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1977

Westland

Built in 1977 as a remotely piloted observation helicopter, powered by two Weslake 2-stroke 2-cylinder piston engines. The "Wideye" was a larger more sophisticated follow up to the "Wisp" with coaxial rotors of 2.30m diameter, allowing a gross weight of 125kg

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Nigel Frankland, e-mail, 12.01.2015

I was one of the team that machined the "A" frame chassis' for all three rpv's

norman a male, e-mail, 27.11.2012

i was involved in this rpv project at westland yeovil as
an engineer building all three. wideye, wisp and wideye

mel bennett, e-mail, 13.08.2012

Yes I was involved in the development of the payload carried by this helicoter and can add to the development story. Also have short video of one of its test flights.

soccer, e-mail, 16.06.2011

powered by two Weslake 2-stroke 2-cylinder piston engines.

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