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F6F-5 Hellcat Model, US Navy, VF-83 - Hobby Master HA0306 1:32


F6F-5 Hellcat Model, US Navy, VF-83 - Hobby Master HA0306 1:32 - click to enlarge
F6F-5 Hellcat Model, US Navy, VF-83 - Hobby Master HA0306 1:32 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA0306
$199.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:32 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Premium Collection

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat VF-83, USS Essex, U.S. Navy, May 1945

1:32 Scale.  Length: 12.5.  Wingspan: 16"



Limited production of approximately 250 models worldwide


The F6F Hellcat was a carrier-based fighter aircraft designed by Grumman as a replacement for the F4F Wildcat. The F6F was the primary U.S. Navy fighter during the latter half of World War II. It was known as a rugged, well-designed aircraft that was able to counter the Japanese A6M Zero fighter and help secure air superiority over the Pacific Theatre of operations. First flown on June 26, 1942, the F6F entered service in 1943 and proved to be the most successful aircraft in naval history, destroying 5,223 enemy aircraft while in service with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the British Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. A total of 12,275 F6F Hellcats were built, the last of which rolled off the assembly line in November 1945.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F6F Hellcat features:

  • Slide open canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Folding wings
  • Optional transparent engine cowling
  • Rotatable metal propeller
  • Detachable weapons
  • Detachable center-line fuel tank
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Rolling wheels with rubber tires
  • Box with F6F Hellcat artwork


  • Note: Display stand sold separately


    Category: Hobby Master 1:48 & 1:32 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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