In October 1942, mere months after the flight of the XF6F-3, the first production F6F-3 began. The plane was powered by a Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp and armaments included six. 50 cal machine guns.
- 12 inches long
- Wingspan: 16 inches
- 364 parts
- 10 sprues, 1 photo etched part
- Marking options: Cmdr. David McCampbell, CAG-15, U.S.S. Essex, 10/1944 and Lt. Alex Vraciu, VF-6, U.S.S. Intrepid, 2/1944