Westland wasp in
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Del'd: 98 - 1963 to 1986

  • Fleet Air Arm wasp
The Wasp HAS.1 was operated mainly by 829 Squadron, (the small ships flight) parent and 703 Squadron, (the Wasp training squadron). The Wasp was used by some Commando Helicopter units as a liaison airframe between the Naval Helicopter squadrons and the Royal Marine Commando teams the squadrons would be carrying into an assault. At least 25 Wasps damaged (some badly) during its service career, mainly from small flight decks. Some sold on to other Navies.
Early Wasp production suffered from a shortage of Nimbus engines and it was not unusual for an airframe to be flown into Fleetlands, only to have its engine removed and sent back to Fairey by road, for installation into another, awaiting delivery.
30 airframes cancelled and not built. Allocated UK serials XS802-XS812 and XS834-XS852 (ntu).

The photographed airframe has its wheels configured for shore-based operation. ( rear wheels toed inwards at 45 degrees) this enabled running landings from autorotation and provided braking. Otherwise there were no brakes, only wheel locks. This aircraft is not fitted with maritime operating equipment, such as flotation gear, hellerman reflectors (large GRP spheres containing rumpled silver paper to improve radar signature) and AS12 wire guided missile sight. The engine is a RR Nimbus developed from the French Palouste. It developed 685 SHP (Contingency 710) through a free turbine. The call sign 456 identifies the aircraft as a ships flight allocated to a frigate. All flight call signs of 829 Squadron started with 4. A call sign starting with 5 indicates training aircraft of the 829 Squadron HQ Flight.
Would suggest that in general the call sign starting 5 was from 703 Sqdn and call sign starting 6 belonged to 829 Sqdn

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C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    f.9541 1962     XS463: Prototype / pre-production Wasp, built at Hayes, Farnborugh +
Noted at HMS Daedalus RNAS Lee-on-Solent EGHF 4may79
Everett Aero XS463: Everett Aero Sproughton by Mar 2003 (gone by Feb 2004)

- XS463: Oct15 preserved at Bournemouth Aviation Museum, Hurn, D+
    f.9542 1962     XS476: Pre-production airframe built at Hayes. ff as G-17-2. To Yeo+
22Jul79 uncoded on dump at Portland Open Day
Brazilian Navy N-7016: Second UH-2 Wasp to bear this FAMB serial after previou+
    f.9543 1962     XS527: To RN Jan 1968. 829 Sq Rothesay Flt/462 by Aug 1968. Part of+
ex-Rothesay Flt/462 to Wroughton by Jun 1971; 829 Sq Rhyl Fl+
Call Sign whilst on HMS Rhyl was 446; After ditching repl by+
as 829 Sq Endurance Flt/434-ED, attacked and damaged ARA San+
829 Sq Lowestoft Flt/451 by Feb 1985, RNAY Wroughton by Nov +
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS527: Built at Hayes, f/f at White Waltham Jan63 as G-17-3; d+
    f.9544 1963     XS528: Built Hayes by Jan 1963, d/d 1963 to RN. At Hayes by Sep 197+
1978 HMS Achilles Gibraltar; 1979 Australia, New Zealand
Royal New Zealand Navy XS528: To RNZN 1985 for spares.
    f.9556 1963     XS529: Royal Navy HAS1 type
700(W) IFTU/991 at Culdrose by Jul 1963, 829Sq/991-CU Mar 19+
22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 614
829Sq HQ Flt/614 by Sep 1979, 829Sq HQ Flt/506 by Aug 1981; +
This was c/s461 last on HMS Tartar and HMS Galatea, flew man+
1983-1985, was Flight M3 on HMS Galatea and this was my cab.+
RNEC Manadon by Jun 1992 as A2696, until c early 1995
Culdrose dump by Apr 1995, G.I. Predannack by Dec 1996 still+
07apr07 pictured at Predannack
    f.9557 1963     XS530: Royal Navy HAS1 type; to Brazil as N-7040
Brazilian Navy N-7040: d/d 1963 to UK RN as XS530, to G-17-7, then to FAMB as +
    f.9558 1963     XS531: d/d 1963. To 700Sq 700W IFTU/993 by Jul 1963. 829 Sq/471 Hyd+
w/o 29 Mar 1977 with 703 Sq/504, ditched into sea SE of Port+
    f.9559 1963     XS532: d/d Jul 1963 to RN; 700W Sq/994-CU by Aug 1963; 829 Sq Moha+
22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 457 assigned HMS+
Royal New Zealand Navy XS532: To RNZN 1985 for spares at Silverdale, New Zealand. Not+
    f.9560 1963     XS533: d/d 12 Sep 1963, w/o 15 Nov 1968 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in L+
    f.9561 1963     XS534: d/d 19 Oct 1963; 700W Sq det HMS Leander for trials Oct 1963+
    f.9562 1963     XS535:
dd by Dec 1963 to Culdrose; 771 Sq/757 by Feb 1964; 829 Sq/5+
    f.9563 1963     XS536: d/d 1963 to RN.
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton coded 635
Royal New Zealand Navy XS536: To RNZN 28 Sep 1983 for spares.
    f.9564 1963     XS537: dd 17 Dec 1963. 700W Sq Ajax Flt/180-AJ by Feb 1964, 829Sq A+
22Jul79 as /582 703Sqn Portland Open Day
    f.9565 1963     XS538: ff 7 Jan 1964, 700Sq(W)Sq by 21 Feb 1964. 829Sq Mohawk Flt/4+
1963 until 1967 at least on Tribal class HMS Mohawk (F125). +
spring of 1967, damaged when the tail rotor struck the groun+
I served on HMS Mohawk ship flight, from 1964 to 1967, and c+
I flew this aircraft in Lowestoft Flight until Feb85. Ditche+
    f.9566 1963     XS539: RN d/d 4 Feb 1964; Aurora Flt/185-AU by Apr 1964; 829 Sq Au+
22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 434 Endurance Fl+
asg 829 Sq Endurance Flt/435-ED, attacked and damaged ARA Sa+
829 Sq Endurance Flt/435 still Aug 1982 still 1985; To Lee A+
- XS539: Nov15 noted on display within Fleetlands Repair yard pa+
    f.9567 1963     XS540: dd 20 Feb 1964. 829 Sq Ashanti Flt/177 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/4+
    f.9568 1964     XS541: dd 1964 to RN. 703 Sq/500 by Jul 1976, 829Sq HQ Flt/602, sol+
22Jul79 as /500 703Sqn Portland Open Day
17jul82 as /95 at Lee-on-Solent open Day
    f.9569 1964     XS542: d/d 17/03/1964 to UK RN, 829 Sq Juno Flt/465 by Jul 1968 to +
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
Brazilian Navy N-7042: ex RN XS542 and Westland G-17-30, then to FAMB as N-704+
    f.9570 1964     XS543: d/d 3 Apr 1964 to RN, Fleetlands Apr 1964 to Sembawang store+
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3906: Ex RN XS543. To RNZN - left Portsmouth aboard HMNZS Wel+

Presented to RNZAF museum at Ohakea by Westland in 1998+

Stored in No 3 hangar at Wigram (wsw of Christchurch), +

09nov16 pictured in 3 Sq markings at RNZAF Museum, Wigr+
    f.9571 1964     XS544: d/d 06 Apr 1964, w/o 26 Aug 1976 with 829 Sqdn, crashed into+
    f.9572 1964     XS545: dd Apr 1964 to RN, 700W Sq Galatea Flt/182-GA by 1964, 829 S+
22Jul79 as /507 703Sqn Portland Open Day
    f.9573 1964     XS562: dd 23 Apr 1964 to RN. 700W Sq HQ Flt/188-CU by Sep 1964 stil+
By Pete Oliver.flight S.M.R 829 sq. H.M.S.Jupiter/443
22jul79 829Sqn coded 443 Jupiter Flt
uncoded Portland Mar 1982
829 Sq / 371 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound+
829 Sq Galatea Flt/360 by May 1982; to 829 Sq Contender Beza+
classic rotors F9573: Sold to Classic Rotors (the rare and vintage rotorcraft+
    f.9574 1964     XS563: d/d 30 Apr 1964, 771Sq/759 when crashed 08 Jul 1965, broken +
    f.9575 1964     XS564: dd 21 May 1964 to RN. 829Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Nov 1970 +
Brazilian Navy N-7037: ex UK RN XS564 and G-17-22. To FAMB 1977 (N-7019 ntu ?)+
    f.9576 1964     XS565: dd 26 May 1964 to RN. 829 Sq Dido Flt/473 before Jan 1971, +
recognised as the smoothest RN Wasp airframe whilst on Plymo+
    f.9577 1964     XS566: d/d 4 Jun 1964 to RN; 700W Sq Nubian Flt/187-NU by Nov 1964 +
Royal New Zealand Navy XS566: To RNZN 20 Oct 1989 for spares to support RNZN Wasp fle+
    f.9578 1964     XS567: RNAY Fleetlands store by Jul 1964 to 1970; 829Sq Gurkha Flt/+
16jun13 pictured preserved as /434-E HMS Endurance in the Se+
    f.9579 1964     XS568: d/d 10 Jul 1964; 771Sq/768 by Sep 1964; 829 SQ HQ Flt/501 by+
ditched in Indian Ocean while operating from HMS Mohawk 5 Ju+
ditched in sea following loss of power during hover 28 Oct 1+
06aug06 pictured as instructional aircraft at HMS Sultan/Gos+
18jul14 fell off the back of a lorry near HMS Sultan, Gospor+
    f.9580 1964     XS569: dd Jul 1964 to RN. 703 Sq, NATIU, Wroughton to A2717, then A+
02Apr79 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent with the Air Engineering Sc+
preserved Hermeskeil Museum, Germany
    f.9581 1964     XS570: dd 27 Jul 1964 to RN. 829 Sq Tartar Flt at least Dec 1966 to+
May12 at MSS Holdings UK LTD, Wesham House Farm, Fleetwood R+
    f.9582 1964     XS571: dd Aug 1964 to RN; 829 Sq Leander Flt/476-LE Jan 1966 to at +
22Jul79 as /634 703Sqn Portland Open Day
Transferred to Army Jul 1984 as G.I. at 71 Aircraft Workshop+
    f.9583 1964     XS572: dd into Fleetlands store Oct 1964; 829 Sq HQ Flt/500 by Sep +
829Sq Alacrity Flt/327-AL by Jul 1977. Embarked during Journ+
829Sq HQ Flt by Dec 1978
22jul79 829Sqn coded 427 Ashanti Flt
829Sq Tartar Flt/477 by May 1980; to Wroughton store Dec 198+
Westland XS572: ff 28 Aug 1964. On display at Sep 1964 SBAC Air Show, F+
    f.9584 1964     XT414: d/d 13 Sep 1965 to RN at RNAY Fleetlands; 829 Sq Naiad Flt/4+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XT414: f/f 26 Sep 1964, d/d 13 Oct 1964 to A&AEE Boscombe Down+
    f.9585 1964     XT415: RN d/d 23 Oct 1965; 700W Sq Aurora Flt/185, 829 Sq /455 by 1+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton coded 452 ex 829NAS
Aug79 pictured as /BR-452 829 Sq, 034 Flight on HMS Brighton+
13Sep85 noted RNAS Portland coded FIR3 with 829 Squadron, HM+
Royal New Zealand Navy XT415: To RNZN for spares.
    f.9586 1964     XT416: dd 03 Dec 1964 to RN; 829 Sq/183-ES Eskimo Flt by early 1965+
    f.9587 1964     XT417: dd 3 Dec 1964; 829 Sq Naiad Flt/470-NA Feb 1965 until Sep 19+
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3904: ex UK XT417. On loan to RNZN May 1974 to Aug 1975 as re+
    f.9588 1964     XT418: d/d 4 Dec 1964. 829 Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Jun 1968 still+
22jul79 829Sqn coded 435 Endurance Flt
    f.9589 1964     XT419: dd 23 Dec 1964 to RN as XT419. RAF Bahrain SAR Flt/422 by 19+
Brazilian Navy N-7036: ex UK RN as XT419. To G-17-1, then to FAMB 1977 (N-7018+
    f.9590 1964     XT420: dd 5 Jan 1965 to RN. 829 Sq Nubian Flt/457-NU by Nov 1968, +
22jul79 829Sqn coded 422 Aurora Flt
military helicopters ltd, thru G-CUBI: ex RN XT420. Private East Dereham by Aug 1999, to G-CBU+
    f.9591 1964     XT421: RN; 829 Sq HQ Flt/503 by Oct 1970 still Jul 1972; RNAY Fleet+
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-03: Malaysian Navy (TLDM) d/d 1988, ex XT421, wfu 26sep02

14Apr97 pictured (still with XT421 on the side) on a Ma+

Malaysian Aviation Training Academy 9M499-03: Instructional air frame at Malaysian Aviation Training +
    f.9592 1965     XT422: RN d/d 1967; 829Sq Mohawk Flt/474 by Feb 1967; RNAY Fleet+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton coded 326 Arrow Flt
    f.9593 1965     XT423: d/d 1967. 829 Sqdn Endurance Flight, ditched off Port Stanle+
RN; 1978 829Sqn./HQ-615
22jul79 829Sqn coded 615
    f.9594 1965     XT424: d/d 5 Mar 1965. w/o 4 Jun 1975 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in sea+
    f.9595 1965     XT425: d/d 16 Mar 1965. w/o 4 Oct 1966 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in se+
    f.9596 1965     XT426: dd 17 May 1965 to RN. 706Sq/64 by Jun 1967, 706Sq/80-CU, 829+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-07: ex UK RN XT426. dd Aug 1992 to Malaysian Navy as M+

melacca maritime museum F.9596: Helicopter is on display outside the Maritime Museum in+
    f.9597 1965     XT427: dd 17 May 1965. 706W Sq/990-CU by Jul 1965; 829 Sq Hecate Fl+
damaged during heavy landing at Norton (Dartmouth) 14 May 19+
829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Jan 1970 until c Jun 1970; 829 Sq H+
22Jul79 as /502 703Sqn Portland Open Day
829 Sq/602 by Jan 1982; 829 Sq Rhyl Flt Apr 1982
829 Sq / 372 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound+
829 Sq HQ Flt/606 by Sep 1982 and ditched in sea 6 Sep 1983 +
15jul97 pictured (pic1) at Cornwall Aero Park, Helston, Corn+
Preserved Cornwall Aero Park, Helston by Nov 1986 still (the+
17Sep05 pictured (pic2) at RNAS Yeovilton. Fleet Air Arm Mu+
    f.9598 1965     XT428: d/d 13 May 1965 to RN to storage; 829 Sq Hermione Flt/475 by+
22jul79 noted Portland 829Sqn coded 475
Royal New Zealand Navy XT428: To RNZN for spare parts to support remainder of Wasp fl+
    f.9599 1965     XT429: RN, d/d 01 Jun 1965; Vidal Flt/408 by Jun 1968 until c Mar 1+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 453 Eskimo Flt
829Sq Plymouth Flt, embarked on HMS Plymouth during visit to+
as 829 Sq Plymouth Flt/445, attacked and damaged ARA Santa F+
29Sep88 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent Air Engineering School (AES+
829 Sq Plymouth Flt/445-PLY until May 1988, to A2720 1988. +
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-08: ex UK RN XT429, d/d 08/1992 to Malaysian Navy as M499-0+
    f.9600 1965     XT430: dd 1 Jun 1965 to RN. 829Sq Charybdis Flt/431-CY by May 1969,+
    f.9601 1965     XT431: dd 5 Jul 1965 to RN. 829Sq HQ Flt/502 by Nov 1966, 829Sq Sc+
24jul93 pictured preserved as XS463 at International Helicop+
    f.9602 1965     XT432: ff Jun 1965, dd 22 Jun 1965 to Fleetlands. 829 Sq Hecate Flt+
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 416 Hecla Flt
May84 noted as 829 Sqdn/415 Hydra Flight. HMS Hydra (A144) +
04aug87 pictured as 829 Sqd /609 at RNAS Portland. XT783 /47+
From ex CPOAEA W.L.Dixon: I know every nut and bolt of thi+
Royal New Zealand Navy XT432: To RNZN for spares 20 Oct 1989.
    f.9603 1965     XT433: dd 1965 to RN. ex G-17-6. 829Sq Arethusa Flt/426-AR by Jun 1+
Brazilian Navy N-7039: ex UK RN XT433. to G-17-6, then to FAMB 1978 as N-7039.

Federal Government of Brazil N-7039: preserved at Museu Aeroespacial, west of Rio de Janeiro+
    f.9604 1965     XT434: dd 5 Jul 1965 to RN. 829Sq Gurkha Flt/444 by Sep 1965 until+
Nov 2009: Currently under restoration to flying condition
    f.9605 1965     XT435: Royal Navy HAS1 type; to New Zealand
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3907: Delivered to RN as XT435 Oct 1965. To RNZN 1983. Crashe+

24apr97 pictured asg to HMNZS Canterbury landing on HMS+

- G-RIMM: from Mar99
    f.9606 1965     XT436: dd 4 Oct 1965 to RN. 703 Sq/506, 829 Sq Hydra Flt/419 by S+
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 461 Galatea Flt
    f.9607 1965     XT437: dd 4 Nov 1965 to RN; 829 Sq Cleopatra Flt/463 by Dec 1965; 8+
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection XT437: to Boscombe Down Aviation Collection Feb 1995. Moved wi+

02nov13 pictured at the Boscombe Down Aviation Collecti+
    f.9608 1965     XT438: dd 7 Dec 1965 to RN. 829Sq Zulu Flt/442-ZU by Oct 1967 to c+
turbine blades damaged during landing approach at Coypool 17+
829Sq Tartar Flt/477 by Nov 1973 still Dec 1974 still Jun 19+
temporarily operating as Britannia Flt /465 (on loan from Ju+
to Wroughton as A2704 by Jul 1981, soc 1984. G.I. Detmold by+
    f.9609 1965     XT439: d/d 13 Dec 1965. 829 Sq Zulu (029) Flt/442-ZU by Aug 1977 un+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton coded 442
    f.9610 1965     XT440: d/d 4 Jan 1966 to storage. 829Sq Cleopatra Flt/463-CL by Feb+
    f.9611 1966     XT441: d/d 28 Mar 1966. 829 NAS Euryalus Flt/433 Sep 1971 to Dec 19+
    f.9612 1966     XT442: RN d/d 21 Apr 1966; 829Sq Nubian Flt/457-NU by May 1966 unt+
late 1967 until 1970 asg 829Sq HMS Zulu (F124) Flt
829Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Sep 1973; w/o 12dec73 while on loan+
RN: Wasp HAS.1 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton 21oct78, co+
    f.9613 1966     XT443: 60th Royal Navy Wasp HAS.1 built at Hayes, ff 29 Mar 1966 at+
Jun70-Feb71, I was the Flight Commander HMS Lowestoft and ac+
repaired, to 703Sq by Aug 1971; 829Sq Mohawk Flt/474-MO by F+
repaired, to 829 NAS Galatea Flt/461 by Dec 1974 until c Apr+
- XT443: to Westland for storage; Donated to The Helicopter Muse+

12jul08 pictured at the International Helicopter Museum+
    f.9660 1966     XT778: ff 12 May 1966 from Yeovil. dd 6 Jun 1966 to RN; 829 Sq Ambu+
22jul79 still 829Sqn coded 323
I was the Acmn on this a/c between Aug 83 to Mar 86 on HMS A+
1985 829Sqn /430
31dec97 pictured (top) as 829 Sqd /430 HMS Achilles (F12) at+
23jun12 pictured (bot) still preserved as /430 HMS Aquilles +
    f.9661 1966     XT779: dd 30 Jun 1966. 829Sq Brighton Flt/461-BR by Sep 1971, 829Sq+
22jul79 829Sqn coded 332
With 829 NAS 10may82, departed Plymouth embarked F171 HMS Ac+
Royal Malaysian Navy XT779: ex UK RN XT779. dd Aug 1992 to Malaysian Navy (for spar+
    f.9662 1966     XT780: dd Jul 1966 to RN. 703 Sq/636 by Jul 1976, to A2716 RNAY Wro+
22Jul79 as /636 703Sqn Portland Open Day
Nov12 at Fareham College, Hampshire as training aid for stud+
- XT780: Oct14 at Fare ham college, Lee on Solent airfield
    f.9663 1966     XT781: ex G-17-6. dd Royal Navy Aug 1966; 845Sq/O-B by Aug 1966; 8+
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3908: Royal New Zealand Navy 1983, ex XT781 from Royal Navy+

- G-KAWW: 2002; ex XT781,NZ3908; 2005 to South Africa

- ZU-HAS: Feb.2012 being hangared in Richmond Natal,S.A. until th+
    f.9664 1966     XT782: d/d 4 Oct 1966; 829 NAS Euryalus Flt/433 by May 1976, until +
829Sq Naiad Flt/324, noted at Coypool 28 Jun 1979
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 324 Naiad Flt
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3909: Delivered to RN as XT782 in 1966. To RNZN Oct 1989 as s+

T J Manna G-KANZ: To Cranfield (UK) 1998, then to North Weald (EGSX) Nov +
    f.9665 1966     XT783: d/d 05 Oct 1966 to UK RN as XT783, straight into storage at +
22Jul79 as /504 703Sqn Portland Open Day
RN; 1985 829Sqn /470
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-05: d/d 08/1992 to Malaysian Navy as M499-05. wfu 26 Sep 20+
    f.9666 1966     XT784: dd Dec 1966 to long term storage at RNAY Fleetlands; 829 Sq +
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 432 Scylla Flt
Royal Navy HAS1 type; to Malaysia
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-04: d/d 07 Dec 1966 to UK RN as XT784, d/d 08/1992 to Malay+

31oct11 pictured at Malaysian Airforce Museum in Kuala +
    f.9667 1966     XT785: RN; 1985 829Sqn /462
22Jul79 as /635 703Sqn Portland Open Day
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-01: d/d 08 Dec 1966 to UK RN as XT785, d/d 08/1992 to Malay+
    f.9668 1966     XT786: dd Jan 1967 to RN. 829 Sq Amazon Flt/320-AZ by Jul 1976, to +
03Aug75, 24Jul76 and 24Jul77 noted RNAS Portland Air Days co+
I was the Acmn on this airframe which was on HMS Dido from J+
    f.9669 1966     XT787: Royal Navy HAS1 type d/d 1967; 1982 to New Zealand Nayy;
delivered to RNAY Fleetlands straight into storage Feb 1967;+
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 446 Rhyl Flt
Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3905: To RNZN Sep 1982 as airfreight. Retired 1997, sold to W+

T E Martin G-KAXT: to Westland WSM Oct 1999 to at least Apr 2000; became G+

- G-KAXT : 24sep11 video at Shuttleworth, UK. Thanks Raul Hrubisk+

- G-KAXT: 2015 Flying from Middle Wallop, occasionally with Scou+
    f.9670 1967     XT788: RN d/d Mar67 829 NAS; Minerva Flt/424 by Jun 1972 still Oc+
f/f 12feb67; 1969-1973 829Sqn Minerva flight as /424; 1975-+
- G-BMIR: Flightaid Dunkeswell 24jan86-22dec95 as /316, for resto+

- XT788: Xray Tango Helicopter Club; XT788 is Alive & Well. Gla+
    f.9671 1967     XT789: d/d 1 Apr 1967. w/o 12 Aug 1970 with 829 Sqdn, ditched near +
a/c did NOT ditch but hit summit of hill on Mul Kintyre duri+
    f.9672 1967     XT790: HAS.1 d/d 25 May 1967 to UK RN as XT790. 829Sq Zulu Flt/442 +
22Jul79 as /503 703Sqn Portland Open Day
Royal Navy HAS1 type; to Malaysia
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-09: d/d 08/1992 to Malaysian Navy as M499-09. wfu 26 Sep 20+
    f.9673 1967     XT791: RN; 1985 829Sqn./433
d/d 21 Jun 1967 to UK RN as XT791, into storage until c Jun +
Royal Malaysian Navy XT791: 21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
    f.9674 1967     XT792: dd 11 Jul 1967 to RN.  829Sq Bacchante Flt/425-BC by 19+
Brazilian Navy N-7041: ex UK RN XT792 and G-17-8. To FAMB as N-7041
    f.9675 1967     XT793: dd 14 Jul 1967 to RN. 703 Sq/616 by Jul 1976, 829Sq/456, 829+
22jul79 still coded 616 with 829 Sqn
private uk owner G-BZPP: To Bruntingthorpe, to Ipswich, private East Dereham Apr+
    f.9676 1967     XT794: d/d 5 Oct 1967. w/o 13 Apr 1984 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in se+
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 325 Herald Flt
    f.9677 1967     XT795: d/d Nov 1967, crashed during landing onto a rolling deck 6 J+
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
22Jul79 as /505 703Sqn Portland Open Day
    f.9717 1967     XV622: ff 17 Jan 1968, dd 1968 to RN. 703 Sq/506 by Jul 1976, dd 19+
22Jul79 as /506 703Sqn Portland Open Day
    f.9718 1968     XV623: dd 05 Mar 1968, 829 Sq Nubian Flt/457 by May 1969 still Aug +
21oct78 noted in store RNAY Wroughton
    f.9719 1968     XV624: dd 06 May 1968 to RN. /417 by Sep 1974, scr. Portland 1992
    f.9720 1968     XV625: RN d/d May68 829 Sq Phoebe Flt/471-PB Nov 1968 to Dec 1970,+
To RNEC Manadon by Apr 1984 until at least 1992
To RNAS Culdrose early 1995; to A2735 Lee-on-Solent by summe+
Sep13 declared to DSA for sale
20oct14 on sale by MoD-Sales
    f.9721 1968     XV626: RN, d/d 18 Jun 1968; 829Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by Mar 1969 +
21jul79? noted on dump at Lee-on-Solent
28Apr80 noted RNAS Portland coded -.617 of 829 Squadron; 03S+
1981 to 1983 Hecate (OSS) flight for op corporate and survey+
22Apr87 noted RNAS Portland coded HR.325 of 829 Squadron, HM+
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-06: ex UK RN as XV626, to Malaysian Navy as M499-06. wfu 26+
    f.9722 1968     XV627: dd 4 Jul 1968 to RN. 829 Sq Hermione Flt/475 by Aug 1971. 81+
    f.9723 1968     XV628: d/d 11 Mar 1968. w/o 20 Jan 1972 with 829 Sqdn/464 Danae Flt+
    f.9724 1968     XV629: dd 16 Apr 1969, 703 Sq, RNAY Wroughton, transferred to Army +
FAA - Displayed at the Farnborough Airshow 1968
21oct78 confirmed noted RNAY Wroughton
    f.9725 1968     XV630: dd 22 Apr 1969 to RN. 829 NAS/433 Euryalus Flt by Jul 1969, +
To RNEC Manadon by Apr 1972.
    f.9726 1969     XV631: dd 14 Aug 1969 to RN. 829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Sep 1969, G.I+
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 617
    f.9727 1968     XV632: d/d 11 Dec 1968 to RN. 829 Sq 032 Plymouth Flt/445 by Jun 19+
loaned to HMS Phoebe Flt (still wearing /440-BK) Nov 1977 to+
829Sq Berwick Flt/440-BK to Dec 1980, 829Sq Ardent Flt/340-A+
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-01: ex UK RN XV632. dd 1988 to Malaysian Navy as M499-01 (w+
    f.9728 1968     XV633: Royal Navy HAS1 type; to Brazil
706Sq/591 by Sep 1969, 706Sq/584 by Jul 1972 still Sep 1972,+
Brazilian Navy N-7038: d/d 07/01/1969 to UK RN as XV633, to G-17-21, then to F+
    f.9729 1968     XV634: d/d 4 Feb 1969 to RN. 829 Sq Diomede Flt/423 by May 1973 unt+
Royal New Zealand Navy XV634: d/d 1989 to RNZN for spares.
    f.9730 1969     XV635: Royal Navy HAS1 type
dd 22 Apr 1969; 829Sq Charybdis Flt/431 by Jul 1969, forced +
1969, allotted to HMS Charybdis (F75) Flight from new. First+
w/o 05apr77, 829 sqd
    f.9731 1969     XV636: d/d 3 Jul 1969 to RN. 829Sq Sirius Flt/450-SS by Oct 1969 st+
Known as Rupert on HMS Sirius Flight
Nov 1972 from UK to Bermuda and West Indies on HMS Sirius la+
703Sq/507 by Apr 1975; 829Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Mar 1977 unti+
Royal Malaysian Navy M499-02: ex UK RN XV636. d/d Mar 1988 to Malaysian Navy as M499-+
    f.9732 1969     XV637: d/d 12 Aug 1969, 829Sq Londonderry Flt/447-LD by Nov 1969.
ditched off Portland Bill with Londonderry Flt/447-LD while +
Airframe recovered, AIU Lee by Xmas 1969, RNAY Fleetlands by+
    f.9733 1969     XV638: ff 16 Sep 1969, d/d 3 Oct 1969. 845Sq/O by Mar 1971, 829 Sq +
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn uncoded
829 Sq Achilles Flt/430 by Jan 1980 still Mar 1981, ditched +
To AIU Lee-on-Solent Jun 1983 ?, to AETS Portland as GI by F+
    f.9734 1969     XV639: RN d/d Oct 1969; 1994 to N612VH
dd 17 Dec 1969. 829Sq Zulu Ft/442 by Mar 1970; 829Sq Berwick+
XV639 was never Ashanti flight. I know as I was Lowestoft Fa+
classic rotors N612VH: XV639 : d/d Oct 1969, Last one to be delivered to 829 S+

probably written off on 24may07
    98 C/N found in this Organisation

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