Westland Whirlwind HAR.2


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa141


Year 1956






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.2 Serial wa141 Register XK970 used by Royal Air Force. Built 1956. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XK970
Royal Air Force
Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA141, ff: 25May56
del Royal Air Force as XK970, 06Jul56
conv HAR.10, unk
wfu as 8789M, Bramley, Hampshire, unk.
united kingdom XK970
Royal Air Force
EG Port Said ( 06-nov-56 )
Operation Musketeer
JEHU/11 by 1956, JHU/11 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1956
united kingdom XK970
Royal Air Force
YE Khormaksar / Aden International ( sep-63 )
Sep63, served with the SAR Flight at Khormaksar, Aden
Painted SAR yellow
By Aug66, it had been allocated to the Central Flying School at Tern Hill and coded W-Y. Painted silver and dayglo.
united kingdom XK970
Royal Air Force
Westland Whirlwind HAR.10
CY RAF Akrotiri Rescue training ( 1983 )
84Sq B Flt / P by 1972, still Jan 1982, to 8789M, rescue training at Akrotiri by 1983 still Jan 1985
G.I. Bramley


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