Have you ever wished for your own Floating Fortress that you can knock from the sky at will and some pathetic Mortal in a red suit will not turn up and ruin your incredibly well thought out plan by interfering? I know I have.
Well, listen closely, mortals, for LEGO have announced plans to release the SHIELD Helicarrier set! The full specs are below:
76042 The SHIELD Helicarrier
Ages 16+. 2,996 pieces.
US $349.99 – CA $399.99 – DE 349.99€ – UK £269.99 – DK 2999.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.
Build and display the huge SHIELD Helicarrier!
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Take on the challenge of building this awesome LEGO® model of The SHIELD Helicarrier. Construct the flying aircraft carrier with 2 runways, microscale Quinjets, fighter jets and ground support vehicles. The set also comes with many of your favorite LEGO Marvel Super Heroes minifigures, plus 12 microfigures to display on deck and within the highly detailed interior. Includes 5 minifigures: Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye and Maria Hill.
· Includes 5 minifigures: Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye and Maria Hill, plus an iconic SHIELD eagle stand to display them on
· Features 3 microscale Quinjets, 3 fighter jets, a gasoline truck, 2 forklift trucks, 2 runways, 4 road blockades, armored exterior with translucent elements, detailed interior, plus 12 microfigures (Nick Fury, Hawkeye, Captain America, Iron Man and 8 SHIELD agents)
· Also includes a detailed runway
· Weapons include Hawkeye’s bow, Black Widow’s gun and Captain America’s shield
· SHIELD Agent Maria Hill minifigure is new for spring 2015!
· Includes a plaque with facts about The SHIELD Helicarrier
· Add lights and spinning rotors to the Helicarrier with the 88000, 8883 and 8870 LEGO® Power Functions sets (sold separately)
· Rotors can also be turned manually
· Includes a display stand
· Helicarrier measures over 11” (29cm) high, 31” (80cm) long and 17” (45cm) wide
· Each Quinjet measures over 1” (3cm) high, 2” (7cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide
· Minifigure stand measures over 4” (12cm) high, and 2” (6cm deep) and 6” (16cm wide)
It sounds wonderful, does it not? Personally I would stab Thor to get to it, but I would stab Thor to get to the sofa, before him, so that should could as very little surprise.
Here is a video about the LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier…