Westland Whirlwind SRS.3


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa493


Year 1965






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind SRS.3 Serial wa493 Register EP-HAN G-ATKV VR-BEU used by Bristow Bristow Bermuda. Built 1965. Aircraft history





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united kingdom G-ATKV
Bristow
Westland Whirlwind Ser.3, c/n WA493, ff: Nov65
del Bristow Helicopters, Redhill as G-ATKV, 19Feb66.
united kingdom G-ATKV
Bristow
rtnd to Bristow as G-ATKV, unk
spent most of its working life in Dubai, on contract to Shell.
united kingdom EP-HAN
Bristow
In 1967 it was exported to Iran, re-registered as EP-HAN, and served with the Iranian Helicopter Company.
bermuda VR-BEU
Bristow Bermuda
xfer Helicopter Rentals (Bermuda) as VR-BEU, 1974. It returned to Redhill in 1980 and was eventually acquired by The Helicopter Museum and delivered to Weston-super-Mare, still carrying its Bermuda registration.
G-ATKV
UK Weston-super-Mare ( dec-81 )
to British Rotorcraft Museum (now IHM), Dec 1981.
VR-BEU
UK Abbotsham Outdoor activity ( jul-09 )
In use at outdoor activity centre The Big Sheep in Abbotsham by Jul 2099, still Jan 2012


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