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Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 004


Year 1976






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 004 Register XZ229 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1976. Aircraft history




  • Westland Lynx  HAS2 c/n 004
  • Westland Lynx  HAS2 c/n 004


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ID
united kingdom XZ229
Fleet Air Arm
RNAS Yeovilton Delivered ( 03-sep-76 )
03Sept76 delivered 700L Squadron, coded 740.VL
03Jan78 Transferred 702 Squadron coded 740.VL
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Fleet Air Arm
Nov78 as 702Sqn /740 at Yeovilton
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Fleet Air Arm
06Jan81 815Squadron coded 302
united kingdom XZ229
Fleet Air Arm
Trebrown ( 06-apr-82 )
815Sq/302, noted visiting on 6 Apr 1982
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
Fleetlands ( sep-84 )
09Sep84 RNAY Fleetlands uncoded for HAS3 Conversion
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Fleet Air Arm
16Oct85 NASU Yeovilton uncoded
27May86 829 Squadron, HMS Broadsword coded 346.BW
03Sep87 829 Squadrom, HMS Battleaxe coded 402.BX
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
23Mar88 RNAY Fleetlands, GM conversion #11
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Fleet Air Arm
27May88 829 Squadron, HMS London coded 406
08Dec88 AMG RNAS Portland uncoded, noted SD/35221Feb89
17Mar89 829 Squadron, HMS Sheffield coded 352.SD
13Nov89 AMG RNAS Portland coded 352.SD, noted 403.BX 09Mar90
25Apr90 829 Squadron, HMS Battleaxe coded 403.BX 03Dec90 AMG RNAS Portland uncoded
14Mar91 829 Squadron, HMS Coventry coded 336.CV
27Nov91 AMG RNAS Portland uncoded
03Feb92 702 Squadron uncoded
28Feb92 AMG RNAS Portland uncoded
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
Fleetlands ( apr-92 )
09Apr92 RNAY Fleetlands 3S conversion uncoded
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Fleet Air Arm
15Dec92 815Squadron, HMS Active coded 322.AV
14Jan93 829 Squadron, HMS Brazen still coded 322.AV
26Apr93 815Squadron HMS Brazen coded 330.BZ
19Apr93 815Squadron, HMS Campbeltown still coded 330.BZ, noted 330.CT 14May93, noted 338CT 25Jun93
13Dec95 AMG RNAS Portland coded 334.SN
11Oct96 815Squadron, HMS Southampton coded 334.SN
by 18Dec97 815 squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.CF (Same flight swapped ships)
21Jan98 AMG RNAS Portland, noted coded 350 01Jul98
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Fleet Air Arm
Persian Gulf ( 2001 )
Armilla Patrol
2001 (pic1) (pic2) as 206 Flt 815Sqn /457 HMS Lancaster (F229) for Armilla patrol
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Fleet Air Arm
Volkel ( jun-09 )
2009 HAS3SGM type with 815Sqn
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Fleet Air Arm
815Sq /336-LB by Jul 2009
815Sq /426-PD by Sep 2009 (replacing XZ729).
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Fleet Air Arm
Exercise Joint Warrior 09-2
815Sq Portland Flt/426-PD embarked HMS Portland Oct 2009, for Exercise JW 09-2
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Fleet Air Arm
XZ229 photographed on Netherlands 20Jun09 uncoded, and on same day in Dundee - Scotland coded 426.PO, Dundee date is likely to be an incorrect date
27Oct10 noted with 815Squadron, HMS Manchester coded 360.MC
29Mar11 noted RNAS Yeovilton stripped of all useful parts for Wildcat programme, still with HMS Manchester on the nose

Aircraft Retired / Not available by 2011
XZ229
Hixon Spares recovery ( nov-13 )
to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013


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