Westland Whirlwind HAR.3


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa 83


Year 1956






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 Serial wa 83 Register G-BAMH VR-BEP XG588 used by Bristow Bristow Bermuda Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1956. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XG588
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAR.3, c/n WA83, ff: 30Sep56
del Royal Navy FAA as XG585, 20Oct55.
united kingdom XG588
Fleet Air Arm
off Malden Island ( may-57 )
Operation Grapple
to Warrior SAR Flt/995-J, Nov 1956 for Grapple deployment. Returned by Oct 1957.
united kingdom G-BAMH
Bristow
Westland Whirlwind SRS.3
Bristow Helicopters from 1969
Jan/Oct 1973 as Whirlwind Ser.3
to Bermuda as VR-BEP
bermuda VR-BEP
Bristow Bermuda
Bermuda, ex G-BAMH
XG588
UK East Midlands Aeropark Exhibit ( may-86 )
May 1986 to East Midlands aviation museum
XG588
UK East Midlands Aeropark ( 2013 )
preserved at East Midlands Aeropark as RAF SAR aircraft


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