Westland Lynx HAS3


This model is a version of Lynx



c/n 303


Year 1983






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS3 Serial 303 Register ZD265 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1983. Aircraft history






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united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
RN, f/f 23aug83, d/d 05sep83
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Newcastle Flt /345-NC from May 1985, until c Feb 1986.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Balsac
transferred c 250 evacuees, 6 at a time from mv Diamond Princess to HMS Newcastle on 23 Jan 1986 during an evacuation of British nationals from Aden.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
UK Portland Heliport ( 13-jul-88 )
13jul88 as HAS.3 type /BA.328 of 829 Squadron, HMS Brave flight at RNAS Portland
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
829 Sq Campbeltown Flt / 338-CT from Oct 1989 until c Oct 1992.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
18 Apr 1992: winched a firefighting team from HMS Campbeltown aboard mv World Hitachi Zosen off Mauritania and supplied them with foam drums from RFA Grey Rover.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq York Flt / 407-YK by Nov 1992 until c Dec 1993
815 Sq HQ Flt / 306 by Jan 1994 until c Feb 1995
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HMA.8
UK Fleetlands Conv HMA.8 ( mar-95 )
RNAY Fleetlands by Mar 1995 for conv to HMA.8, completed c Aug 1996.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Northumberland Flt / 372-NL by Sep 1996 until c Mar 1998
815 Sq Boxer Flt / 376-XB by Apr 1998 until c Aug 1999
815 Sq York Flt / 407-YK by May 2000, marked by the classical scholars of 221 Flt as Canis Testes, until c Mar 2001.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HMA8 (DSP)
UK Fleetlands Conv HMA.8DSP ( apr-01 )
RNAY Fleetlands by Apr 2001 for conv to HMA.8DSP, completed c Jul 2001.
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
2007 HMA.8 type as 815Sqn /308
united kingdom ZD265
Fleet Air Arm
UK Corporation Quay Wearside ( 18-sep-09 )
702 NAS/643 embarked HMS Ocean Sep 2009 during 4 day visit to Sunderland


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