Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa284


Year 1959






Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa284 Register XN304 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history






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united kingdom XN304
Fleet Air Arm
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA284, ff: 11Dec59
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN304, 24Dec59
wfu & pres Norfolk and Suffolk Air Museum, Flixton, unk.
united kingdom XN304
Fleet Air Arm
848 Sq/W-B by Jan 1960
705 Sq/522 by Dec 1964, 705 Sq/(5)61 by Dec 1969, 705 Sq(5)87 by Mar 1974
Wroughton by Jan 1975
united kingdom XN304
Fleet Air Arm
UK Shrivenham G I Airframe ( nov-75 )
RMCS Shrivenham by Nov 1975
united kingdom XN304
Fleet Air Arm
UK Wroughton ( 21-oct-78 )
RN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton 21oct78, coded 64
united kingdom XN304
Fleet Air Arm
UK Wroughton Stored ( apr-78 )
Arrived at Wroughton from Shrivenham damaged by fire, by Apr 1978 and originally intended for disposal
Henlow ATC by Aug 1979
RAE Bedford during early Jul 1982.
XN304
UK Flixton Exhibit ( 19-jul-82 )
To Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum 19 Jul 1982. Displayed as 848 NAS / W, still 2015, still Mar 2018
XN304
UK Flixton Exhibit ( 20-jun-19 )
20Jun19 at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, under cover and marked as 848 NAS / W-B.


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