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  • Westland Whirlwind

    Whirlwind HAR.2


    Westland WS-55 Whirlwind utility transport for Royal Air Force powered by Wright Cyclone engine, 33 built.


    Length: (m) 12.71
    Height: (m)
    Blades: 3
    Rotor diam.: (m) 16.15
    Disc area: (m2) 204.96
    Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2400     Max: 3400
    Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 138     Max: 177
    Range: (km) 480
    Ceiling: (m)
    Rate/Climb: (m/min)

    List of Operators of Westland Whirlwind HAR.2

    From Organisation with model Whirlwind HAR.2
    united kingdom Royal Air Force
        Whirlwind 135 1955/81

    Construction Numbers on database of Whirlwind HAR.2


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    wa 50 1955 UK XD803 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA50, ntu Royal Air Force+
    UK XJ434 : ff: 22Feb55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.2, XJ+
    wa 52 1955 UK XD805 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.4, c/n WA52, ntu Royal Air Force+
    UK XJ436 : ff: 18Mar55; del Royal Air Force as Whirlwind HAR.2, XJ+
    HAR.2 Ditched c 7nm S of Selsey Bill 30 Aug 1955 during+
    wa 94 1955 UK XJ723 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA94, ff:03Oct55; del Roy+
    UK XJ723 : Unk to Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Base (OPITB+
    May93 loaned to Montrose Aerodrome Museum Society for d+
    XJ723 : 2007 sold by Montrose Aerodrome Museum Society to Newc+
    At Dallachy awaiting move to Morayvia for restoration
    to Morayvia Sci-Tech museum, Kinloss
    wa 95 1955 UK XJ724 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA95, ff:28Oct55; del Roy+
    228Sq by Sep 1963
    c. /67 pictured at RAF Leuchars with named crew shortly+
    to Catterick late as 8613M, from Wroughton. Perished b+
    wa 96 1955 UK XJ725 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA96, ff:19Dec55; del Roy+
    wa 97 1955 UK XJ726 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA97, ff:22Dec55; del Roy+
    XJ726 : ex Wroughton. To Nene Valley Aviation Society, Feb 1982+
    Airworld Aviation Museum, Caernarfon by Sep19
    The aircraft remains at Airworld Aviation Museum, Caern+
    wa 98 1955 UK XJ727 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA98, ff:29Dec55; del Roy+
    HAR.2 22 Sq; 228 Sq
    har10 to Oldmixon for conversion to HAR.10
    HAR.10 1310 Flt; CFS(H); 2 FTS / L
    to RAF Manston History Museum by Apr 2006
    UK 8661M : HAR.10 to 8661M at Halton as G I, Nov 1980
    8661M : to Dishforth
    wa 99 1956 UK XJ728 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA99, ff: 18Jan56; del Ro+
    wa100 1956 UK XJ729 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2 f/f 18Jan56 d/d 01Feb56; conv +
    HAR.2 22 Sq
    har10 1st conversion to HAR.10 carried out at Oldmixon
    HAR.10 22 Sq; Min of Aviation; 228 Sq; 202 Sq; 22 Sq
    UK 8732M : 1 Aug 1984 to Finningley as G I
    For disposal at Finningley by Mar 1993.
    to Colsterworth by Aug 1993
    UK G-BVGE : Austen Assoc Nov93-May99
    private at County Westmeath, Ireland May99-Nov13
    private from Nov13
    part of fly-past at RAF Valley to mark formal disbandm+
    pictured at RAF Cosford Air Show
    on static display at RIAT 2018
    pictured (pic2) at Higher Purtington undergoing depth +
    wa101 1955 UK XJ730 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA101, ff: 26Nov55; del R+
    wa102 1956 UK XJ756 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA102, ff: 23Jan56; del R+
    wa103 1956 UK XJ757 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA103, ff: 24Jan56; del R+
    HAR.2 22 Sq; 1360 Flt; 217 Sq
    har10 Conversion to HAR.10 (at Weston-super-Mare ?)
    HAR.10 225 Sq; 22 Sq; CFS; damaged in attempted autorot+
    wa104 1956 UK XJ758 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA104, ff: 01Feb56; del R+
    HAR.2 22 Sq; 1360 Flt; 217 Sq
    har10 Conversion to HAR.10 (at Weston super Mare ?)
    HAR.10 , CFS; 230 Sq; CFS; to Shawbury as 8464M 10 Feb +
    cockpit section on Shawbury dump and destroyed by .
    wa105 1956 UK XJ759 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA105, ff: 22Feb56; del R+
    wa106 1956 UK XJ760 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA106, ff: 29Feb56; del R+
    har10 while operating with 110 Sq, made a forced landing in j+
    wa108 1956 UK XJ762 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA108, ff: 01Mar56; del R+
    har3 On load to de Havilland to be re-engined with single pr+
    wa109 1956 UK XJ763 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA109, ff: 29Feb56; del R+
    UK G-BKHA : har10 sold UK as G-BKHA, unk; pres Elmira, New York, unk.
    : Jul16 still at the Wings of Eagles discovery centre at +
    Saturday October the 8th 2016. I sat in the cockpit of +
    wa110 1956 UK XJ764 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA110, ff: 05Mar56; del R+
    JEHU/7 by 1956, JHU/7 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1+
    225 Sq
    har10 Conversion to HAR.10
    HAR.10 CFS (H); 22 Sq; 1564 Flt; 1563 Flt; 22 Sq; 84 S+
    wa111 1956 UK XJ765 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA111, ff: 16Mar56; del R+
    JEHU/8 by 1956, JHU/8 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1+
    wa112 1956 UK XJ766 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA112, ff: 21Mar56; del R+
    wa139 1956 UK XK968 : har10 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA139, ff: 08May56; del R+
    JEHU/9 by 1956, JHU/9 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov 1+
    HAR.10, at 1 SoTT Halton as 8445M, ex 28 Sq / E by Jul +
    RAF from 1981 dump Manston /E
    wa140 1956 UK XK969 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA140, ff: 07Jun56; del R+
    JEHU/10 by 1956, JHU/10 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov+
    wa141 1956 UK XK970 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA141, ff: 25May56; del R+
    JEHU/11 by 1956, JHU/11 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov+
    , served with the SAR Flight at Khormaksar, Aden; Pain+
    har10 84Sq B Flt / P by 1972, still Jan 1982, to 8789M, rescu+
    wa142 1956 UK XK986 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA142, ff: 27Jun56; del R+
    JEHU/12 by 1956, JHU/12 by Oct 1956, Suez assault 6 Nov+
    har10 84Sq B Flt by 1972, to 8790M, rescue training at Akroti+
    wa143 1956 UK XK987 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA143, ff: 02Jul56; del R+
    derelict at RAF Stafford by Mar 1980
    wa144 1956 UK XK988 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA144, ff: 09Jul56; del R+
    JEHU; 225 Sq; CFS
    har10 Conversion to HAR.10
    103 Sq; 110 Sq; 103 Sq / D
    AES Lee (A2646) on 5 Jun 1975, still Mar 1978, still Ma+
    At Middle Wallop by 1982 for possible reversion to HAR.+
    Loaned to Britannia Park, Derby by
    Back to MW by
    to Museum at Fleetlands by Feb 1990, still Oct 1991.
    to Museum of Army Flying on 8 May 1992
    wa145 1956 UK XK989 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA145, ff: 14Nov56; del R+
    w/o 26 Feb 1957, ditched in sea off RAF Thorney Island,+
    wa146 1956 UK XK990 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA146, ff: 29Dec56; del R+
    wa147 1956 UK XK991 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA147, ff: 29Dec56; del R+
    wa148 1956 UK XL109 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA148, ff: 27Nov56; del R+
    wa149 1956 UK XL110 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA149, ff: 30Nov56; del R+
    HAR.2 217 Sq; 228 Sq
    har10 Conversion to HAR.10
    HAR.10 230Sq; 84 Sq
    6 Feb 1973 Crashed nr Nicosia when it shed a main rotor+
    In Akrotiri crash dump by .
    wa150 1957 UK XL111 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA150, ff: 16Jan57; del R+
    crashed 1 Apr 1967 while with Khormaksar SAR Flt
    conv to HAR.10; ex St. Athan 4 SoTT; arrived at 1 SoTT +
    to Halton dump by Oct 1979
    wa151 1957 UK XL112 : har10 Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA151, ff: 18Jan57; del R+
    broke up in flight and w/o 20 Nov 1970, near Patrick Br+
    wa152 1956 UK XL113 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA152, ff: 16Nov56; del R+
    34 C/N.