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  • Westland Wessex HC.2

    This model is a version of Wessex

    c/n wa128

    Year 1963

    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa128 Register XR503 used by Ministry of Defence (MoD) DRA ,RAE ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA128, f/f: 23/08/1963
    del Royal Air Force as XR503, 16/09/1963
    to Manston Fire School, unk.
    2008AEGMHRAF type:HC.2
    FSCTE Manston
    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    Engine filter trials in N Africa Aug 1966, RAE by Sep 1968 RAE
    1968-09-20BEGLFRAE noted on display at SBAC Farnborough Airshow 1968 RAE
    1971-03CEGVW Aerodynamics Flt With Aerodynamics Flight at RAE Bedford by Mar 1971 RAE
    1978-03CEGVW Flight Systems Flt By Mar 1978 with Flight Systems Flt at RAE Bedford RAE
    RAE Bedford by May 1984 still Jul 1989 DRA by Jun 1992 still 1995 DRA
    1992-06-13DEGDM Air Tournament International DRA
    13+14jun92 ATI 92 DRA
    2001-08AEGMH G I Airframe at some point, fitted with tail from HU.5 XT463
    to G.I. RAF Manston with Defence Fire Services CTE by Aug 2001
    still Jul 2005, still 2009

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