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849 Naval Air Squadron

849 Squadron provides Sea King Mk7 Airborne Surveillance and Control (ASaC) Observer training, taking Observers on completion of Basic Observer training at 750 NAS through an Aircraft Conversion Phase and an Operational Conversion Phase and delivering them to the front line.  It also provides for conversion training for Sea King pilots in the ASaC role.  Providing this training requires substantial engineering support for which 849 squadron provides initial and ‘on-the-job’ training for Air Engineering Technicians.

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