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Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Thu Jun 09, 2016 3:33 pm

Yes I know I said I am done building......but eish, this one just has me by the short and curlies...


She's big....
She's UGLY.....
She's British.....

No not my mother-in-law.....


4 blade Main rotor
4 blade Tail rotor

fuselage length will be 1892mm.....
1880mm disc diameter

She has a folding....yes FOLDING....tail

She will probably be yellow

will use Vario mechanicals
will use electric drive

No.... I dont have her yet
No.... I am still buying parts

Yes she will be unique
Yes it is going to be a long build....

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Theuns v V » Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:56 pm

Wonko the Sane wrote:She's big....
She's UGLY.....
She's British.....


Camilla??
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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:55 pm

:lol:

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby tbone » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:22 am

Theuns v V wrote:
Wonko the Sane wrote:She's big....
She's UGLY.....
She's British.....


Camilla??


Perfectly legit answer... WASP also comes to mind...

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:45 am

correct manufacturer Bone 8)

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby tbone » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:01 am

Wonko the Sane wrote:correct manufacturer Bone 8)

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They are ugly...

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...eagles may soar but weasels dont get sucked into jet engines...

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Tomcat1 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:50 am

She is UGLY to say the least, that's of course if it's the Westland Wessex...
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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:23 pm

Tomcat1 wrote:She is UGLY to say the least, that's of course if it's the Westland Wessex...


Thats the one!!

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:25 pm

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Re: New build starting soonish....

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:09 am

Theuns v V wrote:http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Camilla+Parker+Bowles+Attends+First+Solo+Overseas+m1qDVqXzuxkl.jpg

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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby chainsaw » Sat Jun 11, 2016 7:15 pm

Wow Andre, looking forward to the build
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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Wonko the Sane » Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:07 pm

After considering a "fictional" colour scheme.... I decided to stick to my habits and build a historically correct bird... so the choices are...
Wessex choises.jpg


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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby helicopterman » Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:47 pm

That is not ugly IMO its a "maneer!"

Wonko what does a thing like that cost all up? You could get into an R22 for less :mrgreen:
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Re: New build starting soonish....

Unread postby Theuns v V » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:18 am

wat van riptide se "Screaming Mimi" :lol:



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