Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 1839 NAS (Naval Air Squadron)

List of Royal Navy Ships WWIIHMS Indomitable

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat RN 1839 and 1844 NAS Indomitable 1945 01

Photo 01: Modified 32in roundels are marked on the Temperature Sea Scheme camouflaged Hellcats of HMS Indomitable 1839 and 1844 Sqns seen here on the flight deck sometime in April or May 1945.

Grumman Hellcat MkII RN FAA 1839NAS 5AMcKenzie landing accident HMS Indomitable Oct 17 1944 01

Photo's It's hard to imagine from the photo's as it just looks like a botched landing but it has been reported that the pilot was killed how sad.

Grumman Hellcat MkII RN FAA 1839NAS 5AMcKenzie landing accident HMS Indomitable Oct 17 1944 02

Grumman Hellcat MkI RN FAA 1839NAS W116 JV141 HMS Indomitable 1945 0A

Profile Source: Model Airplane Int 080 2012-03 Page 34

HMS Indomitable launches Hellcat FAA 1839NAS 5Kfor a raid on Padang Sumatra Aug 24 1944 01

HMS Indomitable launches Hellcat FAA 1839NAS 5Lfor a raid on Padang Sumatra Aug 24 1944 01

HMS Indomitable launches Hellcat FAA 1839NAS 5Sfor a raid on Padang Sumatra Aug 24 1944 01

Royal Navy Grumman TBF Avenger down in the drink 01

 Sumatra, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia Map

Gordon Smith of http://www.naval-history.net/

17/09/2012 Permission to exhibit photo's taken by LEADING AIR MECHANIC MAURICE C WHITEING, 1917-2009 by his son Paul Whiteing and thanks to Gordon Smith of http://www.naval-history.net/

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins - No 3d model at this stage
 
IL2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles (FB), Ace Expansion Pack (AEP), Pacific Fighters (PF), 1946 skins
  IL2 game skin by C6 F6F-3 Hellcat RN 1839NAS W130 FN427 SEAC 1945
  IL2 game skin by P3 F6F-3 Hellcat RN 1839NAS W116 Indomitable 1945
  IL2 game skin by P3 F6F-3 Hellcat RN 1839NAS W116 Indomitable 1945 V0A

    Bibliography:

  • Barrett Tillman, Hellcat: The F6F in World War II, Naval Institute Press, 1979
  • David McCampbell article from National Aviation Hall of Fame website
  • Edward Sims, Greatest Fighter Missions, Harper and Brothers, 1962 - This sequel includes U.S. Navy and Marine Corps pilots
  • Barrett Tillman, Hellcat Aces of World War 2, Osprey

    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

      Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F4U Corsair
  • http://warbirdregistry.org/corsairregistry/corsairregistry.html
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

 

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