Gecko Models Announces Unique 1/35 Scale SK-5 PACV Model
In a move that is sure to excite scale modelers and military history enthusiasts alike, Gecko Models has announced the release of a 1/35 scale model of the SK-5 PACV (Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle). The SK-5 PACV was a unique and versatile vehicle that was used by American forces during the Vietnam War.
The PACV was a license-built and militarized version of the British Saunders-Roe SRN-5 hovercraft. The SRN-5 was a commercial hovercraft that was first introduced in 1962. The SK-5 PACV was modified for military use, and it was equipped with a variety of weapons, including machine guns, grenade launchers, and rockets. It could also carry troops and supplies.
The SK-5 PACV was a valuable asset to American forces in Vietnam. It was able to operate in areas that were inaccessible to conventional vehicles, and it was able to provide fire support to troops on the ground. The SK-5 PACV was also used for reconnaissance and patrol missions.
The Gecko Models 1/35 scale SK-5 PACV model is a highly detailed and accurate representation of the original vehicle. The model features a number of intricate details, such as the vehicle’s air cushion system, weapons, and crew figures. The model is also equipped with a variety of decals that allow modelers to create a variety of different versions of the SK-5 PACV.