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  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa238


    Year 1958 Scr 1993




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa238 Register XL899 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1958. Aircraft history and location






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    XL899

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    dec58

    1958-10-24Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA238, f/f: 24Oct58
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XL899, 08Dec58
    conv HAR.9, unk
    wfu to Predannack, ~Dec80, perished 1993.
    Dec 1961 to 848 Sq / M-B (replacing XN301), until c Jun 1963
    1965-01
    Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 conv to HAR.9 by Westland at Weston-super-Mare Jan 1965 to Feb 1966, to Protector Flt by Jul 1966 until c Oct 1966.
    1974-12587-CUAEGDR Stn Flt to Culdrose Stn Flt, until c Jun 1975
    1978-10-21BEGDTRN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded 587 ex 705NAS 705 NAS
    1980-12CEGDO G I Airframe HAR.9, to Predannack by Dec 1980, still May 1990.



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