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Help Identify these Westland Whirlwind Helicopters


abat

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I'm looking for some assistance in identifying these two Whirlwinds. The pictures are from some 8mm footage my father took on board the carrier HMAS Melbourne II in the UK shortly after her commissioning late in 1955. Neither appear to have the drooping tail so I'm presuming they may be HAR.1 or HAR.3.

I've also read that a Whirlwind was the first aircraft to land on the Melbourne and I'm wondering if the top photo is the actual bird as that would have been quite an occasion and worthy of my father picking up his camera. The second one is from later in the reel.

Whirlwind1-L.jpg

Whirlwind2-L.jpg

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