Tail wheel is a piece of Hellcat's past
Carrier planes have something a little different. An air-filled doughnut is no good when you are trying to stick that landing. It might bounce the tail over the landing wire. Carrier planes have thin, hard rubber cylinders for a tail wheel.
The FHC restoration staff is currently searching for a seagoing wheel for this famous Grumman fighter.
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