Westland Whirlwind HAR.5


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa 66


Year 1955 Scr 1988




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







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XD772

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

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

XJ402

united kingdom Westland

sep55

Trials at Yeovil until Apr 1958.
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

apr58

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
1967-03AHMS Thunderer G I Airframe To RNEC Manadon Mar 1967 became GI A2572, still 1974, departed Feb 1976.
1976-02BEGDY 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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