National Geographic : 1945 Aug
© National Geographic Society , iu,.o., Rolling up to the Take-off Position, a Hellcat Spreads Its Fighting Wings Handling crews swiftly pull the wings around and lock them in place. After spotting (placing) for warm-up andtake-off, thefighter will thunder upthedeck into the air. Suspended under the plane is a belly tank for extra gas. It will be brought back unless the pilot drops ittolighten ship incombat.