Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa 70


Year 1962




Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 70 Register XP137 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa 70 Register XP137 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1962. Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis




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XP137

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA070, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XP137, 05/1962
conv HAS.3, unk
to A2633, unk
Predannack, Cornwall.
1966-03AEGHG
Westland Wessex HAS.3 to Yeovil for conversion to HAS.3 by Mar 1966, completed c Jul 1967 but accident during test flight Aug 1967 and subsequent repair delayed release until c Oct 1969.
1971-03-17BEGHFHAS.3 737 Sq Antrim Flt/406-AN Aug 1970 still May 1971
17 Mar 1971 visited Lee on Solent as /406-AN
HAS.3 737 Sq Norfolk Flt by Sep 1974
737 Sq Devonshire Flt/403-DV by Jan 1976
737 Sq/665-PO by Jul 1977
737 Sq Fife Flt (code ?) by Feb 1978
Fleetlands by Sep 1978
737 Sq HQ Flt/665-PO by Jun 1980 still Mar 1982 until Dec 1982
Wroughton store by Dec 1982
AES Lee (A2710) by Oct 1983
G.I. Culdrose as A2633 by Sep 1988, SFDO Culdrose as /711-DD SFDO
1979-07-2222jul79 coded 652-PO
HAS.1 737 Sq/770-PO by Aug 1962, 737 Sq/520-PO by Jan 1965, WHL Yeovil by Apr 1966 for conv HAS.3. 737 NAS
2004-05-12CPredannack 711-DDG.I. Predannack 12 May 2004, still Aug 2005 (upright), Apr 2007 (on its side), Dec 2008, Dec 2009, Apr 2012, still Apr 2013.





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