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1/48 Hasegawa F6F-3 Hellcat, The Great Mariana’s “Turkey Shoot” Lt. Arthur “Payne” Whiteway, VF-16 “Fighting Airedales” USS Lexington

by Louis Gardner on June 19, 2017 in Aviation -- 33 Comments

Today and tomorrow marks the 73rd Anniversary of the Mariana’s “Turkey Shoot”, which happened on June 19th and 20th, 1944. It is sometimes called the battle of the Philippine Sea, where the Japanese lost an estimated 550 – 645 aircraft, […]

1:48 scale Eduard F6F-5 Hellcat

by Drew Tarter on May 2, 2017 in Aviation -- 36 Comments

Here’s my latest effort, Eduard’s 1:48 scale F6F-5 Hellcat ‘Weekend Edition’ (which, ironically, took me six months to complete.) The Eduard series of 1:48 scale Hellcats were hailed as the best in scale when they were released in 2008. They […]

1/48th Hasegawa F6F-3 Hellcat USN PTO WWII

by Chuck A. Villanueva on December 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

Late in the Hellcat mini informal GB, is one that I built when the kit was relatively new from Hasegawa. Around 1997 I built this one back in the day when the world wide web was still growing. The days […]

Hellcats, Hellcats nothing but Hellcats

by René Hieronymus on December 12, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 11 Comments

Hi there, a few days ago it seemed as if all Hell had broken loose, nothing but Hellcats were seen right here. So I thought let’s wait a little while until hey all think there are safe again and then…. […]

MONOGRAM 1/48 F6F-5K HELLCAT DRONE

by George Henderson on December 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Just saw another Monogram Hellcat posted here so I thought I’d post another. I added an interior with plastic card and a modified seat from a T-6. A cross member was added to the rudder post for the extra antennae […]

More Hellcats…

by Jim Sullivan on December 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

To join the Hellcat parade, here are four from my shelves. Pic #1 1/32nd Hasegawa built as a F6F-3 Pic #2 1/48th Hasegawa F6F-3 Pic #3 1/48th Eduard F6F-3 Pic #4 1/48th Hasegawa F6F-5

Hellcats, Hellcats, Hellcats, and MORE Hellcats…

by Frederick J Seitz III on December 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

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 […]

More Hellcats

by Craig Abrahamson on December 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

First pic build: Eduard 48th scale F6F Hellcat Second pic build: HB 1/48th F6F-3 Hellcat Third pic: 48th scale, but apparently no build article (only pic I found) – same goes for pic #5 . These were way before there […]

Hellcat theme 1/48 Hasegawa F6F-5 David McCampbell

by Louis Gardner on December 5, 2016 in Aviation -- 18 Comments

As a continuation of the recent Hellcat themed articles, here’s another one for your enjoyment tonight. This is “Minsi III”, F6F-5 bureau number 70143. This is the plane in which he scored the last 23.5 kills of his 34 total. […]

Hasegawa 1/48 F6F-3 Hellcat

by Tom Bebout on December 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 17 Comments

My first Hellcat since I started building models again..Lots of little flaws on her and they were all self inflicted. Fit overall was very good and the only issue I have are the kit decals, the white portion appears mostly […]