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 and location



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




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




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



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






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ZD262

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1983-07-21RN, 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 -.632 702 NAS
1986-04ARong Accident Apr86 on emergency landing after wire strike in Norway. Nose was caught in between power cables between Islands of Rong

1988-03-0303mar88 as HAS.3 702NAS /632, seconds after a cross deck launch from the training ship RFA Engadine

1988-04-08BCastlemartin Castlemartin Range 08 Training detatchment with ZD565
1990-09-1919Sep90 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 -.632 702 NAS
1993-07-09CEGDP HAS3S conversion
Westland Lynx HAS3S 09 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 -.641 702 NAS
1996-10-17DEGVF HMA8 conversion
Westland Lynx HMA.8 17Oct96 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.641 for HMA8 conversion
2005-09-02
Westland Lynx HMA8 (DSP) conv HMA.8DSP type
02sep05 dam
repaired
2006 702 Sqd /674 702 NAS
2005-09-04EEGKB engine fire suffered engine fire, recovered by road on low-loader
2009-09-05FHMS Drake Navy Days 2009 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

2010-05-1919may10 as 217 Flt 815Sqn /332 on HMS Liverpool during Op Auriga in USA

09jul11 as /301 ( also with Sea King ZA314 ) during RNAS Yeovilton Air Day

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2018-01GEGVPMiddle Wallop by Jan18
being stripped of any parts that can be re-used on Wildcat while it waits to be scrapped or sold off



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