Helicopter Preservation Resource
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Dragonfly WH991

The Yorkshire Helicopter Preservation Group is a Group of Enthusiasts dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Historic Helicopters. 

The group was born out of Ray “Mac” McElwain’s Dragonfly Restoration Project, Started in 1994 and completed in 1998 

Westland W.S.51 Dragonfly WH991 was rebuilt using parts from two other airframes, WP503 & WG718.

Click here to follow the progress of the restoration from 1994 to 1998.


How we find them!

Based at Elvington Air Museum near York, North Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Air Museum, is home to several restoration teams, restoring and building replicas of wartime and post wartime military aircraft.

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