Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa279

Built 1959

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

Aircraft History


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
1967-06 A EGLS JWE Jun 1967 to JWE Old Sarum / 758 and became last HAS.7 in RN Service
Wroughton store Jul 1976.


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

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