Lt. Stanley "Swede" Vejtasa's F4F-4 Wildcat

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  1. Tobarghe

    Tobarghe New Member

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    This is my second profile. I use Adobe CS, Wacom Graphire tablet and done on a Mac with OSX. I'm basing this profile a partial photo and another artists rendering(The latter always being a dangerous practice!) I did not weather this one as I had said I would. Will get to weathering some other time.
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    Edward Grabot
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    References:
    Warpaint Series #9 Grumman F4F Wildcat
    Kagero #12 Grumman F4F Wildcat
    Monografie Lotnicze #20 F4F Wildcat
    Squardon/Signal Publications US Navy Aircraft Camouflage Markings 1940-1945
    Wings Volume 2, Number 1 February 1972
    Modelpres Grumman Wildcat Profily letadel ll. svetove valky 9
    And a special thanks to Dave Greene for
    Janes Publishing Company Limited Hellcat
    Osprey Aircraft of the Aces #3 wildcat Ace Of World War II
     

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  3. Tobarghe

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    Thank you B-17engineer,
    Having fun with the 'ol Wildcat
    Edward Grabot
     
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    wow ed!:shock:
    you were so fast! didn´t expect it.
    Think Dan could love it, maybe he will have some corrections as he could have some pics of this a/c. Hope he will get online soon.

    Thanks again!!!
     
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    Great stuff Ed, the best profile of his crate Ive ever seen..... Im thinking the 9 is slightly altered from its original state tho...

    I am still trying to get a hold of Stan, he's still outta town.... Im sure he would love this profile....
     
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    Beautiful! I hope to build Stan's F-4 and Dauntless soon and didn't he fly a F4U Corsair too at some point, or do I remember wrong?
     
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    F4U as a test pilot I guess. Dan could confirm that...
     
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    Ok, thanks seesul. I thought that he flew them in combat. Did he fly the F6 Hellcat?
     
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    this is the same question I asked Dan. He doesn´t think so.
     
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    Thanks again seesul!
     
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    Ed, excellent Profile mate! Puts another one on my to do list!!
     
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    Yes it is excellent!
     
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    Dan,

    any word from Vejtasa´s children?
     
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