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  • Westland Wessex HAS.1


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa 14


    Year 1960




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 14 Register XM833 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history and location






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    XM833

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA014, f/f:?
    del Royal Navy as XM833, 27/09/1960
    to SWAAPS collection, Lasham, unk
    to NEAM, Sunderland 24/05/2010.
    dd 27 Sep 1960, HAS.1 700Sq(H)/507 by Jun 1960, 706Sq/506 by 1964. 819 Sq/321 by Aug 1965, to Yeovil Mar/Apr 1966 for conv to HAS.3 706 NAS

    Westland Wessex HAS.3 814Sq/272-V by Jul 1968, 814Sq/272-H by 1969
    820Sq/412-BL by May 1969 still Jun 1972. 814 NAS
    1971-08-28412-BLAHMNB Portsmouth HMS Blake 28 Aug 1971 Aboard HMS Blake as 820 Sq / 412-BL, while in Portsmouth 820 NAS
    1972-06-15412-BLAHMNB Portsmouth HMS Blake 15 Jun 1972 Aboard HMS Blake as 820 Sq / 412-BL, while in Portsmouth 820 NAS
    1974-08656-PO737Sq/656-PO by Aug 1974 737 NAS
    1981-12BEGDT Stored SoC Nov 1981
    Wroughton store by Dec 1981.
    1983-02-04CEGHL Exhibit Pres. SWWAPS Lasham by Mar 1983 still Jul 1985 still Mar 1996 still Mar 2003 still Dec 2004 still Dec 2005.
    2010-04DEGNU Exhibit preserved North East Aircraft Museum, Sunderland by Apr 2010, still Mar 2018.
    2019-05-1414may19 South Wales Aviation Museum at Picketston by St Athan



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