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1042 sa330e 1970 XW199 : d/d 29 Jan 1971 240 OCU?/CY by Sep 1973; 230 Sq/DU by May 1984 still 1992;+
: RAF Puma HC1; 2007 33Sqn.
1048 sa330e 1971 XW200 : 2001 33Sqd IFOR at Kosovo; w/o 09 struck trees near Kacanik, 13m South of+
1054 sa330e XW201 : 33 Sqn visit Antwerp
1068 sa330e 1971 XW203 : Also allocated Fairey series c/n F.9750.  ff 23 Mar 1971, dd 5 Apr 19+
1080 sa330e 1971 XW205 : RAF, also allocated a Fairey series c/n F.9752; f/f 22apr71, d/d 05may71;+
1086 sa330e 1971 XW206 : 33 Sq / CC by Sep 1972, at Farnborough air show 1972
: RAF Puma HC1; 1983 33Sqn./CC
: 1987 33Sqn./CC; 1995 27Sqn./NG
: 33Sqn. at Airforce days 1993 Eindhoven
1091 sa330e 1971 XW207 : Puma HC.1, ff 18may71, dd 02jun71 to RAF; to 33 Sq/CD by Aug 1972 to Jan 1+
: 33 Sq / CD at Farnborough air show 1972
: as 33 Sq / CD, part of a four Puma detachment from 33 Sq. XW207 operated +
: still 33 Sq/CD by Apr 1978 to Jul 1983; 1563 Flt/CD Belize by Sep 1983; 33+
: asg 33Sqn visit Soesterberg, Netherlands
: To Eurocopter at Marignane (under rebuild Mar 2004); returned to 33 Sq by +
1095 sa330e XW208 : 33 Sq / CE at Farnborough air show 1972
: RAF Puma HC.1; 33Sqn./CE
: 33Sqn. visit Soesterberg
: 2007 33 Sqn
Newark (Notts & Lincs) Air Museum XW208 : main fuselage section arrived by lorry during Feb 2018
: Mar18 undergoing restoration at Newark Air Museum
1096 sa330e 1971 XW209 : RAF Puma HC.1 Fairey c/n F.9772; 1983 33Sqn /CF; 1987 33Sqn /CF
: 1563 Flt, in Iraq Jun 2009; to Kenya Jul 2009 (for 33Sq B Flt ?)
1101 sa330e 1971 XW210 : RAF Puma HC1 Fairey c/n F.9773; 1983 33Sqn./CG; 2007 1563Flt.
1106 sa330e 1971 XW211 : RAF Puma HC1 in 1983 /CH 33Sqn. ; 1992 /CH 33Sqn.
: w/o following emergency landing on 5 Jul 2011. Returning to RAF Benson fro+
1111 sa330e 1971 XW212 : RAF Puma HC1 ff 12 Jul 1971, dd 26 Jul 1971; 33 Sq/CJ by Sep 1972 at Farnb+
: minor damage when gearbox cowling detached at RAF Aldergrove on 22 May 197+
: 240 OCU/FD by May 1984 still 1988; 240 OCU/ 1989; 1563 Flt/FD Belize by 19+
: 18mar96 33Sqn. at Groningen
1116 sa330e 1971 XW213 : 33Sq/CJ, noted visiting Dunkeswell 3 Jun 1982
1120 sa330e 1971 XW214 : damaged at Aldergrove as 33 Sq/CL on 8 Feb 1972
: 2007 33Sqn
1125 sa330e XW215 : 33Sq/CM visited the Air Tattoo, 23 Jun 1979
1129 sa330e 1971 XW216 : dd 5 Oct 1971, 33 Sq / CN by Sep 1972 at Farnborough
: 33 Sq/CL by May 1984 still 1986
: 33 Sq/CL by 1989 still 1990; BFME/F by 1991; 33 Sq/CL by 1992; 230 Sq by 1+
: RAF Puma HC1 in 2007 33Sqn.
1134 sa330e 1971 XW217 : RAF Puma HC1; 1983 /CJ 33Sqn.; 2004 33Sqn.
1139 sa330e 1971 XW218 : Repaired; 230 Sq /DT by May 1984 still 1992; 18 Sq/BW by 1993 still 1996;+
: 1995 18Sqn /BW; 2007 33Sqn.
1148 sa330e 1971 XW220 : RAF Puma HC1 in July 1991 /CZ 33Sqn.
K : 1 of 3x 33 Sq Puma HC.2 temporarily detached to Cardiff Airport for Operat+
K : urban exercise around Cardiff and Cardiff Bay
1152 sa330e XW221 : RAF Puma HC1. 33 sqd w/o 19jul04 near Basra, Iraq
1157 sa330e 1972 XW222 : RAF Puma HC.1; 1991 230Sqn /DF desert c/s; 1992 18Sqn /BX; 1993 18Sqn /BX;+
1166 sa330e 1972 XW224 : 24+25jul99 33Sqn. Fairford air show
: 1563 Flt, in Iraq Jun 2009; to Kenya Jul 2009 (for 33Sq B Flt ?)
1170 sa330e 1972 XW225 : asg 33Sqn visit Antwerp, Belgium
1175 sa330e 1972 XW226 : 1982 230Sqn /DK; 1986 230Sqn /DK; jul91 230Sqn; 1997 27(r)Sqn /NK; 1999 23+
: 230 Sq /DK by May 1984 still Jun 1987 still 1990; BFME/T by 1991; 230 Sq /+
1178 sa330e 1972 XW227 : 33 Sq / CO by Sep 1972, at Farnborough
: pictured as 33 Sqd /DN at RAF Odiham
1183 sa330e 1972 XW228 : 27 Dec 1979, while on a Forward Deployment flight from New Sarum (Salisbur+
1185 sa330e 1972 XW229 : RAF Puma HC1 in 1990 /DB 230Sqn. ; 2003 33Sqn.
: 1563 Flt by May 2009; returned to UK 19 Jun 2009; 33 Sq by Jul 2009
1195 sa330e 1972 XW231 : as 33 Sq / CO, part of a four Puma detachment from 33 Sq. XW231 operated i+
: 1983 33 Sqn /CM
1199 sa330e 1972 XW232 : 33Sqn. at Groningen
: 2003 33Sqn.; 2007 33Sqn.
P : 1 of 3x 33 Sq Puma HC.2 temporarily detached to Cardiff Airport for Operat+
P : urban exercise around Cardiff and Cardiff Bay
Eurocopter France F-ZWDE : Eurocopter France 2012, conv to Puma Mk2
QinetiQ XW232 : QinetiQ Mk2 type d/d Sep12
1205 sa330e 1972 XW233 : RAF Puma HC1 in 1983 /CN 33Sqn. ; 2009 230Sqn.
1212 sa330e 1972 XW235 : RAF Puma HC.1; 1983 33Sqn./CP
: 33Sqn. visit Antwerp
: 2007 33Sqn.
Eurocopter France F-ZWBI : 2012 conv to Puma HC.2
1216 sa330e 1972 XW236 : RAF Puma HC1; 1983 33Sqn./CQ; 1993 18Sqn./BZ; 1994 33Sqn.; 2003 33Sqn.; 20+
: 33Sq B Flt, to Kenya Sep 2009
1218 sa330e 1972 XW237 : RAF Puma HC1 in 1992 /CR 33Sqn.
1622 sa330e 1979 ZA934 : RAF Puma HC.1; 33Sqn. visit Antwerp
: RAF Puma HC1; 1994 18Sqn./BX; 2003 33Sqn./BZ
: RAF Puma HC.1 ZA934/BZ 33sqd w/o 08aug07 near Catterick, UK
Westland ZA934 : 1st Puma off re-opened production line at Oldmixon. ff 7 May 1979. dd RAF+
1633 sa330e ZA935 : 33Sqn. visit Antwerp
: 230Sq until Aug 2009; 33Sq B Flt, to Kenya Sep 2009
1640 sa330e 1980 ZA936 : 33Sqn./CU
: 1983 33Sqn./CU
: 24+25jul99 33Sqn. Fairford air show
1643 sa330e ZA937 : RAF Puma HC.1; 33Sqn./CV
: 33Sqn. Operational Intergration Exercise, photo call
1650 sa330e 1980 ZA938 : 33Sq /CW noted at QA RN Hospital 29 Jun 1982
: RAF Puma HC.1; 33Sqn. visit Antwerp
: 33Sqn. at Airforce days 1993 Eindhoven
: 2007 33Sqn.; 20nov07 w/o 1563Flt.
: Oct07 pictured with 33 Sqn at RAF Benson; w/o 20nov07 in Iraq
1653 sa330e ZA939 : RAF Puma HC1; 2003 33Sqn.; 2004 33Sqn.
1656 sa330e 1981 ZA940 : RAF Puma HC1 in 1983 /CY 33Sqn.
: 1 of 3x 33 Sq Puma HC.2 temporarily detached to Cardiff Airport for Operat+
1591 sa330l 1978 ZE449 : RAF; ex Argentine coast guard PA-12 captured Falklands/Mavinas; 2001 conv +
Argentine Coast Guard PA-12 : PNA d/d 20oct80; apr/jun82 pictured at Stanley during Malvinas/Falklands+
Westland ZE449 : repaired by Westland at Weston Super Mare
1310 sa330h ZJ954 : RAF Puma HC.1; 33 Sqn special c/s Tag der Heeresflieger
: 2007 33 Sqn.
South African Air Force 144 : SAAF; to UK as ZJ954
Eurocopter Romania ZJ954 : Eurocopter Romania
1474 sa330h ZJ957 : 33Sq B Flt, to Kenya Sep 2009
: 33 Sq pictured at RAF Northolt during Nightshoot XXI
South African Air Force 169 : SAAF; to UK as ZJ957




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