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No 1 Operations Wing


No. 1 Operations Wing carries out all fixed wing tasks and operations assigned to the Air Corps.  The wing is sub divided into six separate operational squadrons, each fulfilling its own specific roles.  The wing currently operates a total of nine aircraft.  In addition, the wing is responsible for first line maintenance of all aircraft assigned to it.

Typical operations include

  • Inshore & Offshore Maritime patrol
  • Ministerial Air Transport Service
  • Army Co-op & Reconnaissance
  • Garda Air Support
  • Air Ambulance
  • Search & Rescue top cover
  • Parachuting operations
  • Escort surveillance & monitoring
  • Military transport