Italeri 1/72 Bell AH-1 Super Cobra Whiskey Helicopter

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Italeri 1/72 Bell AH-1 Super Cobra Whiskey Helicopter (large view)
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Notes from our tech department:
This is the 1/72 Scale AH-1W Super Cobra Plastic Model Kit from Italeri.
Suitable for Ages 14 & Older.

During the Vietnam War, it quickly became apparent that troop carrying
helicopters required some kind of armed escort. The AH-1 Cobra was intended to
be a stopgap measure to meet this need while a new aircraft could be designed.
As a result, the AH-1 had many parts in common with the UH-1 Huey. However,
the Cobra was such a success that it is still in use today and the proposed
replacement, the AH-56 Commanche, was canceled. The AH-1W is a navalized twin
engine version of the Cobra and is used exclusively by the U.S. Marine Corps
for close air support of ground troops.

FEATURES

Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in gray and clear
Detailed intakes and jet exhausts
Interior detail: Single piece tandem cockpit tub with separate
instrument panels, cyclic controls, and gunsight
Detailed laser turret, 20mm cannon, rocket pods and TOW missile
launchers
Ordnance includes Hellfire missiles and rocket pods
Waterslide decals
Illustrated instructions

MARKING
OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for 1 version:
1) United States Marine Aviation

INCLUDES

One plastic model

REQUIREMENTS

Assembly
Hobby knife (RMXR6909)
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Sprue cutters (HCAR0630)
Paint (FS38038 Flat Black, FS34087 Olive Drab, Red, Gunmetal
Metallizer, FS36231 Dark Gull Gray, Rust, FS17038 Gloss
Black, FS37875 Flat White, FS36375 Light Ghost Gray,
Dark Green)

SPECIFICATIONS

Scale: 1/72
Length: 8.03" (204mm)
Skill level: 2
Parts: 71

COMMENTS

Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep
away from children 3 years of age and younger

san 7/3/00
ir/jl
updated tlc 10/27/15

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