The AH-1F Cobra (derived from the AH-1S) was for a long period of time one of the most effective US Army helicopter gunships and was also used successfully in the Gulf War. It was not until 2004 that the US Army replaced it by the AH-64, but it is still in service with the US National Guard. This combat helicopter was also very popular with export customers such as Israel. In addition to upgraded flight control system and avionics, the AH-1F has a 20 mm Gatling gun and can fire 8 TOW anti-tank missiles and also Hydra missiles. The Revell model shows the upgraded version with missile launch system and tubes. Model detail: Detailed surfaces; Reproduction engine and gearbox; Detailed cockpit with instrument panel; Pilot figure and weapons officer; Movable main rotor; Movable front sight; Traversing 20 mm gun; 2 Missile launch tubes; 2 TOW missile launch systems; and Decals for one US Army version and one Israeli version. Paint colors needed: Matte Tar Black, Matte Bronze Green, Metallic Green, Matte Anthracite Gray, Metallic Silver, Silky-Matte Black, Silky-Matte Olive Green, Matte Clear, Matte Flesh, Matte Sandy Yellow, Matte White, Matte African Brown, Metallic Aluminum, Matte Yellow, Matte Carmin Red, Matte Stone Gray, Metallic Steel, Silky-Matte Beige, Matte Light Olive, and Matte Sea Green.
|This plastic model kit requires plastic cement and paint for assembly, and they are sold separately.|