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  • 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 RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location






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    XN263

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1959-09-22Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA275, ff: 22Sep59
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN263, 30Sep59
    wfu to Bosham, West Sussex, scrapped Jul05.
    848 Sq / E-B by Jan 1960 until at least Jun 1963
    705 Sq / 530 by May 1964 705 NAS
    1965-06-04AEGDO Accident 4 Jun 1965 Damaged during heavy landing at PRedannack while with 705 Sq. Repaired. 705 NAS
    Stored Culdrose by Jul 1967
    Brawdy Stn Flt / (8)13-BY by Nov 1967
    1968-08BEGDA SAR Flight Brawdy SAR Flight /13 by Aug 1968
    771 Sq by Sep 1968
    Lee on Solent by Jul 1970 for storage
    Wroughton store by Nov 1972 771 NAS
    Marked with Army titling and to AETW Middle Wallop by Feb 1975
    to Wroughton Oct 1978
    1984-06CShrivenhamto RMCS Shrivenham Jun 1984 until Jun 1988.
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    sold privately. To Bosham Apr 1989 for restoration as / H.



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