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Anigrand Craftswork ANIG2043

ANIG2043
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Description:
Bell XHSL-1 ASW Helicopter. In 1950, the U.S. Navy launched a competition for a new helicopter to be designed specifically for the Anti-Submarine Warfare role as the existing helicopter inventory could not accomplished the ASW mission. Bell proposed its first and only tandem-rotors design, the Model 61, and won the competition. A contract was signed for three prototypes which were designated XHSL-1. First flight was made in 1953. Performance in the air was judged acceptable, so 78 production helicopters were ordered by the U.S. Navy and Britain Fleet Air Arm. In 1955, the first carrier trials were made and it was found the HSL-1 suffered high noise levels that limited the sonar operator's ability to identify contacts. The noise problem led to a produ
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Manufacturer:
Anigrand Craftswork
Code Number:
ANIG2043
Scale:
1:72
Item type:
Aircraft kits (resin)
Price:
£37.99
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 1
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Catalogue



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