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Academy 1/48 Hughes 500D Tow Heli
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   This is a 1/48 Plastic Hughes 500D TOW 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 carry nearly all military equipment designed for helicopters.

FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in tan and grey. 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. A unique mast-mounted sight sits atop the helicopter. A very faithfully modeled TOW missle pod attaches to each side of the small craft. Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly.

MARKING OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for Three Aircraft: 1: Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Kenya Army 2: Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Israeli Air Force 3: Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Paris Air Show Airframe Colors: 1: Sandy Brown, Khaki Green 2: Sandy Brown, Khaki Green 3: Sandy Brown, Dark Earth Detail Colors: Flat Black, Olive Drab, Silver, Clear Red, Clear Blue, Orange, Red, White

INCLUDES: One 1/48 Plastic Hughes 500D TOW 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: 5-1/2" (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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