AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)

AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)
Contains two plastic AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopters, one decal sheet, two plastic flight stands, eight rare earth magnets and one unit card.

The AH-1S Cobra first entered service with the Israeli Air Force (IAF) in 1975 and saw extentsive use in Lebanon. The IAF named its AH-1S attack helicopters the ‘Tzefa’ (Hebrew for Viper). 

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In the 1982 Lebanon War 160 Squadron Tzefa’s were use to attack Syrian armour and fortifications, destroying dozens of Syrian ground vehicles.  Like the Americans, the IAF Vipers were armed with Improved TOW anti-tank guided missiles, M197 20mm Gatling guns, and M159 rocket launchers.

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AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter (x2)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)
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AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon Box Contents
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AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Sprue (x2)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)
Unit Card
AH-1 Viper (x1)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)  

Decal Sheet
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)

Flight Stands (x2) Tall Flight Stand Stems (x2)
AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09) AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)

Assembling the AH-1 Cobra Helicopter

AH-1 Viper Attack Helicopter Platoon (TIBX09)