369061:72 United States of America UH-1B Helicopter 1st Platoon, Battalion C, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery, 1st Calvart DivisionBuilt and painted, ready for display. This 1/72 scale aircraft is a pre-assembled plastic, “Platinum Collectible” UH-1B “Huey”. The UH-1 Iroquois is commonly known as the “Huey”, due to its initial designation of HU-1 (helicopter utility). This multi purpose military helicopter was first used by the military in 1959 and went into tri-service production in 1962 as the UH-1. With more than 16,000 total units made, this aircraft was made famous for its use in the Vietnam War. This pre-built, hand decorated model has fine panel lines, cockpit and cabin interior detailing, positionable rotor blades, a unique nameplate, grenade launcher, and rocket launchers on each side.This model is painted in colors and markings unique to the 1st Platoon, Battery “C”, 2nd Battalion, 20th Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division at An Khe, November 1966. Unlike diecast metal, finer detail can be molded in plastic, and this Easy Model “Platinum Collectible” helicopter is sure to be a valuable addition to any 1/72 scale collection or diorama.
- 1/72nd scale
- Hand assembled and hand painted model
- Highly detailed including fine panel lines, cockpit and cabin interior detailing, positionable rotor blades, grenade launcher and rocket launchers
- Molded completely in plastic to ensure fine detail
- Full-color nameplate included