Del'd: 30 - 1973 to 1997






The SA341D is the RAF training version powered by an Astazou IIIN engine and built by Westland at Yeovil (up to c/n 1344) and Weston-Super-Mare (c/n 1727 onwards). They served in the Central Flying School at RAF Shawbury. Few of them converted to the HCC.4 type for VIP transport


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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1976/972FTSRAF Shawbury
RAF Tern Hill



Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    1024 1973     XW852: hcc.4 RAF HT.3 built by Westland; 1979 CFS/E; conv HHC.4 for 32 +
    1050 1973     XW855: hcc.4 RAF Gazelle HT.3 built by Westland; assigned to CFS/RAF Te+
    1089 1973     XW858: RAF HT.3; to civ G-DMSS
- G-DMSS: ex RAF XW858

- G-ONNE: March 2012 based at Steeple Bumpstead Essex - private s+
    1104 1973     XW862: RAF HT.3; to civ to G-CBKC
- G-CBKC: ex RAF XW862; Stapleford Tawney (EGSG)
    1120 1973     XW866: RAF HT.3; to civ G-BXTH
- G-BXTH: ex RAF XW866; Flightline Ltd at Southend-On-Sea 1998-20+

Sep12 believe it is owned by a Farmer in the Dumfries a+

Mannifest Live Ltd from Aug14

09jul15 at Blackpool

w/o 16jul15 crashed Abbeyshrule, Ireland
    1146 1973     XW870: RAF type:HT.3; 2008-2011 XW870/F (9299M) Manston Fire School+
    1191 1974     XW898: RAF Gazelle HT3; to civ G-CBXT
- G-CBXT: w/o 01nov08 near Langley Hill Farm, Winchcombe, Glouce+
    1199 1974     XW902: RAF Gazelle HT.3 built by Westland.; 1994 18Sqn./H; 1995 18S+
- G-CGJY: private, Feb10-Dec13

- G-RBIL: private, from Dec13

01apr17 flown over Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK
    1213 1974     XW906: June 2011 Instructional airframe with QinetiQ Apprentice Tra+
    1228 1974     XW910: RAF HT.3; to civ G-BXZE
- G-BXZE: ex RAF XW910; w/o 03sep01
    1244 1974     XX374: RAF HT.3; 1979 as L in Central Flying School (CFS) RAF Shawb+
    1272 1974     XX382: RAF HT.3; to civ as G-BZYB
steven atherton G-BZYB: now in private hands was ex RAF XX382 mike
    1314 1975     XX396: RAF HT.3; w/o 30jun81; to 8718M Cranwell /N Airframe Techno+
    1344 1975     XX406: RAF HT3 built by Westland; 1997 2FTS /P; 19?? wfu/stored; 20+
London Helicopter G-CBSH: ex RAF XX406; 2002 as G-CBSH; 2004 to ALLTASK Ltd

from 2004 ALLTASK Ltd
    1727 1978     XZ930: RAF HT.3; CFS/Q; instructional airframe as A2713 at Gosport
Royal Navy XZ930: 2000 to HMS Sultan, Gosport for ground instruction; 25m+

25Jul13 seen back at HMS Sultan on trailer

Oct14 at RAF Coningsby during the Close Air Support exe+
    1728 1978     XZ931: RAF HT.3; 1980 CFS/L; 2001 wfu
- N931XZ: Rotor Leasing at Las Vegas, NV Dec01-Dec13

private at La Quinta, CA Dec13-May15

- ZU-HGZ: South Africa from May15
    1734 1978     XZ932: RAF HT.3; 1987 CFS/S; to civ 3D-HGW
- 3D-HGW: ex RAF XZ932

- G-CBJZ: ex 3D-HGW
    1735 1978     XZ933: RAF HT.3 built by Westland f/f 16jun78, d/d 17jul78
- G-CGJZ: private from Feb10
    1736 1978     XZ934: 1988 CFS /U
London Helicopter Centres G-CBSI: London Helicopter Centres Ltd Jun02-May03

- G-CBSI: private from May03

02jul16 pictured with Gazelle Squadron at RNAS Yeovilto+

09sep16 at a private house in Nuffield Marsh Lane betwe+
    1742 1978     XZ935: hcc.4 RAF HT.3; 1984 HCC.4 type for 32 squadron; as 9332M G.I. DC+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XZ935: At SAAE (DCAE) Arborfield, UK by Jun15
    1743 1978     XZ936: Gazelle HT.3 built by Westland; to MoD Empire Test Pilots S+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XZ936: 22Nov88 pictured at RNAS Portland

1990 ETPS (Empire Test Pilots School); jul91 still ETPS

13+14jun92 ETPS

13jul04 ETPS./6 homebase

15jul10 ETPS at Boscombe Down

Jun11 still with ETPS at MoD Boscombe Down

QinetiQ XZ936: w/o 02jun14 after tail was cut off by main rotors, duri+
    1746 1978     XZ937: ht.3 Not used by RN. Conv to Gazelle HT.3 and del to RAF.
Royal Navy XZ937: RN Gazelle HT.2 built by Westland f/f 18aug78, d/d 25se+

noted in store at RNAY Wroughton 21oct78

MW Helicopters G-CBKA: MW Helicopters Feb02-Oct07

- G-CBKA: private from Oct07
    1791 1979     ZA801: RAF HT.3 built by Westland; CFS RAF Shawbury; w/o 18nov80 cr+
    1792 1979     ZA802: RAF HT.3; 1984 CFS/W; to civ G-CBSJ
- G-CBSJ: ex RAF ZA802; to G-HOBZ

- G-HOBZ: ex G-CBSJ
    1793 1979     ZA803: RAF HT.3 built by Westland, to civ 9Q-CMF
- 9Q-CMF: Congo DR, ex RAF ZA803
    1794 1979     ZA804: RAF HT.3; 1996 static display at Mildenhall; preserved off-A+
    1905 1982     ZB625: RAF HT.3
QinetiQ ZB625: QinetiQ by 2010

Ministry of Defence (MoD) QinetiQ: MoD ETPS at Boscombe Down by 2011
    1906 1982     ZB626: RAF HT.3; to civ G-BZDW
- G-BZDW: ex RAF ZB626; to 3D-HVW

- 3D-HVW: ex G-BZDW

- G-BZDW: back from 3D-HVW; w/o 26nov02
    1914 1982     ZB627: ; 25jul91 pictured (pic1) with 7 squadron in green cammo at +
London Helicopter Centres G-CBSK: London Helicopter Centres Ltd Jun/Dec 2002

- G-CBSK: Knoland Aviation Dec02/Nov06

Falcon Flying Group from Nov06, RAF livery

27feb09 pictured (pic3) at Thruxton

11jul14 picture at RIAT 2014 with G-ZZLE

21feb16 as /ZB627 in red/white livery seen at Cotswold +

Attended 50th anniversary fly-in at Middle Wallop, pain+
    1915 1982     ZB628: RAF HT.3; 1986 CFS/V; w/o 09sep93
    2010 1982     ZB629: hcc.4 RAF HT.3; 1984 HCC.4 type with 32 squadron
London Helicopter Centres G-CBZL: London Helicopters Centres Jan/May 2003

- G-CBZL: Armstrong Aviation from May03

w/o 22nov03 after hitting a power cable at a private la+

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