Bell T-407 YI-140 is seen here during the first test flight for the helicopters over Northern Iraq. The training helicopters will help train qualified Iraqi army pilots to operate and maintain the Iraqi 407 Armed Scout Helicopters (IA-407).
McMillan, Amie J SPC USCENTCOM USF-I)
An unknown number (but at least three) of CH-4B UAVs was received from China on 23 January 2015. They were first noted in March that year and in October they made their public appearance.
The 300th Training Squadron at Habbaniyah operates the OH-58s. It has ten OH-58A/C helicopters which are ex US Army National Guard. They are used for night vision goggle training.
|Basrah/Basrah Intl (ORMM)|
RWY 14/32 POS 30°32'55"N 047°39'44"E ELEV 11 ft
|Transport Helicopter Wing
||85th Transport sq||Mi-17|
The Mi-8/17 Hip used to be the mainstay of the Iraqi Army. Some of the examples bought by the Saddam Hussein regime seem to have survived and were upgraded in Jordan.