Westland Lynx HAS2


This model is a version of Lynx



c/n 053


Year 1978 to 1982






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 053 Register XZ242 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1978. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XZ242
Fleet Air Arm
15Feb78 first flight
02Mar78 entered service as 341.AG with 702 Squadron HMS Avenger, also noted 04Aug78 and 18Jun79
united kingdom XZ242
Fleet Air Arm
UK RNAS Yeovilton ( 15-nov-78 )
RN Type: Lynx HAS.2 noted at HMS Heron RNAS Yeovilton 15nov78 with 815NAS coded AG-341 asg HMS Avenger Flt (F185)
united kingdom XZ242
Fleet Air Arm
SH Wideawake ( 04-apr-82 )
Mar 1982 assigned to 815 NAS Newcastle Flt as /345-NC
airfreighted to Ascension Is by RAF C-130, arrived 4 Apr 1982. Loaded aboard RFA Fort Austin 6 Apr for journey south.
united kingdom XZ242
Fleet Air Arm
replaced XZ700 as 815 NAS Coventry Flt /336 on 17 Apr 1982.
united kingdom XZ242
Fleet Air Arm
South Atlantic (CV) ( 25-may-82 )
RN
815Sqn w/o 25may82 with HMS Coventry


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