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wa205 has7 1957 XL843 : To Hal Far in HMS Eagle, Hal Far store Feb 1958; 845 Sq (reserve a/c) Apr +
wa220 has7 1958 XL870 : Lee store by Mar 1958, Seletar store by Nov 1958, 814Sq/281-H by Feb 1961 +
wa232 has7 1958 XL882 : 815Sq/307 by Oct 1958 to Mar 1959, 814Sq/285-H by May 1960 to Jul 1960 (re+
wa235 has7 1958 XL896 : Lee store Nov 1958, to Hal Far store Jan 1959, 814 Sq / 286-H by Dec 1960 +
wa 7 has.1 1959 XM326 : 814 Sq/342-V by Nov 1964, 814 Sq/272-V; Victorious SAR Flt/266-V by Oct 19+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XM326 : dd Aug 1959 to Westland. Used as trials aiframe at several MoD establishm+
wa 14 has.1 1960 XM833 : 814Sq/272-V by Jul 1968, 814Sq/272-H by 1969, 820Sq/412-BL by May 1969 sti+
wa 15 has.1 1960 XM834 : 700Sq(H)Sq/508 by Oct 1960, 706Sq/508 by Jan 1962, 814Sq/G-B by Oct 1964, +
: A&AEE Boscombe Down by Dec 1966, 700H Sq/580-CU by May 1967, 700H Sq/584-C+
wa 18 has.1 1961 XM837 : Now HAS.3, 814Sq/271-V by Oct 1967, 814Sq/271-H by May 1968, 820Sq/411-BL +
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XM837 : spent winter of 1960/61 in Churchill, Canada with A&AEE for icing / cold w+
Westland XM837 : Westland trials and evaluation airframe until very early in 1966, when it +
wa 24 has.1 1961 XM843 : 814Sq/271-V by Apr 1966 still Jan 1967; 706Sq/572-CU by Sep 1967 accident +
wa 25 has.1 1961 XM844 : 815Sq/302-R by Sep 1961, 815Sq/302-C by Mar 1963, 814Sq/345-V by Jan 1964,+
wa 38 has.1 1961 XM917 : 814Sq/340-H by Dec 1961, damaged during ground running at Sembawang 4 Jul +
wa 40 has.1 1961 XM919 : HAS.1, 814Sq/342-H by Jan 1962, 814Sq/342-V by Jul 1963, 814Sq/346-V by De+
Ministry of Defence (MoD) XM919 : conv HAS.3 by May 1967, trials in USA and Canada. dd Fleetlands by May 196+
wa 41 has.1 1961 XM920 : HAS.1 trials aboard HMS Devonshire between 13 Nov and 23 Nov 1961; 814 Sq +
wa 42 has.1 1961 XM921 : 814 Sq/343-H Nov 1961; 819 Sq/324 by Jul 1963; 706 Sq/509-CU by Apr 1964, +
wa 43 has.1 1961 XM922 : 814 Sq / 344-H by Feb 1962. Ditched and sank off HMS Hermes 12 Aug 1963 w+
wa 44 has.1 1961 XM923 : At SBAC Farnborough Air Show Sep 1968 as Wessex HAS.3, A&AEE Boscombe Down+
wa 45 has.1 1961 XM924 : 814Sq/346-H by Feb 1962; w/o 15jan63 ditched and sank while operating from+
wa 46 has.1 1961 XM925 : d/d 7 Dec 1961, w/o in Gulf of Aden whilst with 814Sq/347-V operating from+
wa 49 has.1 1961 XM928 : 706Sq/504 by Feb 1962, RNAY Fleetlands by Mar 1964, 814 Sq/347-V by Apr 19+
: 814Sq/277-V by Apr 1966, w/o 7 Oct 1966 whilst operating from HMS Victori+
wa 51 has.1 1962 XM930 : 815Sq/304-R by Jun 1962 (replacing XM929), 815Sq/304-C, 814 Sq/344-V by Ap+
wa287 has7 1960 XN307 : 814Sq / 286-H by Apr 1960, ditched Gibraltar (harbour) 28 Nov 1960, wreck+
wa288 has7 1960 XN308 : 814 Sq/287-H by Apr 1960 to Sep 1961; 846 Sq/Y-A from May 1962 to May 196+
wa289 has7 1960 XN309 : 814Sq/288-H by Apr 1960 to Sep 1961
wa290 has7 1960 XN310 : 814Sq/284-H by Apr 1960 to Sep 1961, 846 Sq/Q-A from Jun 1962 to Dec 1962
wa292 has7 1960 XN312 : 814Sq/281-H by Apr 1960. Ditched and sank during approach to HMS Hermes, S+
wa293 has7 1960 XN313 : 814Sq/282-H by Apr 1960, w/o Lough Foyle while operating from HMS Hermes 7+
wa306 has7 1960 XN360 : 814Sq/285-H by Jul 1960 (replacing XL882) until Sep 1961, Hermes SAR Flt/9+
wa316 has7 1960 XN386 : 814Sq/282-H by Oct 1960; (repl XN313) to Sep 1961; 846 Sq/W-A from Apr 196+
- XN386 : Waiting restoration at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Doncaster, UK
wa 66 has.1 1962 XP115 : Sembawang store by Aug 1962; 814Sq/346-H by Jan 1963, 814Sq/346-V by Sep 1+
wa 75 has.1 1962 XP142 : conv to HAS.3 by Sep 1967 complete by Jul 1969; 814 Sq/270-H by Nov 196+
wa 82 has.1 1962 XP149 : 706Sq/501-CU Sep 1963; 814Sq/346-V by Jan 1965; Eagle SAR Flt/065-E by Sep+
wa 83 has.1 1962 XP150 : 814Sq/273-V by Mar 1968, 814Sq/273-H by 1969, 737 Sq Kent Flt/401-KE by Oc+
- XP150 : G.I. National Fire College Moreton-in-Marsh by Apr 1993, on northern perim+
wa 87 has.1 1962 XP154 : 845Sq/N-A by Nov 1962, 814Sq/D-V by Oct 1964, 845Sq/D by Dec 1964 w/o 9 Ma+
wa 92 has.1 1962 XP159 : 820Sq/297-E by Nov 1964; 814Sq/341-V by Apr 1965, 814Sq/270-V by Jul 1966+
wa 98 has.1 1963 XS119 : HAS.3 700H Sq/583-CU by May 1967; 814 NAS /273-V by Oct 1967; NASU CU by+
wa112 has.1 1963 XS153 : 700H Sq/581-CU by Mar 1967, 814Sq/272-V by Jan 1968, 737 Sq/521-PO by Apr +
wa256 has.1 1965 XS876 : d/d 23 Dec 1965 to Culdrose. 814Sq by Feb 1966; 826Sq/340-H by May 1966, d+
- XS876 : The last picture i saw of this helicopter it had been sold and the after f+
wa 631 has.1 1969 XV643 : HAS.1 f/f 10jun69, d/d 29oct73; conv to HAS.2A; then to HAS.5; and finall+
: d/d RN 29 Jan 1973, 814Sq/270-H by Apr 1973, 824Sq/055-R by Jun 1973, to F+
: HAS.5, 820Sq/015-R by Jun 1986, 820Sq/009-R by 1988, 814Sq/265-N by May 19+
Her Majesty's Government XV643 : f/f 10 Jun 1969, HAS.1 A&AEE Boscombe Down by Aug 1969
: G.I. BDRF DARA St. Athan /262 by Aug 2002 still 2003 still Jan 2005, BDRF/+
wa 634 has.1 1969 XV646 : HAS.1  f/f 30 Jul 1969, d/d 19 Aug 1969, HAS.1 700Sq(S) Sq/584-CU 1969; w+
wa 635 has.1 1969 XV647 : Converted to HAS.5 from spring 1982. 826Sq/527 by May 1983, 814Sq/265 by S+
wa 643 has.1 1969 XV655 : 1996 HAS.6 type 814Sqn./N-267 embarked HMS Invincible R05
wa 648 has.1 1970 XV660 : HAS.6 810Sq/503 by Sep 1990;819Sq A Flt/698-CL by Aug 1994, 810Sq A Flt/51+
wa 654 has.1 1970 XV666 : 13Nov78 noted on RFA Fort Grange coded FG.343 of 824Squadron; 12Jun80 note+
: 25Feb87 noted RNAS Culdrose NASU uncoded; 09Mar87 to 814Squadro, HMS illu+
: 17jul88 pictured (pic1) as 814Sqn /(2)72 HMS Illustrious at RNAS Portland
Developing Assets (UK) Ltd XV666 : HeliOps; VAHS Fleetlands for overhaul and repainting by Jun17 following l+
: Jan18 pictured (pic4) off Portland, on a training flight
: 07jul18 of Heliops, pictured (pic5) in the static display at RNAS Yeovilto+
wa 656 has.1 1970 XV668 : RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 410-H with 814sq
: f/f 22 Jul 1970, d/d 20 Aug 1970 as HAS.1, 737Sq/526-PO by 1972. Conv to H+
wa 660 has.1 1970 XV672 : Royal Navy HAS 1 Yeovil f/f 19sep70, d/d 5oct70; served with 706Sq, 819S+
wa 662 has.1 1970 XV674 : RN HAS.1 f/f 09oct70, d/d 09nov70; 819Sq/04-PW by Jun 1974; Conv to HAS.2A+
wa 664 has.1 1971 XV676 : 13Jan84 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded --.266 of 814Sqn, asg HMS Illustrio+
wa 665 has.1 1970 XV677 : HAS.1 f/f 18dec70, d/d 22jan71; conv HAS.2A; conv HAS.5; conv HAS.6; serve+
: HAS.1 820Sq /410-BL by Jan 1973, 814Sq /270-H by Mar 1974, NATIU trials a/+
: Fleetlands for HAS.6 conv May 1989 810Sq /501 by May 1990, 814 Sq/269-N by+
: RN in 1996 on HMS Invincible R05 type:HAS.6 /N-269 814Sqn.
- XV677 : The airframe is currently stored at HMS Sultan awaiting it's relocatio+
: 25/07/06 - Moved to AeroVenture, Doncaster, UK, home of South Yorkshire Ai+
wa 667 has.1 1971 XV696 : conv. HAS.2A RNAY Fleetlands 1977; 814Sq/265-H by Aug 1978; 814Sq/268-B by+
: 814 NAS / 267-N, disembarked RFA Argus on 7 Jul 1999
wa 671 has.1 1971 XV700 : 814Sq/272-H by Aug 1974, conv HAS.2A
: HAS.2A 706Sq/589-CU by Aug 1978 still Jul 1979 (in/out?); 814Sq/264 by Jun+
wa 672 has.1 1971 XV701 : RN in 1996 on HMS Invincible R05 type:HAS.6 /N-268 814Sqn.
wa 676 has.1 1971 XV705 : HAS.2A 814Sq/266-H by Feb 1978, 814Sq/265-B by Aug 1980; 819Sq/703 by Aug +
- XV705 : 13aug17 at Mackleys Industrial Estate BN5 9XE outside Bramlands Aviation, +
wa 681 has.1 1972 XV710 : 814 Sq / 270-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
: RN; 1994 type:HAS.6 814Sqn./CU-70
wa 683 has.1 1972 XV712 : 1996 HAS.6 type as 814Sqn /N-266 on HMS Invincible (R05)
: 814 NAS / 266-N, disembarked RFA Argus on 7 Jul 1999
: 24/25jul99 as 814Sqn /66 at Fairford air show
wa 684 has.1 1972 XV713 : Coded 267-H with 814NAS mar79
wa 840 has.2 1976 XZ572 : 826Sq/141-TG by Dec 1976 until c Jan 1977; 814Sq/270-H by Dec 1977
: 814Sq/270-B by Dec 1978, ditched in sea off Florida and sank 14 Jan 1980 f+
wa 847 has.2 1976 XZ579 : 814 Sq/271-B by Apr 1981. On loan to 737 Sq ? for deck landing training on+
wa 848 has.2 1977 XZ580 : 03Jul80 noted RNAS Lee-on-Solent coded B.272 of 814Squadron, HMS Bulwark
: 18Dec82 noted RNAS Portland coded -.272 of 814Squadron, HMS Illustrious; 2+
: Unknown date - converted HAS6; unknown date noted coded N.267 of 814Squadr+
wa 849 has.2 1977 XZ581 : coded 273-H with 814NAS mar79
- XZ581 : 10aug16 at mini moo's farm, Edmondsley, Durham. DH7 6EY
wa 878 has.5 1979 XZ918 : ff 3 Apr 1979, dd 6 Jun 1979, HAS.5 820Sq/020-N by Jan 1985, ditched in Me+
Royal Australian Navy N16-918 : dd 25 Jun 1996 to RAN as N16-918. Purchased as replacement for N16-124 and+
: Nickname Desmond....(22)
: Jan 2011 HS817 / 922 took part in Operation QLD Flood Assist as Shark 22.
: 817 Sqn /Shark 22; wfu Sep11 7988 hours
: 15dec11 took part 817Sqn final Sea King flight formation
wa 879 has.5 1979 XZ919 : 03Jul82 noted HMS Illustrious coded -.271 of 814Squadron
wa 882 has.5 1979 XZ922 : 20Jul81 noted RNAS Culdrose coded CU.580 706Squadron; 02Jul82 noted HMS Il+
wa 892 has.5 1981 ZA131 : 814 NAS / 271-N, disembarked RFA Argus on 7 Jul 1999
wa 897 has.5 1981 ZA136 : HAS.5 826 Sq / 524 by Sep84; 814 Sq / 264 by Oct85; NASU CU by Feb87
Mayhem Paintball ZA136 : Mayhem Paintball, Essex; Fuselage (marked ZA136 / 18) mated to new forward+
wa 900 has.5 1982 ZA167 : 814Sq/273-L by Jun 1982 still 1986, 814Sq/265-L by Jun 1987, 814Sq/264-N b+
wa 902 has.5 1982 ZA169 : Conv HAS.6 at Fleetlands from Jan 1989, 820Sq/010 by Jan 1989, 820Sq/011 b+
: 814 Sq / 266-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
: 814Sq/265-N by Jan 1996, Fleetlands (store ?) by Dec 1998, 810Sq/500-CU by+
: RN; 1996 type:HAS.6 814Sqn./N-265 embarked HMS Invincible
wa 939 has.5 1984 ZD630 : 814 Sq / 265-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
: RN; 1996 type:HAS.6 814Sqn./N-271 embarked aboard HMS Invincible R05.
wa 942 has.5 1984 ZD633 : 814 Sq / 267-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
wa 946 has.5 1985 ZD637 : 814 Sq / 268-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
wa 957 has.5 ZE419 : RN; Jul91 type:HAS.6 814Sqn./N-269
: 814 Sq / 269-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
wa 999 has.6 1990 ZG818 : July91 "Flying Tigers" mrks. /N-271 814Sqn.
: 814 Sq / 271-N, embarked mid May 1992 on HMS Invincible for Orient 92, unt+
wa1000 has.6 1990 ZG819 : RN in 1996 on HMS Invincible R05 type:HAS.6 /N-270 814Sqn.
: 814Sq/265-N by Sep 1999; G.I. Gosport
50029 hm.1 1998 ZH826 : 28Jul16 HM.2 814 NAS/68-CU pictured at RNAS Culdrose for Air Day 2016
Ministry of Defence (MoD) ZH826 : detached from Boscombe Down to conduct Merlin HM.2 first of type performan+
50053 hm.1 1999 ZH831 : 2007 820Sqn /14 ; 2008 814Sqn /14 ; 2009 814Sqn /11
QinetiQ ZH831 : Sep14, AEW prototype, fitted with dual Crowsnest ASaC sensors from the Loc+
: 28 Mar 2019, first flight as a Crowsnest Merlin HM.2 from Yeovil.
50067 hm.1 1999 ZH835 : 50067/RN15. 814Sqd


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