Westland Wasp





c/n f.9734


Year 1969






Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9734 Register N612VH XV639 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1969. Aircraft history





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united kingdom XV639
Fleet Air Arm
RN d/d Oct 1969
1994 to N612VH
united kingdom XV639
Fleet Air Arm
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
united kingdom XV639
Fleet Air Arm
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.
N612VH
classic rotors
probably written off on 24may07


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