Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa237 Register XL898 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location
Year 1958 Scr 1992
| Fleet Air Arm |
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA237, f/f: 16Oct58
del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL898, 31Oct58
conv HAR.9, unk
wfu as 8654M, unk
scrapped during 1992.
|1961-12||HAS.7 824Sqn/337-CU Oct 1960 until transferred to 825 NAS Dec 1961.|
|HAS.7 825 NAS/317-V Dec 1961, believed to have replaced XN382 on unit strength, until Apr 1962.|
|Apr 1963 short term assigned to 848 Sq / F|
May 1963 to 847 Sq / X-CU until c Dec 1964 848 NAS
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 to Weston-super-Mare for conv HAR.9 by Mar 1965, complete by Mar 1966. Fleetlands and Lee-on-Solent modified for Antarctic operations by Sep 1966. Assigned HMS Endurance.
|1968-11||(4)49-ED||ASFAL||Endurance Flt Operating near Port Stanley with Endurance Flt. 829 NAS|
|1978-10-21||BEGDT||RN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded ED-30 ex HMS Endurance Flt|
|1992||CNew Byth||Preserved HAR.9, 8654M. To New Byth, until sold for scrap in .|