Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Sea King helicopters retired by the UK Ministry of Defense are being sold to make unique sheds and ‘man caves.’

Sea Kings were a version of the Sikorsky SH-61

Witham Special Vehicles is the military surplus firm selling about 30 of the helicopters for the MoD, the nonoperational Sky Kings are being priced between £10,000 and £20,000.

Over 20 of the aircraft can still be flown and are expected to be sold to private pilots, the remaining hulks can be bought to serve other purposes – sheds or man caves. One guy was going to put a bedroom and sitting room in it,” said Paul Southerington, Witham’s managing director. . “The sky’s the limit with what you can do with one. They are made of aluminum so they never rust or rot.”


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