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



    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa284 Register XN304 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location
    By Dave Taskis



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    XN304

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1959-12-11Westland 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.
    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 705 NAS
    1975-11AShrivenham G I Airframe RMCS Shrivenham by Nov 1975
    1978-04BEGDT Stored 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.
    1978-10-21BEGDTRN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded 64
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    1982-07-19CFlixton Exhibit To Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum 19 Jul 1982. Displayed as 848 NAS / W, still 2015, still Mar 2018
    2019-06-20CFlixton Exhibit at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum, under cover and marked as 848 NAS / W-B.




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