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Easy Model Platinum Collection 37014
Sikorsky CH-34C Choctaw Display Model
Marineflieger SAR

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Sikorsky CH-34C Choctaw   11"   9.25"

The Sikorsky UH-34 Choctaw was a helicopter originally designed for the US Navy for service in the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) role. It was developed from the Sikorsky UH-19 Chickasaw. It was powered by a single Wright R-1820-84 radial engine, and could carry twelve to sixteen troops, or eight stretcher cases if utilized in the MedEvac role. It is a utility transport helicopter, with no armament on board. The aircrafy first flew on March 8, 1954. It was initially designated HSS Seabat by the Navy and HUS Seahorse by the US Marines and US Coast Gaurd. In 1962 all services adopted the US Army designation, UH-34 Choctaw. In 1962 under the new unified system, the Seabet was redetermination SH-34.

Sikorsky CH-34C Choctaw

Designed by Sikorsky as a US Navy anti-submarine military helicopter, the CH-34 Choctaw first flew on March 8, 1954. This prolific aircraft saw action in Vietnam and is one of history's most successful helicopters, flown on every continent with the armed forces of 25 nations. It has served in an anti-submarine role, as VIP transport, for troop and utility transport and as a search and rescue vehicle. Under various designations, Choctaws have been operated by the US Marine Corps, the US Navy, the US Army and the coast guard. The type also served with the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force as the turbine-engined Wessex.

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Easy Model Platinum Collection

The Easy Model "Platinum Collection" range presents highy-affordable, ready-made plastic models of military aircraft. While these models may not have the same "heft" as their diecast siblings, they do offer remarkable value for money. Most importantly, they look perfectly at home alongside diecast modes, allowing collectors to "flesh out" their collection with types and paint-schemes not yet available in diecast.

Easy Model "Platinum Collection" display model airplanes feature:

  • Molded plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Spinning propellers.
  • Authentic ordnance loads.
  • Permanently extended landing gear.

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