Westland Lynx

1990

Lynx HAS3SGM


1990





GM = Gulf Modification are aircraft given a cooling package for use in hot countries / areas such as the Persian Gulf during Iran / Iraqi war, an improved ECM, revised IFF and provision for Forward looking infrared (FLIR). 13 HAS.3GM helicopters were converted to HAS.3SGM. S = secure speach) and a further 4 HAS.3S aircraft were converted to HAS.3SGM


Organisations

From Organisation with model Lynx HAS3SGM
1976
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    Lynx 95 1976/17




Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NYearHistory
002 1976 UK XZ228 : has.2 RN HAS2 Type; First Flight 26May76; RNAY Fleetlands 11J+
has.3 Converted NASU Yeovilton between 25Mar86 and 24Jul87
702 Squadron uncoded (allocted 645) 24Jul87
has.3gm 31Mar88 RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3GM Conversion (Number +
829 Squadron HMS London Flight coded 405-LN named "Skod+
23Apr90 815Squadron HMS Jupiter Flight coded 443-JP
28Nov90 AMG Portland coded 443-JP; 08Mar91 815Squadron+
12Nov92 RNAY Fleetlands 3S Conversion (Number 49), code+
11Aug93 815Squadron coded 303-YK; 31Aug93 815Squadron H+
05jun94 815Sqn./334 Flypast Portsmouth harbour
815Sq Cardiff Flt/335(-CF) by Mar 2006; 815Sq/332 Liver+
08Jul06 815 NAS / 335 (ex Wave Ruler Flt) pictured (pic+
004 1976 UK XZ229 : has.2 03Sept76 delivered 700L Squadron, coded 740.VL; 03Jan78+
Nov78 as 702Sqn /740 at Yeovilton
06Jan81 815Squadron coded 302;
815Sq/302, noted visiting on 6 Apr 1982
has.3 09Sep84 RNAY Fleetlands uncoded for HAS3 Conversion;
16Oct85 NASU Yeovilton uncoded; 27May86 829 Squadron, H+
has.3gm 23Mar88 RNAY Fleetlands, GM conversion #11
27May88 829 Squadron, HMS London coded 406; 08Dec88 AMG+
09Apr92 RNAY Fleetlands 3S conversion uncoded
15Dec92 815Squadron, HMS Active coded 322.AV; 14Jan93 8+
2001 pictured (pic1) (pic2) as 206 Flt 815Sqn /457 HMS +
2009 HAS3SGM type with 815Sqn
815Sq /336-LB by Jul 2009; 815Sq /426-PD by Sep 2009 (r+
815Sq Portland Flt/426-PD embarked HMS Portland Oct 200+
XZ229 photographed on Netherlands 20Jun09 uncoded, and +
XZ229 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013
005 1976 UK XZ230 : has.2 RN d/d 19oct76; conv has.3sgm
16 Oct 1976: joined 700(L) Sq for service trials
Nov78 as 702Sqn /741 at Yeovilton
12Oct76 delivered 700L squadron, entered service 19Oct7+
has.3 15Oct84 RNAY Fleetlands for 3 Conversion
has.3gm 15Jan86 NASU RNAS Yeovilton GM Conversion #1 (First eve+
10Jul86 815 squadron, HMS Nottingham code not noted; 04+
03Sep90 815Squadron, HMS Cardiff coded 335.PO; 6 Kills +
14Mar91 AMG RNAS Portland coded 335.PO; 19Jul91 815Squa+
30Jan92 RNAY Fleetlands HAS3SGM conversion
29Jul92 829 Squadron, HMS Coventry coded 336 noted 30No+
02Nov98 Damaged beyond repair on HMS Newcastle when the+
Mar17 at RNAS Yeovilton; forms the core structure for +
009 1976 UK XZ232 : has.2 RN HAS.2 700L NAS/743-VL by Mar 1977; briefly Sirius Fl+
RN Type: Lynx HAS.2 noted 11/78 at HMS Heron RNAS Yeovi+
noted May79 as 815NAS /BM-333 HMS Birmingham Flt at the+
1996 HAS.3SGM type 815Sqn /410; 2007 HAS.3SGM type 815S+
31jul07 as /332 pictured (pic1) at Culdrose Air Day 2+
23jun12 as /634 pictured (pic2) at Yeovilton Air Day +
XZ232 : Nov17 airframe with dummy rotors used for helicopter de+
064 1978 UK XZ244 : has.2 ff May 1978, dd Jun 1978 to Yeovilton. 702 Sq HQ Flt/74+
RN noted 15Nov78 HAS.2 type as 815Sqn /AD-340 at HMS H+
702Sq Ardent Flt /340-AD, noted at HMS Drake 14 Jun 197+
has.3 815Sq Andromeda Flt/472-AM by Jan 1986, 815Sq Charybdis+
815Sq Beaver Flt/374-VB by Mar 1988 until c Oct 1988, 8+
HAS.3SGM type; w/o 14may89 asgn HMS Brilliant crashed +
RIP: BANKS-POPPLE, Simon K, Chief Petty Officer (M), D+
135 1979 UK XZ696 : has.2 HAS.2 ff Sep 1979. Trials at Westland until c Jan 1980
UK XZ696 : dd NASU Yeovilton by Feb 1980; 702 Sq / 744-VL by Sep +
815 Sq Ambuscade Flt / 323 by Apr 1982; 815 Sq Glasgow +
has.3 815 NAS Glasgow Flt /344-GW by Sep 1986 until c Mar 198+
RN HAS.3SGM type
08Jul06 815 NAS pictured (pic1) on the squadron apron a+
at HMNB Portsmouth in flying display for Meet Your Navy+
30jul08 as 815Sqn /311 pictured (pic2) in the static d+
XZ696 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013
166 1980 UK XZ720 : has.2 HAS.2 to NASU-VL; 815Sq Alacrity Flt/327-AL by Nov 1981+
HAS.2 815sqn from 05apr-24apr82 embarked on Type 21 Ama+
HAS.2 815sqn 04may82-17may82 embarked Fort Class replen+
815 Sq Hermione Flt/475-HM by Sep 1983 still Jan 1985; +
has.3 conv HAS.3, 829 Sq Battleaxe Flt/403-BX by Nov 1987
has.3gm to Fleetlands by May 1988 for conv to HAS.3GM; 829 Sq B+
829 Sq Gloucester (216) Flt as /410-GC by Jul 1990, ret+
1991 HMS Gloucester during Gulf War, pilot Lt Cdr David+
to Fleetlands Jul 1991 for conv. HAS.3GMS, completed by+
815 Sq HQ Flt/304 by early Mar 1992; 815 Sq Edinburgh F+
815 Sq Liverpool (215) Flt/332-LP by May 1993
1995 815Sqn /B-332
NARO Fleetlands by Aug 1996; 815 Sq Edinburgh Flt/411-E+
05Jul08 as 815 NAS HQ Flt /305, pictured (pic1) on the +
25Jul08 as Manchester Flt/360, pictured (pic2) at HMNB+
815 Sq Manchester Flt/360-MC by Aug 2008; 815 Sq / 312 +
Apr12 to Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton
186 1980 UK XZ724 : has.2 30Jul80 NASU Yeovilton; 15Dec80 coded 740 702 Squadron;+
has.3 01Nov85 RNAY Fleetlands HAS.3 Conversion
29May86 829 Squadron, HMS Broadsword Flight coded BW/34+
has.3gm 01Nov87 RNAY Fleetlands, GM conversion number 6
10Dec87 829 Squadron, HMS Boxer coded 376, named "Elwoo+
01Jul92 RNAY Fleetlands, HAS.3S conversion No 43
18Dec92 uncoded 815Squadron; 11Jan93 uncoded 829 Squadr+
16Jul03 and 18Sep04 noted coded PD/426 of 815Squadron, +
w/o 08dec04, crashed 12 miles East of Lizard Point, Cor+
257 1982 UK ZD253 : has.3 RN; HAS.3SGM type; w/o 27oct01 Arabian Sea
has.3gm to RNAY Fleetlands Jan 1988 for conversion to HAS.3GM u+
815 NAS Charybdis Flt / 431-CY by Mar 1988 until c Oct +
to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS.3GMS conversion by Mar 1993,+
w/o 27 Oct 2001 on Exercise Saif Sareea 01 as 815 Sq Ma+
9 C/N.

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