Westland Lynx

Lynx HAS3S


S = Secure Speech modification to Avionics, main visual difference is the tail boom lower aerial is larger than the HAS 2/3 aerial and a pointed probe on it. First conversion from a standard HAS3 to HAS3S started November 1987 on ZD268 and 67 conversions took place including the HAS3(ICE) and HAS3(GM) aircraft that were modified

List of Operators of Westland Lynx HAS3S

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united kingdom Westland
    Lynx 1971/00
united kingdom Fleet Air Arm
    Lynx 95 1976/17
portugal Marinha Portuguesa
    Lynx 5 1993/   
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010 1977 UK XZ233 : has.2 RN; HAS2 type;700L Squadron coded 471-PB 18Feb77; 702 S+
Nov78 as 702Sqn /PB-471 at Yeovilton
NASU Yeovilton CODED 471-PB 24Sep79; 702 Squadron, HMS +
815 Sq/466-AT early Apr 1982. Sea Skua upgrade at Yeovi+
has.2ice RNAY Fleetlands HAS2ICE Conversion. No 2 28May86
has.3ice NASU Yeovilton 04Aug86 to 25Jan87
04aug87 pictured (pic1) as 829 Sqd /435, HMS Endurance +
NATIU Lee on Solent uncoded 26Jan87; A & AEE uncoded 10+
has.3 RNAY Fleetlands De-converted to HAS3 standard, stored c+
Removed from sales list and converted to HAS3S standard+
702 Squadron coded 644 by 11Jun04
2007 HAS.3S type 815Sqn /638
702 Squadron coded 634 by 30Aug08
09jul11 pictured (pic2) as 702 Sqd /635 in original Lyn+
XZ233 : Aug17 stripped for parts for Wildcat awaiting sale or s+
019 1977 UK XZ237 : has.2 RN f/f 01Jul77 Westlands Yeovil; 28Jul77 (log book dat+
RN Lynx HAS.2 noted at RNAS Yeovilton EGDY nov78 uncode+
At Paris Air Show 1981
has.3 06Jun87 to NASU RNAS Yeovilton HAS3 Conversion; 23Nov87+
16May88 pictured as HAS3 type coded -.603 of 829 Squadr+
21Nov89 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S conversion (10th C+
22jun90 HAS.3 type: 829Sqn /CW-412 onboard HMS Cornwal+
20Dec90 to 815Squadron, HMS Arrow coded -.326
1992 type:HAS.3 815Sqn./326
10Feb92 to 815Squadron, HMS Gloucester coded PO.410; 1+
1996 HAS.3S type 815Sqn /NF-361
2004 to 2006 coded -.301 of 815Squadron
2007 type:HAS.3S 815Sqn./303
2011 to 2012 coded -.631 of 702 Squadron; Apr12 retired+
XZ237 : May13 on loan to inflite engineering as a sample to aid+
to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013, still Ap+
ornament at Wild Park Brailsford paintball park by Oct1+
067 1978 UK XZ245 : has.2 RN f/f 28mar78 d/d 17may78; conv HAS3GMS; str Middle Wa+
1980 HAS2 type, as 702Sqn /321-AO
702 Sq Antelope Flt / 321-AO by Nov 1979 until c Dec 19+
has.3 to NASU Yeovilton by Mar 1985 for conversion to HAS.3, +
815 Sq HQ Flt / 308 by Oct 1985; 815 Sq Glasgow Flt (lo+
to RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to HAS.3S, until c Fe+
05Jul08 with 815 NAS / 324, with M3M door-mount gun pic+
DE : Boehm stirling Technik e.K. from 28mar17; pictured (pic+
080 1978 UK XZ248 : has.2 RN; First Flight 30Aug78; Delivered to NASU Yeovilton 2+
Nov78 as 702 Sqn /MN-424 HAS.2 type at Yeovilton
To 702 Squadron 11Jan79 and then 702 Squadron, HMS Mine+
has.3 Converted to HAS.3 by NASU Yeovilton 09Jul87
To Westlands 14Oct87; To 815Squadron, HMS Newcastle Fli+
1989 HAS.3 type pictured (pic1) as NC/345 with 815Sqd 2+
Converted to HAS.3S by RNAY Fleetlands between 28Nov90 +
To 829 squadron, HMS Norfolk Flight 23 May 91 as 361-NF+
28jun98 pictured (pic3) as HAS3S type coded 634 of 702 +
2007 HAS.3S type /305 815Sqn
16Jul10 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded -/666 with no tail b+
28Jul16 SFDO pictured (pic4) at RNAS Culdrose outside D+
094 1978 UK XZ254 : has.2 RN;HAS2 Type; First Flight 19Dec78; NASU Yeovilton 15Ja+
RN Type: HAS.2 noted 15Feb79 with NASU at HMS Heron RN+
has.3 NASU Yeovilton HAS3 Conversion 15Apr88; 815Squadron HMS+
RNAY Fleetlands S Conversion. No 31 30Jan91; 815Squadro+
1996 HAS.3S type 815Sqn /308; 2007 HAS.3S type 702 Sqn +
RNAS Yeovilton Retired and stripped of all usable parts+
XZ254 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013
103 UK XZ257 : has.2 RN Type: HAS.2 noted 15Apr79 with NASU at HMS Heron RN+
RN; 04Aug87 pictured (top) as HAS3 type 702 Sqn /634 wi+
Jun02 pictured (bot) as HAS.3S type 702 Sqn /640 at RNA+
2003 HAS.3S type 702Sqn /640; 2007 HAS.3S type 815Sqn /+
Mar17 at RNAS Yeovilton; forms the core structure for +
113 1979 UK XZ690 : has.2 RN Type: HAS.2 noted 15Jun79 with NASU at HMS Heron RN+
RN d/d 30May79 HAS.2 type to NASU RNAS Yeovilton; 07Jul+
04Aug87 pictured (top) as HAS2 type 829 Sqn (badge on d+
08Oct87 RNAY Fleetlands coded PO.600; 30Oct87 829 Squad+
has.3 12Feb88 NASU RNAS Yeovilton
16Mar88 AMG RNAS Porland; 03May88 NATIU RNAS Lee-on-Sol+
26jul88 picture as HAS.3 type 702 Sqn /PO-635 asg RFA A+
24Jul92 HAS.3s conversion RNAY Fleetlands
07Dec92 coded --.450 829 Squadron, HMS Sirius Flight; 0+
hma.8 02Dec97 RNAY Fleetlands for HMA.8 Conversion
hma.8das 06Jun02 noted as HMA8(DSP) with 815 squadron, HMS Somer+
01may05 pictured (bot) as 815Sqn /404 HMS Iron Duke (F2+
hma.8sru 18Jun08 noted coded --.313 of 815Squadron; 01Jul09 note+
2009 HMA8 type 815Sqn /301
XZ690 : 22oct17 apparently she's at Delta force Paintball in Gl+
30jun18 seen today, is indeed at the West Glasgow Delt+
117 1979 UK XZ691 : has.2 RN Type: HAS.2 noted 15Apr79 with NASU at HMS Heron RN+
RN HAS.2 702 Sq/480-VL by Nov 1979; 815Sq/300-VL by Nov+
04Aug87 pictured (pic1) as HAS2 type 829 Sqd HMS Beaver+
has.3 815Sq Active Flt /322-AV by Jun 1988, for HAS.3S conv N+
815Sq Amazon Flt /320-AZ by May 1990; 815Sq Newcastle F+
hma.8 stored, 815Sq Richmond (227) Flt/474-RM by May 1996 sti+
27Jul09 pictured (pic2) as 815Sq Chatham Flt/349 (by Ju+
815Sq Lancaster Flt/415-LA by Sep 2009; 815Sq Argyll Fl+
hma.8sru Dec09 pictured (pic3) as HMA8SRU type 815Sqd /415 on US+
16mar13 pictured (pic4) during visit of HMS Westminster+
02jul16 pictured (pic5) as 815 NAS /310-VL at RNAS Yeov+
132 1979 UK XZ695 : has.2 RN, 05Sep79 f/f Westlands Yeovil, 14Sep79 d/d RN HAS2 N+
has.3 15Dec87 to NASU Yeovilton for HAS3 conversion; 05May88 +
16May88 pictured as HAS.3 type of 829 Sq, Battleaxe cod+
30Jan89 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S Conversion (4th Co+
hma.8 2000 approx date converted to HMA.8 standard
815 Sq HQ Flt/308 by Jul 2001 until c Aug 2003. Took p+
hma.8dsp 17Apr04 noted coded 318 at the London Air Show in the E+
w/o 03mar05, 815Sq Nottingham Flt/417 ditched in Arabia+
199 1980 UK XZ727 : has.2 dd 23 Sep 1980, HAS.2 815Sq /305 by Jan 1985;
Aug 1987 to NASU Yeovilton for conversion to HAS.3S, un+
815Sq Glasgow Flt /344-GW by Jan 1996 until Jul 1996
transferred medical staff from HMS Glasgow to a Russian+
RN; aug1998 Portsmouth harbour type:HAS3S deployed aboa+
815Sq HQ Flt /308 by Mar 2006
05Jul08 as 815 NAS HQ Flt /301, pictured (pic1) on the +
11jul09 as 702 NAS /635 pictured (pic2) one of the 2009+
702Sq /635 noted visiting RAF Cottesmore on 24 Jul 2009+
XZ727 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013
200 1980 UK XZ728 : has.2 26Sept80 delivered to NASU Yeovilton as HAS.2; 30Mar81 +
has.3 04Jun87 to 19Oct87 Converted at NASU Yeovilton
19Oct87 to 815Squadron, HMS Jupiter as HAS.3, noted 04N+
06Jan94 to 20May94 RNAS Fleetlands for conversion to HA+
30May94 to 815Squadron, HMS Iron Duke. Noted 12Jul94 co+
hma.8 03Jul95 to 18Oct96 RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to HM+
18Oct96 to 815Squadron, HMS Monmouth as HMA.8. Noted un+
w/o 18feb97 815Sqn /MM-415 fell over the side of HMS Mo+
11Mar97 to AMG Portland; 21Apr97 to RNAY Fleetlands for+
2007 HMA.8 type /326, preserved at Yeovilton
30Dec10 noted as Gate Guard RNAS Yeovilton painted as A+
243 1981 UK ZD249 : has.3 1st production HAS.3, held by Westland for type trials.+
UK ZD249 : MoD; 13+14jun92 A&AEE
UK ZD249 : to RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to HAS.3S, completed +
RN; 2003 type:HAS.3S 702Sqn./637
702 Sq by Jul 1995, 702 Sq /636 by Jan 2006; Accident o+
Middle Wallop by Apr 2013.
UK ZD249 : Held for scrap, Sproughton by Jun 2015
ZD249 : Is a prop at a paintball site outside Edinburgh by Feb1+
251 1982 UK ZD251 : has.3 RN; 1985 702Sqn./631
702 Sq / 631-PO by Aug 1982;829 Sq HQ Flt / 603 by Feb +
1993-95 815Sqn 227flt HMS Monmouth
15jul94 as /415 pictured (pic1) at Yeovilton
1996 702Sqn./631
2007 type HAS.3S 702Sqn./637
08Jul06 as 702 NAS /637 pictured (pic2) adjacent to the+
05Jul08 as 815 NAS HQ Flt /303, pictured (pic3) on the +
ZD251 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon by Nov 2013
255 UK ZD252 : has.3 RN d/d Sep82; conv HMA8 type; date unk at Lynx Operatio+
13+14jun12 815Sqn./302
hma.8 13jul97 815Sqn./671 type:HMA.8
24+25jul99 HMA.8 type 702Sqn /671 at Fairford air show
2007 HMA.8 type 815Sqn /318
30may12 flying ILS approaches as /WL335 to Biggin Hill
13jul13 pictured (pic1) as /674 at RNAS Yeovilton
815Sq Dragon Flt/455 by Oct 2014
30jan15 pictured (pic2) as 226 Flt 815Sqn /455 HMS Drag+
06feb15 pictured (pic3) as 226 Flt 815Sqn /455 HMS Dra+
267 1982 UK ZD257 : has.3 815Sq/346-BW Broadsword Flt by Jul 1984; 815Sq/334-SN S+
815Sq/475-HM Hermione Flt by Sep 1990, 815Sq/420-EX Exe+
deployed aboard HMS Southampton to assist in Earthquake+
AMG Portland by Nov 1996, NARO Fleetlands by Jun 1997 f+
hma.8 815Sq/474-RM Richmond Flt by Dec 1998, DARA Fleetlands +
RN; 18jun11 pictured (top) as HMA8SRU type /642 with Bl+
03mar13 pictured (bot) as /300 during visit of HMS Lanc+
270 1982 UK ZD258 : has.3 stored from delivery in Mar 1983 until Feb 1984; delive+
to Fleetlands by Nov 1990 for conv to HAS.3S; assigned +
hma.8dsp to Fleetlands c Aug 1997 for conv to HMA.8; 702 NAS/673+
RN in 2007 type:HMA.8 /672 702Sqn.
hma.8das to Fleetlands by Sep 2006 for mods to DAS std; 702 NAS/+
297 1983 UK ZD262 : has.3 RN, f/f 21Jul83 Westlands Yeovil; 27Jul83 to RNAY Wroug+
Apr86 pictured (pic1) on emergency landing after wire +
03mar88 pictured (pic2) as HAS.3 702NAS /632, seconds a+
08Apr88 Training detatchment with ZD565
19Sep90 to RNAS Portland AMG coded PO.632; 23May91 to 7+
09Jul93 to RNAS Portland AMG and converted to HAS3S sta+
hma.8 17Oct96 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.641 for HMA8 convers+
04sep05 suffered engine fire, recovered by road on low+
hma.8dsp conv HMA.8DSP type; 02sep05 dam; repaired; 2006 702 Sqd+
05sep09 pictured (pic3) as 815Sqd /327 on HMS Somerset +
19may10 pictured (pic4) as 217 Flt 815Sqn /332 on HMS L+
09jul11 pictured (pic5) as /301 ( also with Sea King ZA+
ZD262 : Middle Wallop by Jan18; being stripped of any parts th+
299 1983 UK ZD263 : has.3 RN; 28Jul83 delivered to RNAY Wroughton for store;19Sep+
08sep87 pictured as /-.630 of 702 Squadron at RNAS Port+
18Sep87 to RNAY Fleetlands coded -.630; 13Nov87 to 702 +
11Feb94 to RNAY Fleetlands ofr HAS.3S conversion, (57th+
06Jun04 noted Duxford, UK coded -.305 of 815Squadron; 0+
2007 HAS.3S type 702Sqn /639 ; 2009 HAS.3S type 815Sqn +
22Aug12 noted Compton Abbas, UK coded -.632 of 702 Squa+
316 1985 UK ZD565 : has.3 RN, f/f 10Jan85 Westlands Yeovil; 28Jan85 delievered RN+
16apr88 pictured (pic1) as HAS.3 of 702NAS /633 at the+
04May91 to RNAY Fleetlands for HAS3S conversion; 22Nov9+
17Mar94 to RNAS Portland AMG coded -.633; 26Sep94 to 70+
1995 HAS.3S type: 702 Sqn
09Jan96 to 815Squadron HMS Boxer coded XB.376; 09Sep96 +
hma.8 20Mar98 to RNAY Fleetlands for HMA 8 Conversion
702 Sq/674 by Sep 1999; 702 Sq/676 by Nov 2000; 815Sq N+
2004 HMA.8 type 815Sqn /307
hma.8das 2007 HMA.8(DAS) type 815Sqn /365
23jun12 pictured (pic2) as /314 behind XZ719 at RNAS Cu+
07jul13 pictured (pic3) as 815Sq /314 at RNAS Yeovilton
hma.8sru 24aug14 pictured (pic4) HMA8SRU type aboard HMS Iron D+
29aug14 in Simon s Town, South Africa Navy base, aboard+
to Delta Force Paintball, Pentyrch by Jan 2018, still a+
318 1985 UK ZD567 : has.3 RN; HAS.3S type; w/o 26mar94
dd straight to storage at RNAY Wroughton by Apr 1985; 7+
to RNAY Fleetlands Jun 1989 for conversion to HAS.3S, c+
815 Sq Active Flt / 322-AV by Nov 1989 until c Nov 1992+
crashed and sank 7nm E of Andros Island during practice+
334 1987 UK ZF557 : RN HAS.3 type f/f 12oct87, d/d 16oct88; 1990 HMA.8 ETP+
has.3cts to RNAY Fleetlands by Dec 1988 for conversion to HAS.3C+
815 NAS Montrose Flt / 444-MR detached to USS Cape St +
29may14 on HMS Kent (F78) at Plymouth
815 NAS 208 Flt /426, embarked HMS Portland for 9 month+
335 1987 UK ZF558 : RN HAS.3 d/d 09sep87
Jul11 HMA8SRU type 815Sqn /PD-426 HMS Portland F79 pict+
2011 pictured (pic2) as 219 Flt 815Sqn /323 on HMS Ill+
assigned as 815 NAS to Wave Knight Flt/336 Jun 2016.
Jan 2017, assigned by RN (as 815 NAS / 336) as the 2nd +
336 1987 UK ZF559 : RN f/f 27nov87 d/d 04apr88; to HAS.3S type; conv Super +
dd to storage at RNAY Wroughton by Jan 1988 until c Nov+
UK ZH580 : mk95 To Yeovil by Dec 1990 for conversion for Portuguese Nav+
PT 19201 : Marinha Super Lynx mk95 type; ex Royal Navy HAS.3 ZF559+
embarked on NRP Alvarez Cabral during visit to Liverpoo+
337 1987 UK ZF560 : ff 14 Jan 1988. Wroughton store by Mar 1988; 829 Sq Cor+
has.3cts to RNAY Fleetlands by Jun 1990 for conversion to HAS.3C+
815 Sq Avenger Flt / 341-AG by Feb 1991, until c Sep 19+
hma.8 to Westland Aug 1993 for conversion to HMA.8, until c N+
RN; 1996 type:HMA8 702Sqn./404; aug1998 Portsmouth harb+
embarked as 815 NAS Iron Duke Flt /404-IR for Anti-Subm+
815 NAS Campbeltown Flt / 338-CT until c Feb 2006
to Fairoaks for mods to SRU std by Apr 2009
815Sq/330 by Nov 2009; assigned 815Sq Cornwall Flt/412-+
2010 pictured (pic1) as 219 Flt 815Sqn /412 HMS Cornwal+
03nov12 HMA8.SRU type pictured (pic2) as /455 on HMS Dr+
815Sq Duncan Flt/456 at Gibraltar, Mar 2015
29jul16 seen at RAF St Athan UAS hanger
338 1988 UK ZF561 : RN f/f 23mar88 d/d 04apr88; conv Super Lynx mk.95 ZH581+
mk95 RNAY Wroughton by Apr 1988. To Yeovil by Dec 1990 for +
PT 19202 : Marinha Super Lynx mk95 type; ex Royal Navy HAS.3 ZF561+
EHM by Aug 1999. Embarked on NRP Corte-Real during STA+
339 1988 UK ZF562 : RN; 23Jun93 pictured (pic1) as HAS.3CTS type coded AZ/3+
has.3cts to RNAY Fleetlands by Apr 1990 for conversion to HAS.3C+
hma.8 to Westland, Yeovil for HMA.8 conv, until Apr 1995
815 NAS/336-CV by Aug 1999. Embarked on HMS Coventry d+
ex-815 NAS St Albans Flt/427-SB by Oct 2005
2007 HMA.8 type /670 702Sqn ; 2009 HMA.8 type /645 702S+
702 NAS/645 embarked
815 NAS Montrose Flt/444-MR by Mar 2014; 815 NAS Dauntl+
26jul14 pictured (pic2) as 815 NAS Dauntless Flt / 452-+
05feb16 type: HMA.8SRU 815 NAS /IR-404 embarked HMS Iro+
27jul16 arrived for RNAS Culdrose Air Day 2016 (28 Jul)
28Jul16 815 NAS/404 Iron Duke Flt, wearing radar fairin+
340 1988 UK ZF563 : has.3cts RNAY Wroughton by Dec 1988. To Fleetlands by Apr 1989 f+
RN; 05jun94 815Sqn./671 Flypast Portsmouth harbour
RN in 1996 type:HMA8 /637 702Sqn.
May 2011 HMA.8 ZF563/303 of 815Sq HQ Flt pictured at So+
27 C/N.