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






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united kingdom XP137
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.
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
22jul79 coded 652-PO
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
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.
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Wessex HAS.3
UK Yeovil Conv HAS.3 ( mar-66 )
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.
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent Visiting ( 17-mar-71 )
HAS.3 737 Sq Antrim Flt/406-AN Aug 1970 still May 1971
17 Mar 1971 visited Lee on Solent as /406-AN
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
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
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
Wroughton store by Dec 1982
AES Lee (A2710) by Oct 1983
G.I. Culdrose as A2633 by Sep 1988, SFDO Culdrose as /711-DD
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1983
united kingdom XP137
Fleet Air Arm
UK Predannack 711-DD South side ( 12-may-04 )
G.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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