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  F6F-5 Hellcat Bureau Number 94263  
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Ted Darcy 1976

Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Constructors Number A-12015.Assigned to the US Navy.

Wartime History
Unknown. Used as a target drone at NAS China Lake but survived testing.

Storage & Restoration
Stored at NAS Norfolk from 1965-1970, then donated to the USMC Museum in 1976. Restored at MCAS Cherry Point, NC in 1978. Restored to appear as an F6F-3, and was later repainted.

Display
Today it is on loan to the Cradle of Aviation Museum from 1983 to present. It is restoed in the markings of F6F 94263 of VMF-511.

References
Thanks to Ted Darcy for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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