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1005 F6F-3 Hellcat

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This is a Giant 3/4" Scale Balsa Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat Flying Model Kit
from Guillow's.
For Experienced Modelers.

Largely remembered for its exploits during the war in the Pacific, Hell-
cats served aboard the following as well as other carriers of the U.S. Pacific
Fleet--Yorktown, Essex, Enterprise, Hornet, Lexington, Ticonderoga and Intre-
pid. Notable combat engagements occurred over Marcus Island, Wake Island,
Tarawa and the Marianas.

FEATURES: A balsa skeleton framework is assembled and covered with a tissue
and dope finish.
Designed to be flown rubber powered, .049 free flight or .09
control line.
The fuselage is roomy enough to accept simple R/C equipment (with a
.049-.07 engine) but instructions and diagrams for this are not
Makes a magnificent display piece if built as a non-flying model.
Sliding canopy.
Simulated engine.
Retractable landing gear.
Retractable tail wheel.
Moveable tail surfaces.
Moveable flaps/ailerons.
Scale combat pilot figure.
Extremely detailed instructions on various sheets in kit.

INCLUDES: 38 vacuum formed plastic parts including bubble canopy, nose cowl,
exhaust ports, auxiliary fuel tank and gear struts; 12 injection
molded parts including scale wheels, flying propeller, nose bearing
and retractable landing gear pivot blocks; 19 die-cut plywood parts
and 162 die-cut balsa parts; decals; interior cockpit layout; 72"
of rubber thread; silkspan for covering; wire for landing gear;
balsa strip stock; balancing clay; plywood firewall; tip guide;
bellcrank base; control line handle; pushrod wire; hinge material;
bellcrank; elevator horn; nylon flying line; stock for all balsa
tail surfaces.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Single Edge Razor Blades
Hobby Knife
Wax Paper
Common Pins
Fine Sandpaper
See Instruction Manual for Other Requirements

SPECS: Scale: 3/4"
Wingspan: 32-3/4" (83.2cm)

COMMENTS: Kit is extremely complex and requires a great deal of reading and
preparation before assembly process. Look for various assembly
options, and check out all instruction sheets.