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Cold War Helicopters

23/01/2017 Leave a comment

And Fine Ales

By the seaside

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.

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No rain but chilly when the sun goes in.   Cloudy.
     
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Lots of Lynxes.  

Westland Lynx WG.13 XW839.

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Westland Wessex HCC Mk.4 XV733 – The Queens Flight.   Westland Wasp HAS Mk.1 XT443.
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Czechoslovak Air Force. Mil Mi-4 "Hound"    
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East German Army Mil Mi-24D "Hind"    
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Hughes OH-6A Cayuse, 67-16506    
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Bell 47G-381 Sioux   Bell UH-1H Iroquois – Huey
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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.

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Looking down the main hall from the entrance.   Mostly Lynxes.
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TOW launch tubes on a Lynx 3.   Westland WS-51 Dragonfly HR.Mk.5
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Westland Wasp HAS.Mk.1   Mil Mi-8PS.
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East German NVA Mil Mi-24D "Hind"   With a Mil Mi-4 "Hound" in the background.
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Westland Wessex HAS Mk.3 XM328.   And its’ Dunking Sonar.
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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

The Helicopter Museum 2015

14/06/2015 Leave a comment

It rained

But it was June

Helicopter Museum Weston Super Mare June 2015

13/06/2015 Leave a comment

On a rather soggy Saturday morning in June 2015. I crossed the bridge, breakfasted in Asda and visited the Weston Super Mare Helicopter Museum.

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The start was wet.   Weston was wet too.
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Cashback yes, fried eggs no.   4G outside, 3G inside. 800MHz needed.
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It’s a frog. Tasted of chocolate.   Helicopter Museum. Sky edited for extra blueness.
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Looking in from outside.   Bristol Belvedere HC Mk.1, XG452.
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Westland WG-13.   Lync-3 and TOW launchers.
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Mil Mi-8PS,10618.   Mil Mi-4 "Hound", 9147, C/N. 09147.
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Mil Mi-24D "Hind", 96+26/421, C/N. 230270110073.    
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Westland Wasp HAS Mk.1, XT443, C/n. F.9613.   If you find this torpedo?
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Westland Wessex 60, G-AVNE, C/n. WA561.   Close up of nose art.
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Bell UH-1H Iroquois, 66-16579, C/N. 8771. and Hughes OH-6A Cayuse, 67-16506.   MBB Bo105M, 81+00.

Weston Helicopter Museum

10/05/2014 Leave a comment

Only 50 miles away and well worth a visit

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But another country

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