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Westland Whirlwind Series 1 G-ANFH and Bell 47B-3 G-AKFN
Westland Whirlwind Series 1 G-ANFH (msn WA15) at Gatwick. Built 1953 and delivered from Yeovil to Gatwick on 2 November 1954 for British European Airways. To BEA Helicopters 6 April 1964 ; to Autair Helicopter Services Limited on 3 February 1969 ; to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. 18 April 1969 and withdrawn from use on 2 September 1977. To Helicopter Museum Weston-Super-Mare.Featured in the closing scenes of The Beatles film A Hard Days Night and in You Must Be Joking in the scene where Denholm Elliot escapes from the maze. Bell 47B-3 (msn 73) G-AKFN registered to BEA on 11 September 1947 ; to BEA Helicopters Ltd. 6 April 1964 ; to Autair Limited 7 October 1964 ; to Farmair Limited on 19 august 1966 ; withdrawn from use on 30 June 1967. Date: circa 1950s-1960s
© The Peter Butt Aviation Collection / Mary Evans