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    829 NAS : 829 Naval Air Squadron

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    829 NAS List of helicopters

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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    wa 91 has7 1957 XG596 : dd 24 May 1957 to 700Sq as /508-H; 737Sq/775-PO by Feb 1961; 829Sq by 196+
    - XG596 : acquired by Weston-super-Mare Dec 1976, for British Rotorcraft Museum.
    : at British Rotorcraft Museum (now IHM) Jun 1978, still Jun 1979
    : To Yeovil for restoration by Westland, on behalf of the IHM Weston-super-M+
    : at The Helicopter Museum, Weston super Mare
    : unlikely that the restoration at Yeovil was completed. Stored outside IHM +
    wa228 has7 1958 XL878 : Feb 1967 to 829 Sq / 514-PO; Jun 1967 to 771 Sq / 514-PO; 17 May 1968 ditc+
    wa232 has7 1958 XL882 : 771Sq/751 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/514 by Jan 1965, ditched and w/o E of Portla+
    wa237 has7 1958 XL898 (4)49-ED : Operating near Port Stanley with Endurance Flt.
    wa257 has7 1959 XM666 (4)48-ED : ditched near Port Salvador on East Falkland during slung load transfers wh+
    wa 13 has.1 1959 XM832 : 700Sq(H) /506 by Jun 1960 (1st IFTU Wessex), 829 Sq Devonshire Flt by 31 J+
    wa 22 has.1 1961 XM841 : 815 Sq/301-C by Jun 1965, 815 Sq/051-R by Mar 1966 to c Oct 1966; 819 Sq/5+
    wa 44 has.1 1961 XM923 : Devonshire Flt /989-D by Mar 1962, attended launch of HMS Ajax in Birkenhe+
    wa270 has7 1959 XN258 : conv completed Dec 1965. Assigned to Hermes SAR Flt/336-H by Mar 1966 (aft+
    Flambards Experience XN258 : to Cornwall Aero Park Dec 1975 as HAR.9 /589-CU. Still 1986, more lately F+
    - XN258 : NEAM called North East Land Sea and Air Museum, Sunderland by Nov17
    wa289 has7 1960 XN309 : Culdrose SAR Flt/590-CU by Jan 1968, Culdrose SAR Flt/587-CU by Jul 1970, +
    wa316 has7 1960 XN386 : Fleetlands store by Sep 1966; 829 Sq/448-ED Endurance Flt by Sep 1972; 829+
    - XN386 : Waiting restoration at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Doncaster, UK
    : pictured at Aeroventure, Doncaster as /435 Endurance Flt
    wa 66 has.1 1962 XP115 : 829Sq Kent Flt/401-KE by Feb 1968, w/o 13 Sep 1968 when ditched in English+
    wa108 has.1 1963 XS149 : Conv to HAS.3 829Sq Fife Flt/403-FF by May 1969, 737Sq Fife Flt/403-FF Jun+
    f.9543 Wasp 1962 XS527 : To RN Jan 1968. 829 Sq Rothesay Flt/462 by Aug 1968. Part of Operation She+
    : ex-Rothesay Flt/462 to Wroughton by Jun 1971; 829 Sq Rhyl Flt/445 by Oct 1+
    : as 829 Sq Endurance Flt/434-ED, attacked and damaged ARA Santa Fe outside +
    : 829 Sq Lowestoft Flt/451 by Feb 1985, RNAY Wroughton by Nov 1985, pres. FA+
    Ministry of Defence (MoD) XS527 : Built at Hayes, f/f at White Waltham Jan63 as G-17-3; d/d 1963 to MoD, A&A+
    f.9544 Wasp 1963 XS528 : Built Hayes by Jan 1963, d/d 1963 to RN. At Hayes by Sep 1970, to Yeovil b+
    Royal New Zealand Navy XS528 : To RNZN 1985 for spares.
    f.9556 Wasp 1963 XS529 : 700(W) IFTU/991 at Culdrose by Jul 1963, 829Sq/991-CU Mar 1964; 706Sq/510 +
    : 22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 614
    : 829Sq HQ Flt/614 by Sep 1979, 829Sq HQ Flt/506 by Aug 1981; 829Sq Galatea +
    f.9558 Wasp 1963 XS531 : d/d 1963. To 700Sq 700W IFTU/993 by Jul 1963. 829 Sq/471 Hydra Flt by Jul +
    f.9559 Wasp 1963 XS532 : d/d Jul 1963 to RN; 700W Sq/994-CU by Aug 1963; 829 Sq Mohawk Flt/474-MO+
    : 22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 457 assigned HMS Nubian
    Royal New Zealand Navy XS532 : To RNZN 1985 for spares at Silverdale, New Zealand. Noted in hangar at Dai+
    f.9560 Wasp 1963 XS533 : d/d 12 Sep 1963; to 700Sq (W) / 995-CU by Sep 1963 and spent some time (wi+
    456 : w/o 15 Nov 1968 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in Lyme Bay while operating from HM+
    f.9561 Wasp 1963 XS534 : d/d 19 Oct 1963; to 700Sq (W) / 996-CU by Oct 1963 and spent some time (wi+
    f.9562 Wasp 1963 XS535 : dd by Dec 1963 to Culdrose; 771 Sq/757 by Feb 1964; 829 Sq/500-PO by Jun 1+
    f.9564 Wasp 1963 XS537 : dd 17 Dec 1963; 700W Sq Ajax Flt/180-AJ by Feb 1964, 829Sq Ajax Flt/460-AJ+
    f.9565 Wasp 1963 XS538 : ff 7 Jan 1964, 700Sq(W)Sq by 21 Feb 1964; 829Sq Mohawk Flt/474-MO by Mar 1+
    : 706Sq/582 by Jun 1967; 829Sq Achilles Flt/430 by Jul 1976; 829Sq Bacchante+
    f.9566 Wasp 1963 XS539 : RN d/d 4 Feb 1964; Aurora Flt/185-AU by Apr 1964; 829 Sq Aurora Flt/185-A+
    : 22jul79 noted at Portland with 829Sqn coded 434 Endurance Flt
    : asg 829 Sq Endurance Flt/435-ED, attacked and damaged ARA Santa Fe outside+
    : 829 Sq Endurance Flt/435 still Aug 1982 still 1985; To Lee A2718 1988, to +
    - XS539 : Nov15 noted on display within Fleetlands Repair yard painted in 1982 colou+
    f.9567 Wasp 1963 XS540 : dd 20 Feb 1964. 829 Sq Ashanti Flt/177 by Mar 1964, 829 Sq/455-AU by Sep 1+
    f.9568 Wasp 1964 XS541 : dd 1964 to RN. 703 Sq/500 by Jul 1976, 829Sq HQ Flt/602, sold to a USA air+
    895-DM : transferred from Dartmouth Flt/95 to 829 NAS HQ Flt/95
    f.9569 Wasp 1964 XS542 : d/d 17/03/1964 to UK RN, 829 Sq Juno Flt/465 by Jul 1968 to at least Jan 1+
    Brazilian Navy N-7042 : ex RN XS542 and Westland G-17-30, then to FAMB as N-7042, w/o 06 Dec 1982.
    f.9570 Wasp 1964 XS543 : d/d 3 Apr 1964 to RN, Fleetlands Apr 1964 to Sembawang store by Jun 1964, +
    Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3906 : Ex RN XS543. To RNZN - left Portsmouth aboard HMNZS Wellington Oct 1982. R+
    : Presented to RNZAF museum at Ohakea by Westland in until May 2007
    : Stored in No 3 hangar at Wigram (wsw of Christchurch), when Ohakea wing of+
    : pictured in 3 Sq markings at RNZAF Museum, Wigram, in storage.
    f.9571 Wasp 1964 XS544 : d/d 06 Apr 1964. Zulu Flt/482 by May 1964; Fleetlands by Sep 1965; 829 Sq +
    : 829 Sq Yarmouth Flt / 456 by Feb 1973
    : w/o 26 Aug 1976 with 829 Sq, crashed into Firth of Forth during a families+
    f.9572 Wasp 1964 XS545 : 829 Sq Galatea Flt/452-GA by May 1965; 829 Sq Hermione Flt/474 by Jul 1968+
    : 829 Sq Galatea Flt/452 by Mar 1969 still Nov 1970, still Feb 1971 (?)
    452 : embarked HMS Galatea and departed Valletta to position for Exercise Lime J+
    f.9573 Wasp 1964 XS562 : dd 23 Apr 1964 to RN. 700W Sq HQ Flt/188-CU by Sep 1964 still Mar 1965; 82+
    : by May 1971 829 Sq Vidal Flt/408; 829 Sq Hecate Flt/418 by Sep 1971; 829 S+
    : 26 Apr 1976, 829 NAS Naiad Flt / 324 conducted close manoeuvres around Ice+
    : by Apr 1978 829Sq Ashanti Flt/427.
    : By Pete Oliver.flight S.M.R 829 sq. H.M.S.Jupiter/443
    : 22jul79 829Sqn coded 443 Jupiter Flt
    : 829 Sq / 371 landed on mv Contender Bezant in Plymouth Sound, 20 May 1982 +
    : 829 Sq Galatea Flt/360 by May 1982; to 829 Sq Contender Bezant Flt/371 by +
    - F9573 : Sold to Classic Rotors (the rare and vintage rotorcraft museum) This rotor+
    f.9575 Wasp 1964 XS564 456 : dd 21 May 1964 to RN; Nov 1964 short assignment to 771 Sq; Jun 1967 to Cul+
    466-AT : 829Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Oct 1970 to at least Jul 1973.
    466-AT : embarked HMS Argonaut and departed Valletta to position for Exercise Lime +
    Brazilian Navy N-7037 : ex UK RN XS564 and G-17-22. To FAMB 1977 (N-7019 ntu ?) as N-7037
    f.9576 Wasp 1964 XS565 : dd 26 May 1964 to RN. 829 Sq Dido Flt/473 before Jan 1971, RNAY Fleetland+
    f.9577 Wasp 1964 XS566 : d/d 4 Jun 1964 to RN; 700W Sq Nubian Flt/187-NU by Nov 1964 until c Mar 19+
    Royal New Zealand Navy XS566 : To RNZN 20 Oct 1989 for spares to support RNZN Wasp fleet. Preserved Silve+
    f.9578 Wasp 1964 XS567 : RNAY Fleetlands store by Jul 1964 to 1970; by Jun 1970 829Sq Gurkha Flt/44+
    : Gurkha Flt / 444 until at least May 1975; by Oct 1967 829Sq Apollo Flt/470+
    f.9579 Wasp 1964 XS568 : d/d 10 Jul 1964; 771Sq/768 by Sep 1964; 829 SQ HQ Flt/501 by May 1965; to +
    : ditched in sea off Belize, following loss of power during hover 28 Oct 198+
    f.9581 Wasp 1964 XS570 : dd 27 Jul 1964 to RN. 829 Sq Tartar Flt at least Dec 1966 to May 1969; 829+
    - XS570 : Piet Smits (a private collector and dealer) at Baarlo, The Netherlands by
    f.9582 Wasp 1964 XS571 : dd Aug 1964 to RN; 829 Sq Leander Flt/476-LE Jan 1966 to at least Sep 1967+
    f.9583 Wasp 1964 XS572 : dd into Fleetlands store Oct 1964; 829 Sq HQ Flt/500 by Sep 1965 still Jul+
    : 829Sq Alacrity Flt/327-AL by Jul 1977. Embarked during Journeyman operatio+
    : 829Sq HQ Flt by Dec 1978
    : 22jul79 829Sqn coded 427 Ashanti Flt
    : 829Sq Tartar Flt/477 by May 1980; to Wroughton store Dec 1980
    Westland XS572 : ff 28 Aug 1964. On display at Sep 1964 SBAC Air Show, Farnborough.
    wa244 has.1 1965 XS864 : HAS.1 829 Sq Devonshire Flt/404-DV by Jul 1965 still Aug 1967, w/o 14 Nov +
    wa254 has.1 1965 XS874 : HAS.1 dd Fleetlands 5 Jan 1966, 829 Sq London Flt/405-LO by Mar 1966, ditc+
    wa255 has.1 1965 XS875 : 737 Sq/527-PO by Feb 1966; 829 Sq Hampshire Flt/402-HA by Mar 1968 still J+
    wa267 has.1 1966 XS887 : dd 6 Apr 1966; 829 Sq Fife Flt/403-FI, Yeovilton Station Flight/18-VL by S+
    - XS887 : 08dec07 aquired by the Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group and moved t+
    : 5 Sep 2019 pictured (pic3) at Aeroventure, Doncaster awaiting restoration
    f.9584 Wasp 1964 XT414 : d/d 13 Sep 1965 to RN at RNAY Fleetlands; 829 Sq Naiad Flt/470 by Oct 1965+
    Ministry of Defence (MoD) XT414 : f/f 26 Sep 1964, d/d 13 Oct 1964 to A&AEE Boscombe Down and undertook vari+
    f.9585 Wasp 1964 XT415 : RN d/d 23 Oct 1965; 700W Sq Aurora Flt/185, 829 Sq /455 by 1965; Paris Air+
    : noted in store RNAY Wroughton coded 452 ex 829NAS
    : Aug79 pictured as /BR-452 829 Sq, 034 Flight on HMS Brighton (F106) during+
    : 829 Sq Brighton Flt/461-BR by 1980; 829 Sq Leander Flt/476-LE by May 1984 +
    : noted RNAS Portland coded FIR3 with 829 Squadron, HMS Endurance
    Royal New Zealand Navy XT415 : To RNZN for spares.
    f.9586 Wasp 1964 XT416 : dd 03 Dec 1964 to RN; 829 Sq/183-ES Eskimo Flt by early 1965; 829 Sq Naiad+
    f.9587 Wasp 1964 XT417 : dd 3 Dec 1964; 829 Sq Naiad Flt/470-NA Feb 1965 until Sep 1965; Westland H+
    Royal New Zealand Navy NZ3904 : ex UK XT417. On loan to RNZN May 1974 to Aug 1975 as replacement for the w+
    f.9588 Wasp 1964 XT418 : d/d 4 Dec 1964. 829 Sq Argonaut Flt/466-AT by Jun 1968 still Mar 1970; RN+
    : 22jul79 829Sqn coded 435 Endurance Flt
    f.9589 Wasp 1964 XT419 : dd 23 Dec 1964 to RN as XT419. RAF Bahrain SAR Flt/422 by 1965 still 1970,+
    Brazilian Navy N-7036 : ex UK RN as XT419. To G-17-1, then to FAMB 1977 (N-7018 ntu ?) as N-7036, +
    f.9590 Wasp 1964 XT420 : dd 5 Jan 1965 to RN. 829 Sq Nubian Flt/457-NU by Nov 1968, ditched, to Le+
    : 22jul79 829Sqn coded 422 Aurora Flt
    : 829 Sq Aurora Flt/422 by May 1981 still Sep 1981; uncoded Portland Mar 198+
    - G-CBUI : ex RN XT420. Private East Dereham by Aug 1999, to G-CBUI 5 Aug 2002, Thrux+
    : 829 NAS HQ Flt markings / 606, cockpit pictured in the static display at +
    : , pictured (pic2) as G-CBUI at RNAS Yeovilton 2019 wearing marks of XT420 +
    f.9591 Wasp 1964 XT421 : RN; 829 Sq HQ Flt/503 by Oct 1970 still Jul 1972; RNAY Fleetlands by Nov 1+
    Royal Malaysian Navy M499-03 : Malaysian Navy (TLDM) d/d 1988, ex XT421, wfu 26sep02
    : 14Apr97 pictured (still with XT421 on the side) on a Malaysian warship
    : pictured (pic2) during an exercise de-brief
    Malaysian Aviation Training Academy 9M499-03 : Instructional air frame at Malaysian Aviation Training Academy,Kuantan. Pa+
    f.9592 Wasp 1965 XT422 : RN d/d 1967; 829Sq Mohawk Flt/474 by Feb 1967; RNAY Fleetlands by Jun 197+
    f.9593 Wasp 1965 XT423 : d/d 1965. Hecla Flt/989 by Apr 1965; 829 Sq Hecla Flt/481 by Jun 1965, 829+
    : RN; 1978 829Sqn./HQ-615
    : 22jul79 829Sqn coded 615
    : 829 Sq Hydra Flt, painted with Red Cross scheme by 23 Apr 1982 and embarke+
    : 829 Sq Endurance Flt, ditched off Port Stanley 5 Mar 1985 following engine+
    f.9594 Wasp 1965 XT424 : d/d 5 Mar 1965; Fleetlands store by Apr 1965; 829 Sq Minerva Flt / 424 Sep+
    : 829 Sq Minerva Flt/424. Part of Operation Sheepskin in Anguilla from 19 M+
    : 829 Sq Minerva Flt / 424-MV by Jul 1969; Fleetlands by Oct 1969
    : 829 Sq Juno Flt / 465 by Apr 1970; 829 Sq HQ Flt by Dec 1972; Juno Flt / +
    f.9595 Wasp 1965 XT425 : d/d 16 Mar 1965. w/o 4 Oct 1966 with 829 Sqdn, ditched in sea, 10nm off Po+


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