First RAF Jupiter and Juno Helicopters Delivered to Shawbury

Jupiter HT.1 G-CJIV/ZM500 and Juno HT.1 G-CJIW/ZM505 arrived at RAF Shawbury on April 03, 2017 (RAF Shawbury/Crown Copyright)

Three new helicopters were delivered to the RAF Shawbury on April 03, 2017. Airbus Helicopters Jupiter HT.1 G-CJIV/ZM500 (c/n 20111) and Juno HT.1 G-CJIW/ZM505 (c/n 2002) and G-CJIT/ZM506 arrived from Kidlington where they had undergone preparation for service.

The helicopters are the first of 32 Juno and Jupiters that will make up the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) at Shawbury. All aircraft are expected to be delivered by April 2018.