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  • Westland Sioux

    Derived from Agusta AB47
    1965







    Model



    Westland produced version of the Agusta Bell 47G, primarily for the Army Air Corps, Royal Marines and Royal Air Force.
    3 seat observation and basic training machine, with large forward plexiglass bubble canopy and a skeletal, triangular section tail boom with a small ventral fillet. Powered by a single Lycoming piston engine, fed with fuel from two high level mounted external tanks and driving a 2 bladed single rotor with short inertial stabilising minor blades.
    Built at the Old Mixon (Weston-super-Mare) and Hayes (Middlesex) factories, with the first Westland model flying on 9 Mar 1965.





    List of Operators of Westland Sioux


    From Organisation with model Sioux
    1965
    united kingdom Army Air Corps
        193 1965/78
    united kingdom Royal Marines
        23 1965/75
    1966
    united kingdom Royal Air Force
        15 1966/82
    Construction Numbers on database of Sioux or its versions

    233Sioux