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TMC Pacific Desktop Airplane Models
Item #: AF8TE -
The Grumman F8F Bearcat (affectionately called "Bear") was an American single-engine naval fighter aircraft of the 1940s. It went on to serve into the mid-20th century in the United States Navy and other air forces, and would be the company's final piston engined fighter aircraft. This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff! ...
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Item #: NC10287 -
Using the lightest and smallest airframe possible at the time, the F8F-1 Bearcat is definitely a naval fighter aircraft built for speed. This Grumman aircraft is the last piston-engine, carrier-based fighter plane designed as an interceptor aircraft. It featured an all-bubble canopy, giving the pilot 360-degree visibility, and was 20% lighter than its predecessor, providing a 30% higher rate of climb. The F8F-1 Bearcat naval fighter aircraft equipped 24 fighter squadrons of the US Navy after...