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F6F Hellcat
Almost Ready-to-Fly 55-61cc/EP Giant Scale Warbird

F6F Hellcat - Giant Scale Gold Edition (Pilot figure and optional drop tank shown are not included.)

Set Against the Rising Sun

Japan had hit America where it was the most vulnerable. America's battleships lay at the bottom of Pearl Harbor but the carriers were untouched. Until 1943, however, America didn't have a carrier aircraft that could match Japan's Zero. With the F6F in '43, finally something could handily defeat the Zero. From 1944 on, Hellcats racked up victories at an ever-increasing rate. So many Zeros were sent spinning into the ocean at the Battle of the Philippine Sea that pilots dubbed it the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot".


Our model version features:

  • Built-up and sheeted wood airframe components.
  • Removable outer wing panels.
  • A large removable hatch makes LiPo/fuel tank access quick and easy.
  • Gasoline or electric power ready.
  • Included LED light set.
  • Designed for Robart® retractable landing gear.
  • Operational flaps for shorter takeoffs/landings.
  • Pre-hinged ailerons, flaps, and elevators.
  • Magnetically attached scale antenna masts and pitot tube.




F6F Hellcat retracts
Designed to fit either pneumatic or electric Robart retracts for scale appearance, improved ground handling, and reliable operation.
F6F Hellcat cockpit
The detailed, scale cockpit adds to the realism of the piece.
F6F Hellcat flaps
Flaps are pre-hinged, reducing assembly time and providing scale appearance and realistic takeoffs and landings.
 
F6F Hellcat flaps
An optional drop tank ups the scale realism and is available for purchase separately.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Stock Number: TOPA0716
Wingspan: 86 in (2,184 mm)
Wing Area: 1,358 in2 (87.6 dm2)
Weight: 24.7-27 lb (11.2-12.2 kg)
Wing Loading: 42-46 oz/ft² (128-140 g/dm²)
Length: 66.3 in (1,683 mm)
Requires: Radio system with a minimum of 7-9 channels, 10-11 servos, Robart pneumatic or electric main and tailwheel retracts, 55-61 cc gasoline engine or brushless electric 80-85-160kV motor with 160A ESC and 12S (2) x 6S 5000mAh LiPo, building and field equipment.

Finely detailed, hand-painted pilot figures are available for purchase at bestpilots.typepad.com.


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