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Warpaint Series WPS84

WPS84
Description:
Grumman F6F Hellcat. Even before Pearl Harbor the U.S. Navy realised that it would be hard for its existing fighters, the F2A Buffalo and F4F Wildcat, to deal with Japan's shipboard fighters, especially the A6M Zero. The situation was such that in June 1941 the U.S. Navy placed orders with Grumman's 'Iron Works' for the F6F Hellcat before the first prototype had even flown. It was the right decision for Grumman's new fighter, although much larger and heavier than the Zero, proved to be the latter's nemesis, so that the American fighter's better fire-power, sturdiness, range and speed more than matched the Zero's agility.
Its entry into service was also timely, for the much- awaited F4U Corsair suffered from a flawed carrier deck capability, so that
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Manufacturer:
Warpaint Series
Code Number:
WPS84
Scale:
No Scale
Item type:
Aircraft books
Price:
£15.50
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Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 5+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Catalogue



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