The KV-107 started life as Boeing Vertol Model 107. This was a twin-rotor, twin-engine design that first flew in April 1958. The US Army initially evaluated the aircraft and rejected the aircraft. The USMC adopted the 107 with larger engines and variants of what would become the Sea Knight are still in service today.Japan was interested in the Model 107 for service in its Self Defense Forces. Kawasaki Heavy Industries acquired a license to manufacture the aircraft in Japan. The JMSDF acquired the KV-107-II-3 as a mine sweeper. The JGSDF selected the KV-107-II-4 as its assault and transportation helicopter. The JASDF adopted the KV-107-II-5 as its primary rescue helicopter.
- Beautiful decal set
- Highly detailed hub and rotor assemblies
- Extensive cockpit and full length interior detail
- Open or closed rear loading ramp
- Four decal choices include Navy and Marine HH-46 rescue versions