Westland Wessex HAS.1


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa108


Year 1963




Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa108 Register XS149 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Wessex HAS.1 Serial wa108 Register XS149 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1963. Aircraft history and location
By Al Henderson




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XS149

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Wessex HAS.1, c/n WA108, f/f:?
del Royal Navy as XS149, 18/10/1963
conv HAS.3, unk.
HAS.1 845Sq/O-B by Mar 1965, 819 Sq/530 by Jan 1966 still 1967. 845 NAS

Westland Wessex HAS.3 Conv to HAS.3 829Sq Fife Flt/403-FF by May 1969, 737Sq Fife Flt/403-FF Jun 1970, 737Sq Devonshire Flt/403-DV by 1972, 737 Sq/661-PO by Jul 1976 still Jul 1979 still Jul 1980
To Plessey Naval Systems, Templecombe by 1985 still 1987
RNEC Manadon
Pres. THM Weston-super-Mare with tail boom from a Srs 60 G-17-6 (stored).
1993-07-2424jul93 preserved at International Helicopter Museum (IHM), Weston-Super-Mare as 61,G-17-6

2018-09-22AEGFI22 Sep 2018 in open storage, partially covered by tarpaulin, outside Helicopter Museum with rear fuselage of G-17-6




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