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F6F-3 Hellcat - VF-27 Princeton - Twin Kit
1:144 Aircraft Series
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14 years or older
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Plastic model kit.
Requires assembly & painting
Glue & paint not included
- 1:144 scale plastic model unpainted assembly kit
- Includes part to assemble 2 aircraft
- Total length 72mm when completed
- Delicate panel lines
- Silk screen printed decal with markings for 3 aircraft
- Decal by Cartograf
- Easy-to-understand painting explanation drawing included in color printing
1:144 scale reproduction of the F6F Hellcat, a carrier-capable fighter of the US Navy that was active in World War II.
It models the initial production type F6F-3 type.
The total length of the finished product is 72mm.
The number of parts is reduced and it is easy to assemble.
Hellcat's powerful style and panel lines are also reproduced firmly by capturing the atmosphere of the actual machine.
In addition, the auxiliary fuel tank equipped on the body is also reproduced.
The kit is a set of parts for two machines.
There are 3 types of markings.
VF-27 Carrier Princeton
VF-9 Carrier Essex
A detailed painting explanation drawing is also included.
The F6F Hellcat was developed, deployed and operated by the US Navy during World War II.
Developed as a successor to the F4F, it first flew in 1942 and began operation in 1943.
The engine is equipped with a 2000 horsepower class Pratt & Whitney R-2800.
The maximum speed was about 600km / h.
Armed with 12.7 mm 50 caliber M2 Browning heavy machine guns in the main wing, 3 on one wing, 6 in total.
It was also possible to equip air-to-ground rockets and bombs.
When the operation started in 1943, it was mainly active in the Pacific theater.
Recorded numerous battle records with many ace pilots.
After World War II, it was in operation until the 1950s and was retired.
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