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  • Westland Wessex HC.2


    This model is a version of Wessex



    c/n wa122


    Year 1963




    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa122 Register 076 XR497 used by Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya FAU (Uruguayan Air Force) ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location



    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa122 Register 076 XR497 used by Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya FAU (Uruguayan Air Force) ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location
    Helicopter Westland Wessex HC.2 Serial wa122 Register 076 XR497 used by Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya FAU (Uruguayan Air Force) ,Royal Air Force RAF. Built 1963. Aircraft history and location




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    XR497

    united kingdom Royal Air Force

    RAF d/d 28feb63
    SAR duty at RAF Valley with 202 Sq by 1977
    22 Sq by Aug 1979 still by Sep 1986
    72 Sq/F by Mar 1998 still Sep 1999
    wfu and sold to Uruguay AF 72 Squadron
    1968-08-02ARAF SharjahFirst flown by me on on 78Sqn at Sharjah. This ac was the first Mk 2 built for the RAF
    202 Sqn was NEVER at RAF Valley, However 22 Sqn was 202 Squadron
    1978-06-21BEGEC NEJAT 78 visited RAF Macrihanish during Exercise NEJAT 78, whilst with 22 Sq 22 Squadron
    1978-09-02CEGQLnoted at RAF Leuchars airshow
    1980-07-17DEBFN at Koksijde, Belgium NATO SAR Meeting 1980

    1984-09-09EEGLF SBAS 1984 present at Farnborough Air Show 1984 22 Squadron
    1995-06-30FFEHVK Visiting visited Vokel 72 Squadron
    1998-06-12FGEGVPvisited Middle Wallop 72 Squadron
    For 076 see also:
            ah-64a c/n PV922
            ab47g c/n 76
        1953 HO4S-3 c/n 55-471

    076

    uruguay Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya

    2002-06-20HSUMUFAU d/d 20jun02
    ex RAF XR497
    in service with EA5
    in Uruguay during firefighting duties, very good machine!

    2019IMuseo Aeronautica Exhibit displayed inside at the Museo Aeronautica, Montevideo



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