Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat"

Posted on 5/8/2020 in kit with tags US Air Force

US Navy - VF-6, 6-F-5, USS Enterprise, December 1941

Kit details

This model appears in

  • Pearl Harbor 80th Anniversary, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle WA, from Nov 4 2021 to Feb 3 2022 (event managed by Neil Makar)

Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat"
The Wildcat was the USN's fighter at the start of the war and was present at Pearl. Outclassed by the Zero, its ruggedness and tactics helped it hold its own against the superior fighter. Several arriving from Enterprise after the attack were shot down by ground forces.
Scale 1:72
Modeler: Paolo Marcucci