Posts Tagged ‘Wessex’

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

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    

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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

Aeroventure Doncaster

06/07/2014 Leave a comment

Sunday 06 July 2014

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Walking distance.   So I walked.
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Of course.   And there.
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Close up.   Entrance and Beach Armoured Recovery Vehicle.
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Harrier GR3 – XV752.   Looking rather sad XL388 – ‘Mayflower III’.
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A triplet of Canberras – WD935, WJ975 & WJ565.   WESTLAND SCOUT AH.1 – XV139.
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Red Top – trainer.   Red Top – warhead.
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Ejection seats.   Rolls Royce Conway.
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Sea King H.A.S. MK 6 XV677.   Nose art.
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It’s OK it’s a cockpit trainer.   Lightning F3 – XP706.
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