Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa170


Year 1957 Scr 1992






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa170 Register XK943 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA170, ff: 24Sep57
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XK943, 28Feb58
wfu as A2653, unk
reserialled as 8796M, unk
scr Abingdon, Feb92.
united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/336 Apr 1958. Damaged tail in autorotation landing 29 May 1958
To RNAY Fleetlands for repair.
united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
848Sq/S-B by Mar 1960
Fleetlands store Jul 1963
705Sq/557 by Aug 1969
united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
UK Wroughton Stored ( jan-75 )
Wroughton store by Jan 1975
united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent G I Airframe ( nov-75 )
To AES Lee (A2653) / 57 by Nov 1975
open store at Lee by Oct 1980, still Nov 1982.
united kingdom XK943
Fleet Air Arm
UK RAF Abingdon G I Airframe ( sep-83 )
to Abingdon for BDRT /57 by Sep 1983 as 8796M
scrapped Feb 1992.


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