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Grumman F6F- Hellcat

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  XF6F-1

First prototype, powered by a 2,000 PS Wright R-2600-10 Cyclone 14 radial piston engine.

  XF6F-1 erster Protoyp mit einem 2'000 PS Wright R-2600-10 Cyclone 14 Zylinder Sternmotor.
XF6F-2

Second prototype, powered by a turbocharged Wright R-2600-16 Cyclone radial piston engine

  XF6F-2 Zweiter Prototyp, mit einem  Wright R-2600-16 Cyclone Sternmotor und Turbolader.
XF6F-3

The first XF6F-1 prototype was fitted with a two-stage turbocharged 2,000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Double Wasp radial piston engine

  XF6F-3 Der erste Prototyp mit einem 2,000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Doppel Wasp Sternmotor und zweistufigen Turbolader.
F6F-3

Single-seat fighter, fighter-bomber aircraft, powered by a 2,000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Double Wasp radial piston engine.

  F6F-3 Einsitziger Jagdbomber mit einem 2,000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10 Doppel Wasp Sternmotor
F6F-3E

Night-fighter version, equipped with an AN/APS-4 radar.

  F6F-3E Nachtjägerversion ausgerüstet mit einem AN/APS-4 Radar.
F6F-3N

Night-fighter version, equipped with an AN/APS-6 radar.

  F6F-3N Nachtjägerversion ausgerüstet mit einem AN/APS-6 Radar.
XF6F-4

One F6F-3 fitted with a two-speed turbocharged 2,100 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 Double Wasp radial piston engine

  XF6F-4 Eine F6F-3 ausgerüstet mit einem 2,100 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 Doppel Wasp Sternmotor und einem Turbolader.
F6F-5

Improved version, with a redesigned engine cowling, strengthened tail surfaces, powered by a 2,000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W radial piston engine.

  F6F-5 Verbesserte Version mit einer veränderten Motorabdeckung und einem verstärkten Heck, angetrieben von einem 2'000 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W Sternmotor.
F6F-5N

Night-fighter version, equipped with an AN/APS-6 radar.

  F6F-5N Nachtjägerversion ausgerüstet mit einem AN/APS-6 Radar.
F6F-5K

A number of F6F-5s and F6F-5Ns were converted into radio-controlled target drones.

  F6F-5K Eine Anzahl von F6F-5 und F6F-5N wurden zu Drohnenkontrollflugzeugen umgebaut
F6F-5P

Small numbers of F6F-5s were converted into photo-reconnaissance aircraft, with the camera equipment being fitted in the rear fuselage.

  F6F-5P Eine geringe Anzahl F6F-5 wurden zu Photoaufklärern umgebaut mit eingebauten  Kameras im hintern Rumpf.
XF6F-6

Two F6F-5s were fitted with the 2,100 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W radial piston engine

  XF6F-6 Zwei F6F-5 mit einem 2,100 PS Pratt & Whitney R-2800-18W Sternmotor.
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Specifications F6F-5

Wingspan

Spannweite

13.06 m

Length

Länge

10.24 m

Height

Höhe

3.99 m
Wing area Flügelfläche 31.00 m²

Engine

Motor

1× Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W Double Wasp radial engine 2,000 hp

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

610 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

4,190 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

6,990 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

17.8 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

11,370 m

Range

Reichweite

1,520 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

6×12.7 mm machine guns,
up to 1,814 kg of Bombs
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last update 1. May 2013

written 1. May 2013

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