Specifications for the
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Focus Model: Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Grumman Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1943
Length: 33.79ft (10.3m)
Width: 42.65ft (13.00m)
Height: 12.99ft (3.96m)
Weight (Empty): 9,059lbs (4,109kg)
Weight (MTOW): 12,597lbs (5,714kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W Double Wasp air-cooled radial engine generating 2,000hp.
Maximum Speed: 380mph (611kmh; 330kts)
Maximum Range: 944miles (1,520km)
Service Ceiling: 37,300ft (11,369m; 7.1miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,410 feet per minute (1,039m/min)
STANDARD (F6F-3, F6F-5):
6 x 0.50 caliber M2 Browning heavy machine guns in wings.
2 x 20mm cannons WITH 4 x .50 caliber machine guns.
2 x 11.75 (298mm) "Tiny Tim" unguided rockets underwing.
6 x 5-inch (127mm) HVAR unguided rockets underwing.
8 x 250lb drop bombs (F6F-5)
4 x 500lb drop bombs (F6F-5)
2 x 1,000lb drop bombs (F6F-5)
1 x 2,000lb drop bomb
1 x Mk 13-3 series torpedo underfuselage centerline.
Up to 4,150lbs of externally-held drop ordnance.
YF6F - Prototype Designation
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