Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Review Author(s)
Book Author(s)
Zbigniew Kola
Other Publication Information
Hardcover, 42 pages, 42 color profiles
Product / Stock #
Spotlight On 27
Provided by: Casemate Publishers - Website: Visit Site
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This is number 27 in MMP’s Spotlight On series and covers the Grumman F6F Hellcat. There is a brief introduction/history of the F6F. Then the book goes right into its purpose, the many beautiful color profiles of Grumman Iron Works stalwart!

Starting with early dash 3 markings in blue gray over light gray with the round US insignia minus the red center. Then moving on to the tri-color scheme and late war glossy sea blue and concluding with the Fleet Air Arm Hellcat Mk. I in Extra dark sea Grey, Dark Slate Grey, and Sky. Each has been thoroughly researched and meticulously replicated by the artist.

If you’re a fan of the Hellcat or color profiles, then this book and series were made for you! Highly recommended to modelers for the many interesting schemes and to anyone with an interest in aviation history! My thanks to Casemate for the review copy and to IPMS/USA for the review opportunity!


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