Archive

Posts Tagged ‘Helicopter Museum’

Cold War Helicopters

23/01/2017 Leave a comment

And Fine Ales

By the seaside

Sunny Saturday Helicopters

31/07/2016 Leave a comment

A fine day out

And no rain

Sunny Helicopters

30/07/2016 Leave a comment

On Saturday 30 July 2016

IMG_5653   IMG_5657
A rather cloudy start.   Gordano Coffee stop.
IMG_5661   IMG_5662
Tesco’s Weston Full English.   More coffee, this time Costa Coffee.
IMG_5664   IMG_8059
Jackson at The Helicopter Museum.   At the entrance.
IMG_8062   IMG_8065
Sand sculpture.   Belgian Gazelle AH Mk. 1
IMG_8067   IMG_8074
Westland WG-30 Series 300 & Bristol 192 Belvedere HC Mk 1   Sting Ray lightweight Torpedo.
IMG_8070   IMG_8077
Lots of Lynxs.   Westland Whirlwind HAS Mk 7.
IMG_8082   IMG_8087
Westland Wasp HAS Mk 1.    
IMG_8089   IMG_8093
If found please contact….   Mil Mi-8PS
IMG_8121   IMG_8102
Mil Mi-4 "Hound"   Mil Mi-24D "Hind"
IMG_8118   IMG_8099
The business end.   Lynx with TOW
The Helicopter Museum
The Helicopter Museum

Dry Helicopters

15/05/2016 Leave a comment

The first visit

When it didn’t rain

The Helicopter Museum

14/05/2016 Leave a comment

The first time without rain.

IMG_7716   IMG_7717
No rain but chilly when the sun goes in.   Cloudy.
     
IMG_7723   IMG_7727
Lots of Lynxes.  

Westland Lynx WG.13 XW839.

IMG_7728   IMG_7731
Westland Wessex HCC Mk.4 XV733 – The Queens Flight.   Westland Wasp HAS Mk.1 XT443.
IMG_7734   IMG_7741
Czechoslovak Air Force. Mil Mi-4 "Hound"    
IMG_7737   IMG_7735
     
IMG_7754   IMG_7757
East German Army Mil Mi-24D "Hind"    
IMG_7750   IMG_7744
Hughes OH-6A Cayuse, 67-16506    
IMG_7746   IMG_7752
Bell 47G-381 Sioux   Bell UH-1H Iroquois – Huey
IMG_7738   IMG_7758
Piasecki HUP-3 Retriever   TOW tubes on a Lynx 3 ZE477
     

And a location map.

Helicopter Museum
Helicopter Museum

Rainy Helicopter Day Video

07/02/2016 Leave a comment

Even with all the weather

It was a great day out

Rainy Helicopter Day

06/02/2016 6 comments

The February 2016 mini beano. A yellow Met Office warning for wind and rain. Asda Full English where it’s scrambled egg. Costa Coffee to watch the rain and a very friendly welcome from the International Helicopter Museum.

IMG_7425   IMG_7424
Looking down the main hall from the entrance.   Mostly Lynxes.
IMG_7376   IMG_7369
TOW launch tubes on a Lynx 3.   Westland WS-51 Dragonfly HR.Mk.5
IMG_7365   IMG_7374
Westland Wasp HAS.Mk.1   Mil Mi-8PS.
IMG_7382   IMG_7380
East German NVA Mil Mi-24D "Hind"   With a Mil Mi-4 "Hound" in the background.
IMG_7390   IMG_7397
     
IMG_7404   IMG_7411
Westland Wessex HAS Mk.3 XM328.   And its’ Dunking Sonar.
IMG_7413   IMG_7421
Bell UH-1H Iroquois    

Link to their site – http://www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk

The World's Largest Helicopter Museum
The World’s Largest Helicopter Museum
%d bloggers like this: