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where to find a sa-565 panther?

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    November 2005
where to find a sa-565 panther?
Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 1:31 PM
Hi everybody , this is my first post here so i'v decided to celebrate it by letting you in on a little quest of mine : For a long time now i'v been searching all over for a model of an sa-565 "panther" in order to build an is IAF version of it called in hebrew the "atalef " translation "bat" helicopter and coudn't find one...i was hoping that sombody might help me out and tell me where can i get one from? i appreciate any help.

here's a link to the version i hope to buid:
http://www.iaf.org.il/iaf/doa_iis.dll/Serve/item/English/1.3.3.2.5.2.html
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    January 2003
  • From: Upper left side of the lower Penninsula of Mich
Posted by dkmacin on Wednesday, July 23, 2003 4:00 PM
I would suggest you begin with the HH65A Dolphin made by Revell (1/72) or Trumpeter (1/48).
Looks as if a little modification and scratch building could have you on your way.
Do you have more reference photos than the ones on the site you listed?

Don
I know it's only rock and roll, but I like it.
  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, July 28, 2003 8:25 AM
Hey Perah!!

I agree with Don. Start with either the Revell or Trumpeter. The 565 is an upgraded Dolphin, with the main upgrade being the change from Avco Lycoming LTS-101-750 engines to Turbomeca Arriel engines. All of the little addtions look like they could easiliy be scratch built.

For some more reference you might checkout
http://idfmodelling.free.fr/panther.html

Take care,
DeP
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