Cradle Of Aviation Museum - Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Bill Maloney
6/16/2008

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01 Grumman F6F Hellcat 02 Pratt Whitney R-2800 Radial 03 F6F Hellcat Folding Wing 04 F6F Hellcat Main Gear
05F6FHellcatDropTank 06F6FHellcatFoldingWing 07F6FHellcatCockpit 08F6FHellcatMainGear
05 F6F Hellcat Drop Tank 06 F6F Hellcat Folding Wing 07 F6F Hellcat Cockpit 08 F6F Hellcat Main Gear
09HellcatNWildcat 10GrummanF6FHellcat 11PrattWhitneyR2800Radial 12F6FHellcatCockpit
09 Hellcat & Wildcat 10 Grumman F6F Hellcat 11 Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Radial 12 F6F Hellcat Cockpit
13HellcatWingGuns 14Hellcat5InchRockets 15F6FHellcatCockpit 16F6FHellcatTailWheel
13 Hellcat Wing Guns 14 Hellcat 5 Inch Rockets 15 F6F Hellcat Cockpit 16 F6F Hellcat Tail Wheel

Grumman F6F Hellcat Specifications:

Grumman F6F Hellcat Fighters at other Aviation Museums in the Northeast
Grumman F6F Hellcat Fighter Grumman F6F Hellcat 3/4 scale Replica
A WWII Grumman F6F Hellcat at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CY A one-off 3/4 scale Grumman F6F Hellcat replica can be found at the Quonset Air Museum in North Kingston, RI
  Grumman Hellcat Restoration
  Grumman F6F Hellcat Restoration at the Quonset Air Museum in North Kingston, RI

Length: 33 feet, 7 inches
Wingspan:
42 feet, 10 inches
Height:
13 feet, 1 inches
Crew:
1
Weight:
Empty - 9,200lbs Max Takeoff - 15,400lbs
Max Speed: 380mph
Cruise Speed: 170mph
Range: 940 miles
Service Ceiling: 37,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 147 gallons
Powerplant: Wright R-2800 Air Cooled Radial Engine 2,000hp
Armament:
  Six 50cal Browning Machine Guns
First Flight : 1942
Cost: $

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