DETLEF BILLIG COLLECTION
No. 9249. Westland SH-14D Lynx (265 c/n 23) Royal Netherlands Navy
Photographed by Detlef Billig

Westland Lynx

09/30/2009. Produced in 1977 as a Lynx Mk.25 and test flown with 'Class B' marking G-17-4, this helicopter was delivered to the RNethNavy on November 4, 1977, designated UH -14A. It was used by No.7 Squadron for SAR, transport and training. In May 1995 it was converted to an SH-14D, fitted with composite main rotor blades, dipping-sonar, radar, and FLIR (forward-looking infra-red). Provisions were made to carry torpedo's and a machine-gun.

Created September 30, 2009