[4+008] Westland Wessex

PUBLISHED IN 2008 AND 2013 (RE-EDITION)

The book is soft bound, with a saddle stitched spine binding; actual size 11¾in x 8¼in (297 x 210 mm); it has 36 pages, 129 b&w  and 62 colour photos and 3 pages of colour camouflage profiles (10 machines depicted). The book describes the type history and technical aspects of the aeroplane, completed with a production overview. Camouflage and armament & equipment descriptions, detailed 1/72 scale plans, exterior and interior drawings, various sketches and a pull-out poster are also included.

  • Authors: Michal Ovčáčík and Karel Susa
  • ISBN: 80-902559-1-4

 

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Description

The Wessex was the British development of the American Sikorsky S-58/H-34 multi-role helicopter. It was produced under licence by Westland Aircraft. The type entered operational service in 1961, and had a service life in excess of 40 years before being retired in the UK. It primarily served with the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Royal Australian Navy.