Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa279

Year 1959

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa279 Register XN299 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history


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united kingdom XN299
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA279, ff: 19Oct59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN299, 28Oct59
wfu & pres Tangmere Museum, West Sussex, unk.
united kingdom XN299
Fleet Air Arm
848Sq/K-B by Jan 1960 to c Oct 1962, 847 Sq/Z Nov 1963, 845Sq Nov 1964, 848Sq Jun 1965, JWE Old Sarum/758 Jun 1967 became last HAS.7 in RN Service, Wroughton store Jul 1976.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1979
Torbay Aircraft Museum
UK Barton Pines Torbay Aircraft Museum ( feb-79 )
Torbay Aircraft Museum Feb 1979 to 1988
RM Museum May 1989, pres. Tangmere by Feb 1997

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