SPECIAL HOBBY HI TECH 1/32 VIETNAM COBRA

INTERMEDIATE BUILD

Garry Tobiss upscales from 1/48 to build Special Hobby’s 1/32 Hi Tech version of the AH-1G Cobra as Wretched Mildred.

SPECIAL HOBBY HI TECH 1/32 VIETNAM COBRA

The AH-1G Cobra must surely be one of the most elegant helicopters ever designed for military use. It was the first purpose-built, ground-attack and close air support helicopter to enter service, initially in 1967 with the US Army in Vietnam but with subsequent versions, in various other theatres too. Heavily armed and with a powerful engine, the Cobra provided sterling service not just for the US armed forces but also for those of Israel and Spain, among others. Various civilian operators continue to fly the type.

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