Westland Lynx HAS2

C/N 019

Built 1977

Helicopter Westland Lynx HAS2 Serial 019 Register XZ237 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1977. Aircraft history and location

Helicopter Westland Lynx  HAS2 Serial 019 Register XZ237 used by Fleet Air Arm RN (Royal Navy). Built 1977. Aircraft history and location
By Steve Mills

Aircraft History


united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

1977-07-01RN f/f 01Jul77 Westlands Yeovil
28Jul77 (log book date) 08Aug77 official Delivered MOD(PE) as HAS2 for trials
12Jun79 to Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Aberporth for trials
04Dec80 to Westlands Yeovil
10May83 to RNAY Fleetlands
02May84 to 815Squadron coded -.306, noted RNAS Portland 21May84
18Sep84 noted RNAS Portland coded -.302 of 815Squadron
06Jul86 to 829 Squadron as -.604, noted RNAS Portland 21Nov86
20Oct86 to NATIU RNAS Lee-on-Solent
23Oct86 to 829 Squadron
Unknown date to RNAY Fleetlands 829 NAS
1978-11 A EGDYRN Lynx HAS.2 noted at RNAS Yeovilton EGDY nov78 uncoded.
1981-06-11 B LFPB Paris No 248H At Paris Air Show 1981
Westland Lynx HAS3 06Jun87 to NASU RNAS Yeovilton HAS3 Conversion
23Nov87 to 829 Squadron coded -.603, noted RNAS Portland 27Nov87 829 NAS
1988-05-16 C EGDP as HAS3 type coded -.603 of 829 Squadron, HQ taken at RNAS Portland 829 NAS

Westland Lynx HAS3S 21Nov89 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S conversion (10th Conversion)
26Mar90 to 829 Squadron
16Apr90 to 829 squadron, HMS Cornwall coded CW.412 829 NAS
1990-06-2222jun90 HAS.3 type: 829Sqn /CW-412 onboard HMS Cornwall
1990-12-2020Dec90 to 815Squadron, HMS Arrow coded -.326
1992 type:HAS.3 815Sqn./326 815 NAS
1992-02-1010Feb92 to 815Squadron, HMS Gloucester coded PO.410
12Feb92 RNAS Portland
01Sep93 to AMG Portland, coded -.326
07Jan94 uncoded and 25Jan94 coded PO.410
11Jan95 noted RNAS Portland coded GC.410 of 815Squadron, HMS Gloucester
16Mar95 to AMG Portland
05sep95 to 815Squadron, HMS Brazen coded BZ.330
27Sep95 at RNAS Portland
Unknown date flight transferred to 815Squadron, HMS Norfolk coded NF.361 and noted 02Jul96 at RNAS Portland
1996 HAS.3S type 815Sqn /NF-361 815 NAS
2004 to 2006 coded -.301 of 815Squadron 815 NAS
2007 type:HAS.3S 815Sqn./303 815 NAS
2012-042011 to 2012 coded -.631 of 702 Squadron
Apr12 retired and stripped for spares at RNAS Yeovilton 702 NAS


2013-05 May13 on loan to inflite engineering as a sample to aid manufacture
2013-11 D Hixon Spares recovery to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013, still Apr 2014
2017-10 ornament at Wild Park Brailsford paintball park by Oct17

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