This model is a version of Whirlwind
c/n wa 8 Year 1954 Scr 1985 ---- Select Westland Model---- 30 30-100 30-100-60 30-200 30-300 Commando dragonfly Dragonfly 1A Dragonfly 1B Dragonfly HC.2 Dragonfly HC.4 Dragonfly HR.1 Dragonfly HR.3 Dragonfly HR.5 Lynx Lynx HAS2 Lynx mk21 Lynx mk87 Lynx 3 Lynx AH1 Lynx AH7 Lynx AH9 Lynx HAS2 (FN) Lynx HAS2ICE Lynx HAS3 Lynx HAS3CTS Lynx HAS3GM Lynx HAS3ICE Lynx HAS3S Lynx HAS3SGM Lynx HAS3SICE Lynx HAS4 (FN) Lynx HMA.8 Lynx HMA8 (DSP) Lynx mk23 Lynx mk25 Lynx mk27 Lynx mk28 Lynx mk80 Lynx Mk81 Lynx mk86 Lynx mk88 Lynx mk89 Lynx mk90 Scout Scout AH.1 Sea King Sea King AEW.2 Sea King HAR.3 Sea King HAR.3A Sea King HAS.1 Sea King HAS.2 Sea King HAS.2A Sea King HAS.5 Sea King HAS.6 Sea King HC.4 Sea King HU.5 Sea King Mk.41 Sea King Mk.42 Sea King Mk.42A Sea King Mk.42B Sea King Mk.42C Sea King Mk.43 Sea King Mk.43A Sea King Mk.43B Sea King Mk.45 Sea King Mk.45A Sea King Mk.47 Sea King Mk.48 Sea King Mk.50 Sea King Mk.50A SH-14D Sioux Super Lynx mk21a Super Lynx mk88a Super Lynx mk95 Super Lynx mk99 Super Lynx mk99a WAH-64 Apache Wasp Wessex Wessex HAR.2 Wessex HAS.1 Wessex HAS.3 Wessex HAS.31 Wessex HC.2 Wessex HCC.4 Wessex HU.5 Wessex Mk.52 Wessex Mk.53 Wessex Mk.54 Wessex Mk.60 Westminster Whirlwind Whirlwind HAR.1 Whirlwind HAR.10 Whirlwind HAR.2 Whirlwind HAR.3 Whirlwind HAR.4 Whirlwind HAR.5 Whirlwind HAR.9 Whirlwind HAS.3B Whirlwind HAS.7 Whirlwind HCC.12 Whirlwind HCC.8 Whirlwind SRS.1 Whirlwind SRS.2 Whirlwind SRS.3 Widgeon WS-70 Black Hawk --- Other Models --- Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.1 Serial wa 8 Register XA868 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1954. Aircraft history and location
XA868 Fleet Air Arm
1954-04-02 Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA8, f/f 02Apr54 del Royal Navy as XA868, 20Jul54 to A2551, unk scr Horsham, UK 1984. spent significant amount of its career either allocated to, or in reserve for HMS Protector Flt. From Jul 1957 as /990, from Apr 1960 as /920, from Sep 1963 as /940 and from Sep 1965 as /449 until Jun 1966. Still marked as /449-PR by Jul 1969. -
1974 449 A Crawley College G I Airframe in use at Crawley Technical College by 1974, still Sep 1975. 1984-12 Breakers Yard Remains at Arnolds Scrapyard Horsham by Dec 1984, still Jan 1985, scrapped by Aug 1985. 2016-12 B EGFI Tail boom Acquired by the then British Rotorcraft Museum (now IHM) at Weston, late 1981. Some parts used in rebuild of another Whirlwind. At least one of XA868 tail boom still present, Dec 2016.