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  • Westland Sea King HAS.1


    This model is a version of Sea King



    c/n wa 652


    Year 1970




    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 652 Register XV664 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 652 Register XV664 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills


    Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 652 Register XV664 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis





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    XV664

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1970-05-06RN, Sea King HAS.1 type f/f 06may70, d/d 01jun70
    826Sq/142-E by 1971
    conv HAS.2 and to 824Sq/051-R by Nov 1978
    819Sq/304-PW by Jun 1981
    819Sq/704-PW before 1984
    conv AEW.2A and to 849Sq/185-CU by Nov 1984
    849Sq/185-N by 1988 still Sep 1992
    conv ASaC.7 and to 849Sq A Flt/187-R by 2003 still Sep 2004
    to DARA, to 849 Sq by Jun 2005 (using c/s 187 by Aug 2005)
    to 849Sq/190 on 13 Dec 2006, still Jul 2007 824 NAS
    1970-05-2727May70 handed over to FAA at NASU RNAS Culdrose
    19Jun70 to 826Squadron, HMS Eagle coded 142:E
    1977-06-25
    Westland Sea King HAS.2 After conversion to HAS.2 standard
    25Jun77 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded 056:R of 824Squadron, HMS Ark Royal
    20Jul81 noted RNAS Culdrose coded 581.CU of 706Squadron
    706 NAS
    1987-02-25
    Westland Sea King AEW.2 After conversion to AEW.2A standard
    25Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose NASU coded -.704
    1988-05-16AEGDP (top) as /181 of 849 Squadron HQ Flight at RNAS Portland 849 NAS

    1990-11-0707Nov90 noted at RNAS Portland coded -.185 of 849 Squadron, A Flight
    29Jul94 noted RAF Fairford coded CU.180 of 849 Squadron HQ Flight
    27Apr98 reorted uncoded with 849 Squadron HQ 849 NAS
    1992-05-12 Task Group 318.1 849 Sq A Flt/ 185-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, until disembarked for Culdrose on 26 Nov 1992. Orient 92 deployment
    1998-08-28BHMNB Portsmouth AEW2A type as 849Sqn /N-86 embarked HMS Invincible International Festival of Sea

    AgustaWestland Sea King ASaC.7 2003 ASaC.7 type 849Sqn /R-187
    2004 still 849 NAS
    2007-08Aug07 (bot) ASaC7 type with 849 Sqd during RNAS Culdrose Air Day 849 NAS

    854Sq /90 by Jul 2009
    857Sq /90 by Oct 2009 854 NAS
    2017-09-06CCammell Laird on the flight deck of Fort Victoria (A387) in Camellia Laird shipyard
    Awaiting removal by crane to be scrapped



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