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  • Westland Whirlwind HAR.3

    This model is a version of Whirlwind

    c/n wa 71

    Year 1955

    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 71 Register XG576 G-AYNP used by HM Coastguard (Her Majesty’s Coastguard) ,Bristow ,Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1955. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm


    1955-08-16Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA71, ff: 16Aug55
    del Royal Navy FAA as XG576, 23Sep55.
    wfu 1967


    united kingdom Bristow


    1970-12AEGKRex XG576
    to Bristow Dec 1970 as G-AYNP
    to South Africa in Mar 1975

    Westland Whirlwind SRS.3 sold Bristow UK as G-AYNP, unk
    conv Ser.3, unk
    lsd Court Helicopters, ZA as ZS-HCY, unk
    rtnd Bristow UK as G-AYNP, unk
    pres Buseck, Ger, unk.
    1977-07AEGKRex ZS-HCY
    returned to UK Jul 1977
    united kingdom HM Coastguard


    1971-06BEGMHconverted to civilian SAR by Bristow Helicopters
    Jun71-30sep74 was the primary contract aircraft at RAF Manston on behalf of HM Coastguard and designated /Coastguard 40
    Its sister SAR aircraft for the contract was G-AYTK designated /Coastguard 41


    1994-02CEGFI Stored to International Helicopter Museum store
    1994-06DDiepensee Exhibit By Jun 1994, to Aero-Park Brandenburg as static exhibit, until 1999 when the museum closed.
    2002EIxheimby , to Heinz Nickel on display at its offices in Zweibrücken.
    2006FSaHo Alten-Buseck Restoration sold in to Sammler und Hobbywelt in Alten-Buseck, for restoration.




    2007FSaHo Alten-Buseck Exhibit Restored by SaHo as Whirlwind HAR.9 in Culdrose Rescue /590-CU scheme.
    2015-01GBaarlo Exhibit Jan 2015 to PS Aero at Baarlo

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