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  • Westland Dragonfly HR.3


    This model is a version of dragonfly



    c/n wa/h/056


    Year 1952




    Helicopter Westland Dragonfly HR.3 Serial wa/h/056 Register WG725 0020 used by Fleet Air Arm (RAN) (Royal Australian Navy) Army Air Corps (British Army) Royal Air Force Ministry of Defence (MoD). Built 1952. Aircraft history and location







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    WG725

    united kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD)

    nov52

    1953-02-05 Flood relief Del Nov 1952
    A&AEE D Sq by Jan 1953
    sent to Holland for flood relief work Feb 1953. Aeroplane & Armaments Experimental Establishment Operation WaNo
    Spent some time as trials and research airframe, moving between Government establishments and manufacturers. Trials aboard HMS Centaur mid Jan 1959
    wfu Jun 1960
    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    nov60

    1960-11AWeeton G I Airframe to Weeton as G I (7703M) Nov 1960
    1965-09BEGDX Stored ? to St Athan on closure of Weeton by Sep 1965
    on to Odiham (date ?).
    united kingdom Army Air Corps

    apr78

    1978-04CMuseum of Army Flying Exhibit to Museum of Army Flying by Apr 1978, until c Oct 1981.

    0020

    -

    oct81

    1981-10DEGMC Stored to Southend c Oct 1981 and reg N9987Q. Preparation for export to Venezuela AF, which collapsed. Stored until 1986.

    WG725

    australia Fleet Air Arm (RAN)

    feb00

    1986-09EClodgey Lane Exhibit Sep 1986 to Cornwall Aero Park, restored and displayed as Navy WG754 / 912-CU. Still present Dec 1993.
    To Culdrose for dismantling by Feb 2000.
    2000FFAAM, Nowra Exhibit to FAA Museum, Nowra during



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