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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 2:21 pm 
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Never had the carrier but in the early 60's I did have the Whirlybirds H-21 motorized rescue helicopter with the attack force. I fulfilled a childhood dream by getting the left seat on a flyer.


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Looks neat

I had one of those!

Also had the big white Grumman F11F Tiger by either Remco or Ideal. Man, I wish I still had that one. It might have been close to 1/24 scale and I could display it with my model cars! :wink:


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Also had the big white Grumman F11F Tiger by either Remco or Ideal. Man, I wish I still had that one. It might have been close to 1/24 scale and I could display it with my model cars! :wink:

Is it this one - the Remco Sky Diver?
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Maybe display it on a pole over a 1/24 scale gas station or junkyard, or in a playground with kids crawling on it like so many old jets were, and demonstrate your weathering skills? :wink:

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Chris Brame wrote:
Snake45 wrote:
Also had the big white Grumman F11F Tiger by either Remco or Ideal. Man, I wish I still had that one. It might have been close to 1/24 scale and I could display it with my model cars! :wink:

Is it this one - the Remco Sky Diver?
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Maybe display it on a pole over a 1/24 scale gas station or junkyard, or in a playground with kids crawling on it like so many old jets were, and demonstrate your weathering skills? :wink:

That looks like the one! Thanks for the memories! :supz:


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no one needs to grow up …. Theres a couple carriers on e-bay


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As a child of the 90's, I thought this was one of the coolest toys growing up (still have one kicking around).

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As a child of the 90's, I thought this was one of the coolest toys growing up (still have one kicking around).

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Whoa, never seen that before. Thats awesome. If course you'll blow your prop off the minute you fire the Vulcan but still neat

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