Bell Model 47 Helicopter
This Helo requires a suitable Nose Cone to complete.
Nose Cone NOT included with manual.
The Bell 47 is a two-bladed, single engine, light helicopter originally designed and manufactured by Bell
Helicopter Corp. The Bell 47 entered U.S. military service in late 1946, in a variety of versions and
designations for three decades. In the Korean War, it was designated the H-13 Sioux by the United
States Army, and became forever associated with "M.A.S.H. 4077" (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital).
Among it's other distinctions is that of being the first Helicopter to fly over the Alps. (Although many
Chopper Pilots will tell you that they don't really "Fly". "We simply beat the air into submission!") More
than 5,600 Model-47's were built by Bell. However, with so many extra parts produced to support the
Model-47, there were actually more 47's assembled and flown than Bell manufactured. It's unclear how
many are still operational.
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