The Wessex Database at iModeler

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Naming interwar bombers for PR purposes

Bomber naming was rare in interwar years but it did happen. It was very much a unit initiative and the names were sometimes quite temporary. Some names, however, endured for quite some time and were transferred between aircraft (see [...]

Novo/FROG 1/72 Westland Wessex Mk. 1

This is a recent build I made for our club's Helicopter group build. It is a 1978 boxing of a Novo/FROG 1/72 Westland Wessex Mk. 1, 845 Squadron (Commando), Fleet Air Arm, H.M.S. Albion. FROG originally released this kit in 1960. This was [...]

Yellow Wessex

This is the Wessex HAR.2 from Mark 1 Models in 1/144 scale. It's a nice kit for the scale with recessed panel lines and pretty good detail overall. I added a little bit of cockpit detail including seat harnesses and instrument gauges, and [...]

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

1/72 Italeri, finished in Humbrol and MM enamels with Klear and Vallejo matt varnish over kit decals, built for the RAF 100 GB, more pic's and details here: [...]

Westland Wessex Walk Around

Pictures of a Westland Wessex helicopter at Bournemouth Air Museum in the U.K

Wessex Queen’s Flight

This is the Revell's 1/48 Wessex Queen's Flight. To be honest, not much to say. Having seen the original one Colindale RAF Museum, I decided to build one. Phase one was being patient and searching on Ebay. Took a while but managed to [...]

Westland Mk 31B Wessex, N7-218, HS 816 Sqn RAN HMAS Albatross Nowra NSW 1989.

1/72 Revell, my first Wessex, I modified, replaced and added a few things, finished in Revell and MM enamels with Future over Aussie decals.

Italeri 1/48th westland Wessex HU.5

Another Italeri Wessex completed, this time an HU.5 Rescue version from 771 Squadron based at Culdrose. This was my second model of this version as my first, a Commando version from 707 Squadron from Yeovilton met an untimely demise after [...]

Italeri 1/48th Westland Wessex HAS 3

The Wessex has long held a great deal of interest for me and was a mainstay of the Fleet Air Arm for several years. My father spent many years working on them as a Air Fitter and ended up a CPO. Many happy memories of a boyhood spent [...]

1/32 Scale Westland Wessex HC.2 from Fly Models

This is my completed Westland Wessex from Fly Models, Man this is a big kit, and a enjoyment to build. I did quite a bit of scratch building in the interior and the open avionics bay in the nose, as you will see from the first pictures I [...]