Tag Archive: Grumman F6F Hellcat

Mar 31 2018

Fagen Fighters acquires F6F Hellcat

The Fagen Fighters WWII Museum has reported the acquisition of Grumman F6F Hellcat BuNo 78645. The aircraft was previously with the Yanks Air Museum in California. It will undergo an extensive IRAN (Inspect and Repair As Necessary) and should fly again by the summer of 2019. Source: Aerodynamic Media

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May 26 2014

TFC F6F Hellcat flies again

The Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat of The Fighter Collection flew for the first time in 5 years on Friday May 23rd. The aircraft was flown by chief pilot Pete Kynsey. The aircraft will be presented during the Flying Legends airshow. Sources (with photos): Global Aviation Ressource The Fighter Collection

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Mar 28 2013

Flying Heritage Collection F6F Hellcat first flight

Flying Heritage Collection test flew their newly restored Grumman F6F-5N for the very first time on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 with Steve Hinton at the controls. The Hellcat is their latest addition to the collection and will be flying for the 2013 season here at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. Source: fight2flyphoto on YouTube

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Jan 26 2013

Video: FHC F6F Hellcat first engine runs

The Flying Heritage Collection’s F6F Hellcat was recently restored and its first post-restoration engine runs were carried out yesterday, January 25. The aircraft is yet to receive its definitive markings.

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