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Academy 1/48 Hughes 500D Police Heli
Academy 1/48 Hughes 500D Police Heli
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  This is a 1/48 Plastic Hughes 500D Police Helicopter from Academy Plastics.
                          It's for ages 10 and up.

One of the most nimble helicopters in service today is the Hughes Model 500. This machine is a development of the U.S. Army's OH-6A Cayuse which proved so valuable as an observation and attack helicopter in the vietnam war. The Model 500 is modified with a "T" type tail and a five-blade rotor for more quiet operation. The spritely defender can be adapted to handle almost any task.

FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in white and clear. The surface of the helicopter is decorated with fully engraved panel lines and rivet detail. Highly detailed cockpit interior includes gauges and controls. Two life-like pilot figurines are included. Rotor assembly delivers heartily in the realism department. Helicopter cockpit is covered with clear plastic that allows close inspection of the interior. As an added bonus a highly detailed police motorcycle and an extra officer are included for the ultimate in diorama authenticity. Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly.

MARKING OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for One Aircraft: 1: Hughes 500D Highway Patrol Police Helicopter Airframe Colors: 1: Black Detail Colors: White, Clear Red, Flat Black, Red, Clear Blue, Burnt Iron, Orange, Bright Blue, Silver, Gold, Sky, Flesh, Wood Brown, Light Khaki, Yellow, Blue

INCLUDES: One 1/48 Plastic Hughes 500D Police Helicopter

REQUIRES: Assembly Cement Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS) Brushes Sprue Cutter Modeling Knife File or Emery Board Scissors Tweezers Water for Decals Glue Tips or Toothpicks Cloth Adult Supervision

SPECS: Scale: 1/48 Length: 5-1/4" (13.9cm) (approximately) Width: 1-1/4" (3.1cm) (approximately) Height: 2-1/2" (6.1cm) (approximately)

COMMENTS: Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children. Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives. Modeling paint should only be used by an adult in a well-ventilated area. jtt 8/9/00 ir/jl

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