Westland Wessex: Official Build

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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Theuns v V » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:56 am

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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Kill_Switch » Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:14 am

I have watched this build with awe. The level of detail and mastery is beyond next level.
There is no :lol: "Sane" :lol: component to a build like this, but man what a masterpiece!
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:34 pm

Thanks all, I appreciate all the positive comments. Makes me want to carry on...

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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:13 am

Well, after surviving the trip back to SA,in what looked like a coffin sized crate, she is here.
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:44 am

Looking forward to seeing video of your local flights.

Are you finished in Anglo :?:
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:24 am

Ugly Duckling wrote:
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Are you finished in Anglo :?:
Hi UD

Yes, my contract got ended unexpectedly.


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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:50 am

Wonko the Sane wrote:
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Ugly Duckling wrote:
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Are you finished in Anglo :?:
Hi UD

Yes, my contract got ended unexpectedly.


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That is a bummer. Hope you have something else lined up.
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:47 pm

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:50 am
Wonko the Sane wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:24 am
Ugly Duckling wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:44 am
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Are you finished in Anglo :?:
Hi UD

Yes, my contract got ended unexpectedly.


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That is a bummer. Hope you have something else lined up.
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Peter Connan » Tue Apr 30, 2019 6:57 pm

Sorry to hear about the job. Hope you find a good one soon!

Hopefully I will get a chance to photograph this helli soon!
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu May 02, 2019 8:52 am

Peter Connan wrote:
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Sorry to hear about the job. Hope you find a good one soon!

Hopefully I will get a chance to photograph this helli soon!
Hi Peter

I am just waiting for my personal belongings to be shipped from Angola and then I will finish her up. I will enter her at Swartkops Warbird day.

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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Peter Connan » Thu May 02, 2019 5:57 pm

Great stuff!

Do you know whether it's the Saturday or the Sunday?
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri May 03, 2019 8:18 am

Peter Connan wrote:
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Great stuff!

Do you know whether it's the Saturday or the Sunday?
Saturday is warbirds scale and Sunday is Civvy scale

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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Peter Connan » Fri May 03, 2019 4:09 pm

Thanks Andre

I will be there on Saturday then!
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu May 16, 2019 6:24 pm

finally getting some time to work on the Wessex.... Screws for access panels and GRP attachments
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Re: Westland Wessex: Official Build

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed May 22, 2019 1:33 pm

Some raised panels, some handles and a small amount of rivits...
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