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1/32 F6F-5 Hellcat

Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models

SKU: TR 02257
Price: AU$107.95
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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    The best carrier-based fighter of World War Two, was the Grumman F6F Hellcat. The Hellcat was armed with six .50 caliber machine guns as well as rockets, and the wings folded flat against the fuselage so more could fit on board aircraft carriers. The Hellcat's design sacrificed speed for a high rate of climb and exceptional maneuverability. It was also a very rugged and well armored design. The F6F-5, which utilized a redesigned engine cowl, new ailerons, a strengthened tail, and a water-injection system for the engine, which added 10% to the takeoff performance and increased its armament-carrying capabilities. The F6F-5 was first flown on 4 April 1944, and production continued through November 1945. Over 900 more "Dash-5" Hellcats were delivered to the UK under the Lend-Lease program under the designation Hellcat Mk II. Length : 10.2 m Wing Span : 13.0m Hight : 3.9m All-Up Weight : 6,990Kg Empty Weight : 4,189Kg Max Speed :650Km/h Range : 1,521Km Service Ceiling : 11,368m

    Scale: 1:32
    Item Type Static kit
    Model Brief: Length: 320mm Wingspan: 418.25mm
    Total Parts: 364pcs
    Photo Etched Parts: 1 fret PE for seat-belt
    Total Sprues: 10 sprues, 4 rubber tires, one clear cowling

    Paint Schemes:
    1) F6F-5 No.7, VF-27 of USS Princeton (CVL-23),1944
    2) F6F-5 No.33, VF-29 of USS Marcu,1945

    • Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models
    • SKU: TR 02257
    • Package Weight: 999g
    • 1 Units in Stock
    • Code: [L-02R-1]

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