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About the Air Corps

The Air Corps is the air component of the Permanent Defence Forces, based at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin. Today, the men and women who serve in the Air Corps, are making a unique and significant contribution to fulfilling the roles, both primary and secondary as assigned by government

Air Corps Headquarters

Air Corps Headquarters comprises of the Office of General Officer Commanding, an Operations Section and a Support Section

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.

No 3 Operations Wing

No. 3 Operations Wing carries out all rotary wing tasks and operations assigned to the Air Corps. The wing is sub divided into three separate operational squadrons, each fulfilling its own specific roles.

No 4 Support Wing

No. 4 Support Wing carries out scheduled second line maintenance on all Air Corps aircraft.

No 5 Support Wing

No. 5 Support Wing is responsible for all logistical support to the Air Corps. The wing is sub divided into six separate support squadrons, each fulfilling its own specific roles.

CIS Squadron

The Squadron implements the Defence Forces CIS policy decisions within the Air Corps through a team of disciplined, well trained, well resourced and highly motivated staff.