Academy 1/72 OV-10A Bronco

Tower Stock# LXNV99  •  Manufacturer Stock# 12463
Academy 1/72 OV-10A Bronco (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/72 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco Plastic Model Kit from Academy.

The OV-10A Bronco was designed principally as a counter-insurgency aircraft
which gives it the ability to perform high precision attacks on ground targets
The aircraft also has a cargo compartment which can carry 5 paratroopers, or
two stretchers and a medic. More recent versions of the aircraft have also
been used in the forward air controller (FAC) directing other aircraft. A
primary design feqture of the OV-10 is its twin boom layout and the aircraft
is powered by a pair of Garret T76-G-10 turboprops. The OV-10 saw considerable
service in Vietnam and is used by the US Air Force and Marine Corps


1/72nd scale for static display only
103 parts in light grey and clear with recessed panel lines
Detailed landing gear, doors and wheel wellss
Cockpit detail: 3-piece seats, instrument panels, floor and rear
Canopy may be displayed open or closed
External Stores: (2) LAU-10 5in rocket pods, (2) LAU-3 2.75in rocket
pods, (1) 150gal fuel tank, (4) Mk82 500lb bombs, (2) AIM-9
OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for two aircraft:
1: 14649, 20th TASS/504th TASG, USAF, Da Nang AB, S. Vietnam, 1969
2: 55404, HML-267, US Marine Corps, California, 1970
Airframe Colors:
1: Overall Aircraft Grey(FS36473) w/White wing upper surfaces
2: Dk Green(FS34079) w/Gull Grey(FS36440) undersides and White wing
upper surfaces
Detail Colors:
Red, Yellow, Silver, Black, Blue, Stell, Olive Drab, Grey,
Burnt Iron, Green, Khaki, Clear Red, Clear Orange, Clear Blue


One 1/72 Rockwell OV-10A Bronco Plastic Aircraft Kit


Hobby Knife
Paint Brushes
Liquid Plastic Cement - for major components (Testors, TENAX 7R)
White Glue - for clear parts (Odourless CA or TENAX 7R)
Thick Plastic Cement - for detail parts (CA or Tube Type)
Nice-to-Have Tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter (see XURON),
and Airbrush.


Scale: 1/72
Length: 6.85" (17.4cm)
Wingspan: 6.61" (16.8cm)
SAN 7/27/01

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