Helicopter Museum 
Near Weston-Super-Mare is a Helicopter Museum which we visited with our intrepid friend Tim.  Captions have been provided sy Tim who knows Helicopters a lot better than we do!!  Thanks Tim, great job.  This one, plush interior (of an EH101?).
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Near Weston-Super-Mare is a Helicopter Museum which we visited with our intrepid friend Tim. Captions have been provided sy Tim who knows Helicopters a lot better than we do!! Thanks Tim, great job. This one, plush interior (of an EH101?).
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Another shot of the plush interior, the equivalent of the limo.  Probably for wealthy business executives or politicians??
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Another shot of the plush interior, the equivalent of the limo. Probably for wealthy business executives or politicians??
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Mock-up of the Westland WG33, intended as a two-seat observation helicopter.  Imagine the traffic you'd miss if you could travel to work this way!
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Mock-up of the Westland WG33, intended as a two-seat observation helicopter. Imagine the traffic you'd miss if you could travel to work this way!
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Cockpit view of the Loach - if you were tall, you'd have a job fitting in one of these!
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Cockpit view of the Loach - if you were tall, you'd have a job fitting in one of these!
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Bell UH-1H 'Iroquois', better known as the 'Huey' (after the original US Army designation HU-1A for the early types). This one saw action in both Vietnam and the first Gulf War.
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Bell UH-1H 'Iroquois', better known as the 'Huey' (after the original US Army designation HU-1A for the early types). This one saw action in both Vietnam and the first Gulf War.
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Hughes YOH-6A 'Cayuse', better know as the 'Loach', after 'LOH' for Light Observation Helicopter. This one also saw action in Vietnam.
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Hughes YOH-6A 'Cayuse', better know as the 'Loach', after 'LOH' for Light Observation Helicopter. This one also saw action in Vietnam.
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Sud Aviation (later Aerospatiale) 'Super Frelon'. This helicopter is BIG, with three turboshaft engines powering a huge rotor.
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Sud Aviation (later Aerospatiale) 'Super Frelon'. This helicopter is BIG, with three turboshaft engines powering a huge rotor.
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Interior of the Super Frelon.
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Interior of the Super Frelon.
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Eurocopter 'Dauphin'. This was the first Dauphin built by Eurocopter (Aerospatiale built loads), and was used as a fly-by-wire testbed.
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Eurocopter 'Dauphin'. This was the first Dauphin built by Eurocopter (Aerospatiale built loads), and was used as a fly-by-wire testbed.
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Clamshell cargo doors at the back of a Mil Mi-4 'Hound'. This one came from the Czech air force. Design similarities with the West's Sikorsky S-55/Westland Whirlwind are clear to see!
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Clamshell cargo doors at the back of a Mil Mi-4 'Hound'. This one came from the Czech air force. Design similarities with the West's Sikorsky S-55/Westland Whirlwind are clear to see!
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