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Grumman F7F Tigercat

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Arriving too late to see much active service in WW2, the F7F gained its combat experience in the Korean War as a night fighter. It was phased out of service soon after the Korean war with a number surplused into fire bombers.

General:

Type: Fighter

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight: 3/Nov/1943

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

45' 4.5"

16' 7"

51' 6"

16270 lbs.

25720 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

2

2100 hp per engine

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W Double Wasp

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1200 miles

435 mph

0 mph

0 ft/sec

0 ft

Armament:

4x20mm cannon or 4x0.50 MG, plus rockets, torpedoes or up to 4,000 lbs of bombs underwing.

     

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