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Hughes AH-64D Longbow Apache Diecast Model
US Army

1:100 Scale   Length   Width
Hughes AH-64D Longbow Apache   6.25"   5.25"

The AH-64 Apache, the world's premier attack helicopter, was designed to be an extremely tough survivor on the battlefield. In 1983, Hughes Helicopters, Inc., which became a part of McDonnell Douglas Corp. in 1984, won the prestigious Collier Trophy for the design of the AH-64A Apache. The next-generation version of the combat-proven Apache, the AH-64D Apache Longbow, first flew in 1997. This 21st Century rotorcraft, is a fully integrated weapon system that includes the Longbow radar, fire-and-forget Hellfire missiles, and advanced avionics and electronics that set it apart from other combat helicopters.

Hughes AH-64D Longbow Apache

Designed to meet a US Army requirement for an advanced attack helicopter, the AH-64 was first flown on September 30th, 1975. Called "The Apache," this formidable helicopter replaced the AH-1 Cobra as the principal attack helicopter for the US Army. At the time of its introduction, the Apache was revolutionary, with an innovative helmet mounted display and improved crash survivability. It is heavily armored and has been called a "Flying Tank," not only because of its defenses but also because of its ability to inspire fear on the battlefield. The Apache has become a symbol of Army airpower, serving in both Gulf Wars and in Afghanistan.

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Postage Stamp Planes

The "Postage Stamp Planes" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of military and civilian aircraft.

"Postage Stamp Planes" 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.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

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