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C-47 Chinook British Army, US Army Heavy Lifting Transporting Helicopter Desktop Model.

C-47 Chinook British Army, US Army Heavy Lifting Transporting Helicopter Desktop Model.

Regular price £95.00 GBP
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Highly detailed and carefully hand crafted desktop model of the de Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter.

The wood used is reclaimed.

Made from solid mahogany and complete with solid mahogany matching stand.

Finished in high gloss lacquer to enhance the natural beauty of the mahogany.

Simple to assemble with no glue required, simply slot wooden parts such as rotors into pre drilled holes.

With room for a commemorative plaque (not supplied) onto the stand.

Due to the nature of wood the colour of the model you receive may vary slightly from the website image.

Keep out of direct sunlight and heat.

If dusting use a new fine paint brush.

Model can be produced up to 6ft in length, please e-mail for more details.

Dimensions

Length: 45cm
Height: 20cm
Rotorspan: 40cm


The Chinook was initially produced by Boeing Vertol in the 1960s. It remains in production and frontline service, with over 1,200 built to date. The helicopter has been sold to 16 nations with the U.S. Army and the Royal Air Force (see Boeing Chinook being its largest users. Along with the Apache AH-64 it is one of the most recognizable helicopters in the world. It has served in many conflicts including Vietnam, Iran, The Falklands, The Gulf War, The Iraq War and Afghanistan. It has also filled a humanitarian role providing relief for the victims of the 2004 Tsunami and the Kashmiri Earthquake of 2005. In 2011 three Chinooks had protective lead plating installed in their floor which protected the pilots as they helped the cooling operation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Although it has a distinguished history of delivering troops, artillery and supplies in the field, it is also synonymous with front line med-evac situation's and the Chinook CH-47 is close to the hearts of many injured service men and women, and their families.

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