Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa201

Built 1957 - Scrapped 1983

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa201 Register XL839 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1957. Aircraft history and location

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1957-11-07Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA201, f/f: 07Nov57
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL839, 20Feb58
conv HAR.9, unk
wfu as A2665, unk
perished Lee-on-Solent, 1984.
1964-10 A GBWSM Conv HAR.9
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 conv to HAR.9 by Westland at Weston-super-Mare Oct 1964 to Nov 1965
to Protector Flt by Jun 1967 until mid Sep 1967
Culdrose SAR Flt/588-CU by Nov 1970
1975-07 B EGDT Stored RNAY Wroughton store by Jul 1975
1982-10 C EGHF Dumped RN Presentation / Demonstration Team at Lee by Jan 1978 (still marked /88-CU)
Fleetlands Jan 1980 repaint
Back to Presentation Team at Lee Feb 1980 until c Aug 1982
Lee dump by Oct 1982
scrapped 1983

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