F6F Hellcat (oz4754)

 

F6F Hellcat (oz4754) from Sterling - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Sterling Hellcat. Grumman Hellcat. Control line profile scale model, for .19 to .35 engines. Kit no S46.

Quote: "Sterling Hellcat, Gentlemen and Ladies, I had this plan scanned today! No wing ribs. Maybe someone has a kit and can copy them..."

Update 21/12/2014: Added scan of wing ribs, also decals, thanks to Carlo.

Update 24/06/2015: Added improved wing ribs file, thanks to GeorgeAlbo. Also added alternate version of plan (includes stab drawing), thanks to GeorgeAlbo.

Supplementary file notes

Scan of wing ribs. Improved scan of wing ribs. Scan of decals. Alternate plan.

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F6F Hellcat (oz4754) from Sterling - model pic

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User comments

Hi Steve, You may want to modify the classification of the Hellcat plan to include R/C as there is a note on the plan for a 3 channel Radio Control modification. As for the lack of rib drawings, just draw one from the profile and extrapolate the rest from there. Interesting little plane. I may have to build one for my OS 25.
HalKarlson - 16/08/2013
Thanks, have tagged this as RC also, now.
SteveWMD - 16/08/2013
Here is a photo of an old Sterling F6F [more pics 006]. It flies well with an old OS .35.
EdShearer - 18/07/2017
Photos of the F6F Hellcat from Sterling [main pic, 007-010].
Ignacio Gil - 24/08/2020
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  • F6F Hellcat (oz4754)
  • Plan File Filesize: 853KB Filename: Sterling_F6F_Hellcat_oz4754.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 3083KB Filename: Sterling_F6F_Hellcat_oz4754_alternate_plan_inc_stab.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 321KB Filename: Sterling_F6F_Hellcat_oz4754_decals.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 36KB Filename: Sterling_F6F_Hellcat_oz4754_improved_ribs.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1132KB Filename: Sterling_F6F_Hellcat_oz4754_ribs.zip
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