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Make a Model Apache Helicopter

This is a tutorial showing you how to make an Apache Model Helicopter. It is a fun build and a 1:48 scale model made by Revell. It comes out great looking and I take you through the process of building a model giving you tips and techniques along the way.

I also have a youtube video on this project at the bottom of the page.

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Model Apache Helicopter


This is the exact one that I bought on amazon for this tutorial:

Apache helicopterRevell 1:48 AH64 Apache Helicopter

This 2-seat chopper is armed with a flexible, rapid-fire gun and missiles. From its noseful of aiming devices and detailed cockpits to its tail rotor, the AH-64 means business. Features: Position able chain gun and targeting system, movable parts, waterslide decals.


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Tools and Materials Used:

Tools and materials

Note about the two different types of cement. One is like a gel for all purpose use. The other is very thin and I use it for small and detailed parts.


The box

Here is the box.


The parts that come in the kit. They include the main fuselage, two sprues with the green parts, a sprue with the clear plastic parts and the decal sheet.

The parts of the model laid out


NextOkay! Let's continue and build it (You can also watch the video below)

Watch the Video here:

Xacto knife

X-ACTO #1 Knife, Z Series With Safety Cap

Make precise, fine cuts every time with the X-ACTO #1 Z-Series Knife with Safety Cap. This knife features a #11 fine point zirconium nitride-coated blade for sharpness and strength, and the lightweight aluminum handle enables you to make agile cuts with ease. This X-ACTO knife cuts through a wide variety of materials including paper, plastic, balsa wood, and thin metal. An easy-change blade system lets you swap blades quickly to meet the needs of any project, and the included safety cap offers easy portability.


Tamiya cementTamiya Extra thin cement



Testors cement

Testors Plastic Cement - Testers is made in America, quality since 1929 Testers plastic cement is used for DIY projects, model kit building and craft projects The value pack includes two tubes of cement with 4 precision glue tips.