AS365 Dauphin 2
Flag Officer Sea Training, HM Naval Base Plymouth, 2009.
Revell (Matchbox) 1/72 with scratch conversions
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This is the old Matchbox Dauphin kit, converted to represent one of the RN’s FOST
Helicopters. Originally built in 2009 as one of a pair (the other in the original
Bond Helicopters red colours) , it has a number of scratch-
I was never happy with the colour of blue paint that I used -
Details of the original build and conversion can be seen here: Link to May 2009 build pages
The Royal Navy’s Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) teams use Dauphin helicopters leased from and operated by Bond to provide transfers to and from ships undergoing operational training at Plymouth, as well as for utility roles such as helicopter radar calibrations.
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