dd 17 Dec 1969. 829Sq Zulu Ft/442 by Mar 1970 829Sq Berwick Flt/440 by Aug 1970, 829Sq Berwick Flt/440-BK by Aug 1972 still May 1973 829Sq Lowestoft Flt/451 by Nov 1973 still Apr 1976 829Sq Ashanti Flt by Oct 1976 829Sq Falmouth Flt/441 by Jul 1977 until c Mar 1978 829Sq HQ Flt/612 by Aug 1982 until c Dec 1985 RNAY Wroughton Feb 1986, Fleetlands Feb 1992. Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1986
XV639 was never Ashanti flight. I know as I was Lowestoft Falmouth flight 1976-1978. We were HMS Fearless flight for Carib 77
Remained as Falmouth flight for several more years not until c Mar78. Mike Humphreys
N612VH classic rotors
XV639 : d/d Oct 1969, Last one to be delivered to 829 Sq HQ Flt/612, sold to a USA aircraft dealer Apr 1994, then sold to Classic Rotors (the rare and vintage rotorcraft museum) This rotorcraft has been restored and is flying at airshows in the US.