Author Topic: 1965 Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey  (Read 287 times)

Offline The Big Gimper

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1965 Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« on: October 10, 2018, 10:59:52 PM »
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. Painted with a hairy stick.


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


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


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


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


Two-Hueys-01
by Big Gimper, on Flickr
« Last Edit: October 18, 2018, 03:39:48 AM by The Big Gimper »
Work in progress ::

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Offline LemonJello

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 11:17:24 PM »
That is an eye catching Huey.  Nicely done!

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 05:07:50 AM »
That's just stunning Mr Gimper and those maple leafs never looked better!

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 09:55:32 AM »
 :-* :-* :-*

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Offline Camthalion

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2018, 12:00:07 PM »
Looks great.  Nice colour scheme

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Re: Royal Canadian Navy CUH-1D Huey
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2018, 08:10:02 PM »
Nice
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