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  • Historic Heli
    Rank 3 Registered User
    • Jul 2018
    • 25

    Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day 9 March 2019

    Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day

    9.30AM to 4PM on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Chard Equestrian, Higher Purtington Showfield, Chard, Somerset, TA18 8QY

    Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729

    Wessex HU5 XT761

    Wessex HU5 XT771

    Sea King HAR3 XZ597

    Sea King HC4 ZF122

    Wasp HAS1 XT787

    Mike Cuttell hopes to join us on static in his fabulous, ex-Swiss Air Force, Alouette II (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability)

    Further details will be published shortly.

    mark@historichelicopters.com
    Last edited by Historic Heli; 12th February 2019, 08:42.
  • TEXANTOMCAT
    Rank 5 Registered User
    • Mar 2004
    • 4571

    #2
    Any photos of the last one?

    TT
    Our Beech 18 & T-6@www.beechrestorations.com
    Visit Sywell Aviation Museum @
    www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk/museum.php
    Sywell Airshow 17.8.2014

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    • Historic Heli
      Rank 3 Registered User
      • Jul 2018
      • 25

      #3
      TT,

      A load of cracking shots on here:

      http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=83034

      Cheers!

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      • TEXANTOMCAT
        Rank 5 Registered User
        • Mar 2004
        • 4571

        #4
        Excellent many thanks - love the shot of the Gazelle in the snow and have a massive soft spot for the 'Rangers! TT
        Our Beech 18 & T-6@www.beechrestorations.com
        Visit Sywell Aviation Museum @
        www.sywellaerodrome.co.uk/museum.php
        Sywell Airshow 17.8.2014

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        • Historic Heli
          Rank 3 Registered User
          • Jul 2018
          • 25

          #5
          The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar.

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          • Historic Heli
            Rank 3 Registered User
            • Jul 2018
            • 25

            #6
            We are very pleased to announce that our Family of Westland Helicopters will be joined at our Open Day on Saturday 9 March by Al Sparks in the HAAF Westland Scout (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability).
            Details of Guest Speakers, Six Nations rugby, extended opening hours, live band and bar can be found below.

            Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day
            9.30AM to 11PM on Saturday 9th March 2019

            The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar.

            Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729
            Wessex HU5 XT761
            Sea King HAR3 XZ597
            Wasp HAS1 XT787
            Scout AH1 XT626
            Visiting Helicopters

            Mike Cuttell hopes to join us on static in his fabulous, ex-Swiss Air Force, Alouette II (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability)

            Guest Speakers:
            John Beattie Subject TBC
            Terry Martin - The Westland Wasp in Combat
            David Gibbings - Wessex Anti-Icing Trials
            Al Sparks - Historic Army Aircraft Flight and the Westland Scout

            Six Nations rugby matches will be shown in the cafe/bar area:
            1415 - Scotland v Wales
            1645 - England v Italy

            Evening entertainment with live band and licensed bar

            For further details please contact:
            mark@historichelicopters.com

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            • Historic Heli
              Rank 3 Registered User
              • Jul 2018
              • 25

              #7
              Dont forget!

              Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day - 9.30AM to 11PM on Saturday 9th March 2019

              Historic Helicopters, Chard Equestrian, Chard, Somerset, TA18 8QY

              We are asking for a 10 donation per person on entry please. All proceeds are shared equally between Aircraft Restoration, RAF Benevolent Fund and the Navy Wings charity.

              The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar.

              Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729
              Wessex HU5 XT761
              Sea King HAR3 XZ597
              Wasp HAS1 XT787
              Scout AH1 XT626
              Visiting Helicopters

              Unfortunately Mike Cuttell's Alouette II is still undergoing maintenance and will not be joining us.
              Additionally, Red Lodge Helicopters have had to cancel their attendance.

              Guest Speakers with a draft itinerary:


              1000 1030 Historic Helicopters, Andrew Whitehouse (Owner/Pilot), Steve Daniels (Test Pilot) & Dave Wells (Chief Engineer)
              1030 1100 Wessex memories, John Beattie
              1100 1130 The Westland Wasp in combat, Terry Martin
              1130 1200 Wessex anti-icing trials, David Gibbings
              1200 1300 Lunch
              1300 1330 Historic Army Aircraft Flight & the Westland Scout, Al Sparks

              Six Nations rugby matches will be shown in the cafe/bar area:
              1415 - Scotland v Wales
              1645 - England v Italy

              Evening entertainment with live band, caf and licensed bar

              For further details please contact:

              mark@historichelicopters.com

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