Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day 9 March 2019

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Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day 9.30AM to 4PM on Saturday 9th March 2019 at Chard Equestrian, Higher Purtington Showfield, Chard, Somerset, TA18 8QY Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729 Wessex HU5 XT761 Wessex HU5 XT771 Sea King HAR3 XZ597 Sea King HC4 ZF122 Wasp HAS1 XT787 Mike Cuttell hopes to join us on static in his fabulous, ex-Swiss Air Force, Alouette II (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability) Further details will be published shortly. [EMAIL="mark@historichelicopters.com"]mark@historichelicopters.com[/EMAIL]
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Any photos of the last one? TT
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Excellent many thanks - love the shot of the Gazelle in the snow and have a massive soft spot for the 'Rangers! TT

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The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar.

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We are very pleased to announce that our Family of Westland Helicopters will be joined at our Open Day on Saturday 9 March by Al Sparks in the HAAF Westland Scout (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability). Details of Guest Speakers, Six Nations rugby, extended opening hours, live band and bar can be found below. Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day 9.30AM to 11PM on Saturday 9th March 2019 The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar. Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729 Wessex HU5 XT761 Sea King HAR3 XZ597 Wasp HAS1 XT787 Scout AH1 XT626 Visiting Helicopters Mike Cuttell hopes to join us on static in his fabulous, ex-Swiss Air Force, Alouette II (depending on weather and aircraft serviceability) Guest Speakers: John Beattie – Subject TBC Terry Martin - The Westland Wasp in Combat David Gibbings - Wessex Anti-Icing Trials Al Sparks - Historic Army Aircraft Flight and the Westland Scout Six Nations rugby matches will be shown in the cafe/bar area: 1415 - Scotland v Wales 1645 - England v Italy Evening entertainment with live band and licensed bar For further details please contact: mark@historichelicopters.com

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Don’t forget! Historic Helicopters - Wessex XT761 Open Day - 9.30AM to 11PM on Saturday 9th March 2019 Historic Helicopters, Chard Equestrian, Chard, Somerset, TA18 8QY We are asking for a £10 donation per person on entry please. All proceeds are shared equally between Aircraft Restoration, RAF Benevolent Fund and the Navy Wings charity. The focus of this Open Day will be the ongoing project to return Wessex HU5 XT761 to airworthy status. Come and join us for guest speakers and guided tours of XT761 and the Historic Helicopters hangar. Whirlwind HAR10 XJ729 Wessex HU5 XT761 Sea King HAR3 XZ597 Wasp HAS1 XT787 Scout AH1 XT626 Visiting Helicopters Unfortunately Mike Cuttell's Alouette II is still undergoing maintenance and will not be joining us. Additionally, Red Lodge Helicopters have had to cancel their attendance. Guest Speakers with a draft itinerary: 1000 – 1030 Historic Helicopters, Andrew Whitehouse (Owner/Pilot), Steve Daniels (Test Pilot) & Dave Wells (Chief Engineer) 1030 – 1100 Wessex memories, John Beattie 1100 – 1130 The Westland Wasp in combat, Terry Martin 1130 – 1200 Wessex anti-icing trials, David Gibbings 1200 – 1300 Lunch 1300 – 1330 Historic Army Aircraft Flight & the Westland Scout, Al Sparks Six Nations rugby matches will be shown in the cafe/bar area: 1415 - Scotland v Wales 1645 - England v Italy Evening entertainment with live band, café and licensed bar For further details please contact: [EMAIL="mark@historichelicopters.com"]mark@historichelicopters.com[/EMAIL]