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LOCUST

ASSAULT COPTER LOCUST (XH-1)



YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-2000-LOCUST-03

Series: Sixteen (2000)
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The Assault Copter Locust [XH-1] was released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 2000. The box included the driver, Wild Bill (v4).

The Locust was originally to be called the Dragonfly, but Hasbro lost the trademark to the name, so chose to rename it the Locust. Pre-production boxes pictured at the G.I.Joe Convention in 2000 show the name Dragonfly.

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Driver/Pilot: WILD BILL (v4)

Wild Bill (version 4) was released as part of the sixteenth series (2000) packaged exclusively with the Locust Assault Copter (XH-1).


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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

There are several pieces that can come off and become easily lost - including the canopy, the nose turret, the hook and winch, the six missiles, the side gun, the black hose that attaches to the side gun, the two red rubber pieces at the ends of the rotors, and the white piece that is pushed to cause the rotors to spin.

Also, check the spinning rotation of the rotors. The rotors should NEVER be pulled out, as that will break the spinning action.

Variations

No variations of Locust are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

Dragonfly (1983)
Tiger Fly (1988)
Heli Fighter (1995) - Street Fighter: The Movie
Locust (2000)

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Locust.

Original Retail: n/a
Product Number: 57718
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: n/a
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: n/a
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a