The original 1/144 Wessex HU.5 helicopter by MARK I Models has been re-released with new parts and decals, as CHRIS CLIFFORD discovers.


Modellers short on display space – or those who simply favour smaller replicas – have a wide range of Westland Wessex toolings via the Czech republic’s MARK I Models. The company started issuing these in 2013 and many boxings followed, allowing replication of different variants. Now, MARK I is re-releasing particular Wessex sub-types with new components and decals as limited-edition items, such as this fresh HU.5 product (MKM144169L ‘In Commando Role’), which comes in a bag with header card, rather than a box.

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