Posted by: travelrat | June 10, 2007

Dragonfly

Dragonfly‘The Dragonfly’ recently appeared on the Solstice Park business estate at Amesbury, Wiltshire. It was designed by artist Charlotte Moreton, and built by aeronautical engineering apprentices at QinetiQ, at nearby Boscombe Down.

If you’re thinking that the body looks like a Gazelle helicopter … the local paper says it was ‘inspired’ by such an aircraft … it is, in fact, the airframe of a Gazelle. Or, it used to be.

The official unveiling ceremony is on Monday; if I can find out what time it’s going to happen, I may well go down there.


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