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Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat

by Bernhard Schrock


Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat


Tamiya's 1/48 scale Wildcat is available online from Squadron.com




This is Tamiya's 1/48 scale Wildcat backdated to an F4F-3. The differences between the F4F-4 as supplied in the kit and the F4F-3 relate to the cooling flap configuration (F4F-3 had 2 large on the top, F4F-4: 6 small on the top and 2 small on the bottom); only 4 guns in the wings, long pitot probe and the addition of a landing light near the fuselage.



The model is otherwise built straight from the box.

The model is finished with Aluminium Metalizer from Testors. My Wildcat represents an aircraft from USS Ranger, VF-41 Red Rippers. Markings are from the spares box.



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Text, Images and Model Copyright 2001 by Bernhard Schrock
Page Created 28 September, 2001
Last Updated 26 October, 2001

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