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Westland Sea King HAS.1


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 654


Year 1970






Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) HeliOperations. Built 1970. Aircraft history





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ID
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Fleet Air Arm
RN HAS.1 f/f 23jun70, d/d 02jul70
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Culdrose Delivery New ( 02-jul-70 )
02Jul70 delivered to NASU RNAS Culdrose
14Aug70 of 826Squadron, HMS Eagle coded E.144
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Farnborough ( sep-70 )
Displayed at SBAC Farnborough Air Show sep70 when HAS.2 coded 144-E of 826NAS
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Fleet Air Arm
Sep70 826Sq/144-E still Sep 1972
Aug78 Conv HAS.2A, 706Sq /598
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.2
13Nov78 noted on RFA Fort Grange coded FG.343 of 824Squadron
12Jun80 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded B.268 of 814Squadron, HMS Bulwark
20Feb82 noted RFA Olna coded CU.352 of 824Squadron
28Oct82 noted RNAS Culdrose coded CU.598 of 706Squadron
07Jun86 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded -.598
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.5
1986 Conv HAS.5 Fleetlands /598
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Fleet Air Arm
25Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose NASU uncoded
09Mar87 to 814Squadro, HMS illustrious and noted 10Mar87 at RNAS Culdrose coded -.272
17May88 noted RNAS Portland coded -.(2)72 of 814Squadron, HMS Illustrious
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Portland ( 17-jul-88 )
17jul88 (pic1) as 814Sqn /(2)72 HMS Illustrious at RNAS Portland
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Fleet Air Arm
Jul89-Sep91, I was Senior Pilot on 771 NAS (SAR) and XV 666 was on the squadron strength throughout that period. Colin Hawksworth
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Kinloss visit ( 22-feb-93 )
22feb93 HAS.5 type 771Sqn./CU-823
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HU.5
1994 HU.5U type 771Sqn /CU-823
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Fleet Air Arm
16Nov94 noted RNAS Portland coded CU.823 of 771Squadron
05Jun96 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded CU.823
07Mar97 re-delivered to 771Squadron coded CU.823
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Fleet Air Arm
2003 Conv HU.5U 771Sq /823 still 2004
Nov05 771Sq /821
Apr07 VL AMG
May07 771Sq /821 still 2010
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Fleet Air Arm
Fleetlands by Jul 2009
771Sq /821 by Nov 2009
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 23-jun-12 )
23jun12 (pic2) as HU.5 type /CU-21 at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day
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Fleet Air Arm
771 Sq/821-CU, stencilled Boscastle Floods on sponsons and rear hull by Jul 2014
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Culdrose last flight ( 11-apr-16 )
Royal Navy SAR Sea Kings Leave Culdrose
Mar16 771Sqn /(CU-8)21 decommissioned
11Apr16 last flight from Culdrose
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Fleet Air Arm
UK HMS Sultan Stored ( may-16 )
stored Gosport
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2016
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HeliOperations
Westland Sea King HU.5
UK Portland German Navy SAR pilot training ( sep-17 )
HeliOps
VAHS Fleetlands for overhaul and repainting by Jun17 following lease from MoD, HU5 type
German Navy SAR pilot training at Portland


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