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FALKLANDS GB-1/72nd Italeri Boeing HC.1 Chinook RAF "Bravo November"

25 April 1982, the container ship MV Atlantic Conveyer departs the UK to the Falkland Islands. Aboard are 5 HC.1 Ch-47 Chinook medium lift helicopters (No.8 squadron), all the maintenance and ground crews with equipment aboard. Along [...]

Italeri 1/48 Westland Wessex HU.5

I had so much fun building this. Never having built a Helicopter before but the scheme caught my eye and so I decided the time was right to give it a go. Primed with Tamiya Neutral Grey. Painted with Airfix Signal Red. Colourcoats RAF Blue [...]

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: (link)

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 [...]