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Hrs-2 helicopter

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  • Member since
    April 2023
  • From: New mexico
Hrs-2 helicopter
Posted by John3M on Saturday, November 11, 2023 10:11 AM

Marine helicopter looking for a decent kit...

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Saturday, November 11, 2023 11:59 AM

I think the old Revell kit is the only game in town.  AMP says they are coming out with a new tool 1/48 kit - we'll see.




  • Member since
    September 2015
  • From: The Redwood Empire
Posted by Aaronw on Sunday, November 19, 2023 4:35 PM

You don't mention scale, but in 1/72 Italeri offers a couple varieties of Sikorsky S55 (H-19, HO4S, HRS etc). An early straight boom version, boxed as an H-19A which can be built with or without floats. Also the later more common bent boom boxed as an H19B or HO4S3. Revell also offered the H-19 with decals for a US Coast Guard helicopter but it is a reboxed Italeri kit.

The HO4S3 boxing of the kit (Royal Canadian Navy helicopter box art) includes decals for a dark blue Korean war era USMC HRS-2.


The Italeri kit is a modern kit (2000-ish) and pretty decent, I've built several.

Airfix also did one as a Westland Whirlwind, but it is an ancient kit first offered in the 1950s or 60s.


In 1/48, I think the old 1960s Revell kit is the only option.




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