Three more brand new Apache AH-64Es arrived in the UK on 28th July 2022. They were airfreighted from Phoenix, Arizona into Mildenhall, Suffolk aboard a USAF C-5M 86-0013. The airframes are ZM719, ZM721 and ZM722. After being readied for road move, they were transported to Wattisham on 02/08/2022.
The final two Apaches (ZJ199 and ZJ209) for the Capability Sustainment Programme departed Wattisham by road today (21st July 2022) heading for Brize Norton. The have had high value components removed by 7 Btn REME at Wattisham, and these components will re-enter the supply chain to support the existing Apache fleet. Once these two airframes […]
Friday 16th July 2022 saw ZM707 take to the air for the first time since delivery, as ArmyAir606 flew on an air test at Wattisham
23rd June 2022 saw 7 Regiment at Middle Wallop receive their fourth AH-64E when ZM702 was delivered in from Wattisham as “ArmyAir782“
16th June 2022 saw the delivery of a third AH-64E from Wattisham to the AAC HQ at Middle Wallop, when ZM714 transferred to 7 Regiment as “Carnage1“
3 more new AH-64Es arrived in the UK on 15th June 2022 from Boeing in Arizona. USAF C-5M 85-0009 delivered the airframes into RAF Mildenhall as “Reach455“. ZM715, ZM717 and ZM718 will be prepared for road move to Wattisham in the coming days.
ZM709 took to the air in the UK for the first time today as “ArmyAir606“
Thursday 9th June 2022 saw ZM704 make its first flight in the UK as “ArmyAir606“
8th June 2022 saw the arrival at Middle Wallop of their first two AH-64Es. ZM708 and ZM716 arrived from Wattisham as Carnage1 and Carnage2 to join 7 Regiment at the AAC HQ as part of the AH-64E training unit.
26th May saw a couple of AH-64Es make their first flights in the UK, with ZM702 (AAC606) and ZM716 (AAC607) both taking to the air during the day.