Westland Wessex Mk31B N7-214

Westland Wessex Mk31B ex Royal Australian Navy Helicopter N7-214, WA214 was ordered as part of a 27 aircraft order with Westland of the UK in 1963 as an Mk 31A, generally similar to Mk 1, but with a 1,540shp Gazelle Mk 162 engine.

Ordered for the Royal Australian Navy for anti-submarine duties she served for 26 years, operating with RAN FAA Squadrons 723, 725, 816 and 817 Squadrons, on HMAS Melbourne, Sydney, Stalwart, Tobruk and Success and also with Australian Army in support roles.

AAHC Qld acquired Westland Wessex Mk31B N7-214 via a tender process from the Commonwealth Government in 2017 and are restoring the Wessex back to her service configuration at Caboolture Qld.

  • Co-ordinator: To be Advised

  • Commenced on: July 2017

  • Skills Required: Engineering, Mechanical

  • Owner: In Trust with AAHC Qld Inc.

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