Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 005


Year 1976 to 1998






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 005 Register XZ230 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1976. Aircraft history

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Fleet Air Arm
RN d/d 19oct76
conv has.3sgm
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Fleet Air Arm
Nov78 as 702Sqn /741 at Yeovilton
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Fleet Air Arm
12Oct76 delivered 700L squadron, entered service 19Oct76 coded 741.VL
03Jan78 702 Squadron coded 741.VL
06Jan81 815 squadron coded 751.VL, noted as 301.PO 19Oct82
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
15Oct84 RNAY Fleetlands for 3 Conversion
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
15Jan86 NASU RNAS Yeovilton GM Conversion #1 (First ever - partially started at Fleetlands)
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Fleet Air Arm
10Jul86 815 squadron, HMS Nottingham code not noted
04Mar87 815Squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.CF
14Aug87 829 Squadron, HMS Brazen coded 331.BZ
14Jan88 829 Squadron
May88 noted RNAY Fleetlands
27May88 815Squadron, HMS Jupiter coded 331.--, noted coded 443.JP 28Jun88
10Jan89 AMG RNAS Portland coded 443.JP later 417.NM noted 07Mar89
03Apr89 815Squadron HMS Nottingham coded 417.NM
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Fleet Air Arm
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
03Sep90 815Squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.PO
6 Kills during Desert Storm
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Fleet Air Arm
14Mar91 AMG RNAS Portland coded 335.PO
19Jul91 815Squadron uncoded
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
30Jan92 RNAY Fleetlands HAS3SGM conversion
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Fleet Air Arm
29Jul92 829 Squadron, HMS Coventry coded 336 noted 30Nov92 coded 336.CV named "Jessica"
26Mar93 transferred to 815Squadron HMS Coventry coded 336.CV named "Jessica"
19May95 AMG RNAS Portland
06Dec95 815Squadron, HMS Argyll coded 365.AY
27Nov96 AMG RNAS Portland coded 365.AY
12Mar97 815 squadron, HMS Westminster coded 462.WM named "Every one a Gem" 25Feb98 815Squadron coded 305.
united kingdom XZ230
Fleet Air Arm
Hixon Spares recovery ( mar-10 )
02Nov98 Damaged beyond repair on HMS Newcastle when the flight deck was engulfed in sea water
Wreck later sold to Air and Ground Ltd at the dis-used airfield of Hixon-UK. Seen Mar10.
united kingdom XZ230
Fleet Air Arm
RNAS Yeovilton ( mar-17 )
Mar17 at RNAS Yeovilton
forms the core structure for the AW159 Wildcat Avionics Trainer (WAvT) element of the Maintenance Training Equipment (MTE) within the training service based at the Wildcat Training Centre


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