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Hobby Boss 1/48 F4F-4 Wildcat Kit

Hobby Boss 1/48 F4F-4 Wildcat Kit


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The Wildcat was the main shipboard fighter when the US entered WWII. The F4F was barrel-shaped, with angular wingtips and rudder and a narrow-track undercarriage. The F4F was well-armed and reliable and was a natural shipboard aircraft, probably easier to land on a carrier deck than on land. The F4F never had an operational speed limitation.

The F4F had hydraulic wing folding, The US Navy orders totaled 1169 F4F-4s. It had replaced the F4F-3 by August 1942.

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