Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa263

Year 1959

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa263 Register XM685 used by Newark (Notts & Lincs) Air Museum Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location


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1959-02-22Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA263, ff: 22Feb59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XM685, 09Apr59
wfu & sold UK as G-AYZJ [ntu]
pres Newark Air Museum, unk.
Sep64-Nov65 with XM684 on HMS Ark Royal (R09) SAR Flight
Confirmed from PO P McCarthy (Air Crew) Flying Log Books No 3-4
1976-02AEGTRarrived by Feb 1976, (G-AYZJ) left Elstree store by early 1977
united kingdom Newark (Notts & Lincs) Air Museum

Newark museum from 1980
2018-03BWinthorpewears 771 Sq / 513 at Newark Air Museum, still there Mar 2018

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