Westland whirlwind

1959

Whirlwind HAR.10


1959





Improved SAR/transport version powered by Bristol Siddeley Gnome engine, 68 new built for Royal Air Force, plus many conversion from earlier marks.


Specifications

Engine: 1 x RR Gnome H1000 1050shp
Capacity: 2
Length: (m) 12.7
Height: (m) 4.75
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 16.15
Disc area: (m2) 204.96
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2676     Max: 3538
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 151     Max: 175
Range: (km) 530
Ceiling: (m) 3960
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 371
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Organisations

From Organisation with model Whirlwind HAR.10
1955
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    whirlwind 135 1955/81


Construction Numbers on database of Whirlwind HAR.10

67har10




Construction Numbers Help Us

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wa 20 1954 UK XD163 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, WA20, f/f: 15Jul54; del Royal+
Originally built in 1954 at Yeovil, Somerset as a 12-se+
XD163 : acquired by The Helicopter Museum in Apr 1991. Under re+
wa 27 1954 UK XD184 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind Ser.2, c/n WA27, f/f: 13Aug54; del R+
228 Sq by 1962
conv HAR.10, XD184, unk; wfu as i/a, 8787M, unk; pres. +
RAF; Mar.93 pictured HAR.10 type preserved in 84 Sqn co+
UK 8787M : as RAF Akrotiri gate guard, from Sep 1983 (still here 1+
wa 29 1954 UK XD186 : har.4 RAF f/f Aug 1954, d/d Nov 1954 to 155 Sq; crashed 11 Se+
UK 8730M : Assigned a maintenance serial 8730M in May 1982 and on +
UK XD186 : preserved Hermeskeil Air Museum, Germany as RAF Rescue +
wa 33 1954 UK XD777 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA33, ff: 21Oct54; ntu Ro+
UK XJ407 : del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ407, 03Nov54;+
32 Sq, visited the Air Tattoo, 23 Jun 1979
UK G-BKHB : wfu & xfer UK as G-BKHB, unk.
US N7013H : sold US N7013H, 15Jun88; w/o Aug88.
wa 35 1954 UK XD779 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA35, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ409 : ff: 03Nov54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
RAF: Whirlwind HAR.10 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton+
wa 36 1954 UK XD780 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA36, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ410 : ff: 05Nov54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
wa 37 1954 UK XD781 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA37, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ411 : ff: 13Nov54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
wa 38 1954 UK XD782 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA38, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ412 : ff: 15Nov54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
wa 41 1954 UK XD784 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA41, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ414 : RAF f/f/ 24Nov54 as XD784, d/d 03Dec54 as Whirlwind HAR+
Early Jun67 pictured (top) during training exercise. M+
w/o 22jun67 asg 202 Sqn Flight based at Coltishall, bro+
wa 42 1954 UK XD795 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA42, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ426 : ff: 14Dec54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
Ditched while with 22 Sq, following fire indications, o+
wa 44 1954 UK XD797 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA44, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ428 : ff: 20Dec54; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
wa 45 1955 UK XD798 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA45, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ429 : ff: 14Jan55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
20may73 HAR.10 type pictured at Seething Airshow, Norfo+
wa 46 1955 UK XD799 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA46, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ430 : ff: 20Jan55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
275 Sq A Flt by Sep 1959
wa 48 1955 UK XD801 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA48, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ432 : ff: 11Feb55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.4, XJ+
XD801 ntu. Loaned to Queens Flight (as HC.2 ?) 1958-59,+
wa 49 1955 UK XD802 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA49, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ433 : ff: 18Feb55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.2, XJ+
wa 51 1955 UK XD804 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA51, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ435 : ff: 03Mar55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.2, XJ+
Jun73 pictured as VIP type with 32 (The Royal) Squadron+
wa 53 1955 UK XD806 : har.4 Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA53, ntu Royal Air Force+
UK XJ437 : ff: 30Mar55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.2, XJ+
84 Sq A Flt/Clubs by 1982, GI Akrotiri for BDRT, to 878+
wa106 1956 UK XJ760 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA106, ff: 29Feb56; del R+
while operating with 110 Sq, made a forced landing in j+
wa109 1956 UK XJ763 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA109, ff: 29Feb56; del R+
UK G-BKHA : sold UK as G-BKHA, unk; pres Elmira, New York, unk.
- : Jul16 still at the Wings of Eagles discovery centre at +
Saturday October the 8th 2016. I sat in the cockpit of +
wa139 1956 UK XK968 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA139, ff: 08May56; del R+
JEHU/9 by 1956, JHU/9 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1+
RAF from 1981 dump Manston /E
wa141 1956 UK XK970 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA141, ff: 25May56; del R+
JEHU/11 by 1956, JHU/11 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov+
84Sq B Flt/P by 1972, to 8789M, rescue training at Akro+
wa142 1956 UK XK986 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA142, ff: 27Jun56; del R+
JEHU/12 by 1956, JHU/12 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov+
84Sq B Flt by 1972, to 8790M, rescue training at Akroti+
wa151 1957 UK XL112 : har.2 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA151, ff: 18Jan57; del R+
broke up in flight and w/o 20 Nov 1970, near Patrick Br+
wa342 1961 UK XP299 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA342, ff: 28Mar61; del +
A&AEE Jul 1961 to Apr 1962; Westlands Apr 1962 to Sep 1+
RAF Cosford Aerospace Museum Dec 1981 as 8726M; RAF Mus+
wa343 1961 UK XP300 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA343, ff: 25Aug61; del +
RAF, noted in storage at Wroughton 21Oct78 - shell of c+
wa344 1961 UK XP301 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA344, ff: 25Aug61; del +
wa345 1961 UK XP302 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA345, ff: 08Sep61; del +
Mar65, flew this based at RAF Valley (Detachment from C+
wa346 1961 UK XP303 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA346, ff: 05Jul61; del +
110 Sq/B by Jul 1963. /C by Apr 1967. w/o 24 Jan 1971 +
wa347 1961 UK XP327 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA347, ff: 29Aug61; del +
while operating with 225 Squadron, crashed on a jungle +
wa348 1961 UK XP328 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA348, ff: 29Aug61; del +
UK G-BKHC : wfu & sold UK as G-BKHC, unk; w/o 22Aug88.
wa349 1961 UK XP329 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA349, ff: 02Sep61; del +
(110 Sq ?)/C by Sep 1963
15jul73 Fundraising flight with 84 Sqn B Flight in supp+
84Sq B Flt/V by 1972, to 8791M GI at Salamanca Barracks+
wa350 1961 UK XP330 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA350, ff: 21Sep61; del +
wa351 1961 UK XP331 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA351, ff: 11Oct61; del +
Mar65 flew this from RAF Valley (Detachment from CFS RA+
19aug76 flew in her as an Air Cadet at RAF Tern Hill
wa352 1961 UK XP332 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA352, ff: 04Nov61; del +
225 Sq/E by May 1965
wa353 1961 UK XP333 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA353, ff: 15Nov61; del +
17apr80 noted at RAF Odiham
wa354 1961 UK XP338 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA354, ff: 27Nov61; del +
wa355 1961 UK XP339 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA355, ff: 06Dec61; del +
225 Sq, 103 Sq, 32 Sq, Pryton Hill, Hadfield, Macclesfi+
XP339 : to Bomber County Aviation Museum (Cleethorpes) Oct 1984
to Museum für Luftfahrt und Technik, Wernigerode Jun 1+
wa356 1961 UK XP340 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA356, ff: 20Dec61; del +
w/o 11may72 blown over by winds during night whilst par+
wa357 1962 UK XP341 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA357, ff: 10Jan62; del +
wa358 1962 UK XP342 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA358, ff: 19Jan62; del +
wa359 1962 UK XP343 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA359, ff: 23Jan62; del +
wa360 1962 UK XP344 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA360, ff: 19Jan62; del +
wa361 1962 UK XP345 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA361, ff: 24Jan62; del +
CFS(H)/W-L by Apr 1962; 202 Sq/M by Jul 1967; 1563 Flt;+
wa362 1962 UK XP346 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA362, ff: 31jan62; del +
RAF; 1978 202Sqn.
84 Sq A Flt/Diamonds by 1981
to 8793M GI Bloodhound Camp Paramali by Apr 1982
XP346 : pres. Long Marston by Jun 2005 still Jul 2013.
All Things Wild, Honeybourne. Part of the play park.
wa363 1962 UK XP347 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA363, ff: 08Feb62; del +
noted in operational use at RAF Lossiemouth 22aug78
202 Sq, regular visitor to RAF station during Jul 1979
Forced landing following tail rotor failure at Koksijde+
wa364 1962 UK XP348 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA364, ff: 09Feb62; del +
wa365 1962 UK XP349 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA365, ff: 15Feb62; del +
Ditched in harbour and w/o following engine failure, 13+
wa366 1962 UK XP350 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA366, ff: 21Feb62; del +
displayed/operational at SBAC Farnborough Airshow 16-22+
15jul97 pictured at Cornwall Aero Park, Helston, Cornwa+
UK XP350 : To Cornwall Aero Park 2 Mar 1982, still Aug 1986, still+
wa367 1962 UK XP351 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA367, ff: 22Feb62; del +
f/f 22 Feb 1962, d/d 07 Mar 1962, 22 Sq Mar 1962 to May+
UK XP351 : to MoD(PE) 30 Nov 1972 for trials until May 1973.
UK XP351 : 22 Sq May 1973 to Sep 1976, SARTU on 2 Nov 1976 until F+
UK 8672M : to 8672M Feb 1981 and Shawbury gate guard Dec 1987 as 2+
wa368 1962 UK XP352 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA368, ff: 19Feb62; del +
wa369 1962 UK XP353 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA369, ff: 20Mar62; del +
wa370 1962 UK XP354 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA370, ff: 23Mar62; del +
wa371 1962 UK XP355 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA371, ff: 28Mar62; del +
official CAA c/n is WAJ 30 on the original paperwork bu+
RAF Central Flying School (CFS) March 1962; by 1965 22 +
UK G-BEBC : Milard Car Services Ltd, London reg 25Jun76; canc as P+
XP355 : 04Mar11 pictured preserved at the City of Norwich Aviat+
wa372 1962 UK XP356 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA372, ff: 09Apr62; del +
wa373 1962 UK XP357 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA373, ff 18Apr62; del R+
225 Sq/J by Jul 1965.
wa374 1962 UK XP358 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA374, ff: 19Apr62; del +
103Sq/K by Aug 1963
wa375 1962 UK XP359 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA375, ff: 25Apr62; del +
71MU, static display at the Air Tattoo, 23 Jun 1979
wa376 1962 UK XP360 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA376, ff: 08May62; del +
Preserved SWWAPS by Apr 1980; sold to Paintball park in+
wa377 1962 UK XP361 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA377, ff: 08May62; del +
ex 22Sq A Flt, pushed onto the Chivenor fire dump on 3 +
wa378 1962 UK XP362 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA378, ff: 15May62; del +
wa379 1962 UK XP363 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA379, ff: 21May62; del +
w/o 11may72 blown over by winds during night whilst par+
wa380 1962 UK XP392 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA380(1), ff: 01Jun62; w+
UK XS412 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA380(2), ff: 08Oct62; d+
wa381 1962 UK XP393 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA381, ff: 05Jun62; del +
wa382 1962 UK XP394 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA382, ff: 08Jun62; del +
wa383 1962 UK XP395 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA383, ff: 20Jun62; del +
XP395 : submerged in quarry lake, east of Plymouth by 2008
wa384 1962 UK XP396 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA384, ff: 22Jun62; del +
wa385 1962 UK XP397 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA385, ff: 05Jul62; del +
damaged tail rotor in forced landing, c 0.5nm N of RAF +
wa386 1962 UK XP398 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA386, ff: 18Jul62; del +
225 Sq; 110 Sq; 103 Sq; 202 Sq; 1563 Flt to 84 Sq 1972.
84 Sq A Flt/Hearts by 1981, to 8794M GI St Johns School+
ex Cyprus, Shawbury store, for disposal, to Peckham Rye
XP398 : pres. Gatwick Aviation Museum by Mar 1996, still Aug 20+
wa387 1962 UK XP399 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA387, ff: 21Jul62; del +
wa388 1962 UK XP400 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA388, ff: 24Jul62; del +
wa389 1962 UK XP401 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA389, ff: 27Aug62; del +
wa390 1962 UK XP402 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA390, ff: 26Aug62; del +
230 Sq/X by Jun 1965, crashed in harbour at Labuan on 3+
wa391 1962 UK XP403 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA391, ff: 12Sep62; del +
wa392 1962 UK XP404 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA392, ff: 24Sep62; del +
29aug93 pictured at International Helicopter Museum, We+
wa393 1962 UK XP405 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA393, ff: 26Oct62; del +
wa403 1962 UK XR453 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA403, ff: 15Nov62; del +
f/f 15 Nov 1962, d/d 29 Nov 1962, CFS 29 Nov 1962, cras+
03jun68 was first aircraft in that year North Weald air+
UK 8873M : 1986 to 8873M RAF Odiham gate guard marked as 230Sq/A S+
wa404 1962 UK XR454 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA404, ff: 21Nov62; del +
During a hover taxi at RAF Akrotiri, with 84 Sq, main r+
wa405 1962 UK XR455 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA405, ff: 21Nov62; del +
w/o 11may72 blown over by winds during night whilst par+
wa406 1962 UK XR456 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA406, ff: 09Dec62; del +
wa407 1962 UK XR457 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA407, ff: 19Dec62; del +
wa408 1962 UK XR458 : Whilrwind HAR.10; 2FTS/H; to 8662M; 2011 pictured dump +
Westland WS-55 Whirlwind c/n WA408, f/f:28Dec62; del Ro+
Sits in a scrapyard by the A6 in Irthlingborough, North+
XR458 : Allens Metals scrap yard, Irthlingborough by Mar17
wa409 1963 UK XR477 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA409, ff: 12Jan63; del +
wa410 1963 UK XR478 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA410, ff: 24Jan63; del +
wa411 1963 UK XR479 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA411, ff: 11Feb63; del +
wa412 1963 UK XR480 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA412, ff: 22Feb63; del +
w/o 17nov65 in Indonesia
wa413 1963 UK XR481 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA413, ff: 07Mar63; del +
wa414 1963 UK XR482 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA414, ff: 18Mar63; del +
wa415 1963 UK XR483 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA415, ff: 22Mar63; del +
103Sq/X by Jul 1964 (SAR fit).
US N2979G : wfu & sold Utah County, Utah, USA as N2979G, unk.
wa416 1963 UK XR484 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA416, ff: 10Apr63; del +
wa417 1963 UK XR485 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA417, ff: 30May63; del +
CFS-H/W-Q, 2FTS/Q, Wroughton store
XR485 : Preserved at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum since +
UK XR485 : 20may08 pictured preserved at Flixton
90 C/N.

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