Surviving 48x Sea King HAS.1 modified to HAS.2A standard (very close to new build HAS.2 with improved Gnome H.1400-1 engines, increased fuel capacity, a 6 bladed tail rotor and air intake deflectors/filters) by NASU Culdrose and RNAY Fleetlands from c 1976. Programme complete by c Aug 1978.

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C/N | Year | History | |

wa 630 | 1969 | XV642 : has.1 Westland Sea King HAS.1 f/f 07/05/1969, upgraded to HAS+ 11Jul09 pictured asg AES Gosport /259 at Yeovilton Air + | |

wa 631 | 1969 | XV643 : has.1 HAS.1 f/f 10jun69, d/d 29oct73;
conv to HAS.2A; then t+ XV643 : f/f 10 Jun 1969, HAS.1 A&AEE Boscombe Down by Aug 1969 XV643 : d/d RN 29 Jan 1973, 814Sq/270-H by Apr 1973, 824Sq/055- + HAS.2A 819Sq/305-PW by Mar 1978 still May 1979 still Ju + has.5 HAS.5, 820Sq/015-R by Jun 1986, 820Sq/009-R by 1988, 81+ has.6 HAS.6 819Sq/703-PW by Mar 1993 still Feb 1999, until c + XV643 : G.I. BDRF DARA St. Athan /262 by Aug 2002 still 2003 st + | |

wa 635 | 1969 | XV647 : has.1 ff 6 Sep1969, dd 26 Sep 1969 to RN as HAS.1 700Sq(S) Sq+ Converted to HAS.2A from mid 1976, 820Sq/412-BL by Apr + Ditched in the gulf of mexico in 1978,engine failure wh + 820Sq/413-BL by Jul 1979, 820Sq/360-N by Jul 1980 has.5 Converted to HAS.5 from spring 1982. 826Sq/527 by May 1+ hu.5 Conv to HU.5 mid 1987; 771Sq/820-CU by Feb 1988 still M+ RN; 1994 type:HAS.5U 771Sqn./R-820; 1996 771Sqn./20 771Sq Gannet SAR Flt//707-WP by Dec 2001, still May 200 + 771Sq /828-CU involved in MSC Napoli rescue on 18 Jan 2 + Gannet SAR Flt /828 by Dec 2008 still May 2009; to Flee + 31Jul14 with 771 NAS / 828, pictured in the flying disp + | |

wa 636 | 1969 | XV648 : has.1 RN, ff 14 Sep 1969, dd 6 Oct 1969 to RN as HAS.1; 700Sq+ Conv HAS.2A between Oct 1978 and c Jul 1979; 706Sq/594- + has.5 Conv HAS.5 from Mar 1986; 706Sq/587 by Oct 1987; 706Sq/+ 13mar88 pictured (pic1) (pic2) as HAS.5 type 706Sqn /(5 + 1994 HAS.5U type 706Sqn /CU-82 hu.5 Conv HU.5 c 1994, 819Sq/708-PW by Jan 1999 still Sep 20+ 08apr08 pictured (pic3) as HU5 rescue type as /(7)18 77 + 2009 HU.5S type 771Sqn /18 11jul09 as 771 NAS /818-CU pictured (pic4) in special + 771 Sq /18. Stencilled with Trawler Trevessa on sponson + 23jul13 as 771Sq /18 pictured (pic5) on duty SAR at RNA + Sep14 stored at Vector Aerospace Fleetlands Dismantled by Aug16 | |

wa 637 | 1969 | XV649 : has.1 RN; f/f 21sep69, d/d 06oct69 Built as HAS.1, conv to H+ HAS.1 700Sq(S) Sq/587-CU 1969; Non-stop flight from Lan + arrived in Devonport on 3 Apr, aboard RFA Olmeda as 824 + aew.2 Conv to AEW.2A at Fleetlands by 1986; 849Sq/183-R by 19+ 18-22mar88 type:AEW2 849Sqn./R-183 embarked HMS Ark Roy + aew.2 Converted by 1984; 13Feb85 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent unc+ 849 Sq B Flt/184-R operating from HMS Ark Royal along t + 849 Sq B Flt/184-R by Mar 1993, still Mar 1999 1996 type:AEW2A embarked aboard HMS Invincible (R05). 8 + 28Sep99 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-184 embarked aboard HMS Il + 2000 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./L-183 asac.7 Conv to ASaC.7, 849Sq HQ Flt/180-CU by Jul 2003; still + 2003 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./CU-180; 2004 type:ASaC7 849Sqn. + 2009 type:ASaC7 849Sqn./180 11jul09 as 849 NAS /180 pictured (pic1) in the flying + 18oct12 as /cu-80 pictured (pic2) (pic3) at RAF Northol + First Seaking to reach 10,000 flying hours | |

wa 642 | 1969 | XV654 : has.1 f/f 9 Dec 1969; d/d 5 Jan 1970 as HAS.1;
824Sq/050-R F+ 706Sq/585 825Sq/85 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M + has.5 Conv to HAS.5; 706Sq/588 by 1986; 820Sq/018-R by 1988 s+ has.5 18-22mar88 type:HAS.5 820Sqn./R-018 embarked HMS Ark Ro+ XV654 : MoD; 08jun91 type:HAS.6 NARO./R-018 ex 820Sqn. XV654 : has.6 RN HAS.1 type; conv HAS.2A; conv HAS.5; conv HAS.6; a+ | |

wa 645 | 1969 | XV657 : has.1 RN; 1985 type:HAS.6 706Sqn./CU-89; 2010 i/a SFDO./DD-13+ f/f 21 Jan 1970, d/d 11 Feb 1970, HAS.1 824Sq/053-R Mar + With 706 Sq/596-CU, took part in rescue from Merc Enter + 09jun79 /CU-580 with 706Sqn at Fleetlands Conv to HAS.2A. 706Sq/589 by 1984 still Aug 1985, to NA + has.5 Conv to HAS.5. RNAY Fleetlands by 1987, /132 Westland b+ | |

wa 646 | 1970 | XV658 : has.1 f/f 03/02/1970; d/d 26/02/1970; conv HAS.5, unk; w/o 03+ f/f 3 Feb 1970, d/d 26 Feb 1970 as HAS.1, 824Sq/054-R b + Conv to HAS.2A, 819 Sq/304-PW by May 1979. has.5 Conv to HAS.5. 706Sq/596 by Sep 1982, 820Sq/016-N by De+ | |

wa 647 | 1970 | XV659 : has.1 f/f 13/02/1970, d/d 03/03/1970, conv HAS.6, unk; to AES+ dd 3 Mar 1970. 824Sq/055-R Mar 1970 still Aug 1972. 824 Sq/055-R Mar 1970 still Aug 1972. conv HAS.2A 824 Sq/053-R by Nov 1978; 824 Sq/577 by May 1979; 706S + 825Sq/84 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M + | |

wa 648 | 1970 | XV660 : has.1 f/f 27/02/1970, d/d 26/03/1970, conv HAS.6, unk, GIA AE+ 706Sq/595-CU by Jun 1970 still Sep 1977. RNAY Fleetland + 824Sq/584 by Mar 1979, 824 Sq/536 by Dec 1979, 824 Sq A + has.5 HAS.5 810Sq/507 by May 1984 still 1986 still 1988, RNAY+ has.6 HAS.6 810Sq/503 by Sep 1990;819Sq A Flt/698-CL by Aug 1+ | |

wa 665 | 1970 | XV677 : has.1 HAS.1 f/f 18dec70, d/d 22jan71; conv HAS.2A; conv HAS.5+ HAS.1 820Sq /410-BL by Jan 1973, 814Sq /270-H by Mar 19 + Fleetlands for HAS.2A conv Nov 1977, 706Sq/595-CU by A + noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 595-CU wit + has.5 Fleetlands for HAS.5 conv Jul 1984. NASU CU by May 1985+ has.6 Fleetlands for HAS.6 conv May 1989 810Sq /501 by May 19+ RN in 1996 on HMS Invincible R05 type:HAS.6 /N-269 814S + to A2619 /269 by Jul 1999 G.I. Gosport still there Mar + XV677 : The airframe is currently stored at HMS Sultan awaiting + 25/07/06 - Moved to AeroVenture, Doncaster, UK, home of + | |

wa 667 | 1971 | XV696 : has.1 RN HAS.1 f/f 18jan71 d/d 04feb71 HAS.1 820Sq/411-BL by Dec 1972 still Sep 1973 still Feb + conv. HAS.2A RNAY Fleetlands 1977; 814Sq/265-H by Aug 1 + 825Sq/68 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M + Toppled over following landing in a bog on Falkland Isl + has.5 conv to HAS.5 1983, 810Sq/503 by 1986 still 1988, /503 + has.6 conv HAS.6 1991, 826Sq B Flt/132 by Jan 1992 still Mar + | |

wa 668 | 1971 | XV697 : has.1 RN HAS.1, f/f 18Feb71, d/d 10Mar71 25Jun77 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded TG.142 of 826Squadro + 824Sq, participated in Fastnet Race rescue on 13-14 Aug + /534-CU (?) noted visiting the RNH on 1 Dec 1980 aew.2 02Jun83 noted RNAY Fleetlands coded-.354 on AEW.2A conv+ 18-22mar88 type:AEW.2 849Sqn./R-184 embarked HMS Ark Ro + 1996 AEW2A type at 849Sqn /8 10Sep96 delivered to 849 Squadron, B Flt, HMS Illustrio + 17may97 pictured (pic1) as 849Sqn B flight /183-L on HM + asac.7 2003 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./CU-181 22jul10 pictured (pic2) as /81 at Farnborough air show 26nov14 pictured (pic3) as /81 at RNAS Culdrose 10may15 pictured (pic4) as 849Sq/181 aboard HMS Ocean + 19jul15 pictured (pic5) at RIAT 2015 02oct15 type:ASaC7 849NAS./81 tdy 15oct15 at Lossiemout + 14mar16 pictured (pic6) asg 849Sq over Cornwall 10jan18 transported by road from Culdrose along the A30 + | |

wa 669 | 1971 | XV698 : has.1 Royal Navy HAS.1 f/f 19mar71, d/d 02apr71; conv HAS.2A 706Sq/592-CU by Jul 1972 still Jul 1973 With 706 Sq/592-CU, took part in rescue from Merc Enter + conv to HAS.2A 824Sq/050-R by Nov 1978; 824Sq A Flt/351 + | |

wa 671 | 1971 | XV700 : has.1 RN HAS.1 f/f 09apr71, d/d 27may71; conv HAS.2;
09jun84 + 814Sq/272-H by Aug 1974, conv HAS.2A HAS.2A 706Sq/589-CU by Aug 1978 still Jul 1979 (in/out? + 825Sq/64 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M + has.5 18-22mar88 type:HAS.5 820Sqn./R-011 embarked HMS Ark Ro+ has.6 1994 HAS.6 type 810 Sqn /CU-008; 1996 HAS.6 810 Sqn /+ hc.6 2007 HC.6CR type 846Sqn /ZC Retired AESS Gosport (HMS Sultan) | |

wa 676 | 1971 | XV705 : has.1 RN; 1994 type:HAR.5U 771Sqn./CU-821; 1996 type:HAR.5 77+ HAS.1 824Sq/051-R by May 1972, 824Sq/056-R by Feb 1973 + HAS.2A 814Sq/266-H by Feb 1978, 814Sq/265-B by Aug 1980 + has.5 HAS.5 Conv Dec 1985 hu.5 HU.5 conv Aug 1987; 771Sq/821-CU by Feb 1988 24jul96 pictured (pic1) as HU.5 type 771Sqn /CU-821 at + To A2618 /821-CU stored HMS Sultan, to DARA Fleetlands + 28jul10 pictured (pic2) as /29 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day flying with 771 NAS for the second time that day to the + 26nov14 pictured (pic3) as /CU-829 at RNAS Culdrose XV705 : 13aug17 at Mackleys Industrial Estate BN5 9XE outside B + | |

wa 681 | 1972 | XV710 : has.1 f/f 19/01/1972, d/d 01/03/1972, to DCAE Cosford as 9325+ 819Sq /310-PW, 1st aircraft to land aboard HMS Invinci + RN; 1994 type:HAS.6 814Sqn./CU-70 |