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F6F-5 Hellcat - David McCampbell - 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
This is an unpainted assembly plastic model kit for F6F-5 Hellcat in 1:144 scale.
- Paint and Glue are required.
- Includes two F6F-5 Hellcat models
- Highly accurate with recessed panel lines.
- Reproduce F6F-5 Hellcat's features consist of landing gear and extra-tank precisely.
- The silk-screen printing decals are made by Cartograf including Four schemes,
F6F-5 “Minsi?” flown by LTCDR David Mc Campbell CVG-15
F6F-5 VF-17 aboard the “Hornet” (CV-12)
F6F-5 VF-27 aboard the “Independence” (CVL-22) July 1945
F6F-5 “Merri-Marle” VF-27 aboard the “Independence” (CVL-22) Aug, 1945
- The total length is about 72mm.
F6F Hellcat is a carrier-based fighter served with the U.S. Navy in the WWII. F6F was developed as a successor of F4F. It first flew in 1942 and its operations started from 1943. With Pratt & Whitney's R-2800 engine producing 2000 hp, and it was proud of having a maximum speed 600km/h. Armed with six wing-mounted 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine guns, and it could carry bombs and rockets. The F6F Hellcat made its combat debut in 1943, fought fierce battles with Japanese fighters including Zero Fighter. With many ace-pilots, the powerful F6F-5 Hellcat held many records for actual fighting during Pacific War. F6F-5 Hellcat was in service til 1950s.
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