On firing, rocket left launcher without free-fall drop prior to ignition. Accuracy from Zero Length was far superior to older drop-type launchers as the rocket's alignment with the target was maintained until after ignition. Tiny Tim is painted Olive Drab, with a Gray tail fin. Warhead is inert as indicated by Black head with White bands. The bomb hoist cart is Yellow.original size link JPEG 886 x 658, 81.4 KB
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This Tigercat flown by Capt.W.E.Scarborough at the Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California in 1946. It was used for experimental firings of Tiny Tim rockets from fuselage centerline and wing stations.
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Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-2N | BuNo.80302 | 20