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Bell Huey UH1H Tail Number: 72-21509 G-UH1H

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Restoration Photographs (continued)




7) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The main fuselage of the helicopter in the transit frame prior to paint stripping.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Tail section doors and engine covers awaiting paint stripping.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The main fuselage after paint stripping and corrosion inspection.


BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A closer look at the paint stripped fuselage.

BELL UH1H 72 – 21509 View of the Tail Section with a mandatory AD being carried out.


BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The main fuselage on its skids after inspection and prior to week
commencing on the restoration.


BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The main fuselage and tail section mounted together and ready for the installation of the engine and main rota gear box.


BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Tail section and intermediate gear box installed with control cables and linkage.



BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The tail section after priming and the intermediate gear box installation.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Right angle gear box and intermediate gear box after inspection and overhaul.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Engine Lycoming T53-L-13 turbine 1400 SHP after overhaul at the engine shop and all AD's carried out.



BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The blade root attachment joints after overhaul.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The Main transmission and Rotor gearbox ready for installation

BELL UH1H 72- 21509 Working on the interior and crew space



BELL UH1H 72- 21509 Engineers installing the Engine

27) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 The Completed fuselage waiting in the workshops for further work to start on the avionics and interior

28) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A view of the generator and main gear box installed



29) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A view of the main transmission connection from the engine to the gearbox

30) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A view of the engine installed and the drive shaft being prepared for installation.

31) BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A view of the control console and front panel with holes for the new avionics



BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Phil Connolly, Jeff Winner and Bryan Reynolds discussing the avionics outfit.

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 Another view of Phil Connolly and Jeff Winner discussing avionics

BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A close up of the inside of the tail boom



BELL UH1H 72 - 21509 A port side view of the engine installed

Phil receives the all important export licence from Brian Reynolds!

BELL UH1H 72- 21509 Test Flight


Shipping from Seattle


Huey being loaded into the Luxair Boeing 747

Huey inside the Luxair 747

Being loaded on the truck


Truck Loaded

THANK YOU!!


Arrival at London


Arrival at London Helicopters.

All the parts to rebuid the machine!

Start of the rebuild at London


Fitting the rotar head

Rebuilding

Rebuild complete!

Arrival at Blackpool


At Wolverhampton on the way home.

1st landing at home.

Family and friends meet Huey


Jo welcomes Phil and huey home

Simon Phil Ralph and Neil





 
 
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