Westland Wessex HAS.1

This model is a version of Wessex

c/n wa 5

Year 1959

Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 5 Register XM300 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Ministry of Defence (MoD). Built 1959. Aircraft history


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united kingdom XM300
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA005, f/f: 30/04/1959
del Royal Navy as XM300, 02/12/1959
to Wales Aircraft Museum 01/07/1984
stored Nantgarw area, Cardiff from 1991.
united kingdom XM300
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
dd Feb 1960 A&AEE Boscombe Down. This was predominantly a trials airframe, alternating between A&AEE and Westlands at Yeovil. RAE (Farnborough and Bedford) by 1970.
united kingdom XM300
Ministry of Defence (MoD)
UK Farnborough Stored ( apr-84 )
Stored at Farnborough by Apr 1984
South Wales Air Museum by Jul 1984.

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