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Mats Bengtsson (Mafbe)



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Mats Bengtsson added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: July 15, 2019
Project: Hellcat MkII
1:24 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (Airfix A19004)
15. July at 18:09:15 Share
Paul Juliano Please allow me to be the first to pull up a chair to see this big boy get built!
15. July at 18:22:29
Urban Gardini Looking great mate!
15. July at 18:42:56
Maciej Bellos A very big cat. I am in it for the ride!
15. July at 21:00:58
Mats Bengtsson Thank you very much mates, you are all welcome to join the build :) Next step is to put some green colour on that cockpit.
16. July at 09:25:02
Urban Gardini I saw this earlier about the cockpit colours on the Hellcat!

For those building the Airfix Hellcat a few words on interior colours with links in here…/t…/3136-grumman-f6f-5-hellcat/…

All interior on the - 5 apart from the wheel Wells and Cockpit is zinc chromate yellow not interior green. For the USS Randolph, French option or any sea blue Fleet Air Arm aircraft the Cockpit is interior green below the side consoles with flat black above. Basically any us hellcat bu no. 80000 plus. The box FAA aircraft and "paper doll" will have all interior green Cockpit. bu no. 95000 onwards will have black cowling panels otherwise zinc chromate yellow or green. No - 5's were painted grumman grey and no bronze green was used in the Cockpit. As far as wheel Wells go for exterior colour however if wheels or undercarriage legs were refurbished they may be in aluminium lacquer. No rear fuselage interiors were painted interior green.
16. July at 09:45:19
Gareth Windsor Well I will just pull up a seat here. I've got a few Hellcats in the stash including this one. Nice start.
16. July at 10:24:16
Stephan Ryll Just arrived to take a seat here Mats :) very nice start
16. July at 16:38:30
Björn Svedberg I'm planning on building this soon too, so I'll grab a chair and do some spying. ;) Nice start!
16. July at 17:02:38
Mats Bengtsson Thank you very much mates :)

Thanks for the link and information Urban. I'll go for interior green this one (the MkII option). For anyone building the F6F I can also highly recommend the Squadron signal walk around No. 9
16. July at 19:04:57
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July 5, 2019

Mats Bengtsson added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 3 images
In progress
1:24 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat (Airfix A19004)
Grumman MkII Hellcat
GB Military Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm (1937-now)
No. 808 NAS Fleet Air Arm. HMS Khedive K-6J | World War 2|Operation Sunfish - East Indies March 1945 | Extra Dark Sea grey, Beige Green
5. July at 19:13:55 Share

September 13, 2018

Mats Bengtsson added a new project.
In progress
1:48 Fw 190 wheels late (Eduard 648150)1:48 Fw 190A Propeller (Eduard 648366)1:48 Fw 190A exhaust stacks (Eduard 648381)2+
13. September 2018 at 17:07:30 Share


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