News Revell mar-apr 2011: Helicopter

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EC 145 Polizei/Gendarmerie Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-4653

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:72
Length: 140 mm
Rotor diameter: 150 mm
Parts: 80

Description
Superior for surveillance, and a terrific transport.

The twin-engine EC 145 was developed via a joint venture between Eurocopter® and Kawasaki® Heavy Industries in the late ’90s. Its many uses range from passenger transport to medical emergencies to search-and-rescue missions. Hesse, Germany’s State Police (Landespolizei) was among the first to use the EC 145 in April, 2002 for transport and surveillance. France’s public safety police force (Gendarmerie Nationale), another early adopter, uses multiple EC 145s to monitor smaller cities that are outside the French National Police’s jurisdiction.

 

1/35 Bell H-13H 2’n1 Helicopter Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-5313

Overview
Skill Level 2
Scale: 1/35
Length: 10-5/8″
Parts: 79

Description
Made for M.A.S.H. missions.

The single-engine Bell H-13H was developed in the mid-1940s for the U.S. military. Popular throughout the Korean War, this heli was often equipped with Medevac panniers on each skid and an acrylic shield to protect potential patients. Kit features a detailed six-cylinder Lycoming engine, a single-piece bubble canopy, a pilot figure, the choice of a Medevac version with two litters for wounded patients or a gunship version with two machine guns and six rocket tubes, plus decals for four different helicopters: Medevac, gunship, test bed or transport.

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Bell AB 212 Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-4654

Overview
Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:72
Length: 184 mm
Wingspan: 202 mm
Parts: 132

Description
Two striking options – one exceptional kit.

The UH-1N – the military variant of the Bell AB-212 – has been in service for over 40 years. This versatile heli is often used for close air support, search-and-rescue and air ambulance missions. The U.S. flies the UH-1N Iroquois version, while the Agusta AB-212 is used primarily in Europe. Kit features highly detailed surfaces, a detailed cockpit, rotating rotors, an optional engine cowl for the twin-engine version, cable cutters, antennae, a detailed passenger cabin, separate sliding doors, missile pods (for the U.S.A.F. version) and decals for U.S.A.F. and Civil Defense versions.

 

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