Grumman F4F-3/F4F-4 Wildcat US Navy Complete Package
These decals were designed for the 1:48 scale Hobby Boss and Tamiya F4F-3/4 kits. There are 3 different schemes on this decal set. The decals depict two F4F-3’s in the early pre-war paint scheme.
The decals depict two F4F-3's in the early pre-war paint scheme:
one from USS Ranger (CV-4)
one from the USS Wasp (CV-7).
The third scheme depicts the aircraft of Donald E. Runyon as flown from the USS Enterprise (CV-6) in August of 1942.
Donald E. Runyon was the Navy's leading F4F Ace while serving with VF-6 aboard the Enterprise. The F4F aircraft of VF-6 at this time had a Tombstone painted on the tail fin of their aircraft. The tombstone carried 41 meatballs representing the Japanese aircraft shot down by the squadron. Runyon received the Navy Cross and a Presidential Citation for his efforts against the enemy.
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