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  • Westland Wessex HC.2


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa129


    Year 1963




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa129 Register XR504 used by Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location






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    XR504

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA129, f/f: 30/08/1963
    del Royal Air Force as XR504, 18/09/1963
    preserved Akrotiri, Cyprus, unk.
    1982-03-18AEGDCto 22Sq A Flt, replacing XV730/BW, 18 Mar 1982, until herself replaced with A Flt on 8 Nov 1982 by XV729.
    RAF Wessex HC.2
    1984 22Sqn.
    1984-09BEGQLSAR duty at RAF Leuchars air show with B Flt 22Sqn
    2010 still at RAF Akrotiri outside base museum not bad state tyres are flat on main under carrige paintwork bit dusty
    June 2011 seen it again, on close inspection the engines are missing also the interior is very untidy one of the cockpit doors is ready to fall off round the side of the base museum the towbar used for getting the wessex to there is sitting there probably since 2006 this was the 1st year i seen the wessex i took some photos and will send them soon when i unload my camera



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