Sikorsky R-4 Hoverfly Helicopter Display Model

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Sikorsky R-4 Hoverfly Helicopter Display Model.

The Sikorsky R-4 was a two place helicopter designed by Igor Sikorsky with a single, three bladed main rotor and powered by a radial engine

The R-4 was the world's first large-scale mass produced helicopter and the first helicopter to enter service with the United States Army Air Forces, Navy, and Coast Guard, as well as for the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. It was the RAF that nicknamed the helicopter the ''Hoverfly''.

This handcrafted model is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.

 

Scale: 1/32 scale model

Wing Span: 14.25

Length: 12.75