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fighter/bomber
one
P&W R2800
2,000 h.p.
9,240 lbs.
15,415 lbs.
2,000 lbs.
6- .50 cal
33 ft. 7 in.
42 ft. 10 in.
170 mph
380 mph
3,500 fpm
37,300 feet
1,500 miles
6/26/42
1943






The F6F Hellcat for sale has a wingspan of 64 1/2 in., and is 52 in. long. It needs from 60 - 78 2C or 1.00 4C engines, has retracts, and weighs about 9 lbs.


F6F Hellcat For Sale
F6F Hellcat For Sale

The F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman aircraft have been described as war winning fighters.  They are credited with more than 6,000 victories over Japanese aircraft. Their victory ration was 19:1. They downed over 160 enemy aircraft in a single day and accounted for 75% of all the aerial victories by U. S. airplanes in the Pacific. The F6F Hellcat for sale accounted for more pilot aces than any other U.S. World War II aircraft; a total of 306.

In a single 70 minute sortie, U.S. Navy Lt. Bill Hardy downed five enemy aircraft while flying the Hellcat. U.S. Navy Lt. Alex Vraciu downed 19 enemy aircraft while flying Hellcats. In just eight minutes he was able to down six enemy aircraft. He described the Hellcat as, "Tough, hard hitting, dependable, and one hell of an airplane".

When the F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman first entered combat in August of 1943, it was formidable competition for the Japanese aircraft it encountered. While it could not turn with the Japanese aircraft at slow speeds, it was faster, had better climb and dive rates, and had better armor to protect the pilot, fuel tanks and other vital parts of the aircraft. The Hellcat changed the balance of air power in the Pacific in favor of the Allies. From its first combat, onward, all Pacific naval battles were dominated by the Hellcat.

The F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman had a wide flight envelope. Unique to the aircraft were backwards folding landing gear and a wing area greater than any single engine fighter aircraft of World War II. The machine guns of the Hellcat carried 400 rounds of ammunition each.

In its first major air battle on December 4, 1943, 91 Hellcat aircraft faced 50 enemy aircraft over the Kwajalein Islands. A total of 28 enemy aircraft were downed with two Hellcat loses.

The F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman initially flew from the aircraft carriers Essex, Independence, and Yorktown. Eventually they participated in operations throughout the Pacific including Leyte Gulf, the Philippines, the Gilbert Islands, the Marshall Islands, and Truk.

The history of F6F Hellcat development began as a more powerful replacement for Naval fighter aircraft. A prototype aircraft, produced in record time, was equipped with a 1,700 hp Wright R-2600 engine. However, by the time production started, all new aircraft employed a more powerful 2,000 hp Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine. This engine provided the Hellcat with performance that was superior to that of many Japanese fighter aircraft.

The F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman was the main carrier launched fighter aircraft during the last two years of the Pacific War. It was the primary U. S. Navy fighter used in the Battle of the Philippine Sea.

In early 1944, night fighter versions of the F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman were deployed with radar. The presence of the aircraft, flying both night and day, was called "the big blue blanket."

Great Britain's Fleet Air Arm was equipped with 252 Hellcat aircraft commencing in April of 1943. The British called the aircraft the "Gannet". The aircraft saw action over Norway, in the Mediterranean, and the Far East. They were retired from Fleet Air Arm service in 1945.

The F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman was deployed by France that used them in Indochina. Argentina and Uruguay used Hellcat aircraft until 1961.

During the Korean War six Hellcat aircraft were converted into UAV's. They were fitted with 2,000 lb. bombs and launched against bridges in Korea. We do not have any details about the success of the drones.

A total of 12,275 F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman aircraft were sold from June 1942 through November of 1945. Of those some 11,000 of the aircraft were produced before June of 1944. We are told that the aircraft could be produced in such great numbers so quickly due to their sound design. Few engineering changes were required after production began.



RC Airplanes F6F Hellcat For Sale
F6F Hellcat For Sale

Pictured above is the magnificent F6F Hellcat for sale from NitroPlanes. Its wingspan is 70 in., it has a glass fiber fuselage with built up wings, flaps and optional retracts. For power it uses a .91 two stroke or 1.20 four stroke engine.


F6F Hellcat for sale

The 105 in. wingspan F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman, built by John Fangohr has a glass fuselage, weighs 53 lbs. and is powered by a Quadra 100 engine.


F6F Hellcat For Sale

The F6F Hellcat for sale from Amax has a 38 in. wingspan and is 31 1/2 in. long. Included is a motor, speed controller and flight battery. Weight is around 1 lb. 7 oz.


F6F Hellcat For Sale

Nick Ziroli has plans for the 95 in. wingspan F6F Hellcat for sale as shown above. Upon completion it should weigh from 32 to 43 lbs. and can be powered with a 3.7 - 5.8 c.i.d. engine


F6F Hellcat For Sale

Hangar 9 has the F6F Hellcat for sale with a wingspan of 64 1/2 in., and a length of 52 in. It can can be powered by a 60 - 78 two cycle or 1.00 four cycle engines.  The airplane comes with retracts already installed and weighs from 8 1/2 to 9 1/2 lbs.

Brian Taylor Plans has a short kit or plans for a F6F Hellcat for sale. It is 1/6 scale and has a wingspan of 80 in.

Kit Cutters has a number of kits and plans of the F6F Hellcat for sale. Among them is a 64 in. wingspan model from Morgan / Novack Plans and a 85 1/2 in. wingspan Hellcat from Don Smith plans.

Mammoth Scale has plans for a F6F Hellcat for sale. Wingspan is 98 in. and recommended power is a Kawasaki 3.15 engine. All up weight is around 35 lbs.

Jerry Bates Plans has a 1/6 scale short kit or plans for a F6F Hellcat for sale with a 80 in. wingspan.

Heritage has a F6F Hellcat for sale. It has a 57 in. wingspan, is made from balsa and ply, and weighs about 7 lbs. You will need from .45 to .50 two cycle or from .60 to .90 four cycle engines for power.

Freewing makes a F6F Hellcat for sale. Its wingspan is 38 1/2 in. and its length is 31 1/2 in. It comes with a 1250 kV motor and weighs around 22 oz. It is also available as a ARF or RTF.

Skysun Hobbies has a F6F Hellcat for sale. It has a wingspan of 84 in. and is 68 in. long. For power it needs from 50 to 60 cc engines.

Dianzhe has a F6F Hellcat for sale with a 38.5 in. wingspan.

Freewing Models has a F6F Hellcat for sale with a 38 1/2 in. wingspan.

Y H Model has a F6F Hellcat for sale. Its wingspan is 63 in. and it is 51 in. long. It has a glass fuse with balsawood built up wings. Included are working flaps and retracts. You can use a .60 two stroke or .91 four stroke engine.

Starguard of RCGroups was asking about a F6F Hellcat kit for sale.

Frank Johnson built a 106 in. wingspan F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman. It is powered by a Quatra 100 engine. Weight is about 55 lbs.

Shawn Dyeson has a F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman with a 88 in. wingspan powered by a Sachs 3.2. It weighs about 30 lbs.

John Goodson built a F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman with a 100 in. wingspan. It is powered by a 5.8 c.i.d. engine and weighs around 44 lbs.

Larry Pepper has a F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman with a 82 in. wingspan that weighs about 29 lbs. Power comes from a Brison 52 cc engine.

Ron Todd built a F6F Hellcat for sale by Byron. It has a wingspan of 88 in. and weighs about 25 lbs. A 3.6 c.i.d. engine powers it.

Bill Roberson built a F6F Hellcat for sale from Ziroli. It has a 96 in. wingspan, weighs about 41 lbs. and uses Quadra 75 power.

Stan Lennox has a F6F Hellcat for sale by Grumman with a wingspan of 84 in. It is powered by a 3W60 engine and weighs about 32 lbs.

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