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PLATZ 1/144 F6F-5 HELLCAT "David McCampbell" (2 kits in one box)

PLATZ 1/144 F6F-5 HELLCAT "David McCampbell" (2 kits in one box)
  • Model: PDR-16
  • Manufactured by: PLATZ/プラッツ

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Plastic Model Kit

CODE : 4545782062731

With a good reputation of precision tooling and fine details,
PLATZ presents F6F-5 Hellcat in 1/144 scale with 4 schemes of Cartograf Decals.
Highly Recommended and Don't miss out!

About the F6F Hellcat

F6F Hellcat is a carrier-based fighter served with the U.S. Navy in the WWII. F6F was developed as a successor of F4F. It first flew in 1942 and its operations started from 1943. With Pratt & Whitney's R-2800 engine producing 2000 hp, and it was proud of having a maximum speed 600km/h. Armed with six wing-mounted 12.7 mm M2 Browning machine guns, and it could carry bombs and rockets. The F6F Hellcat made its combat debut in 1943, fought fierce battles with Japanese fighters including Zero Fighter. With many ace-pilots, the powerful F6F-5 Hellcat held many records for actual fighting during Pacific War. After WW?. F6F-5 Hellcat was in service til 1950s.

About the Kit

This is an unpainted assembly plastic model kit for F6F-5 Hellcat in 1/144 scale.
- Paint and Glue are required.
- Including TWO F6F-5 Hellcat models, highly accurate with recessed panel lines as strong shape.
- Reproduce F6F-5 Hellcat's features consist of landing gear and extra-tank precisely.
-The silk-screen printing decals are made by Cartograf including Four schemes,
  • F6F-5 “Minsi?” flown by LTCDR David Mc Campbell CVG-15
  • F6F-5 VF-17 aboard the “Hornet” (CV-12)
  • F6F-5 VF-27 aboard the “Independence” (CVL-22) July 1945 
  • F6F-5 “Merri-Marle” VF-27 aboard the “Independence” (CVL-22) Aug, 1945
-The total length is about 72mm
-The Box size is 190mm x 110xmm x 30mm.

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