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Gazelle 50 Fly-in, Middle Wallop 08/04/2017

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Gazelle 50 Fly-in, Middle Wallop 08/04/2017

Post by Hammy » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:06 pm

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With the Aerospatiale Gazelle having first taken flight on 7th April 1967, we're celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a gathering of 'screaming chicken legs' at their spiritual home in the UK, AAC Middle Wallop.

The event is advanced ticket only and tickets can be purchased from the Museum of Army Flying website and everything you need to know about the event can be found on the Threshold.aero website

We're still waiting to receive confirmation from QinetiQ and, surprisingly, the AAC. As soon as we receive confirmation from these or any other operators, we will let you know.

Participation as of 04/04:

Gazelles
G-CBGZ Westland WA.341C Gazelle HT.2 Private
G-CBSK/ZB627 Westland WA.341D Gazelle HT.3 The Gazelle Squadron Display Team
G-CDNO Westland WA.341B Gazelle AH.1 Private
G-CTFS Westland WA.341C Gazelle HT.2 Private
G-EZZL Westland WA.341D Gazelle HT.3 Private
G-GAZA Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
G-VOIP Westland WA.341D Gazelle HT.3 Private
G-ZZLE/XX436 Westland WA.341C Gazelle HT.2 Private
HA-LFH Aerospatiale SA.342J Gazelle Private
N341AS Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
N341GG Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
N505HA Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
N901B Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
YU-HES Aerospatiale SA.342J Gazelle Private
YU-HEY Aerospatiale SA.341G Gazelle Private
YU-HPZ Aerospatiale SA.342J Gazelle Private
XX392 Westland WA.341B Gazelle AH.1
XZ346 Westland WA.341B Gazelle AH.1
ZA737 Westland WA.341B Gazelle AH.1 Museum of Army Flying
____ Aerospatiale SA.342M Gazelle French Army
____ Aerospatiale SA.342M Gazelle French Army

History of the Gazelle - former operators and the Army Austers
GZ100 AgustaWestland AW109
G-AHXE/LB312 Taylorcraft Plus D
G-ANHS/MT197 Taylorcraft Auster AOP.IV
G-ANIE/TW467 Taylorcraft Auster AOP.V
G-APAF/TW511 Auster 5A
G-ASZX/WJ368 Beagle A.61 Terrier 1
G-BJXR/XR267 Auster AOP.9
G-BKVK/WZ662 Auster AOP.9
G-BUDL/NX534 Taylorcraft Auster AOP.III
G-BURR/WZ706 Auster AOP.9
G-CEHR/XP241 Auster AOP.9
G-CIGH Avions Max Holste MH.1521M Broussard

Visitors and friends
G-CBNX Bensen B-8MR
G-HUEZ Hughes 369E
G-KETH Agusta Bell 206 JetRanger
G-MARL Rotorsport UK Calidus
G-PERT Eurocopter EC130
G-RAVN Robinson R44
G-ROYM Robinson R44
G-TRDS Guimbal Cabri G2
____ Guimbal Cabri G2
OO-VBA Agusta Bell 206 JetRanger

Thanks!

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Re: Gazelle 50 Fly-in, Middle Wallop 08/04/2017

Post by andygolfer » Mon May 01, 2017 6:47 pm

Nick Challoner (porkscratching) went to this event and has posted some of his excellent photographs here: http://www.civilianaviation.co.uk/forum ... 73&t=27941

many thanks to Nick for posting them on the forum
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