Westland sea king

Sea King HAS.2


Improved anti-submarine version for the Royal Navy. Many upgraded from HAS.1 standard. Survivors upgraded as HAS.2A, HAS/HAR/HU.5,6,7 and AEW/ASACs.


Engine: 2 x RR Gnome H1400-1 1660shp
Capacity: 2 + 27
Length: (m) 17.02
Height: (m) 5.13
Blades: 5
Rotor diam.: (m) 18.9
Disc area: (m2) 280
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 6300
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 208
Range: (km)
Ceiling: (m)
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

List of Operators of Westland Sea King HAS.2

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Construction Numbers on database of Sea King HAS.2


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wa 641 1969 UK XV653 : has.1 RN in 1999 type:HAS.6 /CU-513 810Sqn ; from 200? /CU-63+
HAS.1 706Sq/594-CU by Sep 1975, /594 at Fleetlands Jun +
Conv to HAS.2 at Fleetlands c Jun to Nov 1978.
706Sq/598-CU by Jun 1979 still Jul 1982
has.5 HAS.5 conversion at Fleetlands c Sep 1982 to Aug 1983.
810Sq/509 by 1986 still 1988.
has.6 Conversion to HAS.6 at Fleetlands, c Oct 1989 to Jun 19+
810Sq/513-CU by Mar 1999, to 9326M 1 SoTT Cosford /513-+
wa 643 1969 UK XV655 : has.1 824Sq/051-R Feb 1970 until c Jul 1971, 737 Sq/661-PO by+
RN; 01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-142
has.6 1996 HAS.6 type 814Sqn./N-267 embarked HMS Invincible R+
noted as coded 142-B with 826NAS on HMS Bulwark mar79
wa 644 1969 UK XV656 : has.1 HAS.1. ff 13 Jan 1970, dd 4 Feb 1970. 824Sq/052-R Feb +
Conv to HAS.2 706Sq/593-CU by Aug 1978 still Jul 1979
RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 5+
825Sq/03 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M+
849 Sq A Flt/ 187-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invin+
849 Sq/187-N by Apr 2000 still Sep 2001.
1994 AEW.2A type 849Sqn./CU-187; 1996 still /180
asac.7 Conv to ASaC.7 849 Sq/185-N Jun 2003
2003 ASaC.7 type 849Sqn./R-185; 2007 still /185
854Sq /85 by Jul 2009; 857Sq /85 by Oct 2009
20jul11 pictured as 849NAS /185 at RNAS Culdrose Air D+
857Sq/185 by May 2014, still Dec 2014
849 NAS detached to RAF Lossiemouth on 6 Oct for Ex JW1+
16aug17 asg 849NAS, was lead aircraft in formation to c+
aew.2 Conv to AEW.2 849 Sq/186 by Aug 1985 still 1986, 849 Sq+
wa 652 1970 UK XV664 : has.1 RN, Sea King HAS.1 type f/f 06may70, d/d 01jun70; 826Sq+
27May70 handed over to FAA at NASU RNAS Culdrose; 19Jun+
After conversion to HAS.2 standard; 25Jun77 noted RNAS +
aew.2 After conversion to AEW.2A standard; 25Feb87 noted RNAS+
16may88 pictured(top) as /181 of 849 Squadron HQ Flight+
07Nov90 noted at RNAS Portland coded -.185 of 849 Squad+
849 Sq A Flt/ 185-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invin+
28aug98 AEW2A type as 849Sqn /N-86 embarked HMS Invin+
asac.7 2003 ASaC.7 type 849Sqn /R-187; 2004 still
Aug07 pictured (bot) ASaC7 type with 849 Sqd during RNA+
854Sq /90 by Jul 2009; 857Sq /90 by Oct 2009
06sep17 on the flight deck of Fort Victoria (A387) in C+
wa 654 1970 UK XV666 : has.1 RN HAS.1 f/f 23jun70, d/d 02jul70
02Jul70 delivered to NASU RNAS Culdrose; 14Aug70 of 826+
Displayed at SBAC Farnborough Air Show sep70 when HAS.2+
Sep70 826Sq/144-E still Sep 1972; Aug78 Conv HAS.2A, +
13Nov78 noted on RFA Fort Grange coded FG.343 of 824Squ+
has.5 1986 Conv HAS.5 Fleetlands /598
25Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose NASU uncoded; 09Mar87 to 8+
17jul88 pictured (pic1) as 814Sqn /(2)72 HMS Illustriou+
Jul89-Sep91, I was Senior Pilot on 771 NAS (SAR) and XV+
22feb93 HAS.5 type 771Sqn./CU-823
hu.5 1994 HU.5U type 771Sqn /CU-823
16Nov94 noted RNAS Portland coded CU.823 of 771Squadron+
2003 Conv HU.5U 771Sq /823 still 2004; Nov05 771Sq /8+
Fleetlands by Jul 2009; 771Sq /821 by Nov 2009
23jun12 pictured (pic2) as HU.5 type /CU-21 at RNAS Yeo+
771 Sq/821-CU, stencilled Boscastle Floods on sponsons +
31Jul14 with 771 NAS / 821, pictured (pic3) leaving RNA+
Mar16 771Sqn /(CU-8)21 decommissioned; 11Apr16 last +
stored Gosport
UK XV666 : hu.5 HeliOps; VAHS Fleetlands for overhaul and repainting b+
wa 658 1970 UK XV670 : has.1 ff 18 Aug 1970, dd 3 Sep 1970 as HAS.1; 737Sq/664-PO b+
706 Sq/590-CU by Aug 1978, still Aug 1979
14 Aug 1979 706 Sq/590-CU rescued yachtsman from yacht +
RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 5+
has.5 RN; 1993 type:HAS.5 706Sqn./592; 1994 type:HAS.5 819Sqn+
hu.5 23jul13 pictured as /17 with 60 years Royal Navy resc+
771 Sq/817 by Jul 2013, stencilled Boscastle Floods on +
17aug13 type:HU.5 771Sqn. 100 years celebration Marinef+
Mar16 771Sqn /(CU-8)17 decommissioned; 11Apr16 last fl+
wa 664 1971 UK XV676 : has.1 RN, f/f 27nov70, d/d 16dec70
10Feb71 Delivered to 819 Squadron, noted 26Jun77 RNAS P+
10May78 Converted RNAY Fleetlands
03Aug79 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded CU-587 of 706Squadro+
RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 5+
has.5 20Jul82 Converted RNAY Fleetlands, noted 26May83 uncode+
13Jan84 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded --.266 of 814Sqn+
has.6 25Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose, NASU being converted to HA+
18may88 pictured as 824Sqn /252 at RNAS Portland outsid+
10Dec89 noted over HMS Newcastle coded --.(7)07 of 819 +
1994 819Sqn./07
02Jul97 noted o HMS Illustrious, coded CM.515 of 810 Sq+
2001 810Sqn./CU-506
hc.6 Unknown date, converted to HC.6 standard; 01May08 noted+
wa 670 1971 UK XV699 : has.1 RN; f/f 01apr71, d/d 29apr71
16Jan74 as 824Sq /051-R, took part in rescue from Merc +
01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-143
has.5 1978 HAS.2 type; conv to HAS.5 type
UK XV699 : noted embarked on HMS Bulwark coded 141-B with 826NAS m+
UK XV699 : has.5 May 1982 to Fleetlands for conversion to HAS.5, until c+
noted as 826Sq/143 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
5 Jun 1989: While operating from RFA Fort Austin off Gl+
hu.5 Sep1993 to RNAY Fleetlands for conv to HU.5
17Sep05 pictured (pic1) as 771 NAS / 823-CU in the stat+
UK XV699 : Dec08 Vector Aerospace
UK XV699 : 771Sq Culdrose; to 771Sq Gannet SAR Flt /823 on 7 Jul 2+
hu.5 12sep09 pictured (pic2) as HU.5 type /823 with 771Sq a+
Feb15 used for structural repair training at HMS Sultan
wa 678 1971 UK XV707 : has.1 noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 coded 596 with 70+
706Sq /596-CU, participated in Fastnet Race rescue on 1+
RN; 1983 type:HAS.2 819Sqn./PW-07
aew.2 1993 type:AEW2A 849Sqn./CU-181; 1994 type:AEW2A 849Sqn.+
asac.7 2005 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./184; 2008 type:ASaC.7 849Sqn./+
24jul13 pictured as /184 at RNAS Culdrose
wa 679 1971 UK XV708 : has.1 RN, f/f 07dec71, d/d 05jan72
27Jul78 noted RNAS Prestwick coded PW.702 of 819 Squadr+
has.5 24Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose; 13 Mar88 picture on RFA En+
has.6 10Oct90 noted RNAY Fleetlands on conversion
14Mar91 noted RNAS Portland coded --.708 of 819 Squadro+
1994 HAS.6 type 849Sqn /CU-708; 1996 HAS.6 type 810Sqn +
05Jul97 noted Breda - Gilze-Rijen coded CU.501 and 29Se+
25may13 pictured in front of the Royal Liver Building a+
wa 838 1976 UK XZ570 : RN f/f 18jun76, d/d 19jul76, First new build HAS.2, Wes+
has.5 RN ff 18 Jun 1976, dd 19 Jul 1976; First new build HAS.+
wa 839 1976 UK XZ571 : RN HAS.2, f/f 08jul76, d/d 01sep76; 826Sq/140-TG by Aug+
01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-140
826Sq /140, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979
has.5 replaced XV699 as 826Sq/143-H on 25 Feb 1982.
has.5 Conv. to HAS.5 826Sq/526 by Jan 1985 still 1986; 826Sq/+
826Sq B Flt/136 (deployed HMS Coventry during Gulf War,+
826Sq B Flt/136 Cornwall Flt Jul 1991 to c Jun 1992
28Sep99 820Sqn./L-016 embarked aboard HMS Illustrious +
2000 type:HAS.6 820Sqn./L-016; 2001 still
has.6 Conv. to HAS.6 820Sq/016-L by 2003; stored HMS Sultan +
wa 840 1976 UK XZ572 : Westland Sea King HAS.2, f/f 20/07/1976; del Royal Navy+
826Sq/141-TG by Dec 1976 until c Jan 1977; 814Sq/270-H +
814Sq/270-B by Dec 1978, ditched in sea off Florida and+
wa 841 1976 UK XZ573 : RN Sea King HAS.2 f/f 05aug76, d/d 13sep76; w/o 18may8+
HAS.2 826Sq/141-TG by Feb 1977; 826Sq/141-B by May 1979+
826Sq /141, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979
RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 1+
has.5 conv to HAS.5 from Jun 1980; 706Sq/593-CU by Jan 1981; +
w/o 17may72 lost off HMS Hermes. The crew were rescued +
wa 842 1976 UK XZ574 : HAS.2 ditched in Arabian Sea after main transmission oi+
has.5 HAS.5 810Sq/506 by 1986 still 1988
17may97 pictured as /15-L on HMS Illustrious (R06)
has.6 1998 HAS.6 type as 820Sqn /L-015 aboard HMS Illustrious+
28Sep99 type:HAS.6 820Sqn./L-015 embarked aboard HMS Il+
HAS.6 to 820Sq/015-L by Jan 1999, 810Sq/512 by Oct 2000+
2004 type:HAS.6 771Sqn./29
wa 843 1976 UK XZ575 : has.5 Westland Sea King HAS.2, f/f 08/09/1976; del Royal Navy+
RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 4+
RN; 1994 type:HAS.5U 706Sqn./99
UK XZ575 : Asset transferred from DERA, on creation of QinetiQ, Ju+
wa 844 1976 UK XZ576 : has.6 Westland Sea King HAS.2, f/f 17/09/1976; del Royal Navy+
wa 845 1976 UK XZ577 : has.5 Westland Seaking HAS.2, f/f: 05/11/1976; del Royal Navy+
noted as 826Sq/142 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
wa 846 1976 UK XZ578 : has.5 Westland Seaking HAS.2, f/f 01dec76; d/d 18jan77; conv+
1994 as 706Sqn /CU-81
hu.5 2013 HU.5 type as /(CU-8)30 Prestwick (Gannet) SAR Fl+
17nov15 decommissioned for transport by road to Portsmo+
XZ578 : 02jun16 seen on the M25 on the back of a truck
Oct16 for sale on an auction site
09may17 fuselage at Caernarfon Airport and about to mov+
Sep17 fuselage in house garden at Pont-y-llyn, Llyn Pad+
wa 847 1976 UK XZ579 : has.6 Westland Seaking HAS.2, f/f 18/03/1977; del Royal Navy +
814 Sq/271-B by Apr 1981. On loan to 737 Sq ? for deck +
/271 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound, 2+
wa 848 1977 UK XZ580 : RN, f/f 25mar77, d/d 13jan77 HAS.2 type XZ580
03Jul80 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded B.272 of 814Squa+
has.5 10Oct80 noted RNAY Fleetlands on conversion
825Sq/72 landed on mv Atlantic Causeway evening of 13 M+
18Dec82 noted RNAS Portland coded -.272 of 814Squadron,+
has.6 Unknown date - converted HAS6; unknown date noted coded+
hc.6 By 2006 converted to HC.6 standard, coded ZB or 846Sqd;+
wa 849 1977 UK XZ581 : has.6 Westland Seaking HAS.2, f/f 20/03/1977; del Royal Navy +
coded 273-H with 814NAS mar79
RN; 1994 type:HAS.6 810Sqn./CU-33
XZ581 : 10aug16 at mini moo's farm, Edmondsley, Durham. DH7 6EY
wa 850 1977 UK XZ582 : has.5 Westland Seaking HAS.2 f/f 13jul77, d/d 01sep77; conv H+
After a bearing seal failure tha a/c ditched and sank s+
23 C/N.

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