Westland Whirlwind HAS.7

C/N wa316

Built 1960 Whirlwind HAR.9





Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa316 Register XN386 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1960 Converted to Whirlwind HAR.9. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 Serial wa316 Register XN386 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1960 Converted to Whirlwind HAR.9. Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis



Aircraft History





XN386

aug60
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1960-06-27RN Whirlwind HAS.7 f/f 27Jun60 d/d 05Aug60
conv HAR.9
814Sq/282-H by Oct 1960
(repl XN313) to Sep 1961
846 Sq/W-A from Apr 1962 to Oct 1964
to W-s-M for conv to HAR.9 Mar 1965.
1962-12W-Awith 846 NAS in the Far East from Dec 1962 (although assigned to the unit in Apr 1962), until it disbanded in Oct 1964. 846 NAS Konfrontasi

Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 Fleetlands store by Sep 1966
829 Sq/448-ED Endurance Flt by Sep 1972
829 Sq/434-ED Endurance Flt by Jun 1973
marked /435-ED by Aug 1976
to Wroughton as A2713, Squires Gate (Jan 1988)
preserved Aeroventure, Doncaster by Dec 1999
1978-10-21 A EGDTFAA, noted in storage at Wroughton marked as 435-ED ex HMS Endurance Flt

1999
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1999-11 B EGCI Exhibit Waiting restoration at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Doncaster, UK
2019-09-05 B EGCI Exhibit at Aeroventure, Doncaster as /435 Endurance Flt






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