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  • Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat

    This model is a version of S-58 H-34

    c/n 58-265

    Year 1956 Scr 1968

    Helicopter Sikorsky HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat Serial 58-265 Register XL722 G-17-1 141602 used by Westland ,US Navy USN (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location


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    For 141602 see also:
        1957 hss-1 c/n 58-444


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    Westland Wessex Sikorsky HSS-1, cn 58-265, ff:?
    del USN as HSS-1, 141602 for initial flight acceptance trials before being dismantled and shipped to Westlands for reassembly and use as WS-58 Wessex prototype, 15May56.
    [BuNo #141602 re-used on HSS-1 / UH-34G, c/n 58-444.]
    For G-17-1 see also:
        1951 S-55 c/n 55-016
        1956 srs.1 c/n wa173
        1957 srs.1 c/n wa194
        1964 mk.60 c/n wa199
        1967 Wasp c/n f.9688
        1968 mk.60 c/n wa686
        1973 Commando c/n wa 782


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    Westland Wessex Reg Westlands as WS-58 Wessex prototype G-17-1 for initial flight trials from Fleetlands dockyards to Yeovilton.


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    Ex USN 141602. Delivered by sea, re-assembled at the dockside and flown to Yeovil 24 Jun 1956 as G-17-1. XL722 in Jul 1956. To A&AEE Boscombe Down, then Lee-on-Solent. Re-engined with Napier Gazelle 11 and f/f in this configuration 17 May 1957. Re-engined with 1450shp Napier Gazelle 13 in Sep 1957.
    1961-07ARM Condor G I Airframe to Arbroath (A2514) by Jul 1961, still Sep 1962, still Jul 1963.
    1968BStaravia yard Breakers Yard Scrapped by Staravia, Ascot by .

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