- CD contains 8 magazines
- All in Acrobat PDF format
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- Print a personal copy
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- Rescuing an F6F from the Sea
- Farewell to Fighting Two, Brewster F2A
- Battlships vs. Bombers
- Stuka Pilot’s Combat Photo Album
- Grumman F6F Hellcat Special Pictoral Portfolio
- Legion of the Lost, Consolidated’s PB-2A
- Gordon Israel, Interview with an Aviation Pioneer
- Dark Hunter, Grumman’s F6F-5N Nightfighter
- Buy British! The B-57
- Francisco Sarabia, Mexico’s Forgotten Eagle
- Boeing’s PW-9, The First Fighter
- In Combat with the F6F Hellcat
- Italy’s 4-engined “Flying Fortress”, the Piaggio P-108B
- Renaissance at Renton, Boeing’s Oldest Flying Bipe
- One Day off the Hornet, a Hellcat Pilot’s Combat Diary
- Soldiers of Fortune, Air Forces of the Spanish-American war
- Flying Frigates of the Forties, Giant Patrol Planes Dogfight Each Other
- Turkey Shoot, Greatest Carrier Air Battle, June 1944
- The “Black Men” of Daimler-Benz, Luftwaffe Maintenance in WWII
- Cat Out of Hell, Grumman’s F6F Hellcat
- Army Seaplanes, Part II
- Gunner’s Eye View of B-17s over Europe
- Bat-Eye Squadron, Grumman F6F Hellcat in the Pacific
- 1956 A Very Good Year
- Blitzkrieg Over Muroc, German WWII jets tested at US base
- Round and ‘Round, Contra-rotating turboprops
- F6F Pilot Handbook
- F6F-3 Pilot Manual
- Over 120 photos of the F6F Hellcat
- Crew: 1
- Length: 33 ft 7 in (10.24 m)
- Wingspan: 42 ft 10 in (13.06 m)
- Height: 13 ft 1 in (3.99 m)
- Wing area: 334 ft² (31 m²)
- Airfoil: NACA 23015.6 mod root; NACA 23009 tip
- Empty weight: 9,238 lb (4,190 kg)
- Loaded weight: 12,598 lb (5,714 kg)
- Max. takeoff weight: 15,415 lb (6,990 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W “Double Wasp” two-row radial engine with a two-speed two-stage supercharger, 2,200 hp (1,491 kW)
- Propellers: 3-blade Hamilton Standard
- Propeller diameter: 13 ft 1 in (4.0 m)
- *Fuel capacity: 250 gal (946 L) internal; up to 3 × 150 gal (568 L) external drop tanks
- Zero-lift drag coefficient: 0.0211
- Drag area: 7.05 ft² (0.65 m²)
- Aspect ratio: 5.5
- Maximum speed: 330 kn (380 mph, 621 km/h)
- Stall speed: 73 kn (84 mph, 135 km/h)
- Combat radius: 820 nmi (945 mi, 1,520 km)
- Ferry range: 1,330 nmi (1,530 mi, 2,460 km)
- Service ceiling: 37,300 ft (11,370 m)
- Rate of climb: 3,500 ft/min (17.8 m/s)
- Wing loading: 37.7 lb/ft² (184 kg/m²)
- Power/mass: 0.16 hp/lb (260 W/kg)
- Time-to-altitude: 7.7 min to 20,000 ft (6,100 m)
- Lift-to-drag ratio: 12.2
- Takeoff roll: 799 ft (244 m)
- either 6× 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns, with 400 rounds per gun, (All F6F-3, and most F6F-5)
- or 2 × 0.79 in (20 mm) cannon, with 225 rounds per gun
- and 4 × 0.50 in (12.7 mm) Browning machine guns with 400 rounds per gun (F6F-5N only)
- 6 × 5 in (127 mm) HVARs or
- 2 × 11¾ in (298 mm) Tiny Tim unguided rockets
- Bombs: up to 4,000 lb (1,814 kg) full load, including:
- Bombs or Torpedoes:(Fuselage mounted on centreline rack)
- 1 × 2,000 lb (907 kg) bomb or
- 1 × Mk.13-3 torpedo;
- Underwing bombs: (F6F-5 had two additional weapons racks either side of fuselage on wing centre-section)
- 2 × 1,000 lb (450 kg) or
- 4 × 500 lb (227 kg)
- 8 × 250 lb (110 kg)
- Bombs or Torpedoes:(Fuselage mounted on centreline rack)
- XF6F-1 – First prototype, powered by a two-stage 1,600 hp (1,500 kW) Wright R-2600-10 Cyclone 14 radial piston engine.
- XF6F-2 – The first XF6F-1 prototype revised and fitted with a turbocharged Wright R-2600-16 Cyclone radial piston engine. R-2600 replaced by turbo-charged R-2800-21.
- XF6F-2 – showing the later R-2800-21 installation with Birman turbo-charger.
- XF6F-3 – Second prototype fitted with a two-stage supercharged 2,000 hp (1,500 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Double Wasp radial piston engine.
- XF6F-4 – One F6F-3 fitted with a two-speed turbocharged 2,100 hp (1,567 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 Double Wasp radial piston engine.
- XF6F-6 – Two F6F-5s that were fitted with the 2,100 hp (1,566 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W radial piston engine, and four-bladed propellers.
- F6F-3 (British designations Gannet Mk. I then Hellcat Mk. I) – Single-seat fighter, fighter-bomber aircraft, powered by a 2,000 hp (1,500 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Double Wasp radial piston engine.F6F-3E – Night fighter version, equipped with an AN/APS-4 radar in a fairing on the starboard outer wing.
- F6F-3N – Another night fighter version, equipped with a newer AN/APS-6 radar in a fairing on the starboard outer wing.
- F6F-5 Hellcat (British Hellcat Mk. II) – Improved version, with a redesigned engine cowling, a new windscreen structure with an integral bulletproof windscreen, new ailerons and strengthened tail surfaces; powered by a 2,200 hp (1,640 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W (-W denotes Water Injection) radial piston engine.
- F6F-5K Hellcat – A number of F6F-5s and F6F-5Ns were converted into radio-controlled target drones.F6F-5N – night fighter with AN/APS-6 radar and 2 20mm M2 cannon.
- F6F-5N Hellcat (British Hellcat N.F. Mk II) – Night fighter version, fitted with an AN/APS-6 radar. Some were armed with two 20 mm (0.79 in) AN/M2 cannon in the inner wing bays and four 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns in the outer.
- F6F-5P Hellcat – Small numbers of F6F-5s were converted into photo-reconnaissance aircraft, with the camera equipment being fitted in the rear fuselage.
- Hellcat FR Mk II – This designation was given to British Hellcats fitted with camera equipment.
- FV-1 – Proposed designation for Hellcats to be built by Canadian Vickers; cancelled before any built.
- 80141 – The Fighter Collection in Duxford.
- 79779 – Fleet Air Arm Museum in RNAS Yeovilton.
Chino Warbirds’ F6F-3 painted as a Fleet Air Arm Hellcat Mk. I.
- 41930 – Comanche Warbirds Inc. in Houston, Texas.
- 70222 – Commemorative Air Force (Southern California Wing) at Camarillo Airport (former Oxnard AFB) in Camarillo, California.
- 78645 – Yanks Air Museum in Chino, California.
- 79863 – Flying Heritage Collection in Everett, Washington.
- 94204 – Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, Texas.
- 94473 – Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, California.
- 25910 – National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida.
- 41834 – Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Virginia.
- 42874 – San Diego Aerospace Museum in San Diego, California.
- 66237 – National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida.
- 70185 – Quonset Air Museum at Quonset State Airport (former NAS Quonset Point) in Quonset Point, Rhode Island.
- 77722 – Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility at Andrews AFB in Maryland.
- 79192 – New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.
- 79593 – USS Yorktown/Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
- 79683 – Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
- 94203 – National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola in Pensacola, Florida.
- 94263 – Cradle of Aviation Museum in New York. It is on loan from the USMC Museum in Quantico, Virginia.
- 40467 – for display at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino, California.
- 41476 – to airworthiness by Collings Foundation in Stow, Massachusetts.
- 43041 – in storage at the Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Florida.
- 94385 – to airworthiness by American Aircraft Sales LLC in Hayward, California.