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    c/n f.9670


    Year 1967




    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9670 Register XT788 G-BMIR used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9670 Register XT788 G-BMIR used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location
    Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9670 Register XT788 G-BMIR used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1967. Aircraft history and location




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    XT788

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    1967-02-12f/f 12feb67
    1969-1973 829Sqn Minerva flight as /424
    1975-1979 Antelope Flight as /321
    1979 Scylla Flight
    RNAY Fleetlands
    RNAY Wroughton
    Was never attached to HMS Zulu (as some photos suggest) and the current /316 is a biblical rather than a naval reference
    1985 to Roger Windley as G-BMIR)
    1996 to Flightaid, then to Xray Tango 829 NAS
    1967-03RN d/d Mar67 829 NAS
    Minerva Flt/424 by Nov 1969 until c Aug 1975
    Antelope Flt/321 by Jun 1976
    short term loan to Scylla Flt (uncoded ?) during Aug 1979
    to RNAY Wroughton store by Oc t 1979
    Sold in UK 1985

    G-BMIR

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    Flightaid Dunkeswell 24jan86-22dec95 as /316, for restoration

    XT788

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    Xray Tango Helicopter Club
    XT788 is Alive & Well. Glad to be able to update the history of this helicopter. Now owned by Xray Tango Helicopter Club, a helicopter preservation society based in Devon, England. Go to my website foxnwolf(dot)com, click on Tribute link (top right corner) Scroll down to Royal Navy (in left column) There are 5 live links (inc 3 pictures) You are welcome to save/keep the 3 pics from my website, I took these photographs around 14:00hrs on Monday 31st August 2009 Kind regards........Peter

    2013-11AStorwood Stored In storage ( still marked /316 ) at Storwood, Yorks by Nov 2013



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