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  • Westland Whirlwind HAR.1


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa 6


    Year 1954 Scr 1985




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.1 Serial wa 6 Register XA866 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1954. Aircraft history and location






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    XA866

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1954-03-11Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA5, f/f 11Mar54
    del Royal Navy as XA866, 29Apr54
    to A2550, unk
    scr Donington Car Museum, 1985.
    to Gosport Aug 1954, to Sembawang for RN and RAF hot weather trials (both disappointing) by Oct 1954, returned Gosport c Aug 1955
    701 Sq Protector Flt/910 by Sep 1955, Protector Flt/990 by Sep 1956 until c Apr 1957
    705 Sq/524 by Jun 1959 until c Sep 1959
    Protector Flt/920 by Nov 1961, Protector Flt/448 by Sep 1965 until c Apr 1966
    to AES Arbroath by Jun 1966 as A2550 (still wearing /448)
    to Lee (when AES moved) still as A2550 Aug 1970
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    1979ADonington Park Exhibit Sold to The Donington Collection in 1973, still there by . Scrapped 1985.



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