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Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

(Whirlybits - Nr. WBA72056)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Facts:

Hersteller:Whirlybits
Theme:Utility Helicopters
Productnumber:WBA72056 - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)
Scale:1:72
Type:Full kits
Year of release:November 2008
Price:€48

Review:

During Scale Model World 2008 in Telford, Whirlybits Accessories showed their new series of 1/72,d scale multimedia Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set.

The resin parts consist of:

  • 2 new fuselage halves
  • Air stair door
  • Tail rotor pylon
  • cockpit floor & bulkhead
  • 5 replacement rotor blades
  • long span tail-plane
  • engine front
  • FOD guard (inner section)
  • new sponsons (with or without floating bags)
  • Port side emergeny door (with or without window)

The white metal parts in this conversion set are:

  • Instrument panel
  • Airco intake housing
  • SARBE beacon housing on fuselage (2 types
  • whinch housing + hook (main and reserve)
  • FOD guard (plank type)
  • Searchlight housin
  • DECCA panel (2 styles)
  • 5 Rotor blade balance weights
  • air scoop
  • 2 radio meter altimeter fairings
  • nose radome
  • tailplane strut
  • 3 blade aerials and aerial posts
  • FLIR Turret
  • Life raft container

Next you the set contains a photo-etched fret including small details like windscreen wipers, grab handles, door hinges, grills, mirrors, rails, hinges,...)

The set with product number WBA72056 contains markings for a S-61 from KLM Helikopters with registration number PH-NZR. The intended kit is the Revell Sea King.

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

Whirlybits - Sikorsky S-61N Conversion set (KLM)

More infos:

Reviewed by robertas - 29. November 2008

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