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Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« on: October 10, 2018, 07:59:55 am »
The CAF (post unification) purchased 10 UH-1Hs originally designed CUH-1H but became the CH-118. They only saw service with the Air Force.  This build is base on an earlier purchase (1965-ish) before unification where the RCN and RCAF get Hueys and they are painted in the service current colours.  (Hint: RCAF Huey in the works)

This is 1/72 ECSI UH-1D. Nice little kit but real pain to build given all small and clear parts.  There are 21+parts for the interior. Only 20 Parts for the air frame.

This scheme is based on the Sea Kings as seen in 1965-68. Note the new Canadian Flag on the tail.  Since there are no known RCN CUH-1D decal sheets, I used noless than 6 separate sources. And yes, the upper side of the blades were grey. I'm quite chuffed as to how it turned out. Painted with a hairy stick.


RCN-CUH-1D-03
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RCN-CUH-1D-02
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RCN-CUH-1D-01
by Big Gimper, on Flickr


RCN-CUH-1D (2)
by Big Gimper, on Flickr


Added family photo of just finished RCAF CUH-1D

Two-Hueys-01
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« Last Edit: October 17, 2018, 12:44:36 pm by The Big Gimper »
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 06:17:31 am »
Now that really does look good  :thumbsup:
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2018, 02:21:13 am »
That's nice!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2018, 03:43:06 am »
That must be a Whiff, if only because it's here, but it looks as if it isn't.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 03:44:57 am »
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2018, 06:14:13 am »
That must be a Whiff, if only because it's here, but it looks as if it isn't.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I know what you mean it just looks right
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2018, 06:15:24 am »
That must be a Whiff, if only because it's here, but it looks as if it isn't.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I know what you mean it just looks right

Yeah, I had to look twice ---- and then go do a google search ----  :o   Nice one Carl  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2018, 07:56:11 am »
One of those 'should have been' models!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2018, 01:16:25 pm »
Thanks for the good vibes.

RCAF Huey is next.
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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2018, 04:14:10 pm »
Love it ! Looks right at home in those colours eh ? But, you'd better not be trying to take away my Sea Kings ! lol
CANADA KICKS arse !!!!

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