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Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« on: April 03, 2020, 09:01:39 am »
Following the successful initial use of helicopters as Air Ambulances in West Germany, the British Government tasked the RAF with trialling a similar concept in Great Britain.
Gazelle ZB333 'Canary' was attached to No.22 squadron of the RAF.
It is important to note that Canary was never a true Air Ambulance as is now accepted, it was seen as a 'first responder' and a force-multiplier to the larger rescue helicopters. It was also used for the transport of walking wounded from remote areas where ground vehicles might have issues with access , thereby allowing the larger helicopters to concentrate on the more serious casualties.

Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.3 ZB333 'Canary'

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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2020, 10:23:52 am »
You've got a thing about Gazelles. haven't you?  ;D

That looks great, and very plausible too.
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 10:43:23 am »
Nice!  :lol:

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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2020, 10:52:54 am »
You've got a thing about Gazelles. haven't you?  ;D

That looks great, and very plausible too.

Well I got a kit out of the stash to do the black and yellow one for the group build, and it turned out there were two kits in the box  ;D

So I could hardly put the second one back could I  ;D
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2020, 10:57:46 am »
Very nice  :thumbsup:
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2020, 12:42:41 am »
I love this one (medical) even more than your black one! :wub:
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2020, 12:51:34 am »
I love this one (medical) even more than your black one! :wub:

Thank-you Tophe, On a trip to Germany last year I got interested in the yellow ADAC helicopters (and I have several in the stash to do) This helicopter was a sideways step from those. :mellow:

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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2020, 01:05:37 am »
Yet another neat looker  :thumbsup:
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2020, 01:15:18 am »
Nice.
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2020, 03:06:23 am »
Very pretty.
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2020, 05:29:13 am »
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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2020, 12:48:47 pm »
That looks good! :thumbsup:

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Re: Aerospatiale/Westland Gazelle HAR.Mk.5
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2020, 06:56:47 am »
That looks great. Can I ask what scale that one is? Iím searching valiantly for a 1/144 scale one, but not luck so far.
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