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 (Uruguayan Air Force) Royal Air Force. Built 1963. Aircraft history



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


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


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united kingdom XR497
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
united kingdom XR497
Royal Air Force
AE RAF Sharjah ( 02-aug-68 )
First flown by me on 02aug68 on 78Sqn at Sharjah. This ac was the first Mk 2 built for the RAF
united kingdom XR497
Royal Air Force
202 Sqn was NEVER at RAF Valley, However 22 Sqn was
united kingdom XR497
Royal Air Force
UK RAF Leuchars ( 02-sep-78 )
noted at RAF Leuchars airshow 02sep78
united kingdom XR497
Royal Air Force
BE Koksijde / Coxyde ( 17-jul-80 )     NATO SAR Meeting 1980
Jul80 (top) at Koksijde, Belgium
uruguay 076
Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya
UY Carrasco ( sep-02 )
FAU d/d 20jun02
ex RAF XR497
sep02 in service with EA5
uruguay 076
Fuerza Aerea Uruguaya
Pictured (bot) in Uruguay during firefighting duties, very good machine!


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