Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa232


Year 1958 to 1966






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa232 Register XL882 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XL882
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA232, ff: 20Aug58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL882, 03Sep58
w/o 16Nov66.
united kingdom XL882
Fleet Air Arm
815Sq/307 by Oct 1958 to Mar 1959, 814Sq/285-H by May 1960 to Jul 1960 (rejected due to engine problems)
united kingdom XL882
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 825 NAS/312-V Sep 1960, until Dec 1961 to 824Sqn.
united kingdom XL882
Fleet Air Arm
HAS.7 824Sqn/332-C Dec 1961, replacing XM667 on unit strength until May 1963.
united kingdom XL882
Fleet Air Arm
771Sq/751 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/514 by Jan 1965, ditched and w/o E of Portland 16 Nov 1966.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1966


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