Westland Wessex XT604

These photos were taken by Clive Barber

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Photos directly below were taken at the East Midlands Aeropark, Castle Donnington, England.

General nose on view showing engine access panels open Port side. Note the undersides of the main rotors are black Looking up into the cockpit Starboard rear quarter showing refuelling position and aerial detail


Close up of the tail fold mechanism Starboard tail close up Quarter rear view port side Aerial located on the lower port tail boom


Spotlight located centrally on the lower tail boom forward of the tail wheel Port mainwheel leg showing access steps Close up view of access steps Nose showing blade and whip aerials and intake guard


Close up of the fuselage steps starboard side Looking into the cockpit showing roof mounted instrumentation   Instrument panel, dark grey in colour, details in black Centre console. Note sheepskin seat covers and throttle controls


Rear of cockpit showing seat backs and padding Controls port side Spotlight located on main landing leg (replicated on both sides) Starboard side landing leg and hydraulics Cabin door, note bulged window


Folded rotors Front quarter view starboard side Rear quarter view starboard side. Note the unusually this aircraft has one rotor topside painted in yellow whilst the rest are green Front quarter view port side

Photos and text by Clive Barber