Sikorsky CH-37

Discussion in 'Dream Kits & Wish Lists' started by n810, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. n810

    n810 Guest

    Anybody know of a kit of this delightfully ugly helecopter? I would absolutly love one!

  2. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    One of the truely least modeled subjects............ helicopters.:cry:

    Maybe if we ask alot someone will fix that.

    Oh..... I haven't seen a model of the Mojave... sorry.

  3. knife

    knife Member

    I have a vac-u-formed 1/72 scale model of it from the '80s. 90% completed, only 90% more to go to finish it. Those who build vac-u-formed models will understand.

    By the way, the rotors and transmission are the basis of the highly successful H-53 series.
  4. 46rob

    46rob Member

    The Mohave validates one of the definitions of an early helicopter: 100,000 loose parts, flying in close formation. With twin row, PW R-2800 radials in each pod, plus the associated gear boxes, torque converters and drive shafts --it was a truly mechnanical monster. The first of the heavy lift helicopters, it could carry a jeep, 75 mm howitzer and crew.
  5. Looking at the cockpit-windows I think it's already made of cardboard :mrgreen:
  6. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Do you have plans of it?
  7. n810

    n810 Guest

    I'll do some lookin around and see what I ca find. there have got to be some blueprints somewhere!
  8. n810

    n810 Guest

  9. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

  10. n810

    n810 Guest

  11. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

    Schemes............ USMC!!!! They put eyeballs on the front of each pod!

    Can you imagine seeing that thing coming at you...........:thumb:

    Great site Nate...................Thanks!
  12. Texman

    Texman Guest

    This one would raise the cool factor, especially with the eyes!

  13. n810

    n810 Guest

    Yeah, the eyes would be great! If anybody couldn't tell, I'm kind of into crazy helecopters. I would love to have this one with an interior too.
  14. kampfflieger

    kampfflieger Member

    Thank you, n810!

    I'm starting to collect information about it.

  15. n810

    n810 Guest

    Fantastic! I await eagerly!
  16. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

    That thing is OOOOGLY!
  17. uglyguy9

    uglyguy9 Member

    OH MY GOD.....i wondered what they fed it.......jeeps !
  18. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member


    NOM! NOM! NOM! NOM!!!
  19. WickedClownInc

    WickedClownInc New Member

    Why as a matter of fact, that is exactlly what they fed them. :twisted: (pics I took from the museum at Fort Rucker, Al.)

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  20. dkaniel

    dkaniel Member

    Feed me!!

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