Westland Sea King HAS.1

C/N wa 654

Built 1970





Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location
By Steve Mills


Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location
By Peter Mitrovitch




Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis




Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 654 Register XV666 used by Developing Assets (UK) Ltd ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1970. Aircraft history and location




Aircraft History





XV666

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1970-06-23RN HAS.1 f/f 23jun70, d/d 02jul70
1970-07-02 A EGDR Delivery New delivered to NASU RNAS Culdrose
14Aug70 of 826Squadron, HMS Eagle coded E.144
1970-09 B EGLFDisplayed at SBAC Farnborough Air Show when HAS.2 coded 144-E of 826NAS 826 NAS
Sep70 826Sq/144-E still Sep 1972
Aug78 Conv HAS.2A, 706Sq /598 706 NAS
1978-11-13
Westland Sea King HAS.2 13Nov78 noted on RFA Fort Grange coded FG.343 of 824Squadron
12Jun80 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded B.268 of 814Squadron, HMS Bulwark
20Feb82 noted RFA Olna coded CU.352 of 824Squadron
28Oct82 noted RNAS Culdrose coded CU.598 of 706Squadron
07Jun86 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded -.598

Westland Sea King HAS.5 1986 Conv HAS.5 Fleetlands /598
1987-02-2525Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose NASU uncoded
09Mar87 to 814Squadro, HMS illustrious and noted 10Mar87 at RNAS Culdrose coded -.272
17May88 noted RNAS Portland coded -.(2)72 of 814Squadron, HMS Illustrious 814 NAS
1987-08-26272 C LPMT Air Show 1987 noted at Montijo Air Show 814 NAS
1988-07-17 D EGDP as 814Sqn /(2)72 HMS Illustrious at RNAS Portland


Jul89-Sep91, I was Senior Pilot on 771 NAS (SAR) and XV 666 was on the squadron strength throughout that period. Colin Hawksworth 771 NAS
1993-02-22 E EGQK visit HAS.5 type 771Sqn./CU-823 771 NAS

Westland Sea King HU.5 1994 HU.5U type 771Sqn /CU-823 771 NAS
1994-11-1616Nov94 noted RNAS Portland coded CU.823 of 771Squadron
05Jun96 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded CU.823
07Mar97 re-delivered to 771Squadron coded CU.823 771 NAS
2003 Conv HU.5U 771Sq /823 still 2004
Nov05 771Sq /821
Apr07 VL AMG
May07 771Sq /821 still 2010 771 NAS
Fleetlands by Jul 2009
771Sq /821 by Nov 2009 771 NAS
2012-06-23 F EGDY as HU.5 type /CU-21 at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day


2014-07771 Sq/821-CU, stencilled Boscastle Floods on sponsons and rear hull by Jul 2014
2014-07-31 A EGDR Culdrose Air Day 2014 with 771 NAS / 821, leaving RNAS Culdrose as duty SAR Navy 193. 771 NAS


2016-03 A EGDR last flight Mar16 771Sqn /(CU-8)21 decommissioned
last flight from Culdrose 771 NAS Royal Navy SAR Sea Kings Leave Culdrose
2016-05 G HMS Sultan Stored stored Gosport

united kingdom Developing Assets (UK) Ltd

2017-09 D EGDP German Navy SAR pilot training
Westland Sea King HU.5 HeliOps
VAHS Fleetlands for overhaul and repainting by Jun17 following lease from MoD, HU5 type
German Navy SAR pilot training at Portland
2018-01 off Portland, on a training flight


2018-07-07 F EGDY Yeovilton Air Day 2018 of Heliops, in the static display at RNAS Yeovilton


2020-04-06 seen over Halberton, near Tiverton, Devon
2020-06-22DAMIEN H EGHGvisited Leonardo Yeovil Sea King Turns 50 Visiting Yeovil
Damien is prone to break down when being asked to work on a bank holidays
2021-03-24 D EGDPHELIOPS
2021-09-30 11:45 hs flew over Minehead heading south
2022-07-18 B EGLF at FIA 22 FIA 2022


2024-07-18 HELIOPS2 Weymouth, England


Call sign for this aircraft: HELIOPS2




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