SH-3 Sea King / US NavyItem Number: C1009
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter model. The SH-3 Sea King ,is a twin engine, all-weather helicopter. The SH-3H model is used by the Navy Reserves to detect, classify, track and destroy enemy submarines. It also provides logistical support and a search and rescue capability. The UH-3H model is utility configured for logistical support and search and rescue missions. The VH-3A model supports the Executive Transport Mission. The first version of this workhorse helicopter was flown more than 35 years ago. The Sea King has been replaced by the SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopters as the anti-submarine warfare helicopter. The transition was completed in the mid 1990s. The remaining Sea King helicopters have been configured for logistical support and search and rescue missions.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/48. Rotorspan 16 inches, Length 16 1/2 inches.