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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa163


    Year 1957




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa163 Register XK936 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location






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    XK936

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    aug57

    1957-07-18Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA163, ff: 18Jul57
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK936, 01Aug57
    pres Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, unk.
    dd 1 Aug 1957 RNAS Lee-on-Solent
    845Sq by Sep 1957 until Jan 1958
    820 Sq /327 /V Jan 1958 Jan until May 1958
    701Sq RNAS Lee-on-Solent Jun 1958, embarked HMS Albion Jul 1958 until May 1960
    to RNAS Hal Far May 1960 until c Jan 1961
    848 Sq by Jan 1961 until Dec 1961
    RNAHU Tengah Dec 1961
    848Sq by Dec 1962
    RNAY Fleetlands by Oct 1964 to c Dec 1964
    847Sq by Dec 1964 until Oct 1966
    AHU Fleetlands by Oct 1966 until Nov 1967
    705Sq by Nov 1967 until c Dec 1968
    RNAY Fleetlands Dec 1968 until c Feb 1969
    705Sq by Dec 1974
    RNAY Wroughton store
    -

    oct75

    1975-10AEGSU Exhibit transferred to IWM as /62 in Oct 1975 (as a replacement for XG577, which was damaged on arrival). Still present 2011, still Mar 2015.



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