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
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.
OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for One Aircraft:
1: Hughes 500D Highway Patrol Police Helicopter
White, Clear Red, Flat Black, Red, Clear Blue, Burnt Iron, Orange,
Bright Blue, Silver, Gold, Sky, Flesh, Wood Brown, Light Khaki,
INCLUDES: One 1/48 Plastic Hughes 500D Police Helicopter
Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS)
File or Emery Board
Water for Decals
Glue Tips or Toothpicks
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