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  • 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 RAF. Built 1956. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    1956-05-25Westland 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.
    1956-11-06AEGPSDJEHU/11 by 1956, JHU/11 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1956 JEHU Operation Musketeer
    1963-09BOYAA, 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.
    1983CLCRA Rescue training
    Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 84Sq B Flt / P by 1972, still Jan 1982, to 8789M, rescue training at Akrotiri by still Jan 1985
    G.I. Bramley

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