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Hobbyboss 1:48 F8F-2 Bearcat

SKU HB80358
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The F8F Bearcat was the last of Grumman's piston-engine carrier-based fighters. Two XF8F-1 prototypes were ordered in November 1943, and the first of these was flown on 21 August 1944. Grumman decided once again to utilize the most powerful engine available at the time, the Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp -- the same engine that had powered both their Hellcat and Tigercat designs. This time, the engine was fitted to the smallest, lightest airframe that could be built. This resulted in a highly maneuverable, fast airplane with a rate of climb 30% greater than the Hellcat.
Item No 80358
Item Name F8F-2 Bearcat
Bar Code 6939319203588
Scale 1:48
Item Type Static kit
Model Dimension Length: 178.8mm Wingspan: 225mm
Total Plastic Parts 90+
Total Sprues 7 sprues
Released Date 2012-10
More Features The kit consists of over 90 parts, includes 7 clear parts
-Detailed fuselage&wing w/accurate design
-Detailed gear cabin & cockpit
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Hobbyboss 1:48 Grumman F8-F2 Bearcat

Great value for money, the kit is very cleanly moulded and well detailed.