Here are photos of production sprues of Wildcat model. The first version of the model (and last version of the aeroplane) will be available shortly. It is the first kit with more than one grey plastic sprue. Let’s take a look and FM-2 version parts and Wildcat common parts!
FM-2 Sprue contains version fuselage, engine and wings. Set also includes HVAR rockets used on the last series of production FM-2.
Wildcat common sprues
Sprue includes interior details, undercarriage, fuel tanks and stabiliser. The plastic frame will be used for F4F-4 version in next year.
Clear parts also include fuselage bottom windows for F4F-4 version.
We have probably overdone a little with Wildcat’s preparations. We decided to use the epidemic time (suspension of international shipments of Poczta Polska) to further refine the model. We wanted to add too much! Fortunately, you won’t have to wait long to start selling, probably only until the last week of April.
In the coming days we will show the contents of the box in several articles, so stay tuned.
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Wildcat kits and accessories in Arma Hobby webstore there
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Please, let us have F-4F3 and -4 also…..
Beautiful! Absolutely the best Wildcat on the market, in every scale
F4F-4 is planned, F4F-3 probably. We expect first of them in about a year.
Thank you for time to show us the work you have put in to this model. I look forward to buying one when they become available. However, I am one of the modelers that questioned the engine detail, specifically the detail seen inside the gear bay, I.E, the back of the engine. This would include the supercharger case, magnetos, carburetor, generator, starter, and the oil cooler.
I buy two kits as soon as it is available (an American and a British).
What would be nice, is to be able to buy the canopy mask and the photo eatch apart, to be able to realize an expert version with a base box.
And it would be beautiful to have maybe one day a real F4F-3 with very beautiful colorful decorations of the US Navy…( I am sorry for my bad English!).
Good continuation in your projects…
I may be wrong but while I see the outline for the underwing scoops on the lower wing , I don’t see the scoops on the fret that contains the parts for the F4F-4 . The scoops are not required for the FM-2 but they are required for the F4F-4.
I see one scoop , part 10 , I’m not sure what that’s for , but two scoops are required.
I may be wrong but ….
Part No 10 is undercariage legs hinges cover. F4F-4 underwing scoops will be molded with F4F-4 wings, on separate sprue.
Stunning work. Really captures the FM-2 look and FINALLY gets the forward fuselage/engine/cowl correct unlike pretty much every other FM-2 kit produced. I have tons of F4F info, let me know if you need additional….Would be great to see an F4F-7, G-36A and others! Rich
Nice to see you here Rich! I lost your contact time ago. I will contact you when working on F4F-4 absolutely.