The Czech company’s original 1/72 Sikorsky Mojave helicopter is available again after a 14-year production gap, as CHRIS CLIFFORD explains.


Far from being a winner in the beauty stakes, the CH-37 Mojave was nonetheless a ground-breaking helicopter and is an interesting modelling subject. Rotorcraft enthusiasts may have already been aware that Special Hobby first released its Mojave as a CH-37A in 2007, in the old black packaging. It reappeared two years later with new parts in a CH-37C ‘Deuce USMC’ boxing. The Deuce nickname stemmed from the type’s original US Marine Corps designation HR2S-1… the marines being keen card players. It's the CH-37C (SH72172) that’s been re-released now.

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