Westland Wasp





c/n f.9669


Year 1966




Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9669 Register XT787 G-KAXT NZ3905 used by Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location



Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9669 Register XT787 G-KAXT NZ3905 used by Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location
By Dave Taskis


Helicopter Westland Wasp Serial f.9669 Register XT787 G-KAXT NZ3905 used by Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history and location









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XT787

united kingdom Fleet Air Arm

feb67

Royal Navy HAS1 type d/d 1967
1982 to New Zealand Nayy
delivered to RNAY Fleetlands straight into storage Feb 1967
at RNAY Wroughton by Jul 1976 still Mar 1977
829Sq Leander Flt/476-LE by Jul 1977 still Jul 1979
1979-07-2222jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 446 Rhyl Flt 829 NAS
703Sq by Jun 1980
RNAY Wroughton
to New Zealand as NZ3905 703 NAS

NZ3905

new zealand Royal New Zealand Navy

sep82

To RNZN Sep 1982 as airfreight. Retired 1997, sold to Westlands.

G-KAXT

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mar02

to Westland WSM Oct 1999 to at least Apr 2000
became G-KAXT 5 Mar 2002. At Cranfield, Bedfordshire painted as XT787 and moved to North Weald. Based at Middle Wallop Nov 2011. Sold by Kennet Aviation in Aug 2012 and re-reg G-KAXT Nov 2012. Reported still flying.
2011-09-2424sep11 video at Shuttleworth, UK. Thanks Raul Hrubisko
2015AEGVP Flying from Middle Wallop, occasionally with Scout XT626 as the Westland Pair

XT787

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nov12

2017-07-08BEGDY in 829 NAS Endurance Flt scheme, at RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2017 Yeovilton Air Day 2017

2019-03-09CHigher Purtington G-KAXT as XT787 at Higher Purtington Historic Helicopters Open Day 2019

2019-05-3030may19 09:05 hs over Tewkesbury, NW at approx 500 feet
2019-07-13BEGDY, in the flying display at RNAS Yeovilton 2019 as XT787 in marks of 829 Sq Endurance Flt. RN International Air Day 2019



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