A04063 Airfix Westland Sea King HAR.3/Mk.43 1:72 Scale
The Sea King is regarded as one of the most successful helicopter designs of all time, serving with particular distinction in the role of Search and Rescue, where it was responsible for saving the lives of many people both military and civilian. This latest release will present us all with something of a dilemma, as both scheme options are particularly appealing and may even cause some to consider a dual Sea King build project.
- 1) 78 Squadron RAF Mount Pleasant Falkland Islands Jan 1991
- 2) Sea King Mk.43 330 Squadron Royal Norwegian Air Force 1996
As one of the highest profile aircraft in Royal Air Force history, the Westland Sea King HAS.3 served in the Search and Rescue role for almost 38 years, saving countless lives over this period and earning the admiration of a grateful British public. Possessing impressive endurance and all-weather flying capability, the stable and reliable Sea King allowed crews to carry out rescue missions in some of the most challenging flying conditions imaginable.