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G-KYDD lands on Beach Lawns for Helidays 2004
The 2004 Helidays Spectacular held on Beach Lawns
at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, UK, in July 2004.
Thanks to HeliTorque.com for above photo.
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Agusta-Bell Sioux AH.1, XT131 MBB Bo105M, 87+81 Brantly B.2B, G-OAPR
One of the visiting aircrew tried out the cockpit of the Agusta- Bell Sioux AH.1, XT131, from the AAC Historic Flight, which is based at Middle Wallop. MBB Bö105P, 87+81, of the German Army Air Corps is based at Celle. It is assigned to HFUS 14. The squadron was due to be disbanded before year end. Familiar to many visitors and volunteers at The Helicopter Museum is Brantly B.2B, G-OAPR, owned and flown by the founder of the Museum, Elfan ap Rees.

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Thanks to www.HeliTorque.com for the Sioux photograph (above left).

Westland Scout AH.1, G-ONEB Enstrom 280C-UK Shark, G-MHCF Robinson R-44 Raven, G-CBYY
Westland Scout AH.1, G-ONEB, has been a regular visitor to Helidays for several years. Enstrom 280C Shark, G-MHCF, approaches The Museum pad, en route to Beach Lawns. Robinson R-44 Raven, G-CBYY, c/n 1250, built in 2002, is based in Newtownards, N.Ireland.
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Robinson R-44 Astro, G-KPAO Agusta Bell 206B Jet Ranger, G-BYSE Robinson R-44 Raven, G-EKKO
Robinson R-44 Astro, G-KPAO, c/n 0382, was built in 1997 and registered as G-SSS until 1998. It is based at Bristol Airport. Agusta Bell 206B Jet Ranger II,   G-BYSE, c/n 8553, was built in 1978 and initially registered as G-BFND. Robinson R-44 Raven, G-EKKO, c/n 0821, is owned by Heli Air Ltd. and flew from Wellesbourne on the Friday morning.
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Belgian Army A109BA, H25 Eurocopter EC.135T-1, G-WCAO Bell 206B Jet Ranger 3, G-BXLI
Belgian Army A109BA, H25, from 17 Squadron based at Bierset, can be configured for the anti- tank or the medevac role.
Photo is © Steve Sullivan.
Attending its third Helidays was Eurocopter EC135T1, G-WCAO, from the Avon & Somerset and the Gloucestershire Police.
Photo is © Steve Sullivan.
Bell 206B Jet Ranger 3, G-BXLI, c/n 4041, from Gloucestershire. It was built in 1989 and initially registered as G-JODY. Thanks to Rod Holloway for the photo.

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