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Prize winning and unique 1/10 Scale Sikorsky HH-3F ‘Pelican’ as used by the US Coast Guard from the mid 1960s through to the late ‘80s.  Also famously utilised by the US Air Force  as the HH-3E or ‘Jolly Green Giant’ for combat rescue missions during the Vietnam War.
Sikorsky HH -3F Pelican
For sale
This model is largely scratch built by Paul Hazell and is a one-off. Model is highly detailed and includes a working tail ramp and cabin door as well as retracting tricycle undercarriage. Requires an 8-channel radio (currently configured to run with a Spektrum system). Has a scale crew of three and a fully detailed cockpit. It is ready to fly but is sold without a set of rotor-blades (requires Vario blades No. 404/52).
Specification is as follows: ·      Hybrid mechanics mainly utilising SAB Goblin and Vario components. ·      Latest Skookum SK720 Gyro ·      Dual battery receiver system (using 2x 3S lipo batteries) with automatic redundancy        if one battery was to fail in flight. Included in the sale. ·      Motor: Xnova 4025 300kv ·      Castle Creations 120 Amp ESC ·      12S power for the motor utilizing a pair of 30C 6S 8000mha batteries         giving an 8-minute flight time. Included in the sale ·      Flying weight of 14.5 kg ·      Length 1940mm (6’ 4”) ·      Rotor diameter 1880mm (6’ 2”)
If using a Spektrum transmitter I can supply the models TX settings installed on an SD card. Shipping possible at buyers expense – would be far simpler to collect however. Model is located in Herefordshire, UK. Reason for sale? To help fund future even larger project! Due to shipping restrictions batteries will not be included in an overseas sale. Offers in the region of £3000                          For further information or to make an offer contact Paul                                                                                                                         via this link.
The full sized version.
Pelican