1/72 Heller Alouette III

Gallery Article by Octávio Mântua

 

The kit is quit good, although it took a lot of work to get things right.  The panels had to be rescribed and a lot of small details had to be made from scratch.  I used a mix of Santa Cruz Decals and home made decals."

 

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The Alouette III has been with the Portuguese Airforce since the 1960´s and saw a lot of action in the african theatre. This model represents the present paint scheme used. It was painted with Humbrol paints numbers: 28, 116, 117 and 118.

Enjoy the photos.

Octávio Mântua

      

Photos and text © by Octávio Mântua