Westland Dragonfly 1A


This model is a version of dragonfly



c/n wa/h/001


Year 1948 to 1967




Helicopter Westland Dragonfly 1A Serial wa/h/001 Register 5N-ABV G-APPR XD649 G-AKTW used by Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Bristow Westland Royal Air Force. Built 1948. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Dragonfly 1A Serial wa/h/001 Register 5N-ABV G-APPR XD649 G-AKTW used by Bristow Helicopters Nigeria Bristow Westland Royal Air Force. Built 1948. Aircraft history and location


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G-AKTW

united kingdom Westland

Westland-Sikorsky WS-51 Dragonfly 1st prototype f/f 05oct48
First flight of Westland first helicopter

Westland Widgeon Westland from 1955
reworked into Widgeon Series 2 prototype
1958-06ADunsborough ParkAttended a well publicised Helicopter Party in Jun 1958.

XD649

united kingdom Royal Air Force

RAF

G-APPR

united kingdom Westland

Originally built as a Dragonfly G-AKTW, 2nd convertion to a Widgeon, during 1958
united kingdom Bristow

Bristow Oct58, North Sea offshore

5N-ABV

nigeria Bristow Helicopters Nigeria

Bristow Nigeria from 1962, offshore
Nigeria-Biafra war caused it to be overrun and used as a military machine
w/o 1967




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