Westland wasp



c/n f.9721


Year 1968






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9721 Register M499-06 XV626 used by Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Navy) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1968. Aircraft history

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ID
united kingdom XV626
Fleet Air Arm
RN, d/d 18 Jun 1968
829Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by Mar 1969 until c Oct 1970
To AES Lee-on-Solent Oct 1975 for vibration trials with Southampton University
To NATIU Lee-on-Solent Apr 1978 and returned to service, marked 471 Hero Flt for BBC TV series Warship
829Sq Danae Flt/464-DN by 1978
829 Sq Hecate (013) Flt/414 by June 1982 still Feb 1983
To Malaysian Navy as M499-06
united kingdom XV626
Fleet Air Arm
21jul79? noted on dump at Lee-on-Solent
united kingdom XV626
Fleet Air Arm
28Apr80 noted RNAS Portland coded -.617 of 829 Squadron
03Sep81 noted RNAS Portland coded -,601 of 829 Squadron
united kingdom XV626
Fleet Air Arm
1981 to 1983 Hecate (OSS) flight for op corporate and survey operation Antarctica and south atlantic. Flight commander hecate flight
united kingdom XV626
Fleet Air Arm
22Apr87 noted RNAS Portland coded HR.325 of 829 Squadron, HMS Herald
malaysia M499-06
Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia
ex UK RN as XV626, to Malaysian Navy as M499-06. wfu 26 Sep 2002


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