Grumman F8F Bearcat ! !

by   8,091 Itamar3553  7 months ago

Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat

Fixed version avilable here!

Please read description+there are more special images down there.
This plane features:

-Accurate and detailed model based on blueprints.
-Realistic flight model and top speed.
-Realistic paint scheme inspired by the US navy paint scheme.
-Naval operation equipment .(folding wings, arresting hook)
-Custom made landing gear replica.
-Realistic cockpit view including the K14 gunsight in CAGED mode.(Originally mounted on p-51s)
-Real guns convergence in 0.2 miles for more accuracy and destruction!

Flight Manual

VTOL-Flaps.
AG6 -Arresting hook.
AG7 -Fold wings.
Trim-Trim.
Landing:
1.Flaps down.
2.Approach speed-120 mph.(~10% throttle)
3.Get as low as possible above the runway, keep your nose leveled.
4.When you're just few feet above the runway, press Brake and Pitch up until a full stop.

About the Bearcat

Grumman F8F Bearcat is considered to be the last American Piston Engine fighter plane, manufactured in the end of WWII. Therefore it was designed around the lessons the Americans learned during WWII. They understood that they need a plane with a high climb rate, so it was designed around the most powerful engine the Americans had (P&W R-2800), with the most light Airframe as possible.

It had Record-Breaking performance with great high speed maneuverability (especially a great roll rate) and a top speed of 455 mph because of its high power/weight ratio. It's performance were even competitive against early jet fighters.

It was armed with 4xAN/M3 20mm cannons (4x50.cal BrowningM2 machine guns in early models). It didn't saw combat in WWII, but later it fought in the French-Indochinese war and in Vietnam war.(Flown by south Vietnam).
later, it was operated as a record-breaking racing plane.

About creating it

It took me a lot of effort to build this plane . It took me four days and hours of work, but they where hours full of fun and it challenged me a lot.

So thank you guys and have fun with this plane, I recommend you to try dogfighting with it, fly it from a carrier(and return to land on it as well), Race with it and you can even put a bomb or rockets on it for a convoy hunt/ a fleet strike.

Please upvote it if you liked it, spotlight it if you think that others should see it, feel free to ask or mention anything in the comments, and follow me for more planes and creations in the future.

Thanks for your support, It keeps my hard work motivated.

If you want it in more paint Schemes/ weapon Loads, leave a request for me and I'll try to do it for you.




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General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • This plane has been featured
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 29.0ft (8.8m)
  • Length 23.0ft (7.0m)
  • Height 11.8ft (3.6m)
  • Empty Weight 3,810lbs (1,728kg)
  • Loaded Weight 4,928lbs (2,235kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 1.623
  • Wing Loading 24.2lbs/ft2 (118.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 203.6ft2 (18.9m2)
  • Drag Points 7895

Parts

  • Number of Parts 253
  • Control Surfaces 9
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    can you take a request? an F4F Wildcat

    7 months ago
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    @Itamar3553 am new to your channel, just thought this was maybe a preview of a future aircraft to come.

    7 months ago
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    Sweet!

    7 months ago
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    22.1k M4A4Firefly

    Nice!

    7 months ago
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    8,091 Itamar3553

    @ChromeGamer25 That's funny, Actually I just wanted to take a photo of the Bearcat against an early jet, but I chose one of my creation because I didn't wanted to steal someone else's credit by sharing photos of his plane for my creations. And after all, it proved to be a noticeable sneak peek...

    7 months ago
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    6,298 TimeTraveler

    @Razor3278 @TheCreatorandDestroyer99 ok thank you guys

    +1 7 months ago
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    You need to have more points than the person that created the aircraft.@TimeTraveler

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,313 Razor3278

    @TimeTraveler you need to have more points than the user you want to spotlight

    +1 7 months ago
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    Hot Damn! That’s Nice! (I Like The MiG-9 Dogfight.)

    +1 7 months ago
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    Ooh, sneaky how you incorporated that sneak peek at the mig-9 Heheh.

    +1 7 months ago
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    6,298 TimeTraveler

    Wait could someone please explain how the website determines if you can spotlight or not? Cause I can’t for some reason

    +2 7 months ago
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    6,298 TimeTraveler

    @Itamar3553 no prob, looks amazing!

    +1 7 months ago
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    8,091 Itamar3553

    @TimeTraveler @Othawne @ThePilotDude Thanks guys!

    7 months ago
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    65.7k Othawne

    Low part & looks great! Good job matey!

    7 months ago
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    14.9k ThePilotDude

    Congrats on the feature! This plane deserves it!

    7 months ago
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    6,298 TimeTraveler

    All of it is great!

    7 months ago
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    8,091 Itamar3553

    @SomeFox there is a link to my mig 9 in my comment to communisticbanana on this post. You can also find it on my profile and here.

    7 months ago
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    6,663 darkhawk138

    Cool better than mine.. Good work 👍

    +1 7 months ago
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    Beautiful replica of the mighty Bearcat!

    +1 7 months ago
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    8,091 Itamar3553

    @F104Deathtrap @ChiChiWerx @communisticbanana @ThePilotDude @Mercyaircraftcorporation @Dimkal @CRJ900Pilot @Kerbango Thank you very much for your support guys!

    +1 7 months ago
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    You've got skill

    +1 7 months ago
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    18.3k ChiChiWerx

    Nice, especially at only 253 parts...accelerates a little fast, but that’s a byproduct for f overcoming SP drag physics. Can tell lots of effort went down to this one

    +1 7 months ago
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    @Itamar3553 thankk

    +1 7 months ago
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    8,091 Itamar3553

    @communisticbanana thank you! that's the jet.

    7 months ago
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    i love this. whats the link to the jet fighter in the photos?

    +1 7 months ago
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