The last day and Farewell to RAF Rescue 137/138 – RAF SAR Sea Kings. Please share!

Well said Heavy

heavywhalley

2012 MRT RAF

A Fond Farewell to the SAR Sea kings from RAF Lossiemouth .

Farewell and thanks! Farewell and thanks!

On the First of April 2015 we say farewell in the Highlands to the RAF Sea Kings from RAF Lossiemouth in Morayshire. The new contract will result in Bristow’s taking over the SAR Contract for the UK and I wish them well for the future. The new aircraft is long overdue and it will be a tremendous addition to SAR in the UK. The RAF and Royal Navy Sea Kings have been a huge part of my life as 40 years was spent involved with Mountain Rescue. The main period 37 years with the RAF Mountain Rescue Service. I also worked in the Aeronautical Rescue Co Ordination Centre at Kinloss working with the SAR Military Assets throughout UK.   Helicopters have been a huge part of my life even though flying terrified me!   I was with…

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