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F6F-5 Hellcat USN VF-27, Paper Doll, Carl Brown Jr, USS Princeton, Leyte Gulf, Battle of Leyete Gulf, 1944 

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F6F-5 Hellcat USN VF-27, Paper Doll, Carl Brown Jr, USS Princeton, Leyte Gulf, Battle of Leyete Gulf, 1944
Scale:
1:32
Length:
12.75"
Width:
16.25"
Composition:
Diecast
SKU:
HM-HA0309
Period:
World War II


Historical Note:

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Features Optional see-through cowling Folding wings Rotating metal propeller Sliding canopy Interchangeable undercarriage Rolling wheels Removable center-line fuel tank 2 Bombs under fuselage, one on each side of fuel tank 6 Rockets, 3 under each wing Realistic looking pilot Dimensions Length - 12.4 in (315.5 mm) Open Wingspan - 16 in (410 mm) Width When Wings Folded - 6.6 in (168.8 mm) Height - 4.43 in (112.5 mm) Height To Top Of Folded Wings - 4.6 in (116.5 mm) Weight - 2.8 lb (1.28 kg)

VF-27 F6F-5 Hellcat "Paper Doll" belonged to Lt. (jg) Robert Burnell but on October 24, 1944 during the Battle of Leyte Gulf was flown from the USS Princeton by Lt. Carl Brown Jr.. Brown and other aircraft intercepted Japanese aircraft heading for the U.S. Fleet and he managed to down 5 enemy aircraft. During the battle Brown and his aircraft were hit but he managed to land on the USS Essex since the USS Princeton was ablaze. "Paper Doll" was pushed in the sea to make room for all the extra aircraft that were recovering.

Info: F6F-5 Hellcat USN VF-27, Paper Doll, Carl Brown Jr, USS Princeton, Leyte Gulf, Battle of Leyete Gulf, 1944


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