‘ROMEO’ RISING

The entire Royal Danish Air Force helicopter fleet is home-based at Fly vestation Karup in Jutland. As the Lynx makes way for the MH-60R, Ted Carlson reviews the status of Helicopter Wing Kar up.

Royal Danish Air Force rotors

The Flyvevåbnet (Royal Danish Air Force, RDAF) is well on the way to replacing its tired Lynx Mk90B helicopters with new MH-60R Seahawks. The last Lynx was retired on December 15 last year (see Denmark retires Lynx, February, p11) and Eskadrille 723 has now received seven MH-60Rs. Another two ‘Romeos’ are expected before the end of this year.

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