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  • 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 RN (Royal Navy). Built 1954. Aircraft history and location



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



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    XA870

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    jul54

    1954-05-18Westland Whirlwind HAR.1, cn WA16, f/f 18May54
    del Royal Navy as XA870, 20Jul54
    to A2543, unk
    pres Aeroventure, Doncaster, UK, unk.
    701 Sq Protector Flt / 911 by Oct 1955, recoded /991 c Sep 1956 to c May 1957.
    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.
    2013-01AEGCI 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
    2019-09-05AEGCI Exhibit at Aeroventure, Doncaster as /911 Protector Flt.

    united kingdom Flambards Experience

    1976

    1976BClodgey Lane Exhibit to Cornwall Aero Park by , then as Flambards Experience until Nov 2002



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