72025 General Motors FM-2 Wildcat decals

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    • TCH72025
    • Manufacturer: Techmod
    • Availability: Preorder
      Delivery time: April 2020
    • Type: Aeroplane markings
    • Medium: decals
    • Scale: 1/72
    • Size/volume: 9 x 13 cm
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    • €5.00
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    Decals for GM Eastern Division FM-2 Wildcat from Arma Hobby, scale 1/72

    Decals for GM Eastern Division FM-2 Wildcat carrier-borne fighter aeroplane. Recommended for Arma Hobby kit.

    Grumman F4F Wildcat / General Motors FM-2 Wildcat

    FM-2 is the last and the most widely produced version of the Grumman F4F Wildcat aircraft. Manufactured entirely at General Motors Eastern Division plants under a new type designation. The aircraft was the basic fighter on the deck of  escort aircraft carriers in the final phase of the 2nd World War on both Pacific and Atlantic . Along with TBF / TBM, Avenger was the "work-horse" of US Navy carrier-borne aviation.

    Markings options:

    • FM-2, white 20, VC-93, USS Petrof Bay, Okinawa, April 1945
    • FM-2, white D9, VC-14, USS Hoggatt Bay, Convoy duty on Pacyfic and escort of damaged USS Houston, October 1944
    • FM-2, black 4, VC-13, USS Tripoli, Battle of Atlantic, March 1944
    • FM-2, white D6, VC-14, USS Hoggatt Bay, Convoy duty on Pacyfic and escort of damaged USS Houston, October 1944
    • FM-2, white 18, VC-99, USS Hoggatt Bay, Leyte Bay, July 1945

    References:

    • Monografie Lotnicze, F4F wildcat, Adam Jarski, AJ-Press 1995
    • Wildcat Aces of World War 2, Barett Tillman, Osprey Publishing 1995
    • U.S. Navy Carrier Fighters of W.W.II, Aerodata International, Squadron/Signal  Publications 1987
    • Grumman Wildcat Pt. 2, Scale Aviation modeller International, December 2001
    • F4F Wildcat in Action, Squadron/Signal  Publications 1988
    • Walk Around F4F Wildcat, Squadron/Signal  Publications 1995