Thanks to the Helicopter Group Build, I found and bought this kit which I might have looked over otherwise. The last chopper kit I built must have been Revell’s H173 Sikorsky H-19 Rescue kit way back when, so being part of the group [...]
I managed to get similar Cobra Helicopters and wanted to do a build together with my son so we could work on similar kits while he learnt.
What an awesome experience, he did so well and we both learnt a lot.
He did the Sea cobra in the [...]
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 [...]
I don’t do cars. Since I resumed modeling in the early 90’s, I’ve built nothing but planes. Sure, I’ve slapped together a couple of Tom Daniels/George Barris silly cars along the way, but for the most part, strictly the airborne [...]
The Bell AH-1 Cobra came on the scene in 1967. It was the first dedicated gunship platform from the ground up in the world. I remember how impressed I was the first time I saw one with that signature front profile of three foot across from [...]
1/72 Italeri, almost OOB, I replaced the three barrels of the gun with thin piano wire, finished in MM enamels with Future and MM FS30000 acrylic over kit decals, built previous to 2004, all my US service helicopters posted now until I [...]
This is the old 1/48 Monogram AH-1S, which was converted to Turkish Army AH-1P.
Basic conversions follow so:
•In order to enhance the reality of the cockpit; some wires, a fire extinguisher, helmet bag, map reading lights and first aid [...]
This is my Turkish Army AH-1W Super Cobra from the Italeri's 1/48 scale.
The build was for a very close friend of mine, -better to say brother in arms-, who flew with the W in the Army more than 15 years and retired with the rank of [...]
Hello All! I meant to post this one last year when I posted my USMC Cobra, as I built them simultaneously but then time got away from me...
Anyways, this is the Revell of Germany boxing of the old Monogram Cobra, built ALMOST OOB, with [...]
Hello all! from my "Good from Afar but Far from Good" collection, I present to you my AH-1W Cobra. It is the Italeri kit with the following upgrades:
Cobra Company cockpit
Cobra Company exhaust correction kit