Westland wasp

c/n f.9664

Year 1966

Helicopter Westland wasp Serial f.9664 Register G-KANZ NZ3909 XT782 used by Royal New Zealand Navy Fleet Air Arm (Royal Navy). Built 1966. Aircraft history

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united kingdom XT782
Fleet Air Arm
d/d 4 Oct 1966
829 NAS Euryalus Flt/433 by May 1976, until c May 1977
829 NAS Naiad Flt/324 by Jun 1979, until c Apr 1987, damaged in heavy landing 6 Jun 1983 when top hat section lifted: repaired. (Was due for SAAF as "97" but not delivered). On to RNZN (qv).
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1989
united kingdom XT782
Fleet Air Arm
UK Coypool ( 28-jun-79 )
829Sq Naiad Flt/324, noted at Coypool 28 Jun 1979
united kingdom XT782
Fleet Air Arm
22jul79 noted at Portland 829Sqn coded 324 Naiad Flt
new zealand NZ3909
Royal New Zealand Navy
Delivered to RN as XT782 in 1966. To RNZN Oct 1989 as spares source. Restored to operations with parts from NZ3904 and NZ3901 in 1994. Retired Apr 1997. Sold to Westlands.
Aircraft Retired / Not available by 1997
T J Manna
To Cranfield (UK) 1998, then to North Weald (EGSX) Nov 2002, noted there rotorless in Jul 2011. Registered G-KANZ Dec 2005

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