Wildcat Skinning Project
F4F-4 ..... Grim Reaper (VF10) by Art Flores & Clyde WILZ
F4F-3 ..... and Red Ripper (VF41) USS Ranger by Art Flores


Wildcat Project Submissions F4F-3, F4F-4
Sample PDC layout by Art Flores



"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the insignia of Fighting Squadron Four (the "Red Rippers") of VF-4, which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa).

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
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"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
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"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
6




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
7




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
8




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
9




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
10




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
11




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
12




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-11
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
13




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This pre-war color design is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER. This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star. USS Ranger was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.  At that time, the Ranger Air Group included 17 Grumman F4F-3 Wildcats in its aircraft fleet.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
14



"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This U.S. Navy aircraft is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER.
This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the
insignia
of Fighting Squadron Four ("Red Rippers") of VF-4,
which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served
in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa)
and  was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol
extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
15




"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This U.S. Navy aircraft is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER.
This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the
insignia
of Fighting Squadron Four ("Red Rippers") of VF-4,
which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served
in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa)
and  was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol
extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
16



"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This U.S. Navy aircraft is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER.
This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the
insignia
of Fighting Squadron Four ("Red Rippers") of VF-4,
which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served
in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa)
and  was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol
extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
17



"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This U.S. Navy aircraft is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER.
This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the
insignia
of Fighting Squadron Four ("Red Rippers") of VF-4,
which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served
in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa)
and  was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol
extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
18



"Red Ripper" Squadron 4, Air Group 41, USS Ranger, 1941
2006-11-20
By iArt7
This U.S. Navy aircraft is from the VF-41 of the USS RANGER.
This plane shows the Neutrality Patrol nose star and has the
insignia
of Fighting Squadron Four ("Red Rippers") of VF-4,
which was later changed to VF-41. The USS RANGER served
in the Atlantic during Operation Torch (invasion of North Africa)
and  was returning to Norfolk, Virginia from an ocean patrol
extending to Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies when the
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: ETO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F3
19







The "Grim Reapers", Air Group 10
2006-10-13
By iArt7 & Wilz
The F4F Wildcat squadron VF10 was formed in June of 1942 by Lieutenant Commander Jimmy Flatley in San Diego, California.  The famous "Mowing Machine" was the only fighter squadron in World War II to fly the F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat, and the F4U Corsair.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: PTO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F4
1


Or Maybe This:

The "Grim Reapers", Air Group 10
2006-10-13
By iArt7 & Wilz
The squadron began life as VF-10 in June of 1942, formed by Lieutenant Commander Jimmy Flatley in San Diego, California and evolved into the famous "Mowing Machine" that was the only fighter squadron in World War II to fly the F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat, and the F4U Corsair.

High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: PTO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F4
2


Or Maybe This:

The "Grim Reapers", Air Group 10
2006-10-13
By iArt7 & Wilz
The squadron began life as VF-10 in June of 1942, formed by Lieutenant Commander Jimmy Flatley in San Diego, California and evolved into the famous "Mowing Machine" that was the only fighter squadron in World War II to fly the F4F Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat, and the F4U Corsair.
High Resolution Version
Low Resolution Version
THEATER: PTO-Allied AIRCRAFT TYPE: Wildcat F4F4
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