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HobbyBoss 1/72 F8F-1B Bearcat Plastic Model Kit

HobbyBoss 1/72 F8F-1B Bearcat Plastic Model Kit

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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 87268
Item Name F8F-1B Bearcat 
Bar Code 6939319272683
Scale 1:72
Item Type Plastic Model Aircraft Kit
Total Sprues 2 sprues , fuselage , wing and engine cowling
Total Plastic Parts 20+
Model Dimension Length: 118mm Wingspan: 150mm
Released Date 2021-10
More Features The kit consists of over 20 parts , includes 1 clear parts



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