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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
wa 41 has.1 1961 XM920 : HAS.3 826 Sq / 143-E by Oct 1968, heavy landing SW of Falmouth 1 Nov 1968+
wa 86 has.1 1962 XP153 : 826Sq/143-E by Dec 1968, w/o 25 Nov 1969 with 826Sq (HMS Eagle), ditched o+
wa 89 has.1 1962 XP156 : 826Sq/144-E by Dec 1968, 737 Sq/663-PO by Jul 1976 still Sep 1977, w/o 27 +
wa105 has.1 1963 XS126 : 826Sq/142-E by Nov 1968, w/o 9 Sep 1969 with 826Sq, ditched in Celtic Sea +
wa242 has.1 1965 XS862 : To Westland Yeovil for HAS.3 conv Dec 1966, NASU Culdrose by Aug 1968; 826+
- XS862 : to Air and Ground, Hixon autumn 2000. Gone by Dec 2010
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+
wa259 has.1 1966 XS879 : 826Sq/342-H by spring 1966. Ditched and sank off HMS Hermes while operatin+
wa 635 has.1 1969 XV647 : ff 6 Sep1969, dd 26 Sep 1969 to RN as HAS.1 700Sq(S) Sq/585-CU by Nov 1969+
: Converted to HAS.5 from spring 1982. 826Sq/527 by May 1983, 814Sq/265 by S+
wa 638 has.1 1969 XV650 : RN HAS.1 f/f 02oct69, d/d 06nov69; conv to HAS.2A; conv to AEW.2A; Served +
wa 639 has.1 1969 XV651 : Built as HAS.1 and ff 17 Oct 1969, dd 07 Nov 1969 RAE Boscombe Down, fitt+
QinetiQ XV651 : 15jul10 QinetiQ at Boscombe Down
- XV651 : 09mar16 at Honeypot Lane for sale as airframe only
: 10aug16 at mini moo's farm, Edmondsley, Durham. DH7 6EY
wa 640 has.1 1969 XV652 : Built as HAS.1 and ff 12 Nov 1969, dd 03 Dec 1969. Conv to HAS.2A 706Sq/58+
wa 643 has.1 1969 XV655 : RN; 01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-142
: noted as coded 142-B with 826NAS on HMS Bulwark mar79
wa 645 has.1 1969 XV657 : Conv to HAS.5. RNAY Fleetlands by 1987, /132 Westland by 1988, 824Sq/255 b+
wa 650 has.1 1970 XV662 : HAS.1 826Sq/140-E by Jun 1970, forced landing on water off the Lizard w/o +
wa 651 has.1 1970 XV663 : 826 Sq/141-E by 1971
wa 652 has.1 1970 XV664 : RN, Sea King HAS.1 type f/f 06may70, d/d 01jun70; 826Sq/142-E by 1971; con+
: 27May70 handed over to FAA at NASU RNAS Culdrose; 19Jun70 to 826Squadron, +
wa 653 has.1 1970 XV665 : f/f 17 Jun 1970, d/d 2 Jul 1970 to RN as HAS.1 826Sq/143-E by 1971
wa 654 has.1 1970 XV666 : 02Jul70 delivered to NASU RNAS Culdrose; 14Aug70 of 826Squadron, HMS Eagle+
: Displayed at SBAC Farnborough Air Show sep70 when HAS.2 coded 144-E of 826+
: Sep70 826Sq/144-E still Sep 1972; Aug78 Conv HAS.2A, 706Sq /598
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 655 has.1 1970 XV667 : f/f 14 Jul 1970, d/d 6 Aug 1970 as HAS.1, 826Sq/145-E by 1971, ditched in +
wa 659 has.1 1970 XV671 : noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 coded 413 with 826NAS
: 826 NAS / 146-H, in flyng display at Portsmouth Navy Days 1981
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 667 has.1 1971 XV696 : conv HAS.6 1991, 826Sq B Flt/132 by Jan 1992 still Mar 1993 (deployed HMS +
wa 668 has.1 1971 XV697 : 25Jun77 noted RNAS Yeovilton coded TG.142 of 826Squadron, HMS Tiger; 28Feb+
wa 670 has.1 1971 XV699 : 01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-143
: noted embarked on HMS Bulwark coded 141-B with 826NAS mar79 for Exercise C+
: noted as 826Sq/143 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
: 5 Jun 1989: While operating from RFA Fort Austin off Glasgow as 826 NAS /1+
Vector Aerospace XV699 : Dec08 Vector Aerospace
wa 680 has.1 1971 XV709 : 1979 Type: HAS.1 noted at RNAS Culdrose Airday 25jul79 coded 412 with 826N+
wa 839 has.2 1976 XZ571 : RN HAS.2, f/f 08jul76, d/d 01sep76; 826Sq/140-TG by Aug 1978 still Jun 197+
: 01sep78 HAS.2 type 826Sqn./TG-140
: 826Sq /140, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979
: replaced XV699 as 826Sq/143-H on 25 Feb 1982.
: Conv. to HAS.5 826Sq/526 by Jan 1985 still 1986; 826Sq/136 by 1988; HMS Su+
: 826Sq B Flt/136 (deployed HMS Coventry during Gulf War, May 1990-Feb 1991)
: 826Sq B Flt/136 Cornwall Flt Jul 1991 to c Jun 1992
wa 840 has.2 1976 XZ572 : 826Sq/141-TG by Dec 1976 until c Jan 1977; 814Sq/270-H by Dec 1977
wa 841 has.2 1976 XZ573 : RN Sea King HAS.2 f/f 05aug76, d/d 13sep76; w/o 18may82 asg 826Sqn during+
: HAS.2 826Sq/141-TG by Feb 1977; 826Sq/141-B by May 1979 still Jun 1979
: 826Sq /141, noted at Bickleigh 6 Jun 1979
: RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 143-B with 826NAS
: conv to HAS.5 from Jun 1980; 706Sq/593-CU by Jan 1981; 820Sq/22 Apr 1982; +
wa 843 has.2 1976 XZ575 : RN HAS.2 noted 25jul79 at RNAS Culdrose Air Day coded 410 with 826NAS
QinetiQ XZ575 : Asset transferred from DERA, on creation of QinetiQ, Jul 2001.
wa 845 has.2 1976 XZ577 : noted as 826Sq/142 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
wa 876 has.5 1979 XZ916 : MoD(PE) Yeovil by 1982; A&AEE Boscombe Down by 1984; 826Sq/130 Port Stanle+
: 23May84 noted RNAS Portland coded -.525 of 826Squadron; 24Jan86, noted RNA+
: 826Sq/130 Culdrose by 1987, w/o 13 Oct 1988 15nm off Plymouth during a rec+
wa 879 has.5 1979 XZ919 : 826 NAS / 141-H, aboard HMS Hermes at Portsmouth Navy Days 1981
: noted as 826Sq/141 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
: 27Jun85 Coded -.529 of 826Squadron Crashed after in-flight collision with +
wa 891 has.5 1980 ZA130 : RN HAS5 f/f 07jan81, d/d 03feb81; 826Sq/132-H by Apr 1981, 824Sq B Flt/353+
wa 892 has.5 1981 ZA131 : noted as 826Sq/133 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
: HAS.5 826Sq/533 by 1986, 826Sq/131 by 1988
wa 893 has.5 1981 ZA132 : noted as 826Sq/134 on 11 Mar 1982, en route Portsmouth
wa 894 has.5 1981 ZA133 : RN HAS.5, f/f 03apr81, d/d 14may81; 826Sq/135 by Mar 1982; 824Sq B Flt Art+
wa 897 has.5 1981 ZA136 : noted as 826Sq/140 on 11mar82, en route Portsmouth
: 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 898 has.5 1981 ZA137 : 826Sq /146, noted visting HMS Cambridge on 16 Nov 1982
QinetiQ ZA137 : QinetiQ from 26aug14, on loan until the end of its flying life
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 958 has.5 1986 ZE420 : 22+23jun90 type:HAS.5 826Sqn./134 Participated with Fleet days Den Helder,+
: 04Dec91 noted RNAS Portland coded -.138 of 826Squadron
: 1992 type:HAS.5 826Sqn./138; 1994 type:HAS.5 706Sqn./CU-92




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