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PA-2 Zelva (Turtle)

Armored Car

 


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: Czechoslovakia (Also Austria and Germany)
First Produced/Service Dates: 1925
Manufactured by: Skoda
Crew: 5
Armament: (4) Maxim 8mm Machine Guns in Ball-Mounts on side of vehicle
Engine: (4) Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The Czech's designed and built the Turtle, but some were later sold to Austria and then also used by the Germans.  The Czech vehicle was designated OA vz 25.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
    PA-2 Turtle Armored Car Photos Paul C. - UK
PA-2 Turtle Armored Car Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
   

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars in Two World Wars George Forty
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert Icks

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
PA-2 Turtle Model Kit (7601) Air Czech 1/76 Resin.
Škoda PA. 2 Turtle Model Kit (RA052) CMK 1/35 Resin.
PA-2 Turtle Model Kit (MV090) CMK 1/72 Resin.
Skoda PA-II Turtle Model Kit (83888) Hobby Boss 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
Skoda PA-II Turtle Model Kit (35C12) JP Hobby 1/35 Resin.
Skoda PA-II "Wireless" Radio Turtle Model Kit (German-SS Vehicle) (35C15) JP Hobby 1/35 Resin.
Skoda PA-II Turtle Model Kit (2024) Takom 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic.
       
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Skoda P-II "Turtle“ Austrian Police Vehicle Conversion (3139) CMK 1/35 Resin; For the Takom Kit.
Czech Skoda PA-II "Turtle" Wheel Set (DW30035) DEF Model 1/35 Resin.  For the Takom Kit.
SKODA PA-2 Corrected Chassis (PS35258) Panzershop 1/35 Resin; For the Takom Kit.
SKODA PA-2 Corrected Chassis (PS35269) Panzershop 1/35 Resin; For the Hobby Boss Kit.
SKODA PA-2 Wheel Set (PS35A341) Panzershop 1/35 Resin; For the Takom Kit.
SKODA PA-2 Wheel Set (PS35A345) Panzershop 1/35 Resin; For both the Hobby Boss & Takom Kits.

Model Photos

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