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Flight Line Maintenance

by Thomas Sweeney on September 20, 2016 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

Well Here I go again I hope I got a little bit better the scene depicts a maintenance crew going over a Hellcat and i also made the Flight Deck All comments are welcomed Tom


Grumman F6F 5 Hellcat, Blue Angels, US Navy Jacksonville NAS Florida 1946.

by Allan John Withers on September 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

1/72 Revell, the first Blue Angels, my second, I modified a few things, finished in MM enamels with Future over kit and Draw decals.


1/48 Scale Monogram F6F-5 Hellcat

by Kipling Mitchell on September 9, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

The Monogram F6F-5 Hellcat is one of those 1960’s aircraft models that had working parts (in fact, this model was made the year I was born, 1963). The wings fold back, the wheels move and can be retracted, and the […]


1/48 Eduard Hellcat Mk I

by Dale Cole on August 3, 2016 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

I built this kit earlier this year. Eduard’s kit is the best Hellcat out there. My kit was actually the F6F-3 Weekend Edition, but I traded for the decals and added an Ultracast seat. Mixed the paint using Tamiya colors. […]


Grumman F6F-5 Target Tow “One Hell of a ride Cat”

by René Hieronymus on July 17, 2016 in Aviation -- 7 Comments

Here is my next cat, this time I’ve chosen a Hellcat in a rather unusual livery. During WWII several Hellcats, mostly refurbished models were used in the most exciting role as a traget tow aircraft. To give their pilots a […]


Grumman XF6F-1 Hellcat, the “Copycat” 1:72

by René Hieronymus on July 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Hi there, this week I will start with a little series of one of my favorite aircraft, the Grumman Hellcat. During the years I have built several versions of this aircraft and I will show you a few of them, […]


Zero Killer

by Brian Scott on June 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Officially done F6F flown by Lt. Leo B McCuddin of the VF-20 USS Enterprise October 1940. Painted with Tamiya paints and weather with MIG wash . Kit is 1/48 Haseagawa with ICM Pilot 🙂 Cheers Brian


Grumman F6F-7 “One Hell of a Cat”

by René Hieronymus on May 7, 2016 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

F6F-7 Super Hellcat Soon after the first appearance of Japanese Kamikaze in October 1944, it became obvious for the US Navy that they were in need of high performance “Interceptor” to counter this new and deadly threat. Work on the […]


1/72 Eduard F6F-5

by Geoffrey Abreu on April 20, 2016 in Uncategorized -- 8 Comments

Eduard F6F-5 in 1/72 VF-87 on USS Ticonderoga. Used the prop from a Tamiya Corsair, Added a seat harness bracket made from fine wire, Eduard PE in cockpit, Gun sight glass replaced with clear plastic sheet, Quckboost guns and drop […]


Otaki’s Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat in 1/48 scale

by Tony Prince on April 6, 2016 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

This kit has been in my stash since before I had a stash! At the time Otaki kits were state of the art but this one served to provide a better cowl ring for a Hasegawa build & so just […]