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Legion Models 14008LC
Westland Sea King HC.Mk 4 Commando Diecast Model
RNFAA No.845 NAS UN Protection Force

Limited Edition

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
Westland Sea King HC.Mk 4 Commando   12.25"   10.25"

845 Naval Air Squadron is a squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. After the Falklands War, 845 NAS caught up with its sister squadron 846 in being equipped with the Sea King HC4 helicopter. Since then, 845 NAS has trained hard to be the UK's main contingency force capable of operating around the world.

The 1990s saw 845 NAS deploy on operations in Bosnia during the Yugoslav Wars. It supported UNPROFOR and NATO peacekeeping missions in the country, providing transportation and evacuating refugees and casualties. The first British helicopter squadron into Bosnia, 845 NAS was also the last squadron to leave in 2005.

Westland Sea King HC.Mk 4 Commando

Designed to meet a US Navy requirement for an all-weather amphibious helicopter, the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King first flew on March 11, 1959. Originally a submarine hunter-killer, the Sea King has since been used in a variety of operations, from search and rescue, executive transport and communications to anti-ship and airborne early warning. Its five main rotor blades and tail section fold for stowage aboard aircraft carriers, and its hull can remain temporarily watertight for water landings-a risky maneuver attempted only in emergencies. When deployed by aircraft carriers, Sea Kings serve as plane guard and are the first in the air and the last to return.

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Legion Models

The Legion Models range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aicraft in 1:72 scale.

Legion Models 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.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Fixed display stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Detailed pilots and crew members.
  • Spinning propellers.
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

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