Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa275


Year 1959 Scr 2005






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa275 Register XN263 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA275, ff: 22Sep59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN263, 30Sep59
wfu to Bosham, West Sussex, scrapped Jul05.
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
848 Sq / E-B by Jan 1960 until at least Jun 1963
705 Sq / 530 by May 1964
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
UK Predannack Accident ( 04-jun-65 )
4 Jun 1965 Damaged during heavy landing at PRedannack while with 705 Sq. Repaired.
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
Stored Culdrose by Jul 1967
Brawdy Stn Flt / (8)13-BY by Nov 1967
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
UK Brawdy SAR Flight ( aug-68 )
Brawdy SAR Flight /13 by Aug 1968
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
771 Sq by Sep 1968
Lee on Solent by Jul 1970 for storage
Wroughton store by Nov 1972
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
Marked with Army titling and to AETW Middle Wallop by Feb 1975
to Wroughton Oct 1978
united kingdom XN263
Fleet Air Arm
UK Shrivenham ( jun-84 )
to RMCS Shrivenham Jun 1984 until Jun 1988.
XN263
sold privately. To Bosham Apr 1989 for restoration as / H.


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