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    Fleet Air Arm


    707 NAS : 707 Naval Air Squadron

    1945 to 1995    








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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    wa153 hu.5 1963 XS479 : f/f 17 Nov 1963, d/d 3 Dec 1963 to RN. 1st production HU.5. 700Sq 700V IFT+
    Royal Marines XS479 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XF
    : 847Sq /XF noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    wa154 hu.5 1963 XS480 : 845Sq/C-A by Sep 1972, 845Sq/C-H by Sep 1973, 846Sq/VZ by Jan 1977, 845Sq/+
    wa155 hu.5 1963 XS481 : 848Sq /C-B by 1969; 707Sq /WZ-CU by Sep71; 707Sq /WZ-VL by Sep73 still Aug+
    wa156 hu.5 1963 XS482 D : 707Sq/D by Nov 1967
    Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS482 : A&AEE D Flt/D as de-icing test airframe for RN 1968-1976
    : seconded to NATIU c Jan 1978 - Jun 1981 to support hovercraft trials
    : supported Lynx deck landing trials with HMS Jupiter, off Portland
    : /D-A at RAE Farnborough Apprentice School by Apr 1986, still there Mar 199+
    : To Defence Fire Services CTE Manston 24 Nov 1995; pres. RAF Manston Histor+
    wa160 hu.5 1964 XS486 : 848 Sq/G Apr 1964; 707 Sq/V-CU by Dec 1964, 707 Sq/S-CU by Oct 1966 still+
    : 848 Sq A Flt/WW Apr 1982 to Jul 1982; 707 Sq /WW by Jul 1982, 707Sq/ZH by+
    wa161 hu.5 1964 XS487 : 848Sq/H-CU by Jun 1964, 707Sq/U-CU by Jan 1965, w/o 7 Apr 1965 after it hi+
    wa162 hu.5 1964 XS488 : 707Sq/X-CU by Jan 1965; 707Sq/T-CU by Dec 1966, still Jul 1970; 845Sq/E-B +
    : Repaired at Weston by summer 1979; 772Sq/625-PO by Aug 1981; to RNAY Wroug+
    Royal Marines XS488 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XK
    : 847Sq /XK noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    Gunsmoke Paintball XS488 : 21sep13 at a residential address in Shropshire
    : Airframe has been extensively patched during BDRT and the main fuselage is+
    wa163 hu.5 1964 XS489 : jan79 as 707NAS VL/WY
    wa172 hu.5 1964 XS498 : Wessex HU5C. d/d to RN 1964, 848Sq/T-A by 1965, 845Sq, 847 Sq/C-S by 1969+
    : jan79 confirmed coded VL/WQ 707NAS
    : Returned via Devonport late July 1982 and transferred back to 707Sq; At RN+
    Royal Marines XS498 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /C
    Royal Air Force XS498 : To RAF 84 Sq /Joker by 1991
    - XS498 : to Air and Ground Aviation, Hixon autumn 2000. Some parts used in XT601.
    wa173 hu.5 1964 XS499 : dd Jun 1964, 707Sq/Z-CU by Dec 1964, Arctic trials aboard RFA Regent Oct 1+
    wa176 hu.5 1964 XS507 : dd 27/08/1964, 707Sq/W-CU by 1965, still Jun 1967 still 1969, 845Sq/C by S+
    : 847 Squadron Coded XU noted RNAS Yeovilton 07May82; 707 squadron coded ZG +
    : pictured (pic4) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent (HMS Daedalus) operating with the 70+
    Royal Marines XS507 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XU
    : 847Sq /XU noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    Royal Air Force XS507 : ex FAA Wessex HU.5. To 606Sq (Royal Aux AF) for Helicopter Support traini+
    : May 2011 pictured with 606 (Chiltern) Sq RAFR at RAF Benson
    wa177 hu.5 1964 XS508 : 772Squadron coded 627.PO noted RNAS Portland 02Sep81; 707Squadron coded ZE+
    wa178 hu.5 1964 XS509 : returned to airworthiness at RNAY Fleetlands from Jul 1970; 707Sq/WP-VL by+
    : 1979 707Sq VL/WP
    Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS509 : ETPS by Mar 1982 still May 1984 still 1990. Sold Feb 1998.
    : 25jul91 pictured as Wessex HU.5 ETPS at RAF Odiham during families day
    : 13+14jun92 ETPS at ATI 92
    - ZK-HVK : New Zealand private; w/o during logging operations near Motueka, South I+
    wa181 hu.5 1964 XS512 : jan79 coded VL/WT 707NAS
    wa186 hu.5 1964 XS517 : jan79 coded VL/WV 707NAS
    : pictured coded ZC of 707Squadron at RNAS Yeovilton; The yellow and Dark G+
    Royal Air Force XS517 : Apr90, asg 84Sq as an HC5C when I arrived there.
    : Became HC5C on 84 Sqn RAF in RAF Akrotiri and had a diamond emblem on the +
    wa190 hu.5 1965 XS521 R-CU : 707 NAS / R-CU by Dec 1965, then /WR-CU
    WR-VL : 707 NAS / WR-VL by Dec 1972
    wa191 hu.5 1965 XS522 : 707Sq Olna Flt/347-ON Dec 1975 to Jan 1977, 707Sq Tidepool Flt/347-TP Jan +
    : 707Sq/ZL-VL by May 1984 still 1985; RNAY Wroughton store by 1986 still 198+
    wa272 hu.5 1965 XT450 : 707Sq/U-CU by Jul 1965 still 1971, 781Sq/(818) by Jul 1972 still Apr 1979,+
    wa274 hu.5 1965 XT452 : HU.5 built at Yeovil. d/d 4 May 1965. 707Sq/Q by Feb 1966, Culdrose store +
    Bangladesh Air Force WA274 : ex UK RN XT452. In service late 1973. w/o 30 Sep 1976.
    wa277 hu.5 1965 XT455 : RN ff May 1965 and del RN 2 Jun 1965; 707 Sq / M by Jul 1965; 845 Sq / M-B+
    : 845 Sq / P-A by Mar 1972; NASU Yeovilton by Dec 1973; 845 Sq / P-H by Mar +
    Mayhem Paintball XT455 : Mayhem Paintball Essex by ; 15jun18 pictured (pic2)
    wa278 hu.5 1965 XT456 : 707Sq/N by Aug 1965; 845Sq/N-B by Sep 1965 still May 1966, 845 Sq/N-A by J+
    Royal Marines XT456 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XZ
    wa280 hu.5 1965 XT458 : 707Sq/Y-CU by Jul 1966, 707Sq/WY-CU by Jul 1971, 707Sq/WY-VL by May 1972, +
    wa285 hu.5 1965 XT463 : dd 7 Sep 1965, 845 Sq/R-B by May 1966; 848 Sq/VS-B by Sep 1974; 707Sq /WZ+
    WZ : Originally selected from 707 NAS as a candidate for 848 NAS D Flt (mv Atl+
    ZB : Following repairs, allocated to 707 NAS as /ZB and reallocated to 848 NAS +
    Royal Air Force XT463 : RAF; 30 pictured as HC type with 78 Sqn on the ramp at RAF Akrotiri, Cypru+
    : 84Sq /Ace of Clubs by Mar 1985. Returned to UK Oct 1995 to Shawbury store.
    : 1990-1993, worked on her, was not 78 Sqn but 84 Sqn
    - XT463 : to Air and Ground aviation, Hixon autumn 2000
    wa289 hu.5 1965 XT467 : 845Sq/G-B by Mar 1966 still Sep 1968; 781Sq by Feb 1970; 707Sq/WY-VL by Ju+
    Royal Air Force 8922M : to RAF Gutersloh Jan 1987 (painted up as XR504 18Sq/BF by Jun 1987) for BD+
    Everett Aero XT467 : Everett Aero, Sproughton by Mar 2003 still Feb 2004
    Gunsmoke Paintball XT467 : Gunsmoke Paintball site Hadliegh Suffolk by Nov 2006, still Jul 2009, stil+
    : moved to Layer Marney site by Sep 2017, after Benton End (Hadleigh) closed+
    wa293 hu.5 1965 XT471 : Wessex HU.5 d/d to RN 19 Jan 1966,  847 Sq/F-S by 1969, Fleetlands 1976, +
    Royal Marines XT471 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /F
    : Nov 1970 with 847 NAS / F-S, took part in cyclone relief operations in Eas+
    : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XW
    : 847Sq /XW noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    wa295 hu.5 1965 XT473 : HU.5, RNAY Fleetlands Feb 1966, 707Sq by Sep 1972, 848Sq/VQ-B by Jun 1973 +
    wa297 hu.5 1966 XT475 WN-CU : at 1971 Yeovilton Air Day
    : jan79 707NAS coded VL/WN
    Royal Marines XT475 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XG
    : 847Sq /XG noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    wa300 hu.5 1966 XT478 : 707Sq/V by Jun 1966, 707Sq/WV-VL by May 1972. To Bangladesh AF1973.
    Bangladesh Air Force WA300 : ex UK RN XT478. In service late 1973. wfu 1994.
    wa301 hu.5 1966 XT479 : 707Sq / X-CU by May 1966
    : 707 Sq / X-VL by Jun 1972, 707Sq / WX-VL by Aug 1973.
    : Jan79 coded 707Sqn VL/WX
    : 707 Sq / ZA by May 1982
    Royal Air Force XT479 : to RNAY Fleetlands for conversion to RAF HU.5C, until c Aug 1984, to suppl+
    : Jan 1987 from RAF Wyton to Liverpool Docks for sea journey to Cyprus.
    : 84 Sqn RAF as HC5C with spade badge on tail, Akrotiri, Cyprus
    wa302 hu.5 1966 XT480 468-RG : 707 NAS Regent Flt / 468-RG until at least May 1972.
    436-RG : Regent Flt / 436-RG by Dec 1973
    Royal Marines XT480 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XQ
    : 847Sq /XQ noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    wa303 hu.5 1966 XT481 : d/d 4 May 1966 as HU.5; 707Sq/Z by Jul 1971; 848Sq/VQ by Aug 1976; 845Sq+
    Royal Marines XT481 : Transferred in from an 848Sq attrition reserve at Navy Point as 847 Sq/XF +
    wa304 hu.5 1966 XT482 : d/d 5 May 1966 to RN as HU.5; To Culdrose 8 Jun 1966, 707 Sq/Q by Jun 1967+
    : pictured coded /ZM 781Squadron (ex 707Sqn) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent. Note gr+
    Royal Marines XT482 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XL
    : Feb 1994 to Fleet Air Arm Museum; 13 Jul 2019 in Hall 3 at Fleet Air Arm M+
    wa305 hu.5 1966 XT483 : jan79 coded VL/WU 707NAS
    wa478 hu.5 1966 XT756 : RNAY Fleetlands store 1966, 707Sq/WM-VL by Jul 1973 still Aug 1978.
    : 707Sq/ZJ by Oct 1982 still May 1984, to Lee-on-Solent as GI by 1993, scrap+
    : RN; 1985 707Sqn./ZJ
    wa482 hu.5 1966 XT760 : Wessex HU.5 d/d 10 Oct 1966, 847 Sq/A-S by 1969, 846Sq/VS-B by Jul 1979. F+
    Royal Marines XT760 : 847 Sqn Mar/Apr69 as /A
    wa485 hu.5 1966 XT763 : Used Jan-Apr 1967 in a joint NARIU and 707Sq equipment trial, 845 Sq/T-B b+
    wa552 hu.5 1967 XT770 : 781Sq by Apr 1969, to Fleetlands by Dec 1969 for VIP mods, 781Sq/(818 ?) b+
    - XT770 : Stoney Cove Diving Centre Leicester from ; Used as a submerged diving aid
    wa553 hu.5 1967 XT771 : jan79 coded VL/WR 707NAS
    WR : Originally selected from 707 NAS as a candidate for 848 NAS D Flt (mv Atl+
    wa554 hu.5 1967 XT772 : RNAY Wroughton store by Jul 1981, to 707 Sq (still in Green Parrot livery)+
    wa555 hu.5 1967 XT773 : del into long term storage, spending time between Fleetlands, Lee and Wrou+
    Royal Marines XT773 : reactivated 847 NAS 07may-24sep 1982 as /XT
    : 847Sq /XT noted here on 13 May 1982, to join mv Atlantic Causeway later th+
    wa 905 hc.4 1979 ZA291 : RN; 1985 846Sqn./VB; 1994 707Sqn./ZX; 1995 707Sqn./ZX; 2000 848Sqn./ZX
    wa 907 hc.4 1979 ZA293 : RN; 1985 846Sqn /VK; 1990 846Sqn /VP; 1994 707Sqn /ZT; jul00 848Sqn /ZO; 2+
    wa 909 hc.4 ZA295 : RN; 1985 707Sqn./ZC; 1994 707Sqn./ZU; 2000 848Sqn./ZR
    : pictured (pic2) operating with 707 NAS at RNAS Lee-on-Solent on 25-Jan-198+
    Vector Aerospace ZA295 : Vector Aerospace at Fleetlands, noted ; stored as /U
    : pictured (pic3) in storage at Fleetlands prior to sale to the Pakistan Nav+
    Pakistan Navy ZA295 : To Pakistan for spares recovery
    wa 913 hc.4 1981 ZA299 : RN; 1985 707Sqn /ZD; 1994 707Sqn /ZZ; jul00 848Sqn /ZT; 2004 845Sqn /D; 20+
    : pictured (pic3) at RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded ZD with 707 NAS
    Vector Aerospace ZA299 : Vector Aerospace at Fleetlands, noted ; stored as /D
    : pictured (pic4) ZA299 on the right and ZA296 on the left, at Fleetlands be+
    Pakistan Navy ZA299 : To Pakistan Navy for spares recovery in the UK.
    - ZA299 : To Vobster Quay 21 Jan 2018 and subsequently sunk as a diving wreck target+
    wa 914 hc.4 1981 ZA310 : RN; 1985 707Sqn /ZS; 1987 846Sqn /VS; 1990 846Sqn /VQ; 1994 707Sqn /ZY; 19+
    wa 916 hc.4 1981 ZA312 : RN; 1985 707Sqn /ZB; 1994 707Sqn /ZS; jul00 848Sqn /ZS; 2007 848Sqn
    : 846Sq/VW by Jul 1982; 707Sq/ZB by 1986; 707Sq/ZT by 1988; 845Sq/B-R by Nov+
    - ZA312 : 29nov17 parked up in Gatwick Cargo overnight on the back of a trailer; De+
    wa 931 hc.4 1983 ZD476 : RN from 1984; 1985 707Sqn./ZA; jul2000 848Sqn./ZU; 2003 848Sqn./WU; 2007 8+
    : 707Sq/ZA by Aug 1984 still 1986;707Sq/ZS by 1988; 846 Sq/VJ by Jan 1991;84+
    - ZD476 : 05mar16 for sale by witham sv. Mod sales.com with no engines
    wa 934 hc.4 1984 ZD479 : RN; 1985 707Sqn /ZE; 1992 707Sqn /ZS; 2000 848Sqn /ZV; 2007 848Sqn /WQ
    wa 936 hc.4 1984 ZD625 : RN; 1985 707Sqn /ZF; 1989 707Sqn /ZX; 1992 707Sqn /ZZ; 1993 707Sqn /ZZ; 20+
    : 707 Sq / ZX embarked HMS Ark Royal for first of type sea trials by prototy+
    - ZD625 : 10aug16 at mini moo's farm, Edmondsley, Durham. DH7 6EY
    wa 937 hc.4 1984 ZD626 : dd RN 5 Jun 1984; 707Sq/ZG by 1986; 707Sq/ZY by 1988,
    : RN; 1992 707Sqn /ZY; 1995 707Sqn /ZZ; 2000 848Sqn /ZZ
    wa 953 hc.4 1985 ZE426 : RN; 1992 846Sqn /VO; 1994 707Sqn /ZW; 1996 846Sqn /VI; 2000 848Sqn /ZW; 20+




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