c/n 1624

N985P closer to home, departing W36.
Photo: Todd Boettcher © 17 August 2015
N985P takes a field trip to Oshkosh, WI.
Photo: Darren Pitcher © 28 July 2010
N985P "Green Hornet" at Renton.
Photo: Kenneth I. Swartz © 21 August 2008
N985P after a fine Kenmore Conversion.
Photos: Neil Aird © September 1995
XV271 caught in the Kenmore yard, before restoration.
Photo: Neil Aird © 04 August 1990
XV271 on display at St. Athan.
Photo: Nick Harris © 1969
XV271 looks freshly painted. (132 Flight)
Photo: Jack M. Friell © October 1969 - Wayne Mutza Collection/Aird Archives
XV271 of 6 Flt visits a wet Woolsington.
Photo: Ian MacFarlane © 31 January 1978
XV271 shortly before de-mob.
Photos: Robbie Shaw © 15 July 1988 - Aird Archives
XV271 HSA test fleet aircraft shown at Hatfield.
Photo: Ian Macpherson © 01 July 1967 - Aird Archives

c/n 1624




Regn/Serial unknown. Hawker Siddeley Aviation. Delivered 21-Jul-1966 to Hawarden, Chester via Liverpool Docks. First flight, 08-Feb-1967.

XV271 Delivered to 19MU St Athan, South Glamorgan, Wales. 17-Feb-1967.

Joined the Hawker Siddeley Aircraft (HSA) Test Fleet at Hatfield, UK. 12-May-1967.

Returned to 19MU St Athan South Glamorgan 17-Aug-1967.

Taken on charge by 131 Flight Wildenrath, Germany, 07-Nov-1968.

To 132 Flight Royal Corps of Transport (RCT), 667 Squadron, Old Sarum, Wiltshire, UK.  27-Jun-1969.

Unit retitled 132 Aviation Flight 16-Jan-1970 Came under 667 Squadron (Development and Trials), Netheravon, Wiltshire, UK., control 21-Sep-1970.

Returned to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft (HSA), Test Fleet at Hatfield, UK. 18-Sep-1970.

To A & AEE, Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, UK. 22-Dec-1970

Returned to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft (HSA) Test Fleet at Hatfield, UK.  12-Feb-1971.

To 132 Flight 667 Aviation Squadron AAC (Development and Trials), Netheravon, Wiltshire, UK.  23-Feb-1971.

Unit retitled 132 Flight 7 Aviation Regiment Jun-1971.

Returned to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft (HSA) Test Fleet at Hatfield, UK.  08-Feb-1972

Unit retitled 132 Flight  7 Regt AAC 01-Jan-1973 at general retitling.

Unit disbanded Jan-1974 and passed to 6 Flight.

To A & AEE, Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, UK.  26-Sep-1974

Returned to 6 Flight, 7 Regiment.

Beaver Flight 7 Regiment in 1975

667Sqd (Development and Trials), 6B Flight Netheravon, Wiltshire, UK., during 1975.

Unit passed to NI Regiment AAC on formation in 1980.

In Store RAF Shawbury, Shropshire, UK.

• Last flown Nov-1988 tt 7,845 Engine hours 11,230 • wfu May-1989

Advertised for sale Sep-1989.

No regn Sold 06-Dec-1989 to Hydrodiesel Ltd., Essex, UK. (Apparently un-registered to fly).

Note: In open storage at Kenmore Aug-1990.

N985P Kenmore Air Harbor Inc., Kenmore, WA. Regd 13-Feb-1992.

Airworthiness date: 08-Jul-1992. Category – Normal.

N985P Howard S. Wright, Seattle, WA. Regd May-1993.

Note: Attended the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Victoria, BC, 17 to 19-Oct-1997.

N985P Wright Aircraft LLC., Seattle, WA. Regd 12-Aug-1998. Canx 08-Apr-2002.

N985P 985P LLC., Seattle, WA. “Green Hornet”

• Regd 26-Sep-2002. Expiry date 31-Oct-2015.