USN Fighting Squadron Thirty Eight VF-38

USN Fighting Squadron Thirty Eight VF-38

Artwork USN VF-38 0B

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 and VF-40 at Munda airfield New Georgia Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 Black 1, 6 and 7 Henderson Field Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 Black 3 Henderson Field Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 Black 5 Henderson Field Guadalcanal Solomon Islands Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 Black 5 Muga Beach CA 24th Jul 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 Ruth Less 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 White 117 Lolly Lt Lochridge at Munda airfield New Georgia Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 White 118 at Munda airfield New Georgia Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 White 14 June, 13 and 11 at Munda New Georgia Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 White 2 Turtle Bay Espirtu Santo New Hebrides Vanuatu Sept 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3P Hellcat VF-38 Black 100 at Green Island New Georgia 1944 01

Grumman F6F-3P Hellcat VF-38 Black 100 at Green Island New Georgia 1944 02

Grumman F6F-3P Hellcat VF-38 White 14 at Munda airfield New Georgia Sep 1943 01

Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat VF-38 White 2 Turtle Bay Airstrip Espirtu Santo New Hebrides Vanuatu Sept 1943.

The Navy's newest fighter, the Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat ready for action at the Turtle Bay Airstrip Espirtu Santo Sept 1943. Line up of F6F-3 Hellcats VF-38, VF-40 and Marine Vought F4U-1 Corsairs in background

 Turtle Bay Airstrip Espirtu Santo Vanuatu New Hebrides Map

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

This webpage was updated 20th March 2018