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Amercom Helicopters of the World ACHY14
Boeing Chinook HC.Mk 1 Diecast Model
RAF No.7 Sqn (Bravo Two Zero), Saudi Arabia, 1991

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Boeing Chinook HC.Mk 1   16.5"   10"

On the evening of January 22, 1991, eight members of a patrol with the call sign "Bravo Two Zero" were infiltrated by Chinook helicopter in Iraq. Their task was to observe the main supply route and to sever underground communications cables which ran between Baghdad and Jordan. In addition, they were to seek and destroy any SCUD missiles in the area. Each member of the patrol was overloaded with stores and equipment for the stay, and after landing the patrol moved some 20 km, where they found a small cave in which they chose to hide. The patrol was led by Sergeant Andy McNab.

Boeing Chinook HC.Mk 1

Designed as a turbine-powered replacement for the CH-37 Mojave, the CH-47 was first flown on September 21st, 1961. This iconic helicopter has had a long service history, seeing action in many different wars, from Vietnam to Afghanistan. The Chinook is the U.S. Army's heaviest-lifting helicopter, primarily serving as a troop transporter, with secondary roles including artillery emplacement and battlefield resupply. It has a crew of three and can move 55 combat-ready troops. Its wide-loading ramp can be opened in-flight for paratroopers, and three cargo hooks can extend through a floor hatch, which allows the Chinook to be used as a flying crane.

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Amercom Helicopters of the World

The Amercom "Helicopters of the World" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military and civilian helicopters in 1:72 scale. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Amercom "Helicopters of the World" diecast helicopters feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Rotating wheels and rotor blades.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".

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