Price: $13.99 - $8.56

This is a 1/72 F6F-3/5 Hellcat Airplane from Academy Plastics. 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 Zero, the Hellcat’s speed and firepower usually won the day. 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 fighter. 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)/ White (FS37875). Wing Top: Sea Blue; Wing Bottom: White. 2: F6F-5, “35”, VF-17, USS Hornet; Overall Gloss Sea Blue (FS15042). Additional Paints Required:1/72nd scale
Highly detailed cockpit interior and landing gear
Authentic markings available for two versions
Optional part to build as -3 or -5 version included
Paint and glue not included