Westland Wessex XT486

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PRESERVED AIRCRAFT: Westland Wessex HU.5 XT486 

 

 

BELOW: Former RAF Westland Wessex HU.5 XT486 on display at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Dumfries.

 

 westland wessex HU.5 XT486 on display at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Dumfries

 

Photo: © 2008 James Towill

 

 



BELOW: Starboard side view of Wessex helicopter showing winch cable and hook.


Starboard side view of Wessex helicopter showing winch hook and cable

Photo: © 2008 James Towill



 

BELOW: Port side of Wessex HU.5 XT 486. The blue and red roundel denotes a front line attack aircraft.


Port side of Wessex HU.5 XT486

Photo: © 2008 James Towill





On display at:

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BELOW: Plaque outlining very briefly HU.5 XT486 service  history shortly before decommissioning


plaque outlining service history of XT486

 

Photo: © 2008 James Towill

 

 


 

BELOW: Starboard side view of Wessex helicopter.

 

The building in the background is the former control tower of the WWII base at RAF Dumfries. This now listed building houses Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum's indoor exhibits. 


starboard view of wessex helicopter

Photo: © 2008 James Towill




The aircraft seen above, together with other aircraft, are on display at the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Heathhall Industrial Estate, Heathhall, Dumfries.

 

Museum contact details:

 

Tel. 01387 251623

 

Email: info@dumfriesaviationmuseum.com


You are warmly invited to visit this museum to view all aircraft and other items on display

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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