Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa217


Year 1958 Scr 1983






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa217 Register XL867 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XL867
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA217, ff: 19Apr58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL867, 30Apr58
scr Holyhead, unk.
united kingdom XL867
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 815 NAS / 300 by Oct 1958, 815 NAS / 301-A by Oct 1959
RNAY Fleetlands by Dec 1960
737 NAS / 785 by Feb 1962
771 NAS / 754 by Aug 1962
705 NAS / 559 by Jan 1966
united kingdom XL867
Fleet Air Arm
UK Wroughton Stored ( dec-74 )
RNAY Wroughton storage by Dec 1974, until mid 1976
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1976
united kingdom XL867
Fleet Air Arm
UK TS Ganges Sea Cadets ( jul-76 )
To Holyhead Sea Cadets at TS Ganges by Jul 1976, still wearing code /59. Still present by Jan 1980.
united kingdom XL867
Fleet Air Arm
UK Trearddur Bay Exhibit ( 1982 )
Acquired as display item by Cliff Hotel holiday park on Holy Island, Angelsey during 1982. Scrapped after vandalism, 1983.


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