The 2012 Hess Helicopter and Rescue SUV features motorized rotors on the top and tail of the helicopter along with a set of turbo jet engines on the roof and retractable landing gear. In addition to running and marker lights that work in steady or flashing modes, the helicopter features a set of rotating searchlights mounted on the front of the toy.
There are 3 types of sounds produced: ignition, take off, and flyby modes. There are windows to see the 6-door SUV in the in the cargo bay and a ramp for offloading the friction motor SUV that features chrome detailing and working lights that include retractable red emergency roof lights. Hess manufactured 1,800,000 of this unique helicopter and rescue SUV sets.