration to flying condition in New Zealand by Stan Smith. The Air Corps plan to keep the Cadet in flying condition. Current status is unknown.
A.10 Avro 626 687 20/04/34 Instructional airframe 14/04/39
A.11 Avro 626 688 19/04/34 Instructional airframe 20/05/41
A.12 Avro 626 689 21/04/34 Instructional airframe 26/07/40
A.13 Avro 626 690 24/04/34 Crashed at Baldonnel 02/05/35
A.14 Avro 636 863 16/10/35 Scrapped during 1941
A.15 Avro 636 864 16/10/35 Crashed 09/02/40
A.16 Avro 636 865 26/10/35 Crashed at Baldonnel 14/03/38
A.17 Avro 636 866 26/10/35 Scrapped 11/41
D.H.18 De Havilland DH. 84 Dragon 6071 16/03/37 Crashed at Baldonnel 16/12/41
A.19 Avro 652A Anson I 980 20/03/37 Scrapped 06/46
A.20 Avro 652A Anson I 981 20/03/37 Scrapped 11/43
A.21 Avro 652A Anson I 1033 19/01/38 Scrapped 06/45
A.22 Avro 652A Anson I 1034 19/01/38 Crashed 28/09/41
N.18 Supermarine V.S. 236 Walrus I 6S/21840 03/03/39 On display in FAA Museum Yeovilton
N.19 Supermarine V.S. 236 Walrus I - 03/03/39 Crashed 18/09/40
N.20 Supermarine V.S. 236 Walrus I - 03/03/39 Crashed 03/09/42
23 Gloster Gladiator I - 09/03/38 Written off near Baldonnel 20/10/38
24 Gloster Gladiator I - 09/03/38 Crashed Celbridge 21/01/44
25 Gloster Gladiator I - 09/03/38 Scrapped 08/43
26 Gloster Gladiator I - 09/03/38 Crashed Baldonnel 11/43
27 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
28 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
29 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
30 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
31 Miles M.14A Magister 1025 22/02/39 Damaged beyond repair 02/03/46
32 Miles M.14A Magister 1026 22/02/39 Scrapped 01/46
33 Miles M.14A Magister 1027 22/02/39 Written off 01/07/42
34 Miles M.14A Magister 1028 22/02/39 Preserved Baldonnel
35 Miles M.14A Magister 1029 22/02/39 Written off 06/09/42
36 Miles M.14A Magister 1037 08/03/39 Scrapped 09/46
37 Miles M.14A Magister 1038 08/03/39 Written off 15/05/44
38 Miles M.14A Magister 1039 08/03/39 Written off 28/02/44
39 Miles M.14A Magister 1040 08/03/39 Scrapped 08/46
40 Miles M.14A Magister 1041 08/03/39 Scrapped 01/46
41 Avro 652A Anson I - 02/02/39 Scrapped 01/44
42 Avro 652A Anson I - 02/02/39 Scrapped 03/48
43 Avro 652A Anson I - 02/02/39 Crashed 19/12/39
44 Avro 652A Anson I - 02/02/39 Scrapped 07/46
45 Avro 652A Anson I - 02/02/39 Crashed 08/09/39
46 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
47 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
48 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
49 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
50 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
51 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
52 Avro 652A Anson I - 14/09/39 Not handed over
53 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
54 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
55 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
56 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
57 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
58 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
59 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
60 Gloster Gladiator I - N/D Not delivered due to war
61 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Scrapped 12/46
62 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Damaged beyond repair 08/07/41
63 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Written off 15/04/47
64 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Written off 2/10/42
65 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Written off 13/07/41
66 Westland Lysander II - 15/07/39 Scrapped 10/46
67 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Withdrawn from use 10/44
68 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Withdrawn from use 11/43
69 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Withdrawn from use 06/40
70 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Written off 27/07/40
71 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Damaged beyond repair 27/09/40
72 Hawker Hind/Hind Trainer - 01/06/40 Withdrawn from use 08/44
73 Miles M.14A Magister 525 07/06/40 Scrapped 03/46
74 Miles M.14A Magister 1784 07/06/40 Scrapped 09/45
75 Miles M.14A Magister 942 07/06/40 Scrapped 08/46
76 Miles M.14A Magister 1769 07/06/40 Written off 07/10/41
77 Miles M.14A Magister 1777 07/06/40 Scrapped 08/46
78 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 10/43
79 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 07/43
80 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 08/43
81 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Written off due to ground collision 04/09/41
82 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 10/43
83 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Written off due to ground collision 04/09/41
84 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 09/43
85 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Written off 28/08/42
86 Hawker Hector - 16/05/41 Withdrawn from use 11/43
87 Hawker Hector - 28/05/41 Written off 21/07/41
88 Hawker Hector - 13/01/42 Withdrawn from use 09/42
89 Hawker Hector - 13/01/42 Withdrawn from use 10/43
90 Hawker Hector - 13/01/42 Withdrawn from use 10/43
91 Lockheed L214 Hudson I 1812 24/01/41 Sold to Aer Lingus 02/08/45
92 Fairey Battle T T I - 24/04/91 Withdrawn from use 05/46
93 Hawker Hurricane I - 29/09/40 Withdrawn from use 08/46
94 Hawker Hurricane IIB - 10/06/41 Returned to RAF 07/07/43
95 Hawker Hurricane IIB - 21/08/41 Returned to RAF 07/07/43
96 Miles M.9 Master I - 21/12/40 Used as instructional a/f only
97 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Withdrawn from use 10/49
98 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Withdrawn from use 06/46
99 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Withdrawn from use 08/45
100 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Written off 23/03/49
101 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Written off 19/08/46
102 Miles M.19 Master II - 10/02/43 Withdrawn from use 08/46
103 Hawker Hurricane I - Jul-43 Withdrawn from use 12/45
104 Hawker Hurricane I - Jul-43 Withdrawn from use 9/46
105 Hawker Hurricane I - Jul-43 Withdrawn from use 9/46
106 Hawker Hurricane I - Jul-43 Withdrawn from use 03/46
107 Hawker Hurricane I - Feb-44 Withdrawn from use 6/46
108 Hawker Hurricane I - Dec-43 Withdrawn from use 6/46
109 Hawker Hurricane I - Dec-43 Withdrawn from use 9/46
110 Hawker Hurricane I - Feb-44 Withdrawn from use 11/45
111 Hawker Hurricane I - Mar-44 Withdrawn from use 8/46
112 Hawker Hurricane I - Mar-44 Withdrawn from use 8/46
113 (Not allocated) - - -
114 Hawker Hurricane I - Mar-44 Withdrawn from use 8/46
115 Hawker Hurricane IIC - Mar-45 Withdrawn from use 06/46
116 Hawker Hurricane IIC - - Withdrawn from use 07/47
117 Hawker Hurricane IIC - Mar-45 Written off 07/47
118 Hawker Hurricane IIC - Mar-45 Withdrawn from use 03/47
119 Hawker Hurricane IIC - Mar-45 Withdrawn from use 04/70
120 Hawker Hurricane IIC - Mar-45 Withdrawn from use 11/47
121 Miles M.19 Master II - 31/05/45 Written off in mid air collision 03/02/49
122 Miles M.19 Master II - 31/05/45 Withdrawn from use 09/49
123 Miles M.19 Master II - 15/06/45 Withdrawn from use 06/47
124 Miles M.19 Master II - 15/06/45 Written off in mid air collision 03/02/49
125 Miles M.19 Master II - 15/06/45 Withdrawn from use 09/49
126 Miles M.19 Master II - 15/06/45 Withdrawn from use 09/49
127 Miles M.14A Magister 1779 17/02/46 Scrapped 05/52
128 Miles M.14A Magister 1827 17/02/46 Scrapped 11/51
129 Miles M.14A Magister 2000 17/02/46 Scrapped 12/52
130 Miles M.14A Magister 915 17/02/46 Scrapped 01/53
131 Miles M.14A Magister 768 09/03/46 Scrapped 06/52
132 Miles M.14A Magister 2044 21/02/46 Scrapped 09/52
133 Miles M.14A Magister 2242 21/02/46 Written off 07/02/47
134 Miles M.14A Magister 2189 21/02/46 Scrapped 01/53
135 Miles M.14A Magister 2040 09/03/46 Scrapped 08/51
136 Miles M.14A Magister 2247 09/03/46 Scrapped 11/52
137 Miles M.14A Magister 778 09/03/46 Scrapped 11/52
138 Miles M.14A Magister 1835 09/03/46 Scrapped 06/52
139 Allocated Miles M.25 Martinet TT.1 - - -
140 Allocated Miles M.25 Martinet TT.1 - - -
141 Avro Anson 19 Series 2 1313 10/04/46 Preserved Baldonnel
142 Avro Anson 19 Series 2 1314 10/04/46 Damaged 31/01/58
143 Avro Anson 19 Series 2 1315 10/04/46 Written off 08/05/53
144 Miles M.25 Martinet TT.1 - 05/07/46 Written off 25/05/52
145 Miles M.25 Martinet TT.1 - 05/07/46 Withdrawn from use 23/12/58 To instructional airframe and later scrapped.
146 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 17/02/47 Withdrawn from use 06/54
147 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 17/02/47 Written off 05/09/47
148 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 17/02/47 Written off 22/05/53
149 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 17/02/47 Withdrawn from use 05/54
150 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 11/07/47 Withdrawn from use 1955
151 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 11/07/47 Written off 29/06/51
152 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 11/07/47 Written off 01/09/49
153 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 11/07/47 Withdrawn from use 06/54
154 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 27/09/47 Written off 28/05/51
155 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 27/09/47 Withdrawn from use 08/54
156 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 27/09/47 Withdrawn from use 06/54
157 Vickers Supermarine VS.506 Seafire LF.III - 27/09/47 Withdrawn from use 27/10/53
158 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF7722 05/06/51 Current in UK as G-BMSB
159 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF7269 05/06/51 Current in US as N8R
160 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF???? 29/06/51 Written off 15/02/57
161 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF9590 29/06/51 In the UK as G-TRIX. Currently undergoing rebuild by Duxford based Historic Flying Limited and will be painted as IAC "161" in its original Air Corps dark green colour scheme.
162 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF8643 30/07/51 Current in UK as G-LFIX
163 Supermarine V.S. 509 Spitfire T.9 CBAF11432 30/07/51 Current in US as N308WK
164 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0450 16/01/52 Stored Baldonnel
165 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0452 16/01/52 Crashed near Laytown 14/06/56
166 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0453 16/01/52 Believed scrapped during 1981
167 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0463 31/01/52 Withdrawn from use 1959 and scrapped
168 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0464 31/01/52 Restored to flying status, stored Gormanston
169 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0552 31/01/52 Believed scrapped by 1983
170 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0724 26/09/52 Scrapped at Baldonnel
171 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0732 26/09/52 Scrapped at Baldonnel
172 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0745 26/09/52 While there are reports of this aircraft being destined for preservation, she is believed to be scrapped
173 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0746 26/09/52 Was preserved in Waterford, but reported sold in the US as N65350
174 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0753 26/09/52 Written off Gormanstown 23/05/63
175 De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk T.20 C.1/0754 26/09/52 Written off Gormanstown 29/03/63
176 De Havilland DHC. 104 Dove Mk 4 04368 22/02/53 Scrapped
177 Hunting Provost T51 125 26/03/54 -
178 Hunting Provost T51 157 27/05/54 -
179 Hunting Provost T51 160 27/05/54 Written off 07/03/57
180 Hunting Provost T51 179 06/07/54 Written off Baldonnel 06/68
181 Hunting Provost T53 400 21/07/55 Reduced to Spares
182 Hunting Provost T53 403 20/09/55 Crashed at Fermoy 3/1/57
183 Hunting Provost T53 406 21/10/55 Preserved Baldonnel
184 Hunting Provost T53 408 21/10/55 Believed in storage, New Ross area
185 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15775 21/07/56 Currently preserved in France
186 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15765 21/07/56 In the US as N4861K
187 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15766 21/07/56 Scrapped 1980
188 DH104 Dove Mk 5 4503 24/03/59 crashed at Shannon 27/01/61
189 Hunting Provost T53 460 23/03/60 Written off 14/4/62
189A Hunting Provost T53 352 21/02/66 -
190 Hunting Provost T53 461 13/04/60 -
191 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15815 18/01/61 Stored Castlemoate House
192 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15816 16/03/61 Believed in storage, New Ross area
193 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.55 15817 16/03/61 Scrapped
194 De Havilland DH104 Dove Mk. 7 4530 11/07/62 Scrapped
195 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1151 25/11/63 Current. Delivered as a new SE3160, converted to SA316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel, and deployed to Monaghan Camp (Co. Monaghan) and Finner Camp (Co. Donegal) for border patrol at times, also to Waterford for SAR duties at various times. Used for "aid to the civil power", VFR SAR operations, MedEvac, government transport duties, etc.
196 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1153 25/11/63 Current. Delivered as a new SE3160, converted to SA316B, believed wfu at Baldonnel 2001. Served with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel, and deployed to Finner, Monaghan, and Waterford at times.
197 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1194 15/05/64 Current. Delivered as a new SE.3160, converted to SA.316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel.
198 De Havilland DH. 115 Vampire T.11 15563 30/08/63 Stored Baldonnel
199 De Havilland DHC. 1 Chipmunk T.22A C.1/0392 26/02/65 Stored Gormanston
200 De Havilland DHC. 1 Chipmunk T.22A C.1/0061 6/02/65 Crashed 27/04/80
201 De Havilland DHC. 104 Dove Mk 8A 04525 19/12/70 Current in Australia as VH-OBI
202 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1973 24/03/72 Delivered as a new SA.316B. Believed written off after a heavy landing in shallow water [date, circumstances?].
203 Reims Cessna FR172H 343 04/10/72 Current
204 Reims Cessna FR172H 344 04/10/72 Crashed 20/09/78, Written off
205 Reims Cessna FR172H 345 04/10/72 Current ????
206 Reims Cessna FR172H 346 04/10/72 Current
207 Reims Cessna FR172H 347 13/10/72 Waterford Airport Fire & Rescue Trainer
208 Reims Cessna FR172H 348 13/10/72 Current
209 Reims Cessna FR172H 349 13/10/72 under repair/current
210 Reims Cessna FR172H 350 13/10/72 Current
211 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1983 04/02/73 Current. Delivered as a new SA316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel.
212 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 1984 29/03/73 Current. Delivered as a new SA.316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel.
213 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 2116 16/12/73 Current. Delivered as a new SA316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel.
214 Aerospatiale SA316B Alouette III 2122 25/03/74 Current. Delivered as a new SA316B. Serves with the Army Support Squadron, No.3 Support Wing at Baldonnel.
215 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 357 11/08/75 Withdrawn from use
216 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 358 11/08/75 Withdrawn from use
217 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 359 16/02/76 Withdrawn from use. Flown to Austria on an Austrian AF C-130 for display in the Austrian AF Museum. The fuselage was shipped on the 29th March 2005, the wings, tail & wing tanks followed on the 30th March.
218 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 390 16/02/76 Withdrawn from use
219 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 298 13/11/76 Withdrawn from use
220 Fouga CM170 Super Magister 299 13/11/76 Withdrawn from use 17th June, 1999
221 Fouga CM.170-2 Magister 79 18/09/75 Instructional a/f
222 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-01-289 04/03/77 Retired.
223 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-02-290 04/03/77 Crashed 13/10/90
224 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-03-291 04/03/77 Crashed 24/01/78
225 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-04-292 04/03/77 Current
226 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-05-293 16/04/77 Current
227 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-06-294 16/04/77 Force landing 21/02/91
228 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-07-295 16/04/77 Crashed 23/08/93
229 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-08-296 16/04/77 Current
230 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-09-297 16/04/77 Current
231 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-10-298 16/04/77 Current
232 Beech King Air 200 BB-208 09/03/77 Sold 11/02/92 as N60MK
233 SIAI Marchetti SF260MC 1109 03/03/77 Instructional a/f
234 Beech King Air 200 BB-376 12/07/78 Sold as N409GA, 21/11/91
235 SIAI Marchetti SF260WE Warrior 24-11-373 02/04/79 Crashed 10/02/82
236 Hawker Siddley H.S. 125-600B 25256 01/06/79 Crashed 27/11/79 Baldonnel
237 Aerospatiale SA342L Gazelle 1772 30/10/79 Crashed 16/8/02 Near Baldonnel.

Delivered as a new SA342L. Served with Helicopter School, No. 3 Support Wing as an advanced helicopter crew trainer until damaged in an accident on 16 August 2002.

The Gazelle suffered engine failure during low-level flight and made a controlled descent into a field near Baldonnel. The crew were fortunately not injured. A photo showing the damage done to the cockpit, cabin, main rotor, and tail was published on the internet, and it is thought that 237 will not be repaired.
238 Hawker Siddley H.S. 125-700B 257082 13/02/80 Sold as XA-TCB
239 Hawker Siddley H.S. 125-600B Leased - -
240 Beech King Air 200 BB-672 12/07/78 Current
241 Aerospatiale SA342L Gazelle 1854 14/01/81 Current.

Delivered as a new SA342L. Serves with Helicopter School Squadron, No. 3 Support Wing as an advanced helicopter crew trainer, but was reported wfu as a spares source for 237 before its accident on 16 August 2002.
242 Aerospatiale SA330J Puma 1240 22/07/81 Was on lease from the manufacturer to whom it has since been returned.

Served with the Advanced Flying Training School. While with the IAC it was evaluated for troop carrying and used to fly food to farms snowed in during the winter of 1981/2. Returned to Aerospatiale on the 16th February 1983 and delivered to CEV (Centre d'Essais en Vol, French government test establishment) as F-ZLAT, August 1995.
243 Reims Cessna FR172K 671 07/04/81 Crashed 06/05/04 Clonbullogue,Co Offaly, killing the pilot Lt. Raymond Heery who was the sole occupant.
244 Aerospatiale SA365Fi Dauphin II 6124 25/06/86 Retired. Naval variant with deck harpoon & crash proof fuel tanks.

Delivered new. Serves with No.3 Support Wing, initially assigned to the Naval Support Squadron, later also to the SAR Squadron. Initially used for Naval Service support (fishery protection, SAR); also used for all weather medium-range SAR, MedEvac, aid to the civil power, government transport, etc.
245 Aerospatiale SA365Fi Dauphin II 6168 18/07/86 Current. Naval variant with deck harpoon & crash proof fuel tanks.

Delivered new. Serves with No.3 Support Wing, initially assigned to the Naval Squadron, later also to the SAR Squadron.
246 Aerospatiale SA365Fi Dauphin II 6181 25/06/86 Current.

Delivered new. Serves with SAR Squadron, No. 3 Support Wing. Not initially intended for Naval Service support, but used for all weather medium-range SAR, MedEvac, aid to the civil power, government transport, etc.
247 Aerospatiale SA365Fi Dauphin II 6202 21/08/86 Current.

Delivered new. Serves with SAR Squadron, No. 3 Support Wing. Not initially intended for Naval Service support, but used for all weather medium-range SAR, MedEvac, aid to the civil power, government transport, etc.
248 Aerospatiale SA365Fi Dauphin II 6203 19/12/86 Destroyed in a fatal crash at Tramore, Co. Waterford, July 1999.

Delivered new. Served with SAR Squadron, No. 3 Support Wing. Not initially intended for Naval Service support. This Dauphin crashed into sand dunes at Tramore, Co. Waterford while attempting to return to Waterford Airport in poor visibility after a successful SAR mission on 2 July 1999. All four crew members were killed in the accident.

The SAR capability at Waterford had just been upgraded to all-weather medium-range, the Dauphin replacing an Alouette III. This was the first all-weather SAR mission flown from Waterford, and subsequent to the accident the service was downgraded again to VFR only using Alouette IIIs. During the summer of 2002 the service was upgraded to all-weather medium/long-range, operated by an IMES/CHC (Ireland) Ltd.
249 Gulfstream Aerospace G.1159A Gulfstream III 413 04/01/90 Returned to Gulfstream 6/3/92
250 CASA CN-235-100 19 06/06/91 Returned to CASA 16/ 01/95
251 Gulfstream Aerospace G.1159C Gulfstream IV 1160 22/12/91 Current
252 CASA CN-235-100MP Persuader 85 08/12/94 Current
253 CASA CN-235-100MP Persuader 94 08/12/94 Current
254 Britten Norman PBN-2T-4S Defender 4000 4008 15/08/97 Garda Air Support Unit
255 Eurocopter AS355N Twin Squirrel 5633 22/08/97 Current with the Garda Air Support Unit.

Delivered new for fit out in the UK where it was registered as G-BXEV. Serves with the Garda Air Support Unit, crewed by IAC pilots and Garda Siochana (police) observers. Can operate at night but may be restricted if visibility is poor.
256 Eurocopter EC135 0149 05/12/02 Current with the Garda Air Support Unit.

Was registered D-HECK initially, then G-BZRM for pre-delivery test flying, registered to An Garda Siochana, Dublin. Intended for use by the GASU (Garda Air Support Unit), may be operated by a civilian contractor with Garda observers joining crews for operational missions.

Recent reports suggest that due to limited endurance, the EC.135 will only be used in the Dublin area, releasing AS355 255 for duty away from the capital.
257 Sikorsky S-61N 61816 13/01/03 Being returned to the owners.

The helicopter was on lease from CHC Ireland and was maintained by a civilian crew but the Minister for Defence has directed that the Air Corps will cease off shore SAR operations and that in future civilian contractors will provide the service. This aircraft has now reverted to it's civilian reg EI-CXS, is based at Sligo Airport and has replaced the Dauphin II based at Finner Camp.
258 Learjet 45 45-234 20/12/03 -
259 Not Taken Up - - -
260 Pilatus PC-9M 655 15/07/04 Made it's first test flight on the 6th February 2004 from the Pilatus factory at Stans, Switzerland then went to Austria for weapons trials.
261 Pilatus PC-9M 656 21/04/04 -
262 Pilatus PC-9M 657 21/04/04 -
263 Pilatus PC-9M 658 21/04/04 -
264 Pilatus PC-9M 659 09/06/04 -
265 Pilatus PC-9M 660 28/05/04 -
266 Pilatus PC-9M 661 08/06/04 -
267 Pilatus PC-9M 662 08/06/04 -
268 Pilatus PC-9M Not taken up. Reserved for future PC-9 aircraft (if ordered).
269 Pilatus PC-9M Not taken up. Reserved for future PC-9 aircraft (if ordered).
270 Eurocopter EC135P2 425 03/11/05 D-HECF (Test Reg)
271 Eurocopter EC135P2 431 03/11/05 D-HECB (Test Reg)
272 Eurocopter EC135T2 Number possibly reserved for the new GASU EC135T2 which is due for delivery in early 2007.
273 Eurocopter EC135P2 Not Taken Up. Reserved for any new Air Corps EC135 delivery.
274 Agusta Westland AW139 31048 10/08/06 Handed over to the Air Corps on 10/08/06 but kept in Italy for pilot training. Due to arrive at Baldonnel in November 2007.
275 Agusta Westland AW139 31059 On order. Delivery scheduled for November 2007.
276 Agusta Westland AW139 31076 On order. Due for delivery in early 2007.
277 Agusta Westland AW139 31078 On order. Due for delivery in early 2007.
 
E. & O. E.
Corrections and additions are welcome by email.
 
Abbreviations:
C/N = manufacturer's serial number;
DBR = damaged beyond repair;
NTU = (reservation) not taken up;
WFU = withdrawn from use;
W/O = written off.

Previous identities: oldest listed first.
 
Credits:
Jacob Struben, Irish Air Letter, Jos Stevens, Paul J. Kelsey, Lionel Laporte, Michael Kelly