Westland Whirlwind HAR.3


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa 72


Year 1956 Scr 2001






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 72 Register XG577 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1956. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA72, ff: 28Mar56
del Royal Navy FAA as XG577, 16Apr56
wfu as A2571, unk
xfer Leconfield as 9050M, unk.
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK RM Condor G I Airframe ( mar-67 )
to Arbroath (A2571) by Mar 1967, still Jul 1968.
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent G I Aiframe ( jun-70 )
to Lee (A2571) Jun 1970, until May 1974
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK Duxford ( jun-74 )
to IWM Duxford Jun 1974 (but was damaged on arrival), until c Apr 1980
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK LLAM Castle Donington Exhibit ( 21-may-80 )
Preserved at Loughborough Leicestershire Aviation Museum May 1980
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK Duxford ( dec-83 )
returned to IWM Duxford during Dec 1983
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK Waterbeach Preserved ( mar-86 )
preserved at Waterbeach by 39 RE REGT by Mar 1986 still Feb 1989
returned to Duxford by Sep 1989 for storage.
united kingdom XG577
Fleet Air Arm
UK RAF Leconfield Fire dump ( oct-90 )
to Leconfield dump as 9050M by Oct 1990
sold for scrapping 2001


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