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De Agostini Combat Helicopters CH49
Bell UH-1N Huey Diecast Model
USAF 374th AW, 459th AS, #69-6646, Yokota AB, Japan

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Bell UH-1N Huey   9.75"   8"

The UH-1 Iroquois first entered the Air Force inventory in 1964 and was used for Strategic Air Command missile support. The UH-1N model was brought into service in 1970 and one year later, the UH-1P's arrived at Yokota, and years later were replaced by the UH-1N models Yokota now uses. Since then, these helicopters have provided humanitarian support, DV missions, and search and rescue capabilities.

UH-1Ns are primarily used at Yokota for rapid transit in and out of the downtown Tokyo area for base officials but Yokota also uses the UH-1N to conduct bilateral training missions.

Bell UH-1N 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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De Agostini Combat Helicopters

The De Agostini "Combat Helicopters" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of helicopters. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

De Agostini "Combat Helicopters" diecast helicopters feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Rotating rotor blades.
  • Permanently extended landing gear.

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