The Bell UH-1, better known as Huey, became famous for his work with US forces in the Vietnam War in the '60s by his rescue, transport of soldiers and even armed escort, he quickly became an irreplaceable part of modern equipment for the fight scene. The installation of the heavy MG armament and missile gondolas he often got the nickname gunship. The first one flew on October 22, 1956 for the first time. In March 1962 the first aircraft were sent to South Vietnam, where they used him as just the first aid and as a multipurpose helicopter. In September 1962 came the first armed units that were transferred to the UTTHC (Utility Tactical Transport Helicopter Company) in South Vietnam. Their typical armament consisted of a hydraulically driven M-6 viervaksgondel for 7.62 mm M-60 machine guns, rockets and heavy weapons, which were fastened together on the skis. They provided supporting fire for unarmed helicopters and ground troops, they formed an integral part of any tactical combat. The US Marine Corps and the US Navy have deployed large numbers Hueys in Vietnam.
- Surfaces with structure and rivet imitation
- Detailed interior with dashboard
- Authentic performed rotor
- Zitband and ammunition boxes
- Motor Imitation
- Movable main and tail rotor
- 2 Rocket Containers
- 4 External MGs with cartridge belt
- Transfers for two machines (Vietnam, US Army and US Marines Corps
|Additional accessories required|
| Needed paint |
|6, 57, 99, 301, 302, 361|
| Additional required paint |
|35, 45, 53, 61, 66, 78, 91, 92, 330|
|Tools Required||Glue, paint, thinner, knutselmes|
|Number of Parts:||123|
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