Westland whirlwind

1952

Whirlwind HAR.1


1952





Initial Whirlwind for Royal Navy with Pratt & Whitney Wasp R-1340-40 engines. used for search and rescue, 10 built.


Specifications

Engine: PW R-1340-40 600shp
Capacity:
Length: (m) 12.71
Height: (m)
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 16.15
Disc area: (m2) 204.96
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2400     Max: 3400
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 138     Max: 177
Range: (km) 465
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)
blueprints

Organisations

From Organisation with model Whirlwind HAR.1
1953
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    whirlwind 167 1953/77
1955
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    135 1955/81
1976
united kingdom Flambards Experience
    1 1976/02
Construction Numbers on database of Whirlwind HAR.1

10har.1




Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
wa 1 1952 UK XA862 : f/f 12nov52 as Srs.1 G-AMJT; f/f 01aug53 as HAR.1; 705S+
29aug93 pictured at International Helicopter Museum, We+
The Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group discovered +
wa 2 1953 UK XA863 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, WA2, f/f 28Nov53; del Fleet A+
wa 3 1953 UK XA864 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, WA3, f/f 28Sep53; del MoD as +
wa 5 1954 UK XA865 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, WA5, f/f 12May54; del Royal N+
wa 6 1954 UK XA866 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA5, f/f 11Mar54; del Roya+
to Gosport Aug 1954, to Sembawang for RN and RAF hot we+
wa 7 1954 UK XA867 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA5, f/f 31Mar54; del ROya+
to Protector Flt/940 by Aug 1961, until crashed and w/o+
wa 8 1954 UK XA868 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA8, f/f 02Apr54; del Roya+
spent significant amount of its career either allocated+
MX XA868 : Acquired by the then British Rotorcraft Museum (now IHM+
Remains at Arnolds Scrapyard Horsham by 1984, still Jan+
wa 9 1954 UK XA869 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA9, f/f 01May54; del Roya+
wa 16 1954 UK XA870 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA16, f/f 18May54; del Roy+
1955 one of the first two (along with XA866) Royal Navy+
UK XA870 : to Cornwall Aero Park by 1976, then as Flambards Experi+
wa 17 1954 UK XA871 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA17, f/f 30Sep54; del Roy+
10 C/N.

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