Designated as the top recovery helicopter for the Gemini X mission, the Sikorsky SH-3A 'White 63' from US Navy HS-3 'Tridents' was at the right location seconds after the capsule came down, with its specialist diver insuring the safety of the returning astronauts. With everyone's attention focused on this mission, for a few moments, a live broadcast of the recovery made this aircraft the most famous helicopter in the world.
This 1/72 scale display model is a high-quality replica of the SH-3A Sea King. It includes special features like detailed crew figures, a fixed undercarriage, photo-etched aerial, rotatable propellers, and stationary drooping blades. Get your hands on this limited edition collectible item. It measures 12" long and 10" wide.