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Corgi Aviation Archive Collector Series US50404
Bell UH-1C Huey Diecast Model
US Army, Vietnam, (Hog Gunship)

Limited Edition

1:48 Scale   Length   Width
Bell UH-1C Huey   14.5"   12"

Bell UH-1C Huey

Designed to meet a US Army requirement for a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and general utility helicopter, the UH-1 Huey was first flown on October 20, 1956. Nicknamed "Huey" because of its original "HU-1" designation, this aircraft became famous during the Vietnam War, where 7,000 of them served in a variety of roles, from MEDEVAC and search and rescue to troop transport, air assault and ground attack. As a troop transporter, the Huey revolutionized warfare, giving the Army the ability to strategically position troops in various locations that were otherwise difficult to reach in the heavy jungle environment.

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Corgi's 1:48 scale UH-1 Hueys are some of the most popular helicopters produced by this manufacturer. These models boast large transparent windows surrounding the cockpit, which provide a clear view of the cockpit interior. Separately applied delicate wiper blades are mounted on the front windows with correctly tinted windows above. The rear cargo bay doors are fixed in the open position and provide a panoramic view of the entire interior. Each release features a beautifully detailed diecast metal rotor head assembly with plastic rotor blades. Releases in this series showcase a variety of detailed ordnance configurations, such as a side mounted tube-launched rocket, machine guns with detailed ammo belts and a nose mounted grenade launcher.

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Corgi Aviation Archive Collector Series

The Corgi "Aviation Archive" range presents highly-detailed, ready-made diecast models of military and civilian aircraft. The vast Aviation Archive range has become the standard by which all other diecast airplane ranges are judged. Each Corgi model is based on a specific aircraft from an important historical or modern era of flight, and has been authentically detailed from original documents and archival library material. Famous airplanes and aviators from both military and commercial airline aviation are all honored.

Corgi "Aviation Archive" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Detailed, hand-painted pilot and crew member figures.
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Selected interchangeable features such as speed-brakes, opened canopies and access panels.
  • Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings.

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