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  • Westland Whirlwind HAR.10

    This model is a version of Whirlwind

    c/n wa403

    Year 1962

    Helicopter Westland Whirlwind HAR.10 Serial wa403 Register 8873M XR453 used by Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1962. Aircraft history and location


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    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    1962-11-15Westland Whirlwind HAR.10, c/n WA403, ff: 15Nov62
    del Royal Air Force as XR453, 29Nov62
    wfu as 8873M, unk
    pres. Odiham, Hampshire, unk.
    f/f 15 Nov 1962, d/d 29 Nov 1962, CFS 29 Nov 1962, crashed 7 Feb 1963, to Westland for repair, stored Yeovil Dec 1963, 1563Flt (Cyprus) 1964, to 230 Sq RAF Lauban Mar 1965, back to UK Nov 1966 with 230Sq/W until Dec 1971, CFS (H)
    1968-06-03AEGSX was first aircraft in that year North Weald air display
    to 15MU (Wroughton) storage
    to Fleetlands store Feb 1972
    to CFS May 1974, CFS/H by Sep 1974 2 FTS/A
    to 27MU (Shawbury) store Dec 1979 2FTS
    1982-07BMoD Shoeburyness P&EE At P&EE Foulness by Jul 1982 still there Mar 1984


    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    1986-09CEGVO1986 to 8873M RAF Odiham gate guard marked as 230Sq/A Sep 1986, still there Mar 1991, still Aug 2006, still Sep 2008.

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