Would someone be able to...

Discussion in 'Aircraft Pictures' started by Catch22, Oct 22, 2007.

  1. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    ...help me find pictures of PTO British Hellcats? I'm planning on doing a Hellcat and a Frank as my next two models, both in 1/32 scale. I plan on doing the Hellcat as either one shown below (numbers may not be exact), as the Corsair that I have came with the appropriate decals, but the only picture I can find of one are these two, and they aren't exactly the same, and the one isn't very good quality. They don't need to be colour either, as I know pretty much the colours, but I don't have the best look at the top or bottom.

    WINGS PALETTE - Grumman F6F Hellcat - Great Britain

    [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    47,801
    Likes Received:
    1,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
    I've found the profile only.:( The aircraft was in US camo - Glossy Sea Blue.
    Source unknown.
     

    Attached Files:

  3. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    Thanks Wurger. Your profile's better than mine!

    What I really need though is a picture of the top. I think I know what it will look like, but I'd like to know for sure.
     
  4. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    47,801
    Likes Received:
    1,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
    Still looking for......
     
  5. Screaming Eagle

    Screaming Eagle Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2006
    Messages:
    3,638
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Full time apprentice - Boilermaker
    Location:
    Queensland, Australia
    heres the top view of a hellcat (source unknown). I don't know wether you wanted it with british camo markings.
     

    Attached Files:

  6. Njaco

    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2007
    Messages:
    23,059
    Likes Received:
    994
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Animal Control Officer
    Location:
    Southern New Jersey
  7. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    Thanks Njaco, I'll take a peek.

    And thanks for the thought SE, but I did want it in FAA markings. Sorry if I wasn't clear!
     
  8. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    47,801
    Likes Received:
    1,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
    Still looking for the pic.I've been talking with Spit5 about it and he promised me to look for it in his books.If we find something I'll upload it there immediately.Be patient,please.:)
     
  9. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    I will be. If I order it, it will take about 2 weeks to get here, so I have lots of time haha. Thanks man!
     
  10. Graeme

    Graeme Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2007
    Messages:
    2,729
    Likes Received:
    170
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Whoops... Sorry. Posted this then read that you were after Pacific theatre colours.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    Haha, it's alright Graeme. Thanks for the thought!
     
  12. Screaming Eagle

    Screaming Eagle Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2006
    Messages:
    3,638
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Full time apprentice - Boilermaker
    Location:
    Queensland, Australia
    you're quite alright, its my mistake
     
  13. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    47,801
    Likes Received:
    1,568
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
    Hi Catch22,
    Unfortunately Spit5 has found this pic only:( .It is quite small and it is very difficult to notice the upper wing surfaces.Still looking for others betters.
     

    Attached Files:

  14. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    Thanks man, sadly I can't make out the top.
     
Loading...

Share This Page