Aviation Photo #1302779 Westland Wasp HAS1 (P-531-2) - New Zealand - Navy

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Launching from the frigate HMNZS Waikato whilst we were operating off the Bay of Plenty on New Zealand's White Island. The Wasp served with several navies including the UK, Brazil, South Africa, Netherlands, Indonesia and Malaysia. This Wasp started out as XS543 with the RN in April 1964, before being bought by the RNZN in Dec 1982 and finally retired in 1995. It is currently on display at the RNZAF Museum at Wigram. Although not the most potent helicopter in the world, flying off a pitching deck in one of these was a hell of a ride!
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    Glenn White
    New Zealand - Navy
    Westland Wasp HAS1 (P-531-2)
    Westland P-531 Scout/Wasp
    Westland P-531 Scout/Wasp
    F9570
    NZ3906
    Pacific Ocean
    New Zealand
    November 1990
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Anonymous
8 years ago
Check out the complex piping around the engine

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