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He formed VF-10 “Grim Reapers” where he was known as the “Reaper Leader.” He had a tour aboard the USS Yorktown (CV-10) in 1943, where he was Commander Air Group Five (CAG-5). It was at this time he helped introduce the Grumman F6F Hellcat to combat in August 1943.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbout the F6F:\u003cbr\u003eThe Grumman F6F Hellcat started development as an improved F4F Wildcat, but turned into a completely new design sharing a family resemblance to the Wildcat but with no shared parts. The Hellcat and the Vought F4U Corsair were the primary United States Navy carrier fighters in the second half of World War II. The Hellcat was withdrawn from service shortly after the war's end.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis Grumman-manufactured aircraft had the highest kill-to-loss ratio (the ratio was 19:1) of any fighter in service with the American Army, Navy, Marines or Air Force! In fact, this efficient fighter was credited with nearly 75% of all naval air-to-air combat kills, a truly astounding achievement in only two years of operational use from 1943 onwards. Its success was due in large part to its rugged airframe.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/72 F6F-3 Hellcat "White 00", USS Yorktown 1943

Product Description

Dragon Wings Warbirds 50240 - 1/72 F6F-3 Hellcat "White 00", CVAG-5, USS Yorktown, May 1943

Main Features:

  • 1/72 Authentic Scale
  • High Quality Diecast Metal
  • Historically Accurate
  • Removable Weapons
  • Detailed Cockpit
  • Pre-assembled
  • Display In Flight or In Landing Mode

About James H. "Jimmy" Flatley:
James H. “Jimmy” Flatley had a distinguished U.S. Navy career, later rising to the rank of Vice Admiral, after being a pilot during WWII. He formed VF-10 “Grim Reapers” where he was known as the “Reaper Leader.” He had a tour aboard the USS Yorktown (CV-10) in 1943, where he was Commander Air Group Five (CAG-5). It was at this time he helped introduce the Grumman F6F Hellcat to combat in August 1943.

About the F6F:
The Grumman F6F Hellcat started development as an improved F4F Wildcat, but turned into a completely new design sharing a family resemblance to the Wildcat but with no shared parts. The Hellcat and the Vought F4U Corsair were the primary United States Navy carrier fighters in the second half of World War II. The Hellcat was withdrawn from service shortly after the war's end.

This Grumman-manufactured aircraft had the highest kill-to-loss ratio (the ratio was 19:1) of any fighter in service with the American Army, Navy, Marines or Air Force! In fact, this efficient fighter was credited with nearly 75% of all naval air-to-air combat kills, a truly astounding achievement in only two years of operational use from 1943 onwards. Its success was due in large part to its rugged airframe.

Sku: DR50240
Vendor: Dragon
HK$198.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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