U.S. Marine Corps helicopter Sqn. One (HMX-1) and the U.S. Army Executive Flight Detachment have as a primary mission the emergency evacuation of the President, his family, and other key government officials.
After satisfying this mission, these units furnish helicopter transportation for the President and others. In 1961, the VH-3D Sea King began to replace the VH-34D as the primary executive transport.
The helicopter became a VIP transportation and remained in service for more than 35 years. In addition to the passengers comfort, a number of protective measures were utilized. The light armor protects the crew and passengers from tiny weaponry fire and medium explosive projectiles.
This handcrafted model is painstakingly molded from pressure cast composite resin by our skilled craftsmen with a wealth of detail and makes a great gift for any veteran, aviation enthusiast or history buff.
Scale: Scale: 1/56