Grumman F6F Hellcat Engine Runs - Archive

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Here's some footage from the archives, when mechanics were out doing engine runs on the Flying Heritage Collection's beautifully restored Grumman F6F Hellcat. Hear that beautiful R-2800 come to life! This Hellcat belongs to Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum, which is located at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.

0:00 - Engine start
2:09 - Shutdown
2:17 - 2nd run - no start - took stills for this one
4:20 - Canopy Closed for high RPM run
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Historical Aviation
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