Grumman F6F Hellcat - 02087

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Grumman F6F Hellcat

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There is also extra information underneath the main catalogues description including any changes to the name of this kit in the catalogues.

Airfix Catalogue description:

Based on the aircraft flown by Commander David McCampbell, the US Navy's top scoring ace, with a total of 34 aerial victories - seven of them on the 18th and 20th June, 1944, during the famous 'Marianas Turkey Shoot' in the Battle of the Philippine Sea. - Taken from the 1990 edition catalogue

1989 edition catalogue, recorded as a new kit.

1989 edition catalogue, listed as part of the World War II Aircraft of the Aces Special Editions range.

Airfix Series (first appearance): 2
First Issued: 1989

Box art Artists
Information taken from: Airfix Collectors Club, Artist and Kit list - 6th Ed. Compiled by Jeremy Brook.
Artist on Box Type 10: Anthony Sturgess

This kit appeared in these catalogues:
1989 Edition Ref: 02087
1990 Edition Ref: 02087
1992 Edition Ref: 02087
1993 Edition Ref: 02087
1994 Edition Ref: 02087
1995 Edition Ref: 02087

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