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  • Westland Wessex HC.2


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa138


    Year 1964




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa138 Register XR516 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1964. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa138 Register XR516 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1964. Aircraft history and location
    By Andy Marchmont


    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa138 Register XR516 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1964. Aircraft history and location





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    XR516

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    1964-01-16Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA138, f/f 16jan64
    del Royal Air Force as XR516 03feb64
    to A2709, unk
    pres. Shawbury, unk.
    18Sq/E by 1964 still Jun 1968
    18Sq/BE by Sep 1976 still Jul 1979
    2 FTS / WB by May 1984 still 1987
    Shawbury store by Feb 1999, 18 Squadron
    1999AHMS Sultanex 2 FTS / WB. Departed Shawbury storage for HMS Sultan mid 2FTS
    2009-03-19 (top) at RAF Shawbury

    2012-11-22BEGOS (bot) preserved gate guardian at RAF Shawbury

    2013-01BEGOS Gate Guard



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