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


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm


    1959-10-19Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA279, ff: 19Oct59
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN299, 28Oct59
    wfu & pres Tangmere Museum, West Sussex, unk.
    1961-06 42 Commandio lift 848Sq/K-B by Jan 1960 to c Oct 1962 848 NAS Operation Vantage
    Nov 1963 to 847 Sq / Z
    845Sq Nov 1964 845 NAS
    1967-06AEGLS JWE Jun 1967 to JWE Old Sarum / 758 and became last HAS.7 in RN Service
    Wroughton store Jul 1976.


    1979-02BBarton Pines Torbay Aircraft Museum Torbay Aircraft Museum Feb 1979 to 1988
    RM Museum May 1989, pres. Tangmere by Feb 1997

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