Westland Whirlwind

Whirlwind HAR.2

1955








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


Specifications


Engine:
Capacity:
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)
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List of Operators of Westland Whirlwind HAR.2


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


Construction Numbers on database of Whirlwind HAR.2

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Construction Numbers

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C/NYearHistory
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 off Selsey Bill 30 Aug 1955 during SAR de+
wa 94 1955 UK XJ723 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA94, ff:03Oct55; del Roy+
XJ723 : Unk to Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Base (OPITB+
UK XJ723 : May93 loaned to Montrose Aerodrome Museum Society for d+
XJ723 : 2007 sold by Montrose Aerodrome Museum Society to Newc+
Sep17 At Dallachy awaiting move to Morayvia for restora+
wa 95 1955 UK XJ724 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA95, ff:28Oct55; del Roy+
228Sq by Sep 1963
c. 1966/67 pictured at RAF Leuchars with named crew sho+
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+
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 1960
HAR.10 1310 Flt; CFS(H); 2 FTS / L
UK 8661M : HAR.10 to 8661M at Halton as G I, Nov 1980
8661M : to Dishforth
UK XJ727 : to RAF Manston History Museum by Apr 2006
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
UK G-BVGE : Austen Assoc Nov93-May99
private at County Westmeath, Ireland May99-Nov13
private from Nov13
18feb16 part of fly-past at RAF Valley to mark formal d+
11Jun17 pictured at RAF Cosford Air Show
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+
wa104 1956 UK XJ758 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA104, ff: 01Feb56; del R+
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+
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+
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+
wa144 1956 UK XK988 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA144, ff: 09Jul56; del R+
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 1973.
wa150 1957 UK XL111 : Westland Whirlwind HAR.2, c/n WA150, ff: 16Jan57; del R+
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.

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