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Grumman F8F Bearcat

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Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat - 1/72

This is one of the US-Navy cats that I like really more, due to its aggressive looking, powerful engine and operational history. The kit is the old Monogram released in 1976 in a new Revell box with new and good decals. Despite the quality [...]

5 – Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat 1/72 from Sword

I went into this build just wanting to use this kit as a practice but fell in love with this plane, it was designed to be a massive upgrade to the flying forces in WW2 but got there 2 weeks to late. Because of the lack of it's service I [...]

F8F-1B Bearcat, VNAF 1st FS 1963

When I bought this kit, I was really dissapointed. Really poor in everything. I was almost convinced to put it into trash bin. But then I saw some works of one guy, who built really old fashioned and really really poor kits so nicely that [...]

Another Reno Racing F8F-2 Bearcat.

Do I have the right "id" number on this model? I added some "PE" parts to the cockpit, but left out the "PE" parts for the wheel wells. I must have had a photo and/or a drawing of the wheel wells, otherwise I [...]

Another 1/48 Scale F8F-2 Racing Bearcat #10.

My first photo show's a black & white photo that I took out of Reed Kinert's air racing book. The paper back book had a red cover, but I don't remember its' name. I just cut out dozens of photos and scanned them into our Apple p.c. [...]

F8F-2 RACING BEARCAT MODEL

The black and white photo was in one of my many airplane books and one day I went searching on the web for a model kit that had these beautiful decals. I found the blue cast resin model by "Hi Planes" which was located in [...]

Grumman Tigercat F7F-2D (1/48 AMT Ertl F7 2N – conversion)

Drone control Tigercats served the fleet along and well, their excellent performance continuing to give them capability to work with with newer hight-performance target drones as they entered service in early 1950s. on December 1956, the [...]

1:48 HobbyBoss F8F-1 Bearcat “Beetle Bomb” Blue Angels

Here’s my grimy looking Blue Angels’ F8F-1 “Beetle Bomb” Bearcat circa late 1949 as it might have looked after a hard weekend working an airshow. Note the attached photo of the actual plane. By early 1948 the Blue Angels were [...]

Hobbyboss 1/48 F8F-1 Bearcat

the Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat came on the scene too late to serve the U.S. Navy in WW11.. they were on the carriers halfway across the Pacific when the war with Japan ended...it was the fastest thing Grumman ever came up with to that point and [...]

Building Darryl Greenamyer’s American Jet

Darryl Greenamyer donated this aircraft to the Smithsonian Museum in 1977. I first laid eyes on it at the Silver Hills storage facility and I have wanted to build it as a model ever since. Today you can see this historical aircraft up [...]