Jamaica Defence Force adds King Air WR MPA

Jamaica Defence Force King Air 350 T-11 was handed over on November 14, 2018, in a ceremony attended by Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holmes and Chief of Defence Staf Major General Rocky Meade.
Jamaica Defence Force

The Jamaica Defence Force Air Wing (JDF AW) has taken delivery of a Beechcraft King Air 350 WR Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA).

The delivery of the King Air, serial number T-11, follows the recent arrival of two Bell 429 Global Ranger helicopters and all three aircraft were handed over to the JDF AW in a ceremony at the Caribbean Military Aviation School, Norman Manley International Airport, in Kingston on November 14, 2018. The King Air was modiied for the MPA role by Sierra Nevada Corporation in the United States and will be operated by the newly created JDF Maritime Air and Cyber Command. The aircraft will be used for customs and isheries patrol and search and rescue operations.