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Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 128


Year 1979






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 128 Register XZ694 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1979. Aircraft history





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ID
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Fleet Air Arm
RN HAS.2
d/d 23Aug79 to NASU Yeovilton
11Sep79 to NATIU Lee-on-Solent, noted uncoded 04Dec79
31Jan80 to NASU Yeovilton
31Mar80 to 702 Sq as 747-VL
31Mar81 to RNAY Fleetlands
16Oct81 to 702 Sq noted 07May82 as 746
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Fleet Air Arm
05Jul82 to 815Sq, HMS Glasgow, named "Miss Parker" and coded 344-GW
16Feb86 to 815Sq
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
25Feb86 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3 Conversion
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
27Oct86 to NASU Yeovilton for GM Conversion, (the 3rd GM Conv)
02Apr87 to 815Sq
05May87 to 815Sq, HMS Manchester coded 360-MC named "The Tart"
28Jan88 to RNAY Fleetlands
01Mar88 back to HMS Manchester flight
09Sep88 to NATIU
25Oct88 to AMG Portland
09Nov88 to 815Sq, HMS Liverpool coded 332
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Fleet Air Arm
28Jun90 to AMG Portlad
26Nov90 to 815Sq, HMS Manchester Flight coded 360-MC named "The Tart"
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Fleet Air Arm
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
while assigned to the Armilla Patrol aboard HMS Manchester, swept up into Desert Storm
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Fleet Air Arm
10jul91 at RNAS Portland having just arrived back from the 1st Gulf war. Note the IR jammer on the weapon carrier and the two "kills" on the cabin door which were two Iraqi Naval vessels sunk by this aircraft during the war. The aircraft is named "The Tart" on the nose.
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Fleet Air Arm
23Jul91 to AMG Portland
29Nov91 to 815Sq, HMS York coded 407-YK named "Firkin the P.M."
18Aug92 to AMG Portland
08Dec92 to 815Sq, HMS Edinburgh coded 411-EB
27Jan93 to 829 Sq, HMS Andromeda coded 472-AM
05Mar93 to 829 Sq HMS Broadsword - transferred to 815Sq HMS Broadsword on 26Mar93 coded 347-BW, noted 346-BW 03Aug93
05Apr94 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S conversion (56th 3S Conversion)
10Aug94 to 815Sq coded 307--
09Jul96 to AMG Portland
25Apr97 to 815Sq, HMS Nottingham coded 417-NM
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Fleet Air Arm
815Sq Nottingham (200) Flt/417-NM by May 1997
815Sq Exeter (200) Flt/420-EX by Feb 1999
815Sq Edinburgh Flt/411-EB by Mar 2001
815Sq Sutherland Flt Feb 2002 until Apr 2002
815Sq Edinburgh Flt/411-EB by Jan 2003
815Sq Montrose Flt/444-MR by Jan 2005
815Sq Southampton Flt/334 by Jun 2005 still Mar 2006
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Fleet Air Arm
2006 HAS.3SGM type 334/815Sqn
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Fleet Air Arm
Noted RNAS Yeovilton being stripped for spares Jan to Apr 2011 coded 434--
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2011


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