Westland Whirlwind HAR.5

C/N wa 66

Built 1955 - Scrapped 1988

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.5 Serial wa 66 Register XJ402 XD772 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy) ,Westland. Built 1955. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA66, ntu Royal Navy FAA as XD772. [duplicate serial]


united kingdom Westland

Trials at Yeovil until Apr 1958.

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1955-09-11ff: 11Sep55
del Royal Navy FAA as XJ402, 21Sep55
wfu as A2572, unk
scr Yeovilton, UK, 1988.
701 Sq / 723 by Jun 1958
771Sq / 751-PO Jul 1961 still by Sep 1963, conducted minesweeping trails from HMS Devonshire
705Sq / 528 by Dec 1964
1967-03 A HMS Thunderer G I Airframe To RNEC Manadon Mar 1967 became GI A2572, still 1974, departed Feb 1976.
1976-02 B EGDY Stored To FAA Mus Feb 1976, still here Jul 1979 (wearing /61), but reduced to components during 1988. Yeovilton Fire Dump by Oct 1989.

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