Westland sea king


Sea King HAR.3A


Improved RAF search and rescue version, based on the HAR.3 but essentially a different aircraft to fly.


Engine: 2 x RR Gnome H1400-1 1660shp
Capacity: 4
Length: (m) 17.01
Height: (m) 4.72
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6200
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 208
Range: (km) 1200
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)


From Organisation with model Sea King HAR.3A
norway Luftforsvaret
    sea king 14 1972/now
pakistan pakistan naval air arm
    sea king 14 1974/now
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    sea king 25 1978/16
Construction Numbers on database of Sea King HAR.3A


Construction Numbers Help Us

wa1006 1995 UK ZH540 : RAF; 29apr11 22 sq B Flt from Wattisam made a flypast +
01mar14 at Morriston Hospital, Swansea
retired from RAF service, to Fleetlands 17 Aug 2015.
NO ZH540 : acquired for sacrifical spares for RNoAF Mk.43 fleet, t+
wa1007 1995 UK ZH541 : RAF
Boscsombe Down by Jul 1995;22 Sq A Flt (Chivenor) by Fe+
Fleetlands; 22 Sq A Flt/V by Oct 2009, replacing ZH542.
NO ZH541 : to Norway Dec 2015, as a source of spares
wa1008 1996 UK ZH542 : RAF HAR.3A d/d 27mar96 St. Mawgan
22 Sq A Flt/W during Aug 2004, as Rescue 169.
31aug09 pictured (top) with 22Sqd at Royal National Lif+
to SK AMG /W Oct 2009 (replaced on 22 Sq A Flt strength+
08jul12 pictured (bot) as SAR for the show departing af+
21jul15 0100 seen on planefinder leaving Lyneham area
22 Sq A Flt at RMB Chivenor up to mid Nov 2015.
BE - : Belgian Air Force as spares source, d/d 24nov15 Koksijd+
wa1009 UK ZH543 : RAF HAR.3A; 11feb10 pictured with 22 Sqd at RAF Northol+
retired from RAF service, to Fleetlands 18 Aug 2015.
NO ZH543 : acquired for sacrifical spares for RNoAF Mk.43 fleet, t+
wa1010 UK ZH544 : RAF in 2007 22Sqn. C Flt.
30aug10 pictured (top) at Bude Lifeboat Day
24jul13 pictured (bot) as 22 Sqn Sierra 170 at RNAS Cul+
retired from RAF service, to Gosport 26 Nov 2015.
NO ? : acquired for sacrifical spares for RNoAF Mk.43 fleet ?
ZH544 : Jul17, Although it was reported at the time of its reti+
PK - : 01nov17 ZH544 flew for the first time in 2 1/2 years af+
wa1011 UK ZH545 : RAF HAR.3A d/d 15may97
2jun98 22Sqn visit Elmpt Station, Germany
1998 B Flt. 22Sqn ; 2009 A Flt. 22Sqn /Z
11jul09 as 22Sq / Z on static display at Yeovilton Air +
17jul11 pictured (pic1) with RAF SAR 70 (70 years of li+
25aug14 pictured (pic2) during Bude Lifeboat Day
04apr15 left RMB Chivenor (Devon) by road and placed in+
6 C/N.

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