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  • Westland Lynx HAS2


    This model is a version of Lynx



    c/n 080


    Year 1978




    Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 080 Register XZ248 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 080 Register XZ248 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills


    Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 080 Register XZ248 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 080 Register XZ248 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 080 Register XZ248 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis





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    XZ248

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1978-08-30RN
    First Flight 30Aug78
    Delivered to NASU Yeovilton 22Sept78 as HAS.2 and then coded 424-MN
    1978-11Nov78 as 702 Sqn /MN-424 HAS.2 type at Yeovilton 702 NAS
    1979-01-11To 702 Squadron 11Jan79 and then 702 Squadron, HMS Minerva Flight 12Feb79
    To 702 Squadron 22Jan/80 still as 424-MN
    To 815Squadron HMS Minerva Flight 05Feb80
    To NASU Yeovilton 06Apr82
    To 815Squadron, HMS Fife Flight as 404-FF 28Oct82 and later named "Shaggy"
    To RNAY Fleetlands 04Dec86 and later retunrned to 815Squadron, HMS Fife Flight 19Dec86
    1987-07-09
    Westland Lynx HAS3 Converted to HAS.3 by NASU Yeovilton 09Jul87
    1987-10-14To Westlands 14Oct87
    To 815Squadron, HMS Newcastle Flight 08Jan88 as 345-NC 815 NAS
    1989AEGYP HAS.3 type as NC/345 with 815Sqd 228 flight named Hawkeye on HMS Newcastle (D87) during South Atlantic deployment
    on RAF Mount Pleasant during same deployment



    1990-11-28
    Westland Lynx HAS3S Converted to HAS.3S by RNAY Fleetlands between 28Nov90 and 24May91
    1992-04To 829 squadron, HMS Norfolk Flight 23 May 91 as 361-NF
    To 829 squadron HQ named "The Tardis" and uncoded (Dates TBC)
    To RNAY Fleetlands 01 Apr92
    to 829 Squadron HQ coded 604 28Oct92
    To 815Squadron HQ coded 305.-- 26Mar93
    To 815 squadron HMS Newcastle Flight 15Jun93 coded 345-NC
    To Aircraft Maintenance Group (AMG) Portland 24Jul95
    To 702 Squadron coded 634.- 19Feb96
    1993-07-02BEHKD open 02jul93 HAS.3 type 815Sqn./305 at De Kooy 815 NAS
    1998-06-2828jun98 as HAS3S type coded 634 of 702 Sqn taken in-flight off of Weymouth, UK 702 NAS

    2007 HAS.3S type /305 815Sqn 815 NAS
    2010-07-1616Jul10 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded -/666 with no tail boom and false HMA8 nose
    08Oct10 noted coded -.666 with tail boom painted as XZ239
    Reported coded -/666 with School of Flight Deck Training ( SFDO )
    2016-07-28CEGDR RNAS Culdrose Air Day SFDO at RNAS Culdrose outside D1 for Air Day 2016, with HMA.8 nose, minus the electro-optical turret SFDO Culdrose Air Day 2016




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