Westland Whirlwind HAR.10


This model is a version of Whirlwind



c/n wa371


Year 1962




Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 Serial wa371 Register XP355 G-BEBC 8463M used by Royal Air Force. Built 1962. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 Serial wa371 Register XP355 G-BEBC 8463M used by Royal Air Force. Built 1962. Aircraft history and location
By Steve Mills




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XP355

united kingdom Royal Air Force

1962-03-28Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA371, ff: 28Mar62
del Royal Air Force as XP355, 05Apr62
wfu as 8463M, [ntu]
to G-BEBC, unk
pres Norwich, unk.
1976-01RAF Central Flying School (CFS) March 1962
by 1965 22 Squadron in the Air Sea Rescue Role
RAF Benson in 1969 for special communications and VIP duties
Upgraded in 1970 by Westland Helicopters
RAF Northolt for more VIP duties 1971
Nov73 RAF Benson 21 Squadron
RAF Shawbury Jan76 - 1979
to Park Aviation Supply Company before moving again to Norwich Museum CFS (H)
official CAA c/n is WAJ 30 on the original paperwork but on 2012 website is WAT 130
1980-06-15AHorsham St. Faith Exhibit to City of Norwich Aviation Museum on 15 Jun 1980, still marked as CFS / A. Restored to 22 Squadron markings. Still there Mar 2011, still there Mar 2018. CFS (H)

8463M

united kingdom Royal Air Force

1976-02-06BEGOS G I Airframe allocated 8463M at RAF Shawbury for GI use. Still marked as CFS / A
(G-BEBC ntu ?) CFS (H)

G-BEBC

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1976-06-25Milard Car Services Ltd, London reg 25Jun76
canc as Positively wfu 05Dec83, doubtful if it ever flew in civilian markings

XP355

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2011-03-0404Mar11 preserved at the City of Norwich Aviation Museum




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