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Westland Sea King HAS.1


This model is a version of sea king

c/n wa 637


Year 1969






Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 637 Register XV649 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1969. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XV649
Fleet Air Arm
RN
f/f 21sep69, d/d 06oct69 Built as HAS.1, conv to HAS.2A then AEW.2A
Served with 700Sq(S), 706 & 849 NAS
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Fleet Air Arm
HAS.1 700Sq(S) Sq/587-CU 1969
Non-stop flight from Lands End to John OGroats on 13 May 1970 in 4hrs 19min 21 sec
737 Sq by 1972
(ex 737Sq?)/663 at Fleetlands Jun 1976
706Sq/592-CU by Sep 1977
706Sq/588-CU by Aug 1978
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.2A
UK HMD Devonport RFA Olmeda ( 03-apr-82 )
Operation Corporate
arrived in Devonport on 3 Apr, aboard RFA Olmeda as 824Sq A Flt/355 and departed with her on 5 Apr 1982.
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King AEW.2
Conv to AEW.2A at Fleetlands by 1986
849Sq/183-R by 1988
849Sq B Flt/183-R by May 1990
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Fleet Air Arm
NL Rotterdam Harbour Wilhelminakade ( 18-mar-88 )
18-22mar88 type:AEW2 849Sqn./R-183 embarked HMS Ark Royal (R07)
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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King AEW.2
Converted by 1984
13Feb85 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent uncoded of 849 Squadron, HQ Flight
20Nov86 noted RNAS Portland coded R.183 of 849 Squadron, B Flight, HMS Ark Royal
30Apr98 delivered to AMG Culdrose coded N.186
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Fleet Air Arm
HR Dalmatian coast ( jan-93 )
UNPROFOR
849 Sq B Flt/184-R operating from HMS Ark Royal along the Dalmatian coastline, Jan - Jul 1993
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Fleet Air Arm
849 Sq B Flt/184-R by Mar 1993, still Mar 1999
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Fleet Air Arm
1996 type:AEW2A embarked aboard HMS Invincible (R05). 849Sqn./N-186
1998 type:AEW2A embarked aboard HMS Illustrious (R06). 849Sqn./L-184
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Fleet Air Arm
NL Amsterdam Harbour ( 28-sep-99 )
28Sep99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-184 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious (R06).
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Fleet Air Arm
2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-183
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Fleet Air Arm
AgustaWestland Sea King ASaC.7
Conv to ASaC.7, 849Sq HQ Flt/180-CU by Jul 2003
still Sep 2004
854Sq/180 13 Dec 2006
still Jul 2009
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Fleet Air Arm
2003 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./CU-180
2004 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./CU-180
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Fleet Air Arm
2009 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./180
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 11-jul-09 )     Yeovilton Air Day 2009
11jul09 as 849 NAS /180 (pic1) in the flying display at Yeovilton Air Day 2009
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Fleet Air Arm
UK RAF Northolt ( 18-oct-12 )
18oct12 as /cu-80 (pic2) (pic3) at RAF Northolt
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Fleet Air Arm
First Seaking to reach 10,000 flying hours


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