USN Fighting Squadron VF-22 USN Fighting Squadron VF-22

Aircrew Dick May in his Grumman F6F-Hellcat VF-22 01

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat VF-22 landing mishap CVL-25 USS Cowpens 1944 01

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat VF-22 Yellow D19 landing mishap CVE-89 USS Takanis Bay 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat CVL-25 USS Cowpens 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat landing mishap CVL-25 USS Cowpens 1943 01

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat VF-22 White 19 and operated CVL-25 USS Cowpens CVG-22 1944.

VF-22 Tour of Duty:

From 1943/04/30 to 1943/11 CVL-22 IndependenceCVG-22 F4F-4, 43/11:12xF6F-3
From 1943/08 to 1943/12 CVL-24 Belleau Wood, CVL-23 Princeton F6F-3
From 1944/07/30 to 1945/02 CVL-25 Cowpens CVG-22 25xF6F-5, 1xF6F-5P (King2)

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 RO F6F-5 VF-22 White 19 USS Cowpens 1945
  IL2 game skin by RO F6F-5 VF-22 White 19 USS Cowpens 1945 V0A

  F6F-5's of VF-22 USS Cowpens. RN Ronnco rtarget@gmail.com

USN Ships WWII
CVL-25 USS Cowpens

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

This webpage was updated 20th March 2018