Walkaround #172

Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat 

Reference photos by Terry Summer

View of engine, slightly from starboard side

 

      

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Terry Summer

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View of engine, slightly from port side.

Intake on port side of nose
Middle intake
View of the cowling mount, and upper outer portion of cylinders

 

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Cylinder heads and ignition wiring

overall view of starboard side of aircraft
Canopy track
Close up of tail mount for antennae

 

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View of fuselage antennae mount

Wheel Well
Landing gear at pivot point
upper landing gear

 

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Lower portion of landing gear

Tail Wheel
Gun barrels
Wing mounted rockets

 

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Close up of rear rocket mount

Gunsight
Cowl Flaps
Aux Tank Filler Cap

 

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Aux Fuel Tank

Wingfold, viewed from front
Wingfold viewed from rear
Wing Tip nav light

 

Photos and text by Terry Summer