One of the
major tasks on the airframe was the replacement of rivets and 75% of the
Dzus fastener springs.
panels were given a trial fit before the framework was painted and when
done, were fitted and the Helicopter given a final re-spray.
years of being out in the elements almost all of the perspex panelling
were either missing, crazed and milky, or broken. With none available
new moulds had to made and new panels moulded,
These were kindly sponsored by Amari Plastics PLC of Leeds who
supplied the material and Appollo Plastics at Hull.
Tail Boom lettering was completed this only left the Perspex Glazing to
be fitted and she was ready for moving to the T2 hangar.
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