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 (United States Naval Aviation). Built 1956. Aircraft history and location


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usa 141602
US Navy
For 141602 see also:
    1957 hss-1 c/n 58-444
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.]
united kingdom G-17-1
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
Westland Wessex
Reg Westlands as WS-58 Wessex prototype G-17-1 for initial flight trials from Fleetlands dockyards to Yeovilton.
united kingdom XL722
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.
united kingdom XL722
jul61 UK RM Condor G I Airframe to Arbroath (A2514) by Jul 1961, still Sep 1962, still Jul 1963.
united kingdom XL722
1968 UK Staravia yard Breakers Yard Scrapped by Staravia, Ascot by .

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