The Grumman Hellcat was designed from the beginning to take back the skies over the Pacific from the Japanese Zero. Though not as maneuverable as the smaller Z ...Read more
FEATURES: Detailed 1/72nd scale for static display only.
Markings included for two aircraft: one F6F-3 and one F6F-5.
66 parts in light grey and clear with delicate recessed panel lines.
Accurately reproduced Pratt & Whitney engine and propeller.
Optional parts (windshield, exhaust fairing) for F6F-3 and F6F-5 variants.
Cockpit detail: control stick, instrument panel with decal
instruments, seat and rear bulkhead, and side consoles.
Armament includes rockets, bombs, and centerline drop tank.
Service History: USN, Royal Navy, from 1943 to the early 1950's.
Description: Single radial engine, carrier based, single seat
MARKING OPTIONS: Single sheet of decals which contains national insignia, instrument
panel, code letters, and propeller markings:
1: F6F-3, "40", VF-1, USS Yorktown.
Fuselage: 3-tone Sea Blue(FS35042)/Intermediate Blue(FS35164)/
Wing Top: Sea Blue; Wing Bottom: White.
2: F6F-5, "35", VF-17, USS Hornet; Overall Gloss Sea Blue (FS15042).
Additional Paints Required:
Flat: Black, Aluminum, Metallic Grey, Interior Green, Olive Drab,
Gloss: Silver, Gun Metal.
INCLUDES: One 1/72 F6F-3/5 Hellcat Airplane
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Liquid Plastic Cement
CA or Tube Type Thick Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush.
SPECS: Scale: 1/72
Wingspan: 7" (17.8cm)
Length: 5-1/2" (13.9cm)
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