Hello from Middle Earth !
Been a wee while since my last completed build here, even longer since my last SAR project.
So here is, fresh from my bench, Academy's excellent HH-46 Sea Knight complete with kit decals for a machine from SOMS Kaneohe[...]
This model is a replica of the CH-46 Base Flight from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
This station is located five miles north of Oak Harbor, in beautiful Washington State.
Base flights are used for SAR, MEDEVAC, Communication and general tra[...]
This is the Academy CH-46 I used the MAW Resin and decals on it as well as the Eduard PE interior detail set.
Here is a video with a little bit more info on this particular helo
Boeing vertol sea knight ch/hh-46d 'rescue"
These long lesting workhorses are slowly getting ready for the scrap yard.
Lets not forget they saved many lives and transported thousands of troops world wide.
Just finished up this evening...or at least as finished as it's probably gonna get. There were dozens and dozens of various other stenciling and markings, but 90% of 'em were in light gray. Seein's how that's the paint scheme I chose, why bo[...]
If you like helos Academy does a great job built this oob with the exception of scratch built wiring and plumbing inside cargo bay fun build