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Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 202


Year 1980






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 202 Register XZ729 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1980. Aircraft history





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ID
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.2 815Sq Broadsword Flt/346-BW by Nov 1981, 815Sq 220 Brilliant Flt/342-BT by Jan 1982.
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
off King Edward Point ( 25-apr-82 )
Operation Paraquat
as 815Sq Brilliant Flt/342-BT, attacked and damaged ARA Santa Fe outside Grytviken, South Georgia
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
(Falklands damage repaired), 815Sq HQ Flt/306 by Jan 1985, 815Sq Phoebe Flt/377 by Dec 1985.
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
conv HAS.3, 815Sq Phoebe Flt/471-PB by Oct 1986, 815Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Jan 1991, 702 Sq HQ Flt/642 by Apr 1993. conv HAS.3S, 702 Sq HQ Flt/632 by Mar 1994.
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
NL Valkenburg ( 13-jul-97 )
RN
13jul97 type:HAS.3S 702Sqn./632
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HMA.8
conv HMA.8 by Dec 2001, 702 Sq/318 by Aug 2003, 815Sq Richmond Flt/474 by Mar 2005, 815Sq Nottingham Flt/417 by May 2005
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton Yeovilton Air Day 2006 ( 08-jul-06 )
08Jul06 815 NAS Nottingham Flt / 417 (pic1) on the squadron apron at Yeovilton Air Day
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
Gulf of Aden ( 23-jan-09 )
RN d/d 1980
23jan09 (pic2) as HMA8/426 on USS Mahan (DDG 72) in the Gulf of Aden with Task Force 151 conducting counter-piracy operations
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 11-jul-09 )     Yeovilton Air Day 2009
11jul09 (pic3) as 815 NAS Portland Flt / 426, outside 815 Sq hangars at Yeovilton Air Day 2009
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
2011 HMA8 type 815Sqn./350
united kingdom XZ729
Fleet Air Arm
UK Fairford ( 21-jul-13 )     RIAT 2013
21jul13 (pic4) and (pic5) as /415 HMS Montrose at RIAT 2013 RAF Fairford


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