No. 42 Squadron
No. 42 Squadron is under the command of the Air Component Commander HQ JFNZ. Located at RNZAF Base Ohakea the squadron operates four Beech King Air twin-engine aircraft.
Annual flying hours for the squadron are approximately 2800. A commercial contractor provides maintenance support to the aircraft on site. The Squadron provides:
- multi-engine conversion training of pilots qualified to fly single engine aircraft, including those on Wings courses
- continuation training for multi-engine qualified pilots
- a limited VIP transport role around New Zealand.