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Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 166


Year 1980






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 166 Register XZ720 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1980. Aircraft history




Westland Lynx  HAS2 c/n 166


History Help Us

ID
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.2 to NASU-VL
815Sq Alacrity Flt/327-AL by Nov 1981 still Mar 1982
815Sq Newcastle Flt by May 1982
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Corporate
HAS.2 815sqn from 05apr-24apr82 embarked on Type 21 Amazon Class Frigate F174 HMS Alacrity.
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Corporate
HAS.2 815sqn 04may82-17may82 embarked Fort Class replenishment ship A386 RFA Fort Austin
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Hermione Flt/475-HM by Sep 1983 still Jan 1985
829 Sq HQ Flt/603 by Mar 1987.
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3
conv HAS.3, 829 Sq Battleaxe Flt/403-BX by Nov 1987
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3GM
UK Fleetlands Conv HAS.3GM ( may-88 )
to Fleetlands by May 1988 for conv to HAS.3GM
829 Sq Brazen Flt/331-BZ by Sep 1988, 829 Sq Coventry Flt/336 by Aug 1989
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
829 Sq Gloucester (216) Flt as /410-GC by Jul 1990, returned to Portland for depth maintenance by Apr 1991. During Armilla Patrol engaged Iraqi surface vessels with Sea Skua.
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
1991 HMS Gloucester during Gulf War, pilot Lt Cdr David Livingstone awarded the Distinguished Service Cross
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3SGM
UK Fleetlands Conv HAS.3GMS ( jul-91 )
to Fleetlands Jul 1991 for conv. HAS.3GMS, completed by c Jan 1992
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq HQ Flt/304 by early Mar 1992
815 Sq Edinburgh Flt/411-EB by late Mar 1992 until c Nov 1992
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Liverpool (215) Flt/332-LP by May 1993
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
1995 815Sqn /B-332
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
NARO Fleetlands by Aug 1996
815 Sq Edinburgh Flt/411-EB by Jul 1997
815 Sq Manchester Flt/360-MC by Jan 2000
815 Sq HQ Flt/302 by Aug 2000
DARA Fleetlands by Dec 2002
815 Sq Glasgow Flt/344-GW by Sep 2003
815 Sq York Flt/407 by Sep 2004
815 Sq HQ Flt/305 by Feb 2008
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
UK HMNB Portsmouth Meet Your Navy 2008 ( 25-jul-08 )
25Jul08 Manchester Flt, at HMNB Portsmouth for Meet Your Navy 2008, aboard HMS Argyll.
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
815 Sq Manchester Flt/360-MC by Aug 2008
815 Sq / 312 by Apr 2009
VA Fleetlands by Nov 2010
united kingdom XZ720
Fleet Air Arm
Apr12 to Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton


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