Walkaround #675

Westland Wessex XT604 

Reference photos by Clive Barber

General nose on view showing engine access panels open

 

      

These photos were taken at the East Midlands Aeropark, Castle Donnington, England.

Clive Barber

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Controls port side

Spotlight located on main landing leg (replicated on both sides)
Starboard side landing leg and hydraulics
Cabin door, note bulged window

 

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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