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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

    This model is a version of Whirlwind

    c/n wa273

    Year 1959 Scr 1985

    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa273 Register XN261 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location


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    1959-08-26Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA273, ff: 26Aug59
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN261, 10Sep59
    wfu as A2652, scrapped by 1985.
    Dec 1959 to 848 Sq / C-B, until c Jan 1963 848 NAS
    1964-01AYEADE SAR Flt Oct 1963 to Centaur SAR Flt / 978-C, until c Aug 1965 Operation Nutcracker
    1975-11BEGHF G I Airframe To AES Lee (A2652) / 61 by Nov 1975
    open store at Lee by Oct 1980
    to Lee dump (minus boom) by Nov 1983, still Jul 1984.

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