The Grumman F6F Hellcat was a carrier-based fighter aircraft developed to replace the earlier F 4F Wildcat in United States Navy service. It was a completely new design powered by a 2,000 hp Pratt & Whitney R-2800. The Hellcat was the first Navy fighter for which the design took into account lessons from combat with the Japanese Zero. The Hellcat proved to be the most successful aircraft in naval history, destroying 5,271 aircraft while in service with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
Item No 80338
Item Name F6F-3 Hellcat Early Version
Bar Code 6939319203380
Item Type Static Aircraft
Model Dimension Length: 213.33mm Width: 272.08mm
Total Plastic Parts 117pcs
Total Sprues 7 sprues plus nose cowling
Chromeplate Parts n/a
1) F6F-3, VF-27, LOTNISKOWIEC USS PRINCETON, POLOWA 1944 ROKU.
2) F6F-3, "White 30", VF-9 United States Navy, USS Essex, 1943
Resin Parts n/a
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts n/a
Film Accessory 1pcs
Released Date 2009-07
The kit consists of 171 parts in light grey plastic, 6 clear parts for canopy.
optional position flaps, simple engine detail, separated fixed