Westland wasp



c/n f.9663


Year 1966






Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9663 Register G-KAWW NZ3908 XT781 ZU-HAS used by Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history

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ID
united kingdom XT781
Fleet Air Arm
ex G-17-6. dd Royal Navy Aug 1966
845Sq/O-B by Aug 1966
829 Sq Eskimo Flt/453 by Dec 1973 (after refit), ditched and recovered 28 Mar 1974 off Portland
829Sq Ashanti Flt/427 joining the ship in Malta Oct 1975
829Sq Charybdis Flt/431-CY by Feb 1976 until c Apr 1976
829Sq Gurkha Flt/444 by May 1979
RNAY Wroughton store by Aug 1980
To RNZN 1983.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1983
new zealand NZ3908
Royal New Zealand Navy
NZ Whenuapai ( 1985 )
Royal New Zealand Navy 1983, ex XT781 from Royal Navy
Retired Apr 1998
Sold to Westland
Became G-KAWW and flies from Swansea painted as XT781 /426
Moved to North Weald still as G-KAWW and departed 1 Dec 2005 for South Africa, via Felixstowe Docks
At Virginia (Durban) July 2008.
G-KAWW
2002
ex XT781,NZ3908
2005 to South Africa
ZU-HAS
Feb.2012 being hangared in Richmond Natal,S.A. until the owner decides what he wants to do with her


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