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  • Westland Wasp

    c/n f.9734

    Year 1969

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


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    united kingdom Fleet Air Arm


    RN d/d Oct 1969
    1994 to N612VH
    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.
    1978-03XV639 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




    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.
    2007-05-24probably written off on 24may07

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