Corgi 1/72 Westland Wessex Queen's Flight Diecast Model
Model Number: AA37609
The Corgi Westland Wessex, Queen's Flight, Hendon is a diecast model plane in the Corgi Aviation Archive (Limited Edition) range.
The Westland Wessex was a turbine-powered helicopter which was a development of the American Sikorsky S58. It was picked up by the RAF from the Royal Navy in the early sixties when they required a general-purpose helicopter capable of carrying troops, conducting ground attacks and acting as an air ambulance. In 1969, two Wessexes were ordered with specific modifications in mind, with the aim of VIP use, specifically with The Queen’s Flight. Prince Charles, Princess Anne and The Queen Mother were regular passengers, with Prince Philip even piloting the aircraft over the years. It wasn’t until August 1977 that Queen Elizabeth herself finally took her seat on board and took to the skies. Now housed in the RAF museum in Hendon, it continues to draw a crowd.
- Rotating Propellers
- Detailed Crew Figurines
- Sliding Door
- Optional 'Drooped' Blades
Model: AA37609 Westland Wessex, Queen's Flight, Hendon
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Reviewed by Frank D.
Very pleased customer.
Love this model of the Corgi Wessex. Another one for my collection. Delivered well packaged and on time. Very pleased customer.
Reviewed by Mike Arnold
This model of the Royal Flight Helicopter is a fantastic model, richly detailed and very smart paintwork; a joy to own! The delivery time was less than 24 hours - pretty awesome!
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