• Helicopter books
  • Books
  • Helicopter patches
  • Patches
  • Urban air mobility
  • TH-73
  • HH-60W
  • MH-139
  • Marine One
  • Model kits
  • Model Kits
  • Westland Whirlwind HAS.7


    This model is a version of Whirlwind



    c/n wa278


    Year 1959 Scr 2011




    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa278 Register XN298 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1959. Aircraft history and location






    History

    Help Us




    XN298

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1959-10-08Westland Whirlwind HAS.7, c/n WA278, f/f: 08Oct59
    del Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm as XN298, 28Oct59
    conv HAR.9, unk
    wfu & donated to the RAF Millom Museum, Cumbria, 13Apr08.
    848 Sq / H-B Nov 1959 to Jul 1960 collided with XN305 / R-B at Sembawang
    846 Sq / X-A from May 1962 to late Jan 1963
    Fleetlands store by Mar 1965
    1965-05AEGFI Conv to HAR.9
    Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 to W-s-M for conv to HAR.9 May 1965.
    Lee SAR Flt/(8)10-LS by May 1973 named Faith by Feb 1975
    Wroughton store by May 1977
    Yeovilton dump by Sep 1980.
    1978-10-21BEGDTRN: Whirlwind HAR.9 noted in storage at RAF Wroughton , coded 10
    1982-12-14CWinton Playground to Linwood School playground by Dec 1982
    1986-03to Helicopter Collection Stoke-on-Trent Mar 1986
    -

    1989-01DWarmingham Stored ex Stoke-on-Trent, to Warmingham Jan 1989.
    1990-05EEuxton G I Airframe G.I. Chorley Fire School May 1990, still Jan 1995, still Oct 2005
    2008-04-13FHaverigg Exhibit to RAF Millom Museum 13 Apr 2008, still Apr 2010. Believed scrapped in 2011 when the Museum finally wound down.



    UPLOAD PHOTO
    Mail @ (optional)
    Date/Place Now? / /
    Send




    share     facebook     twitter     linkedin