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Academy 12250 1/48 Heli Hughes 500D Tow

Product Code: ACA-12250

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Hughes 500D Tow Heli

First flown in 1974, engine modifications gave this helicopter its nickname: "The Quiet One." The 500D was equipped with a Tow missile system.


  • Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in tan and grey

  • The surface of the helicopter is decorated with fully engraved panel lines and rivet detail

  • Highly detailed cockpit interior includes gauges and controls

  • Two life-like pilot figurines are included

  • Rotor assembly delivers heartily in the realism department

  • Helicopter cockpit is covered with clear plastic that allows close inspection of the interior

  • A unique mast-mounted sight sits atop the helicopter

  • A very faithfully modeled TOW missle pod attaches to each side of the small craft

  • Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly

One Decal Sheet with Markings for Three Aircraft

  • 1) Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Kenya Army

  • 2) Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Israeli Air Force

  • 3) Hughes 500D TOW Helicopter - Paris Air Show


  • Scale: 1/48

  • Length: 5-1/2" (13.9cm)

  • Width: 1-1/4" (3.1cm)

  • Height: 2-1/2" (6.1cm)