Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa/h/167

Year 1957

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa/h/167 Register G-AYXT XK940 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history


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united kingdom XK940
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA/H/167, ff: 02Sep57
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK940, 13Sep57
wfu, unk.
united kingdom XK940
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/334-C Feb 1960 until Dec 1961, to 825 NAS.
united kingdom XK940
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 825 NAS/314-V Dec 1961, replacing XN381 on unit strength, until Apr 1962.
del Autair, Luton as G-AYXT, 01Jul72?
pres. Weston-super-Mare, unk.
UK Elstree Stored ( feb-76 )
arrived by Feb 1976, left Elstree store by early 1977
UK Panshanger Stored ( 1977 )
to Panshanger early 1977
ex Panshanger
to Carnforth (date ?)
to Heysham (date ?)
to Blackpool (date ?)
1980s completely rebuilt by Jim Wilkie and returned to the air 90 displayed by him at a number of venues in the following years surprised this was missed JW

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