Westland Wessex HU.5


This model is a version of Wessex



c/n wa285


Year 1965




Helicopter Westland Wessex HU.5 Serial wa285 Register XT463 used by Royal Air Force Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1965. Aircraft history and location






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Fleet Air Arm
Royal Navy Wessex HU.5 d/d 07sep65
to AEES Gosport for G/I as A2624, 28sep96
to Predannack Fire School, Cornwall by may00
to Air Ground, Hixon, 05dec00
scr by 2010
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Fleet Air Arm
dd 7 Sep 1965, 845 Sq/R-B by May 1966
848 Sq/VS-B by Sep 1974
707Sq /WZ by Jan 1980 707 NAS
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Fleet Air Arm
nov82 UK Fleetlands HU.5C Conv to Fleetlands by Nov 1982, for conv to HU.5C for RAF
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Fleet Air Arm
19jul99 UK Predannack to AESS Gosport by Oct 1996
to Predannack as /D on 19 Jul 1999, still there Oct 1999
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Royal Air Force
mar93 CY RAF Akrotiri RAF
30 as HC type with 78 Sqn on the ramp at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus. Notice blue band for UN duty 78 Squadron
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Royal Air Force
mar85 CY RAF Akrotiri 84Sq /Ace of Clubs by Mar 1985. Returned to UK Oct 1995 to Shawbury store.
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Royal Air Force
1990-1993, worked on her, was not 78 Sqn but 84 Sqn 78 Squadron
XT463
oct00 UK Hixon Spares recovery to Air and Ground aviation, Hixon autumn 2000


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