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Westland wasp



c/n f.9670


Year 1967






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9670 Register G-BMIR XT788 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history




  • Westland wasp c/n f.9670
  • Westland wasp c/n f.9670

History Help Us

ID
united kingdom XT788
Fleet Air Arm
RN d/d Mar67 829 NAS
Minerva Flt/424 by Jun 1972 still Oct 1973
Antelope Flt/321 by Jun 1976
to RNAY Wroughton
Sold in UK 1985
united kingdom XT788
Fleet Air Arm
f/f 12feb67
1969-1973 829Sqn Minerva flight as /424
1975-1979 Antelope Flight as /321
1979 Scylla Flight
RNAY Fleetlands
RNAY Wroughton
Was never attached to HMS Zulu (as some photos suggest) and the current /316 is a biblical rather than a naval reference
1985 to Roger Windley as G-BMIR)
1996 to Flightaid, then to Xray Tango
G-BMIR
Flightaid Dunkeswell 24jan86-22dec95 as /316, for restoration
XT788
Xray Tango Helicopter Club
XT788 is Alive & Well. Glad to be able to update the history of this helicopter. Now owned by Xray Tango Helicopter Club, a helicopter preservation society based in Devon, England. Go to my website foxnwolf(dot)com, click on Tribute link (top right corner) Scroll down to Royal Navy (in left column) There are 5 live links (inc 3 pictures) You are welcome to save/keep the 3 pics from my website, I took these photographs around 14:00hrs on Monday 31st August 2009 Kind regards........Peter


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