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  • Westland Dragonfly HR.3


    This model is a version of dragonfly



    c/n wa/h/076


    Year 1953




    Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.3 Serial wa/h/076 Register WN499 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1953. Aircraft history and location






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    WN499

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    may53

    HR.3 ff 21 Apr 1953, Illustrious SAR Flt May 1953
    1954-08-20AEGHD Accident crashed 20 Aug 1954 at Plymouth and repaired
    Jul 1955 to 705 Sq / 703-GJ
    Nov 1955 to 705 Sq / 706 705 NAS
    1957-02BDonibristle HR.5 conversion
    Westland Dragonfly HR.5 Feb 1957 to RNAY Donibristle for conv to HR.5
    Culdrose Stn Flt/911-CU Jul 1959
    Fleetlands storage by Jul 1963
    1965-04CEGLK Stored open storage at Blackbushe Apr 1965 to Sep 1970.
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    jun64

    1971-06DBarton Pines Torbay Aircraft Museum Torbay Aircraft Museum Jun 1971, /-Y still there 1974, 1976, Jun 1979.
    1988EEGCK Exhibit to Caernarfon Airworld by still Apr 1996, in poor condition by May 2006.
    2006-06FEGCI Dismantled Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group Jun 2006. Still Feb 2016



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