Royal Malaysian Police Air Wing Unit

The Royal Malaysia Police Air Operation Force (Malay: Pasukan Gerakan Udara PDRM (PGU)) is a special unit of Royal Malaysia Police (RMP). They look after national security by surveillance and patrol from the air and help other national security agencies.

Royal Malaysia Police Air Operation Force
Pasukan Gerakan Udara PDRM
Active1 February 1979 (1 February 1979)
Country Malaysia
Branch Royal Malaysia Police
Part ofInternal Security and Public Order Department
DCP Dato' Noor Sham bin Md Jani


A Pilatus PC-6 used by RMP Air Units to air patrol, surveillance and used by special force to specific training.

Started in February 1978, when the cabinet gave approval to RMP to set up the unit. All RMP's aircraft property were registered under the control the civil registration. The unit formally established on 1 February 1979 and the title of the commander units at that time known as Air Wing Chief with turnover four units type aircraft Cessna 206G. On 7 April 1980, PGU began the flight operation in Peninsular Malaysia.

The Sungai Besi Air Base was the Air Wing's main operating base in the peninsular apart from the training base in Sultan Azlan Shah Airport, Perak. The Air Wing also operates from two other bases namely in Kuching International Airport, Sarawak and Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Sabah.

On 19 March 2018, its new peninsular airbase was inaugurated at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Selangor.[1] The new air base is located at the southern end of the runway.


A Eurocopter Squirrel AS-355N owned by Royal Malaysian Police Air Wing Units.

PGU's role is to make surveillance from the air on the east coast and hinterland checking for pirate activities, smuggling and others criminal activities. Other than that PGU is also responsible to answer help calls by other branches RMP by observation through the air. This unit also responsible for rapid deployment of special forces and to ferry senior police officers. Currently, PGU owns 14 helicopter, 6 Cessna 208 Caravan, 5 Pilatus PC-6 Porter and 5 Beechcraft Super King Air fixed wing aircraft.[2] In addition, PGU also operates unmanned aerial vehicle for surveillance role.[3]

List of Air Wing Commanding Officer

List of Air Wing Commanding Officer
Name of officer Date Duties
Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohd Noor Jamari1 May 1978 – 16 June 1988First Air Wing Commanding Officer
Deputy Superintendent of Police Larry Chung Yun Joo17 June 1988 – 28 May 1990
Assistant Commissioner of Police Ali Hanafiah Hashim29 May 1990 – 15 March 1995
Assistant Commissioner of Police Syed Hussein Syed Mohd16 March 1995 – 5 July 2002
Assistant Commissioner of Police Abdul Rahman Hashim6 July 2002 – 2007
Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Dato' Chuah Ghee Lye2007 – 31 December 2010
Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Dato' Kamarulzaman Bin Md Jan1 January 2011 –
Deputy Commissioner of Police Dato’ S.Sathiya Seelan16 May 2015 - 28 December 2018
Deputy Commissioner of Police Dato’ Mohd Rafique Bin Ramli Ariffin17 January 2019 –
Deputy Commissioner of Police Dato' Mohd Hishamudin bin Tahar15 July 2019 - 2022
Deputy Commissioner of Police Dato' Noor Sham bin Md Jani2022 - present


Royal Malaysia Police Air Operations Force or Pasukan Gerakan Udara (PGU) is a special aviation unit of Royal Malaysia Police. This unit operates both fixed wing aircraft and helicopter. Currently the aircraft of the PGU consist of Cessna Caravan, Pilatus PC6 Porter and Beechcraft King Air for fixed wing aircraft and Eurocopter AS355s and Agusta Westland AW139s for helicopter.[4] Unmanned aerial vehicle also operated under PGU branch.

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