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Grumman F6F Hellcat

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GR7701

GR7803

    The F6F embodied the practical lessons learned from the F4F and its operations in the Pacific. The a/c made its combat debut in Aug/1943 and served aboard most of the US Navy's fleet carriers. By the end of the war, this a/c type was credited with 4947 a/c destroyed.

General:

Type: Fighter

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight: 26/Jun/1942

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

33' 7"

13' 6"

42' 10"

9153 lbs.

15413 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

2000 hp 

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W Double Wasp

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1040 miles

380 mph

- mph

- ft/sec

- ft

Armament:

4x.050 in MG & 2x20mm cannon or 6x0.50 MG, up to 6 underwing rockets, up to 2000 lbs of bombs

     

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