Westland Wasp

c/n f.9541

Year 1962

Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9541 Register XS463 used by Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy) Everett Aero. Built 1962. Aircraft history


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Fleet Air Arm
Prototype / pre-production Wasp, built at Hayes, Farnborugh static display Sep 1962, f/f White Waltham 28 Oct 1962, ex G-17-1. Westland Experimental & Flight Trials Flt. Deck landing trials on HMS Nubian Feb 1963. To Hayes 9 Oct 1970 then to RAE Bedford on 16 Apr 1971. Left Weston-super-Mare 11 Feb 1975 to Wroughton, at Fleetlands by 24 June 1975. To instructional airframe A2647. to Predannack Jan 1982 minus tail boom (boom fitted to XT431) gone by Jan 1984.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1975
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Fleet Air Arm
UK Lee-on-Solent ( 04-may-79 )
Noted at HMS Daedalus RNAS Lee-on-Solent EGHF 4may79
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Everett Aero
UK Abbey Oaks Sproughton ( mar-03 )
Everett Aero Sproughton by Mar 2003 (gone by Feb 2004)
Oct15 preserved at Bournemouth Aviation Museum, Hurn, Dorset

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