Bell AH-1S COBRA TZEFA IAF Israeli attack helicopter Hobby Boss 1/72 scale model
Technical data: built out of Hobby Boss kit + scratchbuilt RBF flags.
The Bell AH-1 Cobra is a two-blade rotor, single-engine attack helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It was developed using the engine, transmission and rotor system of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois. A member of the prolific Huey family, the AH-1 is also referred to as the HueyCobra or Snake.
The Israeli Air Force named its Cobras as the “Tzefa” (Hebrew: צפע, for Viper). Since the mid-1970s Lebanon has been Israel’s most active front; IAF Cobras had been fighting there for more than 20 years.
Building hours: 60
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