Del'd: 16 - 1963 to 1990

Westland Wasp
south africa Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag

South African Air Force

Largest export operator of the Wasp. 3 batches of new build airframes - 6 in 1963, 4 in 1966 and a further 8 in 1973, of which the last two were not delivered. Operated by 22 Flight at Ysterplaat which became 22 Squadron, Maritime Command in 1976. Wasps were withdrawn 1990.
Serial 95 (reported as c/n F.9757 but duplicates RNZN NZ3903 ?) & 96 also used. There have been problems identifying the airframes due to typos creeping into published data complicating the matter. Help sorting out the c/ns appreciated.
Serials 97 (to be ex RN XT782) & 98 (to be ex RN XT783) ordered but not delivered.

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1963/9022 squadron AFB Ysterplaat


FF President class

List of Aircraft

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org
f.9550 w/o 1964 1963 81 w/o 16 Jun 1964.
f.9551 1963 82 Preserved, SAAF Museum at AFB Swartkop.
f.9552 w/o 1971 1963 83 w/o 25 Nov 1971 near Luanda.
f.9553 w/o 1982 1963 84 w/o 18 Feb 1982, sank while operating from SAS President Kruger.
f.9554 1963 85 to SAAF 22 Flight
f.9555 w/o 1964 1963 86 w/o 25 Sep 1964.
f.9656 1966 87 ex G-17-1.
Westland G-17-1: for South African Air Force.
f.9657 1966 88 ex G-17-2.
Westland G-17-2: for South African Air Force.
f.9658 1966 89 ex G-17-3.
Westland G-17-3: for South African Air Force.
f.9659 1966 90 ex G-17-4.
Westland G-17-4: for South African Air Force.
f.9753 1973 91 built at Westland Oldmixon plant, moved by road mid and test flown from Yeovil.
Aeromotive : approx 1996 shipped to New Zealand by Aeromotive (Hamil...
f.9754 1973 92 To SAAF as 92. To G-BYCX 9 Nov 1998, seen at Wroughton (painted as 92), flying, ...
- G-BYCX: approx 1996 shipped to New Zealand. I removed it from t...
21jun17 at North Weald, Essex, UK to fly again
pictured (pic2) at RNAS Yeovilton in the static display...
noted at Old Warden
f.9755 1973 93 Preserved SAAF Museum satellite, AFB Ysterplaat by
f.9756 w/o 1979 1973 94 w/o 5 Dec 1979, off Cape Point.

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