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Airfix 1/24 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat - AX19004

Airfix 1/24 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat - AX19004

List Price: $159.99
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Plastic model kit of the Grumman F6F Hellcat, an American carrier-based fighter aircraft of World War II, designed to replace the earlier F4F Wildcat and to counter the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero, it was the United States Navys dominant fighter in the second half of the Pacific War.

Kit has over 600 parts, 10 sprues, engraved panel lines, full cockpit detail and radio compartment, optional canopy, fuselage and wing with oil canning effect, detailed R-2800 Double Wasp engine with the choice of leaving the engine exposed, engine mount and all ancillaries, separate engine cowling and forward fuselage panels, separate (trailing edge flaps, slats, rudder and ailerons), optional extended or folded wings, detailed gun bays with machine guns and ammunition trays, armament (two 1000lb bombs, two 500lb bombs and six air-to-ground rockets, 150-gallon centerline drop tank).

Decals and marking for (4) aircraft schemes: Paper Doll, flown by Carl A. Brown, VF-27, USS Princeton, Oct, 1944,F6F-5 Hellcat, VF-12, USS Randolph (CV-15) may 1945, F6F-5 Hellcat, Flotille 1 F, Carrier Arromanches (R95), Indochina war 1953 and F6F-5 MkII, Operation SUNFISH, No.808 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Khedive, East Indies, March-April 1945 - instruction book of 72 pages with step by step construction.