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FAA Martlet Mk I

Grumman Martlet Mk I (1940-1941)


For the F4F-4 Wildcat by Pasko - original skin by Gramps, cockpit by Kesselbrut and FM by Starfighter.


The first Wildcat used by the Fleet Air Arm were 53 Grumman G-36a Martlet I, and 6 Grumman G-36a Martlet III diverted from a French order which had not been delivered before the Fall of France in 1940. The aircraft were all delivered to the British Purchasing Commission on 23 August 1940 and transferred to the first FAA unit 804 squadron at Hatston, 778 squadron at Arbroath, 759 squadron at Yeovilton and 802 squadron at Donisbristle from September through to November 1940.


Engine Wright R-1820-G205 Cyclone

Supercharger Single Stage - two speed

Wings Fixed

No. of Guns 4

Rounds per gun 430


Edited by LloydNB

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