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.
G-AYXT
del Autair, Luton as G-AYXT, 01Jul72?
pres. Weston-super-Mare, unk.
G-AYXT
UK Elstree Stored ( feb-76 )
arrived by Feb 1976, left Elstree store by early 1977
G-AYXT
UK Panshanger Stored ( 1977 )
to Panshanger early 1977
G-AYXT
ex Panshanger
to Carnforth (date ?)
to Heysham (date ?)
to Blackpool (date ?)
G-AYXT
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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