1/48 Kitty Hawk UH-1V Huey

Gallery Article by Charlies Rodriguez on Apr 2 2019



This is my 1/48th scale Kitty Hawk UH-1V Huey.  I built it representing the United States Army UH-1V from the 148TH MEDICAL COMPANY AA GA-ARNG CA.2003-4.

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Lots of scratch was use in this one I remade all the bars on the main rotor mast and the counter weights, scratch built the instruments for the overhead console

  • Added the external tank inlets

  • Added the protectors for the front glass wipes

  • Added the central console light

  • Added night vision lights

  • Added home made seat belts (the kit bring PE) but I am not a big fan of photo etch...

  • Added Werner Wings stretchers , IPS, APR and WCPS

  • The rescue hoist is completely scratch out of left over part

The model was painted with Model Master and Humbrol Paints. The main exterior color is U.S. Army FS34087. Weathering was done using pastel chalks and swabs, thinner, and some airbrush weathering.

Special Thanks to Rodrigo AD (salvador001) for always being able to help and answer my questions

Dedicated to Dave ( huey_crew_chief) who crew that bird for many years.

Is not perfect but I really love this model. 

Until next Huey.

Charlies Rodriguez

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Photos and text by Charlies Rodriguez