Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa153 Register XK906 used by Ministry of Defence (MoD) Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location
| Fleet Air Arm |
|1957-05-21||Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA153, ff: 21May57|
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK906, 12Jun57
wfu & sold UK as G-AYXT [ntu]
perished Netheravon dump, unk.
| Ministry of Defence (MoD) |
|1957-06||AEGDM||Used mostly for trials|
Jun 1957 to A&AEE Boscombe Down
Jan 1959 to Westland for mods and back to A&AEE for trials Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment
|1961-11||BEGVW||by Nov 1961 to RAE Bedford for various trials and rotor research until c Jun 1970 (eventually replaced by Wessex XM300)|
Bedford dump by Sep 1972.
|1975-03||CEGDN||Jan 1973 sold to company in Surrey|
Mar 1975 to Netheravon for crash / rescue training
burnt pieces still present Aug 1983