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    c/n f.9660


    Year 1966




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9660 Register XT778 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9660 Register XT778 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location
    By Steve Mills


    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9660 Register XT778 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location
    By Peter Mitrovitch





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    XT778

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    ff 12 May 1966 from Yeovil. dd 6 Jun 1966 to RN
    829 Sq Ambuscade Flt/323 by Mar 1976
    829 Sq Achilles Flt/430 by 1988
    to A2722 Lee-on-Solent
    to A2642
    RNAS Portland Gate Guard by Oct 1998
    1979-07-2222jul79 still 829Sqn coded 323 829 NAS
    I was the Acmn on this a/c between Aug 83 to Mar 86 on HMS Achilles
    1985 829Sqn /430 829 NAS
    1988-03-23AEGHF AES AES Lee-on-Solent on 23 Mar 1988 as A2722. 760 Sq/461 at Lee by Oct 1991. Re-numbered A2642 [2nd use], still at Lee in Nov 1994.
    1997-12-31BEGDP as 829 Sqd /430 HMS Achilles (F12) at RNAS Portland as Gate Guard just before the base was closed

    1999-02-15 to FAAM to Fleet Air Arm Museum Yeovilton on 15 Feb 1999 from HMS Osprey (Portland).
    2012-06-23CEGDY still preserved as /430 HMS Aquilles at Yeovilton air day

    2019-07-13CEGDY, in the static display at RNAS Yeovilton 2019 as XT778 in marks of 829 Sq Achilles Flt / 430 829 NAS RN International Air Day 2019



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