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
Operation Vantage
848Sq/K-B by Jan 1960 to c Oct 1962
united kingdom XN299
Fleet Air Arm
Nov 1963 to 847 Sq / Z
845Sq Nov 1964
united kingdom XN299
Fleet Air Arm
UK Old Sarum JWE ( jun-67 )
Jun 1967 to JWE Old Sarum / 758 and became last HAS.7 in RN Service
Wroughton store Jul 1976.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1979
XN299
Torbay Aircraft Museum
UK Barton Pines Torbay Aircraft Museum ( feb-79 )
Torbay Aircraft Museum Feb 1979 to 1988
XN299
RM Museum May 1989, pres. Tangmere by Feb 1997


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