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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa310


    Year 1960




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa310 Register XN380 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa310 Register XN380 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1960. Aircraft history and location


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    XN380

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1960-06-02Westland WS-55, c/n WA310, f/f:16May60
    del Royal Navy as Whirlwind HAS.7 XN380, 02Jun60
    to RAF Manston History Museum, 13Oct01
    pres as USAF H-19B.
    HAS.7 825 NAS/318-V Jul 1960, until Dec 1961 to 824Sqn.
    1963-05HAS.7 824Sqn/338-C Dec 1961, until May 1963.
    1973-09-12AEGDR I flew this with 705Squadron at RNAS Culdrose as a student with Lt Cdr Pitt and again solo, both times 705 NAS
    1977-05BEGKHto Headcorn by May 1977, still as /67
    1984-04BEGKH Exhibit to Lashenden Air Warfare Museum by Apr 1984, still Apr 1990
    2001-10CEGMH Exhibit RN type:HAS.7
    from preserved museum Manston. In 2004 still UK color scheme, later repainted to USAF H-19 color scheme no serial outside. 2011 still at museum



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