1/48 Italeri OH-13 Sioux

Gallery Article by John Shum on Aug 31 2019

Malaysia National Day



The Bell OH-13 Sioux was a single-engine single-rotor light helicopter built by the Bell Helicopter company, USA. The first prototype flew in 1945 and it was subsequently adopted for military and civilian use by many countries throughout the years. Some were armed, but most were used in liaison, scouting and training duties.

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The Royal Malaysian Air Force also operated a small fleet primarily for training use from 1974.

Happy Merdeka 2019

John Shum

Photos and text by John Shum