BELL 47 SIOUX


1/48 Bell 47G A1-720 161 Recce Flt Vietnam 1969


by Bruce Anders

 

Serial No
A1-720
A/C type
Bell 47G Sioux
Based at
Oakey, Queensland (Circa 1970)
Scheme Olive drab and Day Glow orange
History/Significance
A1-720 served with 161 Recce Flight in South Vietnam and had an engine malfunction on 14/2/69.
Kit
Italeri 1/48 Sioux. Rear boom in part rebuilt from brass and plastic rod. Engine and boom detailed with eduard PE and wire of various diameters. Cockpit instrument clusters modified to represent Australian machine. Painted with testors olive drab and decaled with Hawkeye decals.
Reference
Hawkeye Decals Sheet

 

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