In 1956, Bell stretched and refined the Bell 204 into the HU-1A, commonly pronounced "Huey." Later, it was re-designated the UH-1A, but the name stuck! More than 16,000 UH-1s in several variants have been produced, including the UH-1D, which our model represents. Designed to be a troop carrier, it became the workhorse of the Vietnam War, also performing medivac, supply, and even gunship roles. It could carry 14 fully armed troops or 6 stretchers and a medic. It has a cruise speed of 125 mph. Production ceased in 1987. Interesting fact: The UH-1 Huey was the first turbine-powered helicopter in the US military.
This exquisite Bell UH-1D Iroquois Mahogany Model is handcrafted by our master craftsmen from the finest Mahogany Wood. Attention is given to every detail, resulting in unsurpassed quality. Models come complete with a detachable wood display stand. The model will be delivered to your door securely in a foam fitted shipping box. These models make a great gift for any aviation enthusiast, veteran or history buff alike.
- Limited Edition: 100 Pieces in Collection
- Material: Mahogany Wood
- 10.25 Inch Rotor Blade
- 20 Inch Length
- 3.25 Inch Width
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