Posts Tagged ‘Lynx’

Sunny Saturday Helicopters

31/07/2016 Leave a comment

A fine day out

And no rain

Dry Helicopters

15/05/2016 Leave a comment

The first visit

When it didn’t rain

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 –

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.

Army Aviation Museum Video

16/08/2014 Leave a comment

It wasn’t a runway

But it was a good museum

Army Aviation Museum

16/08/2014 Leave a comment

A great day out

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It had to start with this.   And they do a great Full English too!
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As usual I arrived before it opened.   If you are in Army Aviation, this is your nemesis.
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    DHC2 – Beaver AL1
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Westland Scout AH MK1.   Many rotor blades.
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25 Pounder, it’s a long story.   Horsa, after a hard landing.
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Lynx with TOW.   Huey Cobra and Lynx tail rotor.
Westland Scout with SS11s.    

In Middle Wallop, Hampshire.

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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