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

Westland Dragonfly 1A c/n wa/h/001


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Originally built as a Dragonfly G-AKTW, 2nd convertion to a Widgeon, during 1958
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Nigeria-Biafra war caused it to be overrun and used as a military machine
w/o 1967

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