Author Topic: Grumman F4F-1  (Read 2220 times)

Offline Acree

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Grumman F4F-1
« on: April 03, 2016, 03:26:03 PM »
Just a quickie that I wanted to finish up before I start on my gunship build.  You're all probably aware that the Grumman F4F Wildcat started life as a biplane design, though it was never built as such, and redesigned as the monoplane we all know as a much-needed backup to the F2A Buffalo.  Well, what if the powers that be had not had that foresight?  This is my take on a biplane Wildcat.  There is much to nitpick about it - the entire wing celllule should be lowered, and the paint scheme is very inauthentic.  Nevertheless, I like how it turned out, especially for a quick build!  Enjoy!

Offline FAAMAN

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Re: Grumman F4F-1
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2016, 03:51:58 PM »
Very cool indeed 8), well done that man!!  :) :) 8)
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Offline Jeffry Fontaine

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Re: Grumman F4F-1
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2016, 04:08:35 PM »
That looks very good!
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Offline Kerick

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Re: Grumman F4F-1
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2016, 11:26:57 PM »
The time frame of the design would demand yellow wings but I think this looks great! Just say it was experimental camo for war games.

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Re: Grumman F4F-1
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2016, 11:39:26 PM »
Tres cool. This would look great beside a SBC Helldiver.
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Offline apophenia

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Re: Grumman F4F-1
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2016, 01:49:42 AM »
Very nice! And far better looking than what Grumman came up with  :)
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