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I recently acquired an Academy 1/35 MH-60G kit (2201). It is missing all of the main rotor parts off the B sprue. Does anyone have an extra B sprue or a complete main rotor system for it. Any of the Academy 1/35 H-60 kits will work as the B sprues are the same in all of them.

Let me know what you have and we can work something out.

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I think i have parts from  my academy Mh 60 s still.

Would that work?

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I have the full rotor system from my mh 6o s building except the main shaft.

If u still want it, its yours.

No charge.

 

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Gino, 

I just mailed your package for your missing parts.

 

Oliver

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41 minutes ago, HeavyArty said:

Thank you.  I'll let you know when I get them.

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7 hours ago, HeavyArty said:

Received the parts.  They are perfect. Thanks.

Awesome. Happy to help.

Post photos of the build when u can.

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I am gathering the parts to do an early UH-60A from Grenada.  I figured the Academy -60 was best to start with since it doesn't have all the later braces and stiffeners added to the fuselage like the Kitty Hawk kit.  I also already had the Cobra Company open exhausts and some other parts for it.  It is still a couple builds down the road, but I will post pics once it gets going. 

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Sweet. My old unit. Let me know if you need info. Do 23327. That's the last bird I crewed before I got unit. She was a veteran of the op.

 

Tim

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Hi, new guy here..

 

I am also missing the rotor assembly, (step-1 of the kit) Any advice on how to get one would be great.

 

 

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On 1/31/2020 at 3:10 PM, hawkwrench said:

Sweet. My old unit. Let me know if you need info. Do 23327. That's the last bird I crewed before I got unit. She was a veteran of the op.

 

Tim

 

Tim, 

 

It looks like your old ride (79-23327) is/was for sale.  If you have about $1million, it could be yours.

 

Check this out:   https://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucdsclnk?sl=91QSCI16123601

 

If you go through the maint record, it goes back to B Co, 82nd CAB in Jan 1981.  I am guessing that is when it was first put into service. 

 

Here is a sort of recent pic of it as well.  Looks like it was a MedEvac as part of the Arkansas National Guard as of  Oct 2008.  Looked pretty nice then.

 

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Update: Apparently it was sold, I think, maybe it was transfered, not sure.  It was listed as civil registration N160CV owned by Unical Aviation as of Dec '18.

 

http://www.aviationdb.com/Aviation/Aircraft/1/N160CV.shtm 

 

Apparently, Unical reconditions the helos and offers them for sale to foreign governments and civilian users.  Searches also show they rebuild them as Fire Hawks too.  Maybe that is how it will continue to serve.

 

https://www.unical.com/unical_defense/

 

I emailed Unical to ask what they plan on doing with it.  I'll let you know what/if they come back with anything.

 

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Thanks Gino. I've got that pic at work. I'll take a pic of the pic later.

Tim

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I heard back from Unical.  As of now, the aircraft is in storage and it has not been determined what will become of it yet.  It will most likely be refurbished and sold in some capacity.

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That figures.  I have all I need.  It looks nice, but the Kitty Hawk rotor head looks pretty nice to me.  I don't think it needs to be replaced.

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Yeah, I’m not sure what it brings to the KH kit, but it looks like a great upgrade for the Academy kit.

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