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Westland Wessex HU.5

This model is a version of wessex

c/n wa185

Year 1964

Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa185 Register XS516 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal Marines. Built 1964. Aircraft history

Westland Wessex HU.5 c/n wa185

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united kingdom XS516
Fleet Air Arm
845Sq/V-B by Aug 1966 still Sep 1968
845Sq/U by Sep 1969
845Sq/U-B by Jul 1972
845Sq/U-H by Sep 1973
845Sq/X-H by Mar 1975
845Sq/J-H by Mar 1977
845Sq/Q-VL by Feb 1979
847 Sq/XD May 1982
845Sq/Q by May 1984 845Sq/YQ
to A2739 Lee by Aug 1986 still Mar 1993
to HMS Sultan Gosport
to Predannack 2 Dec 1999 still there by Aug 2005, Apr 2007
Privately owned Four Lanes (south of Redruth) by Apr 2010
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
united kingdom XS516
Royal Marines
1982 07may-24sep 1982 reactivated 847 NAS as /XD
united kingdom XS516
Royal Marines
UK HMS Raleigh mv Atlantic Causeway ( 13-may-82 )
Operation Corporate
847Sq /XD noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later that day for South Atlantic.
united kingdom XS516
Fleet Air Arm
1985 846Sqn /Q
united kingdom XS516
Fleet Air Arm
UK Predannack 711-DD ( 16-aug-05 )
16aug05 at Predannack with plenty of battle damage repair practice panels
united kingdom XS516
Fleet Air Arm
UK Predannack 711-DD South Side ( 16-aug-05 )

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