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  • Westland Dragonfly HR.3


    This model is a version of dragonfly



    c/n wa/h/049


    Year 1950




    Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.3 Serial wa/h/049 Register WG718 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1950. Aircraft history and location






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    WG718

    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

    HR.3 Del RN
    705 Sq / 707-GJ by Nov 1952, damaged in accident 21 Aug 1953, repaired
    Ark Royal SAR Flt / 990-O Mar 1955, Ark Royal SAR Flt / 971-O Dec 1955, until c Mar 1956
    Warrior SAR Flt (loan ?) Oct 1956
    Stored at Lee by Nov 1956
    Culdrose Stn Flt / 913-CU by Nov 1957 until c Feb 1958
    1958-03ADonibristle Conv HR.5
    Westland Dragonfly HR.5 Conversion to HR.5 at Donibristle between Mar and Nov 1958.
    HR.5, Portland Stn Flt by Jun 1959 until c Nov 1959
    Fleetlands store by May 1960
    Lossiemouth Stn Flt /934-LM by Nov 1960
    Fleetlands by Sep 1962
    Boscombe Down by Jun 1963
    Fleetlands store by Jan 1964.
    1965-02-18BEGDR SAH to A2531 and to SAH Culdrose 18 Feb 1965, (SoC Apr 1965) , until Feb 1971 SAH
    1971-02-24CEGDYto FAAM Yeovilton 24 Feb 1971 as parts source for restoration of WG719. Derelict by Jul 1972, still present Aug 1978.
    1979-06-13DEGFF Exhibit To Wales Aircraft Museum 13 Jun 1979, repainted as /934 by Aug 1979, until 1992.
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    1992EEGBL Stored Stored at Long Marston from early , until Jul 1995.
    1995-07-08FEGYK Spares Spares use by Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group Jul 1995. (Spares source for WH991).



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