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Westland Lynx HAS3


This model is a version of Lynx

c/n 297


Year 1983






Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS3 Serial 297 Register ZD262 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1983. Aircraft history





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ID
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
RN, f/f 21Jul83 Westlands Yeovil
27Jul83 to RNAY Wroughton for store
01Aug83 official delivery to RN as HAS3 type
26Sep84 to NASU Yeovilton for store
03Oct85 to RNAS Portland Air Engineering Department (AED) as Instructional
10Dec85 to NASU Yeovilton
20Feb86 to 815Squadron, HMS Boxer
20May86 to NASU Yeovilton
30Sep86 to 702 Squadron coded -.632
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
Apr86 (pic1) on emergency landing after wire strike in Norway. Nose was caught in between power cables between Islands of Rong
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
03mar88 (pic2) as HAS.3 702NAS /632, seconds after a cross deck launch from the training ship RFA Engadine
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
UK Castlemartin Castlemartin Range ( apr-88 )
08Apr88 Training detatchment with ZD565
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
19Sep90 to RNAS Portland AMG coded PO.632
23May91 to 702 Squadron coded -.632
24Jul92 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.632
29Jul92 to 702 Squadron coded -.632
25Jan93 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.632
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HAS3S
UK Portland HAS3S conversion ( jul-93 )
09Jul93 to RNAS Portland AMG and converted to HAS3S standard (47th conversion
09Dec93 to 702 Squadron coded -,63- using call sign 635
31Aug94 noted RNAS Portland coded -.641
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HMA.8
UK Fleetlands HMA8 conversion ( nov-96 )
17Oct96 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.641 for HMA8 conversion
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
UK London Biggin Hil engine fire ( 04-sep-05 )
04sep05 suffered engine fire, recovered by road on low-loader
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Lynx HMA8 (DSP)
conv HMA.8DSP type
02sep05 dam
repaired
2006 702 Sqd /674
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
05sep09 (pic3) as 815Sqd /327 on HMS Somerset (F82) at North Yard in Devonport for Navy Days 2009. Notice the haul-down device which is used to assist landing and manoeuvring the helicopter on the flight deck
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
19may10 (pic4) as 217 Flt 815Sqn /332 on HMS Liverpool during Op Auriga in USA
united kingdom ZD262
Fleet Air Arm
09jul11 (pic5) as /301 ( also with Sea King ZA314 ) during RNAS Yeovilton Air Day


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