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Behind the Badge: Where Did Dodge's Hellcat Name & Logo Come From?

The News Wheel - Feb 13, 2017
The term “Hellcat,” as Dodge uses it, derives from the American Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter aircraft of World War II; it functioned as our Navy's main fighter in the second half of the Pacific War. Dodge has a history of re-purposing military terms for ...

Veteran celebrates 95th birthday aboard USS Yorktown where he was stationed during World War II

Charleston Post Courier - Jan 23, 2017
“Oh my,” Watkinson said as he was positioned in front of a large cake designed to look like a runway with the familiar Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter plane he frequently flew in World War II perched atop it. Watkinson blew out the candles as the group ...

February welcomes Open Cockpit Month at the Air Zoo

Western Herald - Feb 3, 2017
This year, the Air Zoo is featuring a Grumman Mallard, a Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a Grumman F6F Hellcat, a Ford Trimotor and a Republic P-47D Thunderbolt. “People can expect two aircraft to be available to either be allowed to get inside and see the ...

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Grumman F6F Hellcat: Volume 1

by: Tomasz Szlagor, Leszek A. Wieliczko
Grumman F6F Hellcat was one of the best fighter aircraft of the World War Two era and the most effective fighter of the US Navy. There is no doubt that Hellcats won complete air superiority for the Americans over the vast areas of the Pacific, largely contributing to the victory over Japan. Volume One presents this legendary fighter in its first year of operational service – from the combat debut over Marcus Island and the Solomons in August 1943 until the end of the Marianas operation in late summer 1944.
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Warpaint Series No. 84 - Grumman F6F Hellcat

by: Charles Stafrace
60 pages. Illustrated with full color artwork and profiles, detailed scale drawings and more than 140 photographs. Even before Pearl Harbor the US Navy realized that it would be hard for its existing fighters to deal with Japan's A6M Zero. The situation was such that in June 1941 the US Navy placed orders with Grumman's 'Iron Works' for the F6F Hellcat before the first prototype had even flown. It was the right decision - the new fighter, although much larger and heavier than the Zero, proved to be the latter's nemesis, so that the American fighter's better fire-power, sturdiness, range and speed more than matched the Zero's agility.
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Aero Detail 17: Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Aircraft Monograph No. 20 - Grumman F6F Hellcat

by: Adam Jarski, Waldemar Pajdosz
The Hellcat, along with the F4U Corsair, were the primary USN fighters during the second half of World War II. The Hellcat was the first USN fighter designed following combat with the formidable Japanese Zero and proved to be the most successful aircraft in naval history. The extensive monograph of this American fighter covers the whole story of the aircraft. Development chapter is followed by description of painting schemes and markings of British, American and other countries' Hellcats. Operational service is illustrated with a great number of photos - from first combats over Marcus, Howland, Baker and Wake, to the final victory and post-war period.
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Copyright © 2012 Malcolm Auld This video and audio material may not be used in any form without written permission. The Grumman F6F Hellcat was a ...

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Grumman F6F Hellcat Fighters!

This clip is a compilation of video taken at various Southern California warbird events. The Hellcat with the Royal Navy markings (owned by the Friedkin family ...

WWII Fighter Planes Grumman F6F Hellcat VS Mitsubishi A6M Zero

This Video shows you about two well known World conflict Two Fighter planes United state air force's Grumman F6F Hellcat VS Japanies Mitsubishi A6M Zero ...

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