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The commercial version of the Sikorsky Sea King (S61N) is adapted for Search and Rescue Operations, being operated by Bristows Helicopters on behalf of H.M. Coastguard.

 
Current aircraft at the Daedalus airfield include the Sikorsky Sea King (S61N) (G-BDIJ) of Bristows SAR, the Hampshire police Britten-Norman Defender 4000 (G-SCJH), along with 4 DH Tiger Moths (including G-AAWO and G-AAHI), 2 DH Gypsy Moths, a Harvard (G-RAIX), Chipmunk (G-BVVV), Piper Warrior, Piper Cub, Jodel and Luscombe and various gliders (see below). In addition various aircraft are under restoration including a pair of PBY5A Catalina.

 ASK 13 glider
ASTIR glider
CATALINA VP
CHIPMUNK, De Havilland C
DEFENDER 4000, Britten-Norman    2001-
DISCUS glider
JUNIOR glider
KA 8 glider
OPTICA surveillance aircraft, Edgley EA7
PUCHACZ glider
SEA KING S61N, Sikosky
SUPER CUB, Piper
TIGER MOTH, De Havilland
WARRIOR 2, Piper
Full list of Southampton University Gliding Club Aircraft flown at Lee-on-Solent
 
HMS Daedalus site from the air looking north, 2000, Lee-on-Solent
 

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