Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

This model is a version of Whirlwind

c/n wa230

Year 1958 Scr 1996

Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa230 Register XL880 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location


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Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA230, f/f: 25Jul58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL880, Aug58
conv HAR.9, unk
wfu as A2714, unk
perished Predannack by Jun96.
815Sq / 306-A damaged blades and tail in deck accident aboard HMS Albion on 10 Aug 1960. To RAF Tengah for repairs by Oct 1960.
Dec 1962 to 848 Sq / U, until May 1963 848 NAS
May 1963 to 847 Sq / U-CU, until Nov 1964
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 To Westland at Weston-super-Mare for conversion to HAR.9 by Jul 1965, completed by Nov 1966
1978-10-21BEGDTRN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded 35-ED ex HMS Endurance Flt
1994-03-10CEGDOstored at Lee-on-Solent
to Predannack on 10 Mar 1994.

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