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Thursday, 24 March 2016

20/03/16 - International Helicopter Museum, Weston-Super-Mare

Visited by StuC on a "Spotters Day", which gives access to the storage area.

618 Mil Mi-8P (10618)
618

(2007)/07 yellow PZL-Swidnik SM-1 Hare (S1-12007)
2007

(3006)/1005/05 white PZL-Swidnik SM-2 (S2-03006)
3006

(5N-ABW)/G-AOZE Westland WS.51 Widgeon Mk.2 Srs.2 (WA/H/141)
5N-ABW

9147 Mil Mi-4 (09147)
9147

96+26 Mil Mi-24D (110159)
96+26

(66-16579) Bell Helicopters UH-1H Iroquois (8773)
66-16579

67-16506 Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (0891)
67-16506

A-41 Sud Aviation SA.318C Alouette Astazou (1958)
A-41

(BAPC-10) Hafner Revoplane R.II (R.II)
BAPC-10

(BAPC-60) Murray M.1 (M.1)
BAPC-60

(BAPC-128) Watkinson CG-4 Cyclegyroplane Mk.IV (CG-4) ..man-powered helicopter
BAPC-128

(BAPC-153) Westland WG-33 FSM (n/a)
BAPC-153

(BAPC-213) Cranfield Vertigo (001) ..man-powered helicopter
BAPC-213

(BAPC-264) Bensen B.8M (KB.1)
BAPC-264

(BAPC-289) Bensen B.8 Gyro-Boat (unknown)
BAPC-289

(D-HMQV) Bolkow Bo-102 Heli Trainer (6216)
D-HMQV

(D-HOAY)/DDR-SPY Kamov Ka-26 (7001309)
D-HOAY

(D-HZYR)/81+00 Bolkow Bo-105M (5100)
D-HZYR

DS-1482 Gyrodyne QH-50D DASH (1482)
DS-1482

(F-BTRP)/F-OCMF/335 Aerospatiale SA.321F Super Frelon (116)
F-BTRP

(FR108)/CDL Sud-Ouest SO.1221S Djinn (FR108)
FR108

FR41/ARB Piasecki H-21C (FR41)
FR41

F-WQAP Aerospatiale SA.365N Dauphin (6001)
F-WQAP

(G-17-3)/G-AVNE Westland WS.58 Wessex 60 (WA561)
G-17-3

(G-17-4)/G-ATBZ Westland WS.58 Wessex 60 (WA461)
G-17-4

(G-48-1)/G-ALSX Bristol B.171 Sycamore Mk.3 (12892)
G-48-1

(G-ACWM) Cierva C.30A (715)
G-ACWM

(G-ANFH) Westland WS.55 Whirlwind Srs.1 (WA.15)
G-ANFH

G-AODA Westland WS.55 Whirlwind Srs.3 (WA.113)
G-AODA

G-AOUJ Fairey Ultra Light Helicopter (F.9424)
G-AOUJ

(G-ARVN) Servotec Grasshopper I (1)
G-ARVN

G-ASTP Hiller UH-12C Raven (1045)
G-ASTP

G-ATFG Brantly B-2B (448)
G-ATFG

(G-AVKE) Gadfly HDW.1 (HDW.1)
G-AVKE

G-AWRP Cierva Rotorcraft CR.LTH-1 Grasshopper III (GB-1)
G-AWRP

(G-AXFM) Cierva Rotorcraft CR.LTH-1 Grasshopper III (GB-2)
G-AXFM

G-AXRA Campbell Cricket (CA.321A)
G-AXRA

(G-AYXT)/XK940/911 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA.167)
G-AYXT

(G-AZAU) Cierva Rotorcraft CR.LTH-1 Grasshopper III (GB-3)
G-AZAU

(G-AZYB)/OO-SHW Bell Helicopters 47H-1 (1538)
G-AZYB

G-BAPS Campbell Cougar (CA.6000)
G-BAPS

G-BGHF Westland WG-30-100-60 (001)
G-BGHF

G-BIGP Bensen B.8M (PFA G/01-1005)
G-BIGP

G-BKGD Westland WG-30-100 (002)
G-BKGD

(G-BRMA)/WG719 Westland WS.51 Dragonfly HR.5 (WA/H/050)
G-BRMA

(G-BRMB) Bristol Belvedere HC.1 (13347)
G-BRMB

G-BVWL Air & Space 18A (18-63)
G-BVWL

G-BWCW Barnett J4B (PFA G/14-1256)
G-BWCW

G-BYMP Campbell Cricket Mk.1 (PFA G/03-1265)
G-BYMP

G-EHIL AgustaWestland EH-101 Merlin (50003)
G-EHIL

G-ELEC Westland WG-30-200 (007)
G-ELEC

(G-GBCA)/"V33-221" Agusta A-109A-2 (7272)
G-GBCA

G-HAUL Westland WG-30-300 (020)
G-HAUL

(G-HEKY)/G-ORVB McCulloch J-2 (039)
G-HEKY

G-OTED Robinson R22HP (0209)
G-OTED

(G-RWWW)/XR486 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HCC.12 (WA.418)
G-RWWW

G-TIGE Aerospatiale AS.332L Super Puma (2028)
G-TIGE

(G-TPTR) Agusta-Bell AB.206B-3 Jet Ranger III (8587)
G-TPTR

G-WBAT Julian Wombat (CJ-001)
G-WBAT

(MM80927)/CC-49 Agusta-Bell AB.206A-1 Jet Ranger (9151)
MM80927

(MM81205)/GdiF-128 Agusta A-109 A-2 SEM (7336)
MM81205

N5840T Westland WG-30-100 (006)
N5840T

(N6699D)/622 Piasecki H-25A Retriever (51)
N6699D

(S-881) Sikorsky S-55C (55-1014)
S-881

(S-887) Sikorsky S-55C (55-1058)
S-887

SP-SAY Mil Mi-2 (529538125)
SP-SAY

(VR-BET) Westland WS.55 Whirlwind Srs.3 (WA.24)
VR-BET

XD163/X Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.20)
XD163

(XE521) Fairey Rotodyne Y (F.9429) ..parts only
XE521

(XG462) Bristol Belvedere HC.1 (13357)
XG462

XG596/66 Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAS.7 (WA.91)
XG596

XL736 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5067) ..stored in container

XL811 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5096)
XL811

XL829 Bristol B.171 Sycamore HR.14 (13474)
XL829

XM328/PO-653 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.3 (WA9)
XM328

XM330 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.1 (WA11)
XM330

XM557 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/5112) ..stored in container

XN345 Saunders-Roe Skeeter AOP.12 (S2/7151) ..stored in container

XP165 Westland Scout AH.1 (S2/8437)
XP165

(XP404) Westland WS.55 Whirlwind HAR.10 (WA.392)
XP404

(XP886) Westland Scout AH.1 (F.9487)
XP886

XR526 Westland WS.58 Wessex HC.2 (WA148)
XR526

XS149/GL-661 Westland WS.58 Wessex HAS.3 (WA108)
XS149

(XS486)/24 Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA160)
XS486

XT190 Westland-Bell 47 Sioux AH.1 (WA.349)
XT190

XT443/422 Westland Wasp HAS.1 (F.9613)
XT443

(XT472)/X-C Westland WS.58 Wessex HU.5 (WA294)
XT472

XV733 Westland WS.58 Wessex HCC.4 (WA628)
XV733

(XV798)/APCB2 British Aerospace Harrier GR.1 mod (712048)
XV798

XW839 Westland WG.13 Lynx (00-05)
XW839

XX910 Westland Lynx HAS.2 (05-02)
XX910

(ZB500)/G-LYNX Westland Lynx 800 (102)
ZB500

(ZB686) Westland Gazelle AH.1 (1995)
ZB686

ZE477 Westland Lynx Mk.3 (310)
ZE477

ZS782 Westland Sharpeye FSM (n/a)
ZS782

Unmarked Air Command Modac 500 (Husband Hornet) (unknown)
Modac 500

Unmarked Westland WG.25 Mote (WA.01)
Mote

Unmarked Westland WG-30-100 (022)
WG30 022

Unmarked Westland Wideye (WA.01)
Wideye

Unmarked Westland Wisp (WA.01)
Wisp