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Grumman F8F Bearcat

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Grumman F8F-1b by Academy in 1/48.

Supplied from U.S.Navy stocks, these Bearcats saw combat service with the Armee de l'Air in what used to be French Indo-China from 1951. This model is the Academy kit, which came out around 2004, which is when I built it. This is essentially out[...]

Grumman’s pugnacious Bearcat

This is Academy's 1/48 scale rendition of the ultimate Propcat, the F8F-1B Bearcat. Designed as a shipborne air superiority fighter for the US Navy, with a design emphasis on speed and manoeuvrability, the Bearcat proved to be everything the US [...]

Hobbyboss 1/48 F8F-1 Bearcat

Hello: I just finished up the Bearcat this morning. It was another one of those challenging builds that we all tackle every now and then. I installed Aires resin bays in both the wings and area behind the engine. I used a Quickboost engine a[...]

Testors (Hawk) F8F-2 Bearcat

Here's a companion to my F7F-3N I did a while back. I had the kit sitting on my shelf for half of forever and decided just to build it straight OOB just for a little painting practice. I've read about the numerous inaccuracies in this kit, but [...]

Grumman F8F-1B Bearcat

This is one of the Trumpeter series of 1/32 Bearcats. The build is OOB with the following exceptions: Radu Brinzan seatbelts, (part) replacement of kit decals with a set from Berna, and miscellaneous additional wiring and plumbing to the engin[...]

Attack Squadron 1:72 F8F-1 Bearcat

This is Attack Squadrons resin -1 Bearcat. Though the fuselage is in three segments, fit is good. very nicely detailed cockpit, engine, and engine/wheel bay. a multi-media kit with a photo etched fret and a vacuformed canopy. i have an issue w[...]

1/48 F8F Bearcat “Beetlebomb”

The early days of the Blue Angels was filled with Hellcats. I don't know too much about this era, but I can imagine there were a host of Navy pilots looking for something to do at the close of World War II! The next mount was the F8F Bearcat.[...]

Monogram F8F Bearcat

this was an out of box build Glenveiw air guard fun quick build great airplane

Trumpeter 1/32 F8F-1 Bearcat

This is my first submission to I-Modeler. This is an OOB build. This bearcat is the Air Group Commander's aircraft of VF-19 during 1947 I enjoyed doing this kit as it is one of my favorite airplanes. Painted it with Model Master enamels thinne[...]

Trumpeter’s Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/32 scale

A good one from Grumman & Trumpeter. This scale does wonders for detail enthusiasts who choose to ignore failing eyesight! I was able to add a fair bit of extra work here; engine pushrods, hydraulic lines, fill in rivets, plumbing, cowling a[...]