Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-1 | BuNo.80262 | 4

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-1 | BuNo.80262 | 4

Fourth production F7F-1, BuNo 80262, was delivered 29 June 1944 to the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River.

The windows aft of cockpit have been replaced by metal. The oil cooler doors on the upper center wing section in front of the flap hinge line are in the open position.

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Source
"F7F Tigercat" In Action No.79 (1079), (c)1986 A Squadron/Signal Publication Inc., 1115 Crowley Drive Carrollton, Texas 75011-5010 USA. ISBN 0-89747-188-1.

added 19 Aug 03:38

29-06-1944

Fourth production F7F-1, was delivered 29 June 1944 to the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River.


Aircraft model

F7F-1

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > U.S. Navy > Naval Air Test Center

Registration number

4

Serial number

BuNo.80262

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-1 | BuNo.80262 | 4

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-1 | BuNo.80262 | 4

Fourth production F7F-1, BuNo 80262, was delivered 29 June 44 to the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River.

The propeller spinners were deleted early in production since they made no significant performance improvement and were not required for cooling.[...]

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-1 | BuNo.80262 | 4

Fourth production F7F-1, BuNo 80262, was delivered 29 June 1944 to the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River.

The windows aft of cockpit have been replaced by metal. The oil cooler doors on the upper center wing section in front of the flap hinge line are[...]