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Old 17th Apr 2008, 06:43
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heli1
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: UK
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Don't be so cruel...the W30 had an excellent cabin size but Westland tried to do it on the cheap by using the Lynx dynamics .The final W30-300 with an uprated gearbox ,five blade BERP rotor and T700 engines could have been a winner but was too late and by then the company was almost broke .

Incidentally the aircraft in the UK are only part of the ex-Pawan Hans fleet...the story is they renaged on the payments and PH stopped any more being shipped.All the aircraft are really now completely worthless,unless you are looking for Gem engines to power your tractor/speed boat.Even as Lynx dynamic spares they must be beyond redemption.

The real problem is some innocent coming along and thinking there is a bargain to be had ,and the whole saga repeating itself !
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