UH-1C Huey

This is the 1/48 Scale UH-1C Huey Helicopter Plastic Model Kit from the Easy Assembly Authentic Kit Series by Hobby Boss. Suitable for Ages 14 & Up.

HobbyBoss UH-1C Huey Plastic Model Helicopter Kit 1/48 Scale #hy85803
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 Hobby Boss # hbohy85803
$18.09
 
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Specifications :
  • Scale: 1/48
  • Length: 10.73" (272.6mm)
  • Rotor Diameter: 10.03" (255mm)
  • Parts: 30+
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Spotlight Review

 
"Better Than Any B-Huey from 40 Years Ago"
mark.nickelson
I was using a Monogram B-Huey to make a Navy trainer, and not loving the results, when I took note of the recently released Hobby Boss UH-1C. Close to 40 years newer than any 1/48 little Huey model, it's substantially nicer. Big surprise. The HB Huey-C's best feature--I'm viewing this kit as ready to make a Huey- A, -B, -C, -F or TH-1L--is its windshield casting, that comprises the overhead lights and the pilot door windows, correcting a vexing arrangement in the side windows of the old Monogram model. Other pluses in this 30-part kit: a) the price; b) the main rotor, molded in one piece; c) one-piece landing rail casting; d) apparently superb fit. Minuses, correctable if you cannibalize a Monogram Huey (cheap and plentiful), are lack of collectives and rudder pedals, and the molded-closed cabin doors. You could use the Monogram crew figures, too, as they're fairly nice. And you could weaponize the Huey. As kitted, the HB Huey is a slick in either Army or Marine livery.

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Features

  • Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in grey and clear.
  • Detailed cockpit.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions.

Specs

  • Scale: 1/48
  • Length: 10.73" (272.6mm)
  • Rotor Diameter: 10.03" (255mm)
  • Parts: 30+

Includes

One plastic model


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Reviews

  
 
"Great kit"
usmc4u2b
For the price, this kit is in great shape. Didn’t have any issues.

 
"Good little kit"
sharpe_wr
Simple construction, lacks a bit of detail, mainly armament which is near impossible to come by. Will be in my stash until I can discover an available set to make the Sharks version more accurate

 
"Huey C Model -- A Must Have for Your Helicopter Collection"
JRB (Burleson, Texas)
I thoroughly enjoyed this simple kit. I was so happy to get a C Model Huey. They were not as good or as powerful as some of the later Ds but they were tough birds. This model is good for any skill builder. Though I think older guys who know Hueys will enjoy it more. The only recommendation I can give is to weight the front end to keep it level on the shelf. It is definitely worth the time and money. Reminds me of a time we really dont want to remember but have to so as not to repeat it. Hueys, what else needs said. See my photos.

Markings

  • One decal sheet with markings for 2 versions
  • 1) UH-1C of the 174th AHC gun platton "Sharks", 1970
  • 2) US Marines

Comments

Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please kee away from children 3 years of age and younger.

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