USN Fighting Squadron Two VF-2 USN Fighting Squadron Two VF-2

Aircrew USN VF-2 Rippers ace CMDR Bill Dean 01

Artwork USN VF-2 Rippers 0A

Artwork USN VF-2 Rippers 0B

Artwork USN VF-2 Rippers 0C

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 aboard CV-12 USS Hornet June 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 Black 35 and 23 USS Hornet CV-12 on patrol 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 26 USS Hornet CV-12 on patrol 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 29 landing mishap tail broke off CV-12 USS Hornet Jun 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 29 landing mishap tail broke off CV-12 USS Hornet Jun 1944 02

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 2 and 36 CV-12 USS Hornet June 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 2F18, 19 and 21 in formation 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 30 CV-12 USS Hornet June 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 36 after a raid over the Marianas CV-12 USS Hornet June 1944 01

Photo published in Fana de l Aviation 538 page 23

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-2 White 40 CV-12 USS Hornet June 1944 01

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
 
Chronology of the USN in WWII 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945

    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/
  • http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/ Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum New York NY
  • http://www.airzoo.org/ Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum Kalamazoo MI
  • http://www.lsfm.org/aircraft/hellcat.htm Lone Star Flight Museum Galveston TX
  • http://www.nasm.si.edu/nasm/aero/aircraft/grumman_f6f.htmNational Air and Space Museum Washington DC
  • http://www.naval-air.org/ National Museum of Naval Aviation AS Pensacola FL
  • http://www.neam.org/ New England Air Museum Windsor Locks CT
  • http://www.planesoffame.org Planes of Fame Air Museum Eden Prairie MN
  • http://users.ids.net/~qam/qam/ Quonset Air Museum North Kingston RI
  • http://www.aerospacemuseum.org/ San Diego Aerospace Museum North Kingston RI
  • http://www.planesoffame.org/ The Air Museum Planes of Fame Chino CA

 

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