Westland Sea King HAR.3, 22 Sqn, RAF Valley, 2011
Product Code: AA33420
Assigned to 22 Squadron on 15th April 2010, HRH Prince William had already undertaken service in both the Navy and the Army. Flying as a co-pilot, Prince William assists the search and rescue operations of the squadron. He has already undertaken a number of rescue missions and has proven to be a capable and dependable asset to the squadron.
He flies in a number of Sea Kings, including this one and completed his first rescue mission in October 2010, participating in a rescue of a man from an oil rig who suffered an apparent heart attack. The Sea King is a dependable and valuable asset to the United Kingdom’s Air Sea Rescue fleet. They not only rescue injured or stranded sailors, but also work in the mountainous regions of Wales, helping injured and lost climbers and hikers to safety. The squadrons base at RAF Valley were also heavily involved with the rescue of over 100 people from the Boscastle floods of 2004.
- Scale: 1:72
- Wingspan: 260mm
- Era: Modern Military
- Age Suitability: 14+
A detailed die-cast scale model for the adult collector. Not suitable for children under 14 years.