Westland Sea King HAS.1

This model is a version of Sea King

c/n wa 639

Year 1969

Helicopter Westland Sea King HAS.1 Serial wa 639 Register XV651 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) QinetiQ. Built 1969. Aircraft history


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Fleet Air Arm
Westland Sea King HAS.5
Built as HAS.1 and ff 17 Oct 1969, dd 07 Nov 1969 RAE Boscombe Down, fitted with Lynx radar nose for trials at RSRE Pershore
By Mar 1978 with Radar Research Flt at RAE Bedford
Conv to HAS.5, 826Sq/131 by 1986 still 1988, /599-CU, DARA Fleetlands by 2003, 771Sq/824-CU by 2004, St.Mawgan by Mar 2005
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Fleet Air Arm
1994 type:HAS.5 706Sqn./591
1996 type:HAS.5 706Sqn./599
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Boscastle Boscastle ( 16-aug-04 )
Boscastle Flood Disaster
771 Sq/824-CU by Jun 2003. On scene Boscastle.
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UK Boscombe Down homebase ( 15-jul-10 )
15jul10 QinetiQ at Boscombe Down
09mar16 at Honeypot Lane for sale as airframe only
10aug16 at mini moo's farm, Edmondsley, Durham. DH7 6EY

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