Hasegawa's 1/48 scale
Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat
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Here is my 1/48 scale F6F-3
Hellcat from Hasegawa (Kit no. JT 120) built almost straight from the
The only addition was they
AIRES resin cockpit set (No.4010).
I painted the model in the
standard US Navy 3-tone camouflage of: white (Humbrol 130), intermediate
blue (Humbrol 144) and sea blue (Humbrol 134).
I used kit's decal to
depict the famous "Cat Mouth" temporary nose art of VF-27.
This unit operated from
board of USS Princeton (CVL-23) over Saipan during the Battle of the
Mariana Islands (Marianas Turkey Shoot, June, 1944).
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|Hellcat Aces of World War
Aircraft of the Aces 10
Author: Barrett Tillman
Illustrator: Mark Styling
US Price: $19.95
UK Price: £12.99
July 15, 1996
Details: 96 pages; ISBN: 1855325969
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2004 by Jaroslaw Jaworski
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