Italeri 1/72 scale Westland Wessex HAS.3 'Humphrey'

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  1. Lancaster630

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    hi guys its not WW2 but I'm extremely proud of this :oops: hope you don't mind....

    It represents Humphrey as flown from HMS Antrim during the Falklands war of 1982

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    Nice.....:D
     
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    Great! Looks like you can actually view the interior if you look close enough.
     
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    Nice build of a nice chopper - fell out of the Wessex a few times!
     
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    :lol: Can't claim that one, Airframes. But nice build nonetheless!
     
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    Looks awesome man! :D
     
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    Agree with Alex!
     
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    Awesome stuff mate !Cool livery (On the "to build" list)
     
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    Not bad at all!!
     
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    Nice work.
     
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    Lovely work, always love seeing a wessex build. You've every right to be proud of that! 8)
     
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    Very nice work there! I've always liked the Choctaw (and its variants). I had a chance to see one fairly close up in Houston, as it landed in a parking lot downtown (it was hauling stuff around to various skyscraper rooftops for an event called the Power of Houston, where they set off fireworks). That is one big bird! You could fit a couple of the little Loaches the HPD used into one of those. It looked like the pilot was about 20 feet off the ground when landed.

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    Anybody know if the 1/48th scale kit of the Wessex is still available? I think it might have been Revell? Wouldn't mind doing my brother-in-law's old bird.
     
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    No comment on your preferences Terry, but that is a very nice Wessex :-\" :laughing5:
     
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    Pretty sure theres a 1/48 Wessex available Terry ,Think your right too I remember seeing one a while ago made by revell

    Maybe check out ebay?
     
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    Thanks Daniel, I'll have a look around. It's Bro-in-law's 60th birthday this year, so might surprise him with a model of one of the Wessex he flew before he reached extremely high rank.
     
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    Models are great gifts. The person loves that you made something for them and that it also looks kick ass and they can display it. :D
     
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    I'm still on the lookout for a cheap Revell 1/72 Flower Class Corvette I want to build for my dads 70th birthday this year. He spent his first 9 years on one when he joined the navy.
     
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    I'll keep my eyes open for one here M. Let you know if I see anything.
     
  20. Lancaster630

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    thankyou for your kind comments :)
     
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