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The Helicopter Museum

The Helicopter Museum, Locking Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS24 8PP, Tel: 01934 635227

Situated just off junction 21 of the M5, this is the only helicopter collection in the country and the largest of its kind in the World! The Museum has over 70 full size aircraft on display ranging from an impressive Russian gunship to a massive Super Frelon 36 seat helicopter, and from the Queens own helicopters to the veterans of the Vietnam conflict.

Also on display is the current world speed record holder and a selection of unusual gyrocopters. There is also a cafe, gift shop, themed children's play area, film theatre with continual film shows and free parking.

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  • The WESTLAND WHIRLWIND HCC - built in Yeovil 1964. One of only two VVIP aircraft built for The Queens Flight. Image  The Helicopter Museum.
  • HUGHES OH-6A - built Culver City, California in 1968. Four seat army scout/utility helicopter. Image  The Helicopter Museum.
  • MIL Mi-24D - built in Soviet Union in 1981. Two plus eight seat attack helicopter. Image  The Helicopter Museum.
  • DRAGONFLY HR.Mk.5 - Westlands helicopter built in Yeovil, Somerset 1952. Image  The Helicopter Museum.
  • BO105M - production example built in 1984. Five seat general purpose helicopter. Image  The Helicopter Museum.
  • SUD SO1221S DJINN - built in France in 1959. Light two-seat tipset driven helicopter. Image  The Helicopter Museum.

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