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  • Westland Dragonfly HR.1

    This model is a version of dragonfly

    c/n wa/h/010

    Year 1949 Scr 1974

    Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.1 Serial wa/h/010 Register VX597 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1949. Aircraft history and location


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    Built as HR.1 ff Oct 1949. 705Sq by Jan 1950, Indomitable SAR Flt by Jan 1952. For conv to HR.3

    Westland Dragonfly HR.3 HR.3 conv by Mar 1953. Culdrose Stn Flt/901 by Jun 1953, Eagle SAR Flt/902-J by Sep 1955, Culdrose Stn Flt/912-CU by Mar 1956, 705Sq/531 by Aug 1956. For conv to HR.5 before Nov 1956.

    Westland Dragonfly HR.5 HR.5 conv by May 1958. Centaur SAR Flt Jan 1959, 700Sq by Mar 1959, Culdrose Stn Flt/913-CU by Mar 1962
    Sold 1964.


    1970AEGLK Open storage Open storage at Blackbushe by
    sold to Yateley Commercial Motors of Camberley by 1974 and scrapped by Jun 1974

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