Hellcats, Hellcats, Hellcats, and MORE Hellcats…
A few of the F6F Hellcat models I’ve built over the years. All are 1:48 scale and they list as follows:
1st two pictures are Otaki’s F6F-3/5 kit, built as a -3, flown by Lt. Alex Vraciu of VF-6, off USS Intrepid, (CV-11) Feb 1944.
2nd two, are a Hasegawa F6F-5N, of VF(N)-90, Flown by Lt.(jg) Charles Wattenburger, off USS Enterprise, (CV-6), March 1945
3rd is an Eduard kit, F6F-3, of VF-16, flown by Cdr Paul Buie from USS Lexington, (CV-16), March 1944.
Last two are also of an Eduard F6F-5, flown by Cdr Hugh T Winters, CAG-19 off USS Lexington, (CV-16) November 1944.
7 additional images. Click to enlarge.