Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat II
Hasegawa's 1/48 scale F6F-3 Hellcat is
available online from Squadron.com
This is Hasegawa's 1/48th Hellcat built straight from the
The colour scheme was inspired by a photo of this aircraft
caught the emergency arresting wires of a carrier in a superb Fleet Air
Arm at War book I picked up at a jumble sale.
The aircraft is, however, missing the numbers 145 on
either side and the serial number is from a Corsair on an Aeromaster sheet
(as are the Pacific Theatre roundels), but it didn't bother me as I'm
happy the finished article.
A quick build this one, 4 days (with 3 or 4 hours
per day) from start to finish!
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