Westland Wasp

c/n f.9544

Year 1963

Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9544 Register XS528 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Royal New Zealand Navy. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location


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Fleet Air Arm
Built Hayes by Jan 1963, d/d 1963 to RN. At Hayes by Sep 1970, to Yeovil by Jan 1972, to Fleetlands seen test flying May 1972. 829 Sq/451 Lowestoft Flt by Jan 1973, to NASU VL by Jun 1973 for short term storage whilst HMS Lowestoft refitted at Gibraltar. To A&AEE by Aug 1973 and 829 Sq Trials Flt by Nov 1973. 829 Sq/423 Diomede Flt by Aug 1974, until at least Jul 1978. To Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton. Left May 1984.
united kingdom XS528
Fleet Air Arm
1978 HMS Achilles Gibraltar
1979 Australia, New Zealand
new zealand XS528
Royal New Zealand Navy
To RNZN 1985 for spares.

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