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Westalnd Wasp prototype

On this day 28 October 1962

Published: 28 Oct 2012

On 28 October 1962, first flight of a Westland Wasp helicopter prototype.

The Wasp HAS.1 was introduced in the small ships role with 829 NAS forming on 4 March 1964.

(Image Wikipedia Commons; Wasp prototype at Farnborough prior to first flight)


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