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Herpa 1:200 Wings 571418
Boeing CH-47 Chinook Diecast Model
British Airways, G-BISP

Limited Edition

1:200 Scale   Length   Width
Boeing CH-47 Chinook   6"   3.5"


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Starting in 1964, BEA, and later British Airways, following the merger with BOAC, operated a fleet of helicopters on feeder and shuttle routes as well as for use on supply flights to off-shore oil platforms off the United Kingdom's shores. In 1981, six Boeing 234, a commercial variant of the proven military CH-47, were acquired.

Boeing CH-47 Chinook

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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Herpa 1:200 Wings

The Herpa "1:200 Wings" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian and military aircraft in 1:200 scale.

Herpa "1:200 Wings" 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.
  • Permanently extended landing gear with non-rotating wheels.
  • Some releases feature interchangeable open/closed canopies.
  • Authentic fixed ordnance loads.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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