Bolkow Bo-105
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Bo-105 Helicopter in 1/72 scale : kit review and building report Airfix kit
The Dutch Air force operated the German Bolkow Bo-105 light helicopter in the seventies and eighties. It was used for liaison tasks  and never seriously as an anti-tank helo.

In blister package, the Airfix kit looked like this...

and this in the box with same parts and decals...


with the scheme



Airfix issued an excellent 1/72 small kit which can be built straight from the box. Finish was in Humbrol 30 "green" enamel with markings coming from an old Dutch IPMS  roundel sheet. The kit was made in the eighties to represent a Dutch AF helo of "Groep Lichte Vliegtuigen" operational unit . (note that nowadays Dutch Decal has good decal sets). 


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REFERENCES:

IPMS Nederland real Bo-105 info pages...

IPMS Nederland Bo-105 Walkaround
 


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Created this page May 21, 2002
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February 1, 2017