Westland dragonfly

Dragonfly HC.4

1952










The prototype Dragonfly HC.4 (WT845) for the RAF was based on the Navy Dragonfly HR.3 (with all metal main rotors) and included lessons learned from operations with the HC.2. Deliveries from Jan 1952.




List of Operators of Westland Dragonfly HC.4


From Organisation with model Dragonfly HC.4
1952
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    12 1952/58
1953
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    dragonfly 16 1953/58

Construction Numbers on database of Dragonfly HC.4

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Construction Numbers

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C/NYearHistory
wa/h/105 1954 UK XF259 : HC.4 built at Yeovil. Del RAF Apr 1954
w/o 15 May 1958, rolled over after forced landing in Gl+
wa/h/108 1952 UK WT845 : 1st HC.4. Del RAF Aug 1952
Far East Casevac Flt
w/o 21 Jan 1953 when main blades detached after rotor h+
wa/h/109 1952 UK WT846 : HC.4 Del RAF Aug 1952
Far East Casevac Flt; 194 Sq from Feb 1953
25 Nov 1953, slid down hill during landing, NW of Kuala+
wa/h/110 1951 UK WX953 : HC.4 Del RAF 23 Jan 1952
w/o 14 May 1954 while with 194 Sq. During a landing in +
wa/h/124 1952 UK XB251 : HC.4 Del to RAF Seletar Dec 1952.
Far East Casevac Flt; 194 Sq; CFS; Gutersloh Stn Flt; A+
wa/h/125 1952 UK XB252 : HC.4 Del to RAF Seletar Dec 1952
Far East Casevac Flt; 194 Sq; A&AEE Handling Sq; CFS; G+
wa/h/126 1952 UK XB253 : HR.4 Del to RAF Seletar Dec 1952
194 Sq; 7 Nov 1953 power loss on take off from jungle a+
wa/h/127 1952 UK XB254 : HC.4 Del to RAF Seletar Jan 1953, for 194 Sq
w/o 16 Oct 1954, tail cone broke after take off and cra+
wa/h/128 1952 UK XB255 : HC.4 Del RAF Seletar 5 Jan 1953
w/o 3 Mar 1956 following unsuccessful take off and stru+
wa/h/129 1952 UK XB256 : HC.4 Del to RAF Seletar Jan 1953, for 194 Sq
w/o 14 Sep 1954, overturned after forced landing at Sim+
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