Westland Wessex HC 5C, XS517, 84 Sqn RAF Cyprus 1987.

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  • 1/72, Helicopters, Italeri, RAF, RAF 100 GB, Wessex, Westland
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  • Allan J Withers said 3 months ago:

    Thanks Paul, canopy on with Future and some masking for the blue band !!

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  • Allan J Withers said 2 months, 4 weeks ago:

    A bit of interior color on the canopy !!

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  • Ferry Dierckxsens said 2 months, 4 weeks ago:

    Coming along fantastic Allan! The cockpit looks great, and it’s going to be another wonderful Wessex.

  • Allan J Withers said 2 months, 4 weeks ago:

    Thanks Ferry, Wessex, wonderful !!

  • Allan J Withers said 2 months, 2 weeks ago:

    A few more bits added and some camo’ green around the windows !!

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  • Allan J Withers said 2 months, 1 week ago:

    Some masking on and a coat of green !!

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  • Allan J Withers said 2 months ago:

    A second coat of green and the masking on ready for the grey !!

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  • Paul Barber said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Excited to see the build get to this phase Allan – can’t wait to see the camo done!

  • Allan J Withers said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Thanks Paul, wait no longer, grey on and masked with its belly painted black !! ———— also note I’ve changed the title to HC 5C instead of HU 5 as listed in inventory !!

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  • Paul Barber said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Looking Fantastic Allan! The ‘blu-tack’ has soften those camo demarcations just about perfectly!

  • Allan J Withers said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Thanks Paul, I do like using blu-tack, that white band now needs to be blue as well !!

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  • Ferry Dierckxsens said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Wonderful work Allan! Camo is coming along very nice and the “blu-tack-sausages” are a familiar and great way to do this type of camo.

  • Allan J Withers said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Thanks Ferry, masking on and the NATO blue band !!

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  • Louis Gardner said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Wow Allan !!!!

    You were a helicopter building machine in the “Year of the Cat” GB, and it seems to have carried on over here ………………. Looks great my friend !!! You never cease to amaze me……………. 🙂

  • Allan J Withers said 1 month, 3 weeks ago:

    Thanks Louis, helicopters are one of my favorite subjects !!

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