Westland Whirlwind HAR.1


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa 16


Year 1954




Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.1 Serial wa 16 Register XA870 used by Flambards Experience Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1954. Aircraft history and location






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united kingdom XA870
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA16, f/f 18May54
del Royal Navy as XA870, 20Jul54
to A2543, unk
pres Aeroventure, Doncaster, UK, unk.
united kingdom XA870
Fleet Air Arm
701 Sq Protector Flt / 911 by Oct 1955, recoded /991 c Sep 1956 to c May 1957.
united kingdom XA870
Fleet Air Arm
Fleetlands until c Apr 1966
to Lee (A2543) by May 1966, still Jul 1971
to Predannack store by 1973
to Culdrose during 1975 for repaint.
united kingdom XA870
Fleet Air Arm
jan13 UK Aeroventure Exhibit 1955 one of the first two (along with XA866) Royal Navy helicopters to visit the Falklands aboard HMS Protector A146
preserved in the paint scheme of that time (inc hand painted "Penguins in Duffell Coats") at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Doncaster. Alan Beattie for YHPG
united kingdom XA870
Fleet Air Arm
05sep19 UK Aeroventure Exhibit at Aeroventure, Doncaster as /911 Protector Flt.
united kingdom XA870
Flambards Experience
1976 UK Clodgey Lane Exhibit to Cornwall Aero Park by , then as Flambards Experience until Nov 2002


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