Hellcat! Considering the swath it cut across the south Pacific, Grumman’s F6F couldn’t have been better named. It turned the tide of war and the exploits of its pilots that fill the pages of Flight Journal’s special Hellcat issue are the stuff of which legends are made. Not only do readers get a chance to peek over the pilots’ shoulders as they become aces, they share the travails of Grumman test pilots testing the unknown in the new bird, and feel the fear of limping back to the carrier with massive holes blown in their airplane. The FJ Hellcat Special, is just that, special, and it pays homage to a real freedom fighter.
Price: $7.99 U.S.